Rajesh Chandra born and brought up in Gumaniwala, Rishikesh Uttarakhand. He had a great affection towards art and colors since his childhood. He says that his maternal grandfather’s family always supported him. His art is so beautiful and heart-touching that it can’t be narrated in words because his achievements and awards are enough to elaborate this. He participated in ‘Guinness Book of World Records’ event under ‘Kalakar Foundation’ and broke China’s record in which all 1145 artist from India painted a canvas painting of 3425 ft long in 2 hours.
He studied in ‘Nirmal Ashram Gyaan Daan Academy’ which gives free education to the economically weaker section of society where more than 1000 students are getting the free education. During his school days he participated in many art competitions and won many of them. Which inspired him and gave him a way to the world of art. He says his teacher Mrs. Upasana Sarkar advised him to study ‘bachelor of fine arts’ further after class 12 for making the career in art and her advice guided him a lot. Also he thanks his Maa-Paa and two elder brothers for believing him inspiring him for his aim. His inspiration is his Maushi Mrs. Suman Naithani who is an artist herself. He says her fabric paintings of flowers inspired him a lot.
Exhibitions he participated:
Participated in 2nd National art exhibition Infinity in -2017
Participated in the beautification of Haridwar railway station in -2017
Participated in the beautification of Dehradun railway station in-2018
Participated in the beautification of Saharanpur Uttar Pradesh police line in-2018
Participated in the beautification of Samagam Praygaraj in Allahabad for Kumbh
Participated in Jabalpur smart city’s street art festival at Madhya Pradesh in December-2018
Participated in Beautification of Uttarakashi wall painting in -2017
Participated in an international watercolor art contest in -2017
Participated in an International annual art competition in -2018
Participated in International poster making competition in-2018
Participated in 2nd National art camp in Dehradun in -2018
Awards and Honors:
Honored by Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat for extraordinary work in Uttarakhand art.
Awarded by Vidhansabha Adhyaksh and speaker Mr. Premchandra Agrwal
Honored by Bachhendri Pal
Participated in Guinness Book of World Records event under Kalakar foundation and broke China’s record in which 1145 artist from India painted a canvas painting of 3425 ft long in 2 hours
Honored by Padma Bhushan Mr. Jatin Daas for his artwork in Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh street art festival
His poster on the theme child labor got best category award in International Poster Condition
Got a silver medal in Natraz Art zone all India Art award
Currently, he is focusing on promoting Uttarakhand art in other parts of India, recently he painted Uttarakhand Pahari style art painting in Madhya Pradesh for which he had been appreciated and interviewed by many channels. He wishes to meet once with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Super Star Rajani Kant.
Youngsters like Rajesh contributing a lot in the word of art and making our country proud. W3canvas wishes you a bright and awesome future ahead.