SAND ARTIST

  • Photos: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik wins big at sand sculpting World Cup 2014 in Atlantic City, US for his work 'Save Tree, Save the Future' June 28, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won a prize at the sand sculpting World Cup in the US, the artist said Saturday. Pattnaik said he won the People's Choice prize in the solo category for his sand sculpture 'Save Tree, Save the Future'. The 37yearold artist was the lone participant...
  • Sudarsan Pattnaik to create a sand sculpture on Indian cinema at Cannes beach May 11, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik will create sand sculpture on Indian cinema at the Cannes beach in France during the upcoming International Film Festival there. Pattnaik will be in France at the invitation of the Indian Embassy in Paris and the International Film Festival will take place between May 14 and...
  • 22 absolutely stunning sand sculptures of Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik everyone should see March 1, 2014

    If you have ever been to Puri in coastal Odisha, you would have come across curious bystanders milling around massive sculptures built right on the shore, exposed to the whims of the sea and the weather. You may have noticed a man pottering about the sculpture, providing finishing touches and...
  • Globally recognised sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik ignored in his state July 20, 2013

    Puri: Sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik, who has been recognised globally for his skills, has been ignored in his own state Odisha. The state government, despite many pleas, has ignored Sudarshan's request for building a sand art museum in Puri. Sudarshan has been struggling to get recognition from his own government....
  • Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik returns land given by Odisha May 26, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Saturday said he has returned a piece of land the state government had allotted him in Odisha as he was not allowed to construct on it. Pattnaik said the state government had given him about half an acre of land at the...
  • Copenhagen: Sudarsan Pattnaik wins 'The Danish Grand Prize' May 21, 2013

    London: Internationally acclaimed Indian Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the grand prize at the prestigious Copenhagen International Sand sculpture festival in Denmark for his sculpture on environment. Pattnaik, who is from Orissa, won the prize for his sand sculpture 'Go Green, Save Earth'. He created the 15 feethigh sculpture in...
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Odishabased sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Hindu god Ganesha has won two gold medals at the justconcluded Solo International Sand Art Contest in Marbella, Spain. Pattnaik's 3.5metre sand sculpture bearing message "Save The Sea Life" won in 'People's Choice' and 'Best Positive' sculpture categories. Pattnaik used about...
  • Indian wins Copenhagen sand sculpture contest June 1, 2012

    London: Odishabased sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik beat stiff competition from nine participants to win an international sand sculpture championship in Denmark on Friday, making India proud at the first such event in Copenhagen. Pattnaik's 2.5 metres high sand sculpture of a mermaid pleading for human effort to save the oceans...
  • A huge sand cake for Sachin's birthday! April 23, 2011

    Bhubaneswar: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Friday began sculpting a huge cake and 38 bats in sand on the beach of his home town Puri as a birthday gift to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar who turns 38 Sunday. Pattnaik said this is a special year for Sachin because of India's victory in the...
  • Young Indian Leaders: sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik October 27, 2010

    Sudarsan Pattnaik started off as a poor domestic helper. But his determination growing with the hardships in life. ...
  • Puri sand artist pays tribute to MJ, creates 4ft sculpture June 28, 2009

    Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik paid his tribute to the Late King of Pop Micheal Jackson. He created a fourfeet high sculpture of Jackson on the beaches of Puri. ...