Shiv Kumar Soni
Shiv Kumar Soni is a young artist from Rajasthan, India. Born and brought up in Bidasar, Churu, he moved to Jaipur to pursue the career of his dreams and graduated as Bachelor in Visual Art, from Rajasthan school of art, Jaipur. He likes to paint with acrylic color using water color style and has craved it as an unique technique.
Quiet an observer Shiv likes to drench his paintings with the things he saw and observed in the childhood. Must to say he is a young artistic protege who is imaginative and likes to display childhood moments creatively like playing in rainy weather, imagining oneself over the clouds, flying with kites and beautiful youthful things that one wishes. He paints mundane things like kites, birds, balloons, toys, trays, hats.
One can surely marvel the innocent charm of childhood memories in his paintings. He also likes to paint his artwork with the imaginative character, A child whom he has even given the name - PUPPY, and has painted him too in his own creative style. Shiv is also fond of painting beautiful landscapes in watercolour.
Shiv strives improve every day based on his experiences and is working his way up to become a renowned artist.
• Group exhibition at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur 2011
• 53rd state art exhibition by Lalit Kala Academy, Jaipur 2012
• 15th,16th art fair, Jaipur 2012,2013
• 6th Agnipath National art exhibition, New Delhi 2015
• Solo exhibition ‘The Childhood’ at Kalaneri art gallery, Jaipur 2015
• Group art exhibition at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur 2016
• Group exhibition' Elegance of Art' at ICA gallery, Jaipur 2016.
• 4th Jaipur art summit exhibition at Ravindra Manch, Jaipur 2016
• Group exhibition 'Digital India 2017' at Greenmark art gallery, New Delhi 2017
• Group exhibition 'Art Fusion' at Banyan art gallery, Ludhiana. 2017
• Group exhibition 'The Impulsion' at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur. 2017
• Group exhibition ‘Imprints’ at Museum art gallery, Chandigarh. 2017
• Group exhibition at ‘Art Fiesta’ Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur. 2017
• Solo exhibited in ‘Kala Spanda Art Fair’, Nehru Center, Mumbai. 2017
• Group show ‘Walls With Stories’ by Maadhyam art gallery, Taj Westend, Bangalore. 2018
Awards and Honors
• 2012 Art fair on the spot painting competition, Ravindra Manch, Jaipur.
• 2012 Kalavart National art competition, Ujjain, M.P.
• 2013 Crayons art festival, Tonk.
• 2015 6th Agnipath National art exhibition, New Delhi.