Style: Realistic Artwork  
Media: Pencils and Pastels drawing on paper

Born in 1982 in Solapur is an Indian Contemporary painter. His artwork is known for its combination of intricacy and starkness. Shashikant Dhotre has won many awards like Kohinoor of Maharashtra Award, Maharashtrian of the Year Award in 2016 and many more.

Shashikant’s artwork has the rare quality of looking alive and gives the impression that human existence is neither rural nor urban but rooted in purity and beauty. He uses colour pencils & paper for his awe-inspiring drawing. He also conducts his own shows.

 

Awards:

2009 : The Bombay Art Society Award : 
The Bombay Art Society is a non- profit primer Art organization based in Mumbai Founded In 1888. The Bombay Art society Is 127yrs old Institution founded for encouraging and promoting art .

2010 : Aashadeep Award

2011 : India Art Festival Award : 
Art Fesrtival encourages artist and art student by presenting them with “India Art Festival award since 2005.

2013: Maharashtra State Art Award :
Maharashtra State Art Award is  one of the prestigious awards given to individual for his excellence. In the field of Art  by the Government of Maharashtra by Hon. Governor of Maharashtra.

2015 : Kohinoor Of Maharashtra Award : 
Kohinoor CMD Unmesh Joshi Honoured wizard sketch artist Shashikant Dhotre with Maharashtra cha Kohinoor 2015 Award at the MA TA Sanman 2015.

2016: Lokmat Maharashtrian of the Year
Lokmat Maharashtrian of the year award are given to those individual who have positively impact the state and brought laurels to not only in an individual capacity but also help put brand Maharashtra on the India and Global radar

2017: Raja Ravi Varma Chitrakar Sanman
Megh Mandal Sansthan ,a NGO Based in Rajasthan  honours talented painter with Raja Ravi Varma Chitrakar sanman on remembrance of the greatest artist of India Raja Ravi Varma at their annual event Chitranjali .The Sansthan has been taking up the cause of preserving Indian Art ,Culture and tradition

Exhibitions:

Solo Shows (13)
2018 “Surmounting the Murk” at Metta Contemporary Navi Mumbai.
2015 “Jagar” The travel shows across the various cities of Maharashtra State
2015 JEHANGIR ART GALLERY, Mumbai
2013 India Art Festival, Mumbai
2012 JEHANGIR ART GALLERY, Mumbai
2012 India Art Festival, Mumbai
2011 India Art Festival, Mumbai
2010 TULIKA ART GALLERY, Mumbai

Group Shows (14)

2018 ‘OUTSIDER’ Zero Eight 21 in collaboration with Clark House initiative, Mysore .
2018 Studio Black Tulip, Navi Mumbai
2018 World Art Dubai, Dubai  with Studio Black Tulip, Navi Mumbai
2018 ‘ Viswaroopa – The Form of Universe’ curated by Johny ML, , Kolkatta
2017 NGMA, MUMBAI
2013 Gallery One, Florence, Italy
2010 Taj Vivanta Bangalore curated by Soma Das.

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