Born in 1969, Kalyan Joshi comes from a lineage of Phad painters from as early as the 13 th century. Kalyan Joshi started painting from the age of 8 with his father Shri Shri Lal Joshi. He has participated in a number of exhibitions in India and abroad.
He has won a National Award in 2006 and 2010.
Kalyan Joshi has experimented with new stories, contemporary style painting and line drawing. He is the founder of the Ankan Artist Group. He regularly conducts workshops across in schools across India with the hope to keep this style of painting alive.
Exhibitions, Workshops and Collection
Crafts Museum, New Delhi
Marudhara Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Kolkata
National Institute of Design, Ahemdabad
British Council, Chennai
Bharat Bhawan, Bhopal
Indian Institute of Craft Design, Jaipur
Nation Folklore Support Center, Chennai
National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi
Indira Gandhi National Culture for Arts, New Delhi
Fine Art College, MS university, Baroda
Paramparik Karigar, Kumar Swami Hall, Mumbai
School of Art & Design, Syrocuse University, New York
Virasat Foundation, Jaipur
Industrial Design Center, IIT, Mumbai
Chitrakala Parishad (Kala Madhyam), Banglore
Snice Institute, Indore (M.P.)
Aurowil, Bharat Niwas, Poondichery
International House, Philadalphia, USA
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, USA
Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur