SAJID BIN AMAR
Birth Year: 1965
BioSajid received a Diploma in drawing, painting and printmaking, J.N.T, University, Hyderabad (1983-88) and a Masters in Fine Arts (Painting and Printmaking) Central University of Hyderabad (1989-91). His solo exhibitions include J.N.T University, Hyderabad (1986 and 1988) Kalayatra, Bangalore (1988) Central University of Hyderabad (1989 and 1991) Gallery Espace, New Delhi (1991,1994 and 1998) Society for Promotion of Art, Hyderabad (1991) and Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai (1999, 2004 and 2008). He has been invited to participated in some group shows Fifth Biennale of Indian Contemporary Art, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal and Renaissance Gallery, Bangalore (1994) In aid of Devnar Foundation for the Blind, Holiday-Inn-Krishna, Hyderabad and The Young Contemporaries, Drawings Lakeeren Gallery Mumbai (1995) Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai (1993 and 1995) The Gallery Chennai and World Telugu Federation, Second Conference, Hyderabad (1996) 50 years of Art in Independent India, co-sponsored by AIFACS and Hyderabad Art Society, Hyderabad, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai Human Form and Art, organized by Lalit Kala Academy and Looking Glass Self, Lakeeren Gallery, Mumbai (1997) Art in Objects, Holiday-Inn-Krishna, Hyderabad (1998) All India Painting Camp, CCMB, Hyderabad (1989). Sajid has received University Gold Medal in M.F.A. Painting, Central University of Hyderabad (1991), Junior fellowship Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Department of Culture, Government of India Andhra Pradesh State, Potti Sriramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad (1997 and 1998). The Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal and the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi .Chester and Herwitz collection USAhave acquired his work. The artist lives and works in Hyderabad.