Achyut Palav

Author works

Swirl

Swirl

Handmade paper, Chinese ink, foam brush, sketch pen, 56,5x76,5 cm, 2008.
Power, Vigor, Valour

Power, Vigor, Valour

Catrige paper, Chinese ink, foam roller, coit pen, color pencil, 56,5x76,5 cm, 2008.
Symphony

Symphony

Handmade paper, Chinese ink, foam brush, 56x76 cm, 2008.
Journey of an Orb

Journey of an Orb

Handmade paper, Chinese ink, foam brush, round brush, marker, 56x76 cm, 2008.
The Divine Word of God

The Divine Word of God

Handmade paper, Chinese ink, flat brush, 70x106 cm, 2008.

Biography

Achyut  Palav

1982 Graduate from Sir J.J. College of Applied Arts, Mumbai
1984 Research Grant from Ulka Advertising for a study on Modi script (XV-XVIIth centuries).
Non-staff employee, Sir J.J. College of Applied (Commercial) Art (Mumbai University)

Exhibitions

1986 Sir J.J. College of Applied Art, Mumbai
1986 Fachhochschule, Wiesbaden, Germany
1987 Indira Gandi National Center of Arts, Deli (group exhibition)
1988 Collective Calligraphic Exhibitions in Germany, France, the UK, the Netherlands
1990 Sir J.J. College of Applied Arts, Mumbai
1990 Mandir Art Gallery, London
1991 Pentiment International Academy, Germany
1993 A. G. Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
1994 Y. B. Chavan Center, Mumbai
1996 Shripati Art Gallery, Mumbai
1998 Birly Culture and Arts Academy, Mumbai
2000 Leela Gallery, Mumbai, collective exhibition
2001 Neru Center Picture Gallery, Mumbai; Tao Picture Gallery, Worli, Mumbai, Indian Oil (collective exhibition)
2002 Swami Samarth Sevak School, Tana
2003 Indian Picture Gallery, Puna
2004 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, Sun and Sand, Puna (collective exhibition)
2006 Nirmala Life Style, Mumbai

Work in collection

Stiftung Archiv, Germany
Anil Ambani, Reliance Group
B K Birla, Kolkata
Birla Institute of Management, Navi Mumbai
Chougule Group
Navneet Publications
Mid Day Publication
Vrutta Manas
A G Art Gallery, Germany
Flagship Advertising
Hotel Leela, Goa
Arbindo Ashram, Pondicherry
Accutest Research Laboratories, Navi Mumbai
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Sonia Gandhi
Balasaheb Thackarey
Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Pilgaonkar
Asha Bhosale
Sharad Pawar
Ram Naik
Amisha Shah
Jackie Shroff
Hemant Trevedi
Harshad Mehta
Armenian Consulate
Lata Narvekar
Veena Ahuja
B. P. Choudhary
Ameet Poojara
R. G. Kadam
Mithila Dalavi
Mandhana Industries Ltd.
Arvind Mhatre
Nitin Killawala
Ram Shewalkar, Nagpur
Vijaya Rajadhyakshya
Dr. Prakash Ghatge, Secunderabad
Andrea Lausi, Italy
Bhavana Phul, New Jersey
Anthony N. Eva, England
Henry Coste, France
Prabhu Ponkshe, Washington
Ulrike Loy, Germany
Hiren Kakkar
Rajendra Godbole
Raju Maniwalla
Ulrike Loy, Germany
and lots of private collections world wide

Publications

1986 Diary, modi font
1990 Diary, Dnyaneshvari
1994 Diary, Sant Tukaram
1995 Diary, Sant Ramdas
1996 Shabdha Puran calendar, Word
1998 Aksharanubhava, Book on Calligraphic Expression
2000 Teaching in Writing Mastery, Book on Calligraphy Art Mastery
2002 Handbook on Calligraphy, Book on Calligraphy Art Mastery
2004 Urzhakshara, Eternal Energy of Calligraphy
2006 Aksharakruti, Ashut Palav Calligraphy

Workshops And Seminars

1986 Aksharayoga calligraphic workshop
Industrial Design Center, Indian Technological College, Mumbai
1986 Fachhochschule Wiesbaden, Germany
1988 Aksharadarshana, Indira Gandi National Center of Arts, New Deli
1989 Kaleidoscope/Calligraphy Workshop, Sophia Women’s College, Mumbai
1990 Akshar Ankan/Calligraphy Workshop
Sophia Polytechnic University, Mumbai
1991 Pentiment International Academy,
Hamburg, Germany
1993 Calligraphic Workshop for Children
Parle Tilak Viaialaya Association, Mumbai
1994 A. G. Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
1996 Calligraphy: by Expanding Horizons/National Center of Performing Arts and Center for Visual Arts, Mohile/Parikh, Mumbai
1997 Workshop in Penmanship and Calligraphy for Schoolchildren
Guild of Communications Arts, Tana Prangan
1998 Bala Gandharva Picture Gallery, Puna Bryan Storm, Plaza Art, Mumbai
Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Mumbai
Tata College of Social Science
A. G. Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
1999 Tana School of Arts
College of Model Arts
Nirmala Niketan
2000 Sophia College, Mumbai
Aksharvishva, Mumbai
2001 B.D. Somani School of Arts, Mumbai
Kalavishkar, Puna
Shivsamartkha School, Tana
Satya Picture Gallery, Mumbai
2002 Kalaghoda Festival, Mumbai
2003 Empire Educational College, Mumbai
Svami Samarath School, Tana
2003 M. S. University, Baroda
B. D. Somani School of Arts
Wigan and Li College (India), Mumbai
2004 University of Mumbai
Hindustan Unilever LTD
Bal Bhavan National College, Mumbai
British Council, Mumbai
Mood Indigo International Cultural College, Indian Technological College, Mumbai
2005 L. S. Raheja College of Fashionable Design, Mumbai
2006 Kyoorius Design Yatra College, Goa
Tata Motors, Puna
Lines, Calligraphy Workshop, Nashik
2007 National Youth Festival, Puna
India Habitat Centre, Deli
MTDC Artistic Camp, Ganpatipule
Icograda Design Week, Indian Technological College, Mumbai
Design Exhibition, Industrial Design Center (IDC), Mumbai
International Font and Calligraphy Workshop, CDAC Puna
2008 Pulotsav, Puna

Awards and Achievements

1992 Award for Artistic Achievements, State of Makharashtra
1993 Communications Art Guild Award
1994 Makharashtra Radzhia Film Award
1994 Communications Art Guild Award
1996 Indian Publishing Express Group
1998 Communications Art Guild Award
1998 A & M National Award
2003 Makharashtra Radzhia Film Award
2004 Kesari Art Foundation prize winner
2004 Sindkhu Ratnabkhushan prize winner of Sindhudurgh Malwani Academy
2005 Navi Mumbai Pkhushan prize winner, Navi Municipality, Mumbai
2006 Maharashtra Radzhia Film award
2007 Youth to Youth Foundation prize winner, Puna

Charitable work for CRY, a non-profit agency for children’s rights
Akansha Foundation, Mumbai
Educational Society for the Disabled
Pragati Kendra, Mumbai