Renowned Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik is an extraordinary artist who has created niche in the heart of the whole nation through his magnificent sand sculptures. He has achieved an unique feet by introducing sand art in India. Post which there was no looking back for the artist and went to make looking at his beautiful pieces of sands artwork. Another fact which leave you dumstruck and appreciate this maverick that he has not received any formal teaching and educated it all by himself.
He hails from Puri city of Orissa and was motivated towards this form of art since childhood. He put is heart and soul in mastering the art form and went on to make hundreds of sand sculptures in the process. His pure commitment let him to become the first and world-famous Indian sand artist with huge list of achievements and awards credited to his name. He went on represent India in events held in foreign countries such as UK, China, Japan, Holland, US, France, Italy and many more where his art has been highly praised.
Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture at Puri beach of Odisha congratulating badminton player P V Sindhu on winning the #Gold medal at #WorldBadmintonChampionshipat which was held at Basel, Switzerland. He wrote,”My SandArt at Puri beach with message Congrats #Badminton Queen @Pvsindhu1 for winning the #BWFWorldChampionships2019 and scripting history.”
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Padma Awardee Sudarsan Pattnaik had recently won the prestigious People’s Choice Award at a sand sculpting festival which was held in the U.S. In the art form he highlighted the message of combating plastic pollution in oceans. Post winning the accolade was talking to the media and was quoted saying “This is a very big award and honour for me in the US. This award is for India, which is also doing a great deal to beat plastic pollution and raise awareness on this very important matter.”