M.A. Fine Art (First Class First), M.A. History of Art (First Class First)
Panjab University, Chandigarh. . Ph.D, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
“Research on “Kushana Art of Sanghol” (A Buddhist Art Centre of IInd & IIIrd Century A.D. in Punjab.)
Interests in Photography, Archaeology, Heritage & Astro-Physics.
Participated: National Exhibition, New Delhi./Bharat Bhawan, Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)./Drawing Biennale, Solid, Chandigarh./World Punjabi Conference, Art Fest, Punjabi University, Patiala (Punjab), 2004./World Punjabi Conference, Art Fest, Punjab Lalit Kala Academy, Chandigarh, 2000./Young artists Art Festival Riggio Emillia, Italy./International Photography Exhibition, Deptt. Of Higher Education ( Haryana ) Rohtak 2010./International Drawing Exhibition, SODEFA, Chandigarh, 2011./Cuarta Convocatoria International Prints for Peace, Por La Paz, Mexico, 2011/AthensArt Philanthropic Exhibition, Travel Art gallery, Vienna- Austria 2011./AthensArt Odysseia, Corfu-The Island of Feakes, Amelonas, 2011/ AthensArt Rostov- Russia,Mitrofana Grekova Museum,Novacherkassk,2011./Indian Paintings Exhibition, National Art Gallery of Indonasia, Jakarta, 2011/ AthensArt Syntagma Square International Arts Exhibition, Athens, Greece, 2011/International Art Exhibition,Das Deutsche Drachen Museum, Germany 2012/ International Art Exhibition, City Hall Gallery of Rm, Velcea, 2012 and Represented in various All India level Art Exhibitions & State level Art Exhibitions throughout India since 1979.
Solo Show: Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi, 2001./Kala Gram, North Zone Culture Centre, Chandigarh, 2002./Indusind Bank Art Gallery, Chandigarh, 2003./Buddha among Taliban Cactus (Three Installations) Fine Art Studio and Campus, Govt. College, Hoshiarpur (Punjab), 2002./Apeejay College Art Gallery, Jalandhar (Punjab), 1985./North Zone Culture Centre, Patiala (Punjab), 1990 & 2000./Punjab Lalit Kala Academy & Cultural Affairs Deptt., Chandigarh, 1992./Lalit Kala Parishad, Vishakapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), 1993./IMAGES: A Retrospect of twenty years art 1980-2000: DAV College Gallery, Hoshiarpur, 2001./Environmental Sculptures (Metal & Concerte) at Govt. College for Girls Campus & Fine Art Faculty, Patiala (Punjab) & at D.A.V. College Campus, Hoshiarpur (Punjab).
Group Show: WE FIVE, North Zone Culture Centre, Chandigarh, 1995./Group Exhibition, Nandan Gallery, Shantiniketan (West Bengal), 1997 & 1999./AKS Group Show, Krukshetra University (Haryana), 1999./SONG OF IMAGES, A group show of Indo American Artists, Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar & at different parts of Punjab 1999-2003./Disha Group Show: Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, 2002.
TAC Art Gallery, Ludhiana (Punjab), 2003./Young Artist Art Fest Reggio Emillia, Italy./PANJ-AAB: Group Show at Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, Sept. 2004./Colours of India, Group Exhibition, Common Art Gallery, Windsor, Canada, 2009./Group Show, Brijindra College, Faridkot, 2008,2009,2010 & 2011./Group Show of the Academy members, Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar, 2011./The Exhibition of Metal & Canvas ( Group Show ),Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi,2011./ All India Level Group Show, Gaity Theatre Art Gallery, Simla(H.P),2011./ INSTANCE’11,An Exhibition of Visual Art,Dr.Stya Paul Art Gallery,Virsa Vihar,Jalandhar,2011.
Awards: University Medal, Punjab University, Chandigarh 1981 & 1983./Roll of Honour, Govt. College Hoshiarpur (Punjab), 1981./Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Fund Award, New Delhi, 1981 & 1985./All India Exhibition Award, Raipur (Madhya Pradesh), 1990, 1991 & 1992./Creators, Ambala Cantt. (Haryana), 1985, 1986, 1988, 1990 & 1994./Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) 1979, 1988 & 1997./Patiala (Punjab) 1987./South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Nagpur (Maharashtra) 1987./Silver Medal, Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), 1988 to 1990 & 1995./Soviet Cultural Centre, Madras (Tamilnadu), 1987./Lalit Kala Parishath, Vishakhapatnam
(Andhra Pradesh), 1992, 1995./Silver Jubliee Award & Kala Rattan (Honour)1996 & 1999./Babu Jagjeevan Ram Memorial Exhibition Award, New Delhi, 1992./S.G. Thakur Memorial Medal & Award, Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar (Punjab), 1992 & 1999./Honourable Mention Award, Punjab Lalit Kala Academy, Chandigarh, 1995./Award of Honour, Art India Group, Ludhiana (Punjab)./Award of Honour, Rajeshwari Kala Mandir, Ludhiana (Punjab)./Department of Cultural Affair (Punjab) Chandigarh, 1991./Punjab Art Heritage Award, Jalandhar (Punjab), 1997 & 1998./Merit Award, Indian Society of Oriental Arts, Calcutta (West Bengal)./Honourable Mention in U.S.A. Millienium Hall of Fame, 20th Century Achievement Award & Distinguished Leadership Award for outstanding contribution to Contemporary Art, North Corolina, USA., 1998./Best Exhibit Award, Punjab Lalit Kala Academy, Chandigarh, 2009./Millenium Drawing Exhibition Award, Lalit Kala Academy, Chandigarh, 2000 & 2002./All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society Award at Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar (Punjab), 2001./ Award of Honour, Baba Farid Art Society, Faridkot.2010
Collection: Art Studio, Fine Art Faculty, Govt. College for Girls, Patiala (Punjab)./State Museum, Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)./South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Nagpur (Maharashtra)./Soviet Cultural Centre, Chennai (Tamilnadu)./Environment Society of Patiala, Patiala (Punjab)./Roerich International Centre Art Gallery, Naggar, Kullu (Himachal Pradesh)./South Zone Cultural Centre, Chennai (Tamilnadu).
50 Armed Core, Patiala (Punjab)./Bharat Bhawan, Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)./Lalit Kala Parishat, Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)./AKS Group, Kurukshetra (Haryana)./Kurukshetra University, Krukshetra (Haryana)./Baba Farid Society Faridkot, (Punjab)./Artist Kirpal Singh Memorial Society, Zira (Punjab)./Punjab Art Heritage, Jalandhar (Punjab)./Photographs National Lalit Kala Academy Archieves, New Delhi./Fine Art Department, Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Jalandhar (Punjab)./Govt. College, Ambala Cantt,Department of Higher Education, Haryana Government, (Haryana)./Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar./Also in private collections in India & Abroad (Mauritius, Switzerland, England, Italy, Canada & California (U.S.A).
Artist’s Camp: All India Artist's Camp, Creators, Ambala Cantt, 1988 & 1991./Sixth All India Artist's Camp, Govt. College for Girls, Patiala (Punjab), 1988./TIAS Artist Camp, Hoshiarpur (Punjab), 1988, 1992 & Patiala (Punjab) 1995./Artists Camp, Environment Society, Patiala (Punjab), 1990./Artists Camp, Deptt. of Cultural Affairs Punjab, Jalandhar (Punjab), 1991./North Zone Culture Centre Artist's Camp at Kurukshetra (Haryana), 1993, at Naggar, Kulu (Himachal Pradesh), 1993 & 1995, at Mount Abu (Rajasthan) 1994, at Hoshiarpur (Punjab) 1996 & at Jammu (Jammu Kashmir), 2006./All India Artist's Camp, South Zone Cultural Centre, Chennai (Tamilnadu), 1993./Artist's Camp, Punjab Lalit Kala Academy, Chandigarh, 1993./Creative Drawing Artist's Camp, Solids, Chandigarh 1994./Punjab Sculptor Artist's Camp, Patiala (Punjab), 1993./Artist's Camp, Krukshetra University, Kurukshetra (Haryana), 1995, 1996./Punjab Lalit Kala Academy and North Zone Culture Centre Artist's Camp, Chandigarh, 1995./AKS Artist's Camp, Kurukshetra (Haryana), 1995./Punjab Art Heritage Artist's Camp, Apeejay College, Jalandhar (Punjab), 1996./Artist's Camp, AKS Group and Public Relation Department, Jind (Haryana), 1998./Punjab Sculptor Artist's Camp, Zira, Firozpur (Punjab), Lalit Kala Academy 1999./KALA KUMBH, All India Artist's Camp, All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society, New Delhi, 2001./Baba Farid Memorial Artist Camp, Faridkot (Punjab), 2002, '03, '06, '07, '08, ‘09, ’10./Artists Camp, Govt. College, Mohali (Punjab), '03./Artist Kirpal Singh Memorial Artist Camp, Zira, Ferozpur (Punjab), '03 & '08, Virsa Vihar, Jalandhar, 2011./Artists Camp, Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Jalandhar (Punjab), '08./All India Artists Camp, Department of Higher Education, Govt. of Haryana at Govt. College, Ambala (Haryana), 2008.2012/ARTIST & ENVIRONMENT, Artists Camp at Kendriya Vidyalaya-3, Jalandhar (Punjab)./ART & THE GIRL CHILD, Artists Seminar cum Workshop, Govt. College for Girls, Chandigarh, 2009./ National Sculpture Camp, National Lalit Kala Akadmi (New Dehli) at IAFA, Amritsar, 2009./Artist Camp, Indian Academy of Fine Arts, at Dalhousie, (HP), 2006 & at Amritsar, 2011.
Art Organizational Works: Campaign for AIDS Awareness, Nature (Ecology) Awareness and Folk Lore & Heritage Awareness./ Worked for Children Art Workshop, Sponsored by North Zone Culture Centre,
1998./Song of Images (Painting, Drawing, Prints, Sculptures & Slide Show) at different parts of Punjab from 2000 to 2003./Coordinator, District Level Art Exhibition, Punjab Lalit Kala Academy, Chandigarh at Hoshiarpur, 2007./Painting demonstration and Art discussion with young artists, Kala Bhawan, Punjabi University, Patiala, 2011./Resource person in UGC Seminar on Multimedia Fifth Dimension of Computer Art, H.M.V. College, Jalandhar, 2011/ Resource person in A Three day National Workshop/ Seminar on The Reality of Time: A Visual Statement, at Govt. College, Ambala Cantt, Deptt. Of Higher Education, Haryana, 2012 / Participated in National Seminar on Gurudev Rabinderanath Tagore- A Multi-disciplinary Perspective, at Deptt. Of Fine Art, Punjabi University, Patiala, March, 2012.
Appeared in: Artists Directory, National Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi. / Biography International./ Reference India./WHO's WHO in India./Indo America Who's Who./Artist Directory of Modern Indian Arts & Artist, Bombay./Who's Who in Indo Europe./Who's Who in Asia Pacific./Five hundred leader of influence and the International Directory of Distinguished leadership, U.S.A./Asian American Who's Who./Dictionary of Art & Artists of India, Mapin Publishing, Bombay.
Documentary: A Documentary Film “Jaspal's & his Art” prepared by Jalandhar Doordarshan (Television) for Punjabi National hookup.