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CERTIFICATION | AWARDS | PARTICIPATION | ACHIEVEMENTS

  1. RHAPSODY – FIRST SOLO EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS AT THE YOUNG AGE OF EIGHT –
    RAVINDRA NATYA MANDIR, MUMBAI, JULY 2009. 40 ARTWORKS (PAINTINGS) WERE DISPLAYED.
  2. ROBINAGE Bright Sparks Certificate for SPATIAL INTELLIGENCE. A special recognition by the weekly children’s newspaper – 14th Nov. 2009.
  3. CERTIFICATE OF MERIT– AVM Inter School Football Tournament for boys under age 10 by Arya Vidya Mandir Group of Schools – 2010.
  4. CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION – All India Camel Color Contest 2010-2011.
  5. TRANCESTROKE – SECOND SOLO EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS AT RAVINDRA NATYA MANDIR,
    MUMBAI – MARCH 2012. 65 ARTWORKS (PAINTINGS) WERE DISPLAYED.
  6. ‘OMTEX – JONTY’S WAY’ CRICKET CAMP CERTIFICATION – A cricket coaching camp run by Australia’s world renowned cricketer Jonty Rhodes – May 2012
  7. N A SPECIAL INVITE, EXHIBITED 40 PAINTINGS AT BAL DISHA CHILDREN’S DAY SPECIAL EXHIBITION (MAHARASHTRA GOVERNMENT) BY YOUNG CHILD ARTISTS – NEHRU CENTRE ART GALLERY – 13TH TO 19TH NOV. 2012.
  8. DEVELOPMENT COMPETENCY CERTIFICATE – Cricket Australia Education Program, Level 2 – July 2012.
  9. DEVELOPMENT COMPETENCY CERTIFICATE – Cricket Australia Education Program, Level 3 – 2013.
  10. CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION – All India Drawing & Handwriting Competition –
    2015-16 organized by the National Akhil Bharatiya Nagrik Vikas Kendra, Aurangabad.
  11. YOUNGEST ARTIST AT THE AGE OF 11 YEARS TO DISPLAY ART ON A REAL CAR (MARUTI BALENO) TITLED ‘CHALTI KA NAAM MUMBAI’ – KALA GHODA ART FESTIVAL – 2013.
  12. CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION – National Level PAINTING CONTEST organized by National Institute Kalabharti Child Art Development Institute, Pune – Nov. 2015.
  13. CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION – National Level HANDWRITING CONTEST organized by National Institute Kalabharti Child Art Development Institute, Pune – Nov. 2015.
  14. 14.WON THE FIRST PRIZE AT VANA MAHOTSAVAM PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION – ORGANIZED BY
    SOUTH INDIAN EDUCATION SOCIETY – DEC. 2015. NOMINATED BY HIS SCHOOL AABVV
    (AMULAKH AMICHAND)
  15. Invited to exhibit paintings at AABVV School’s Prestigious Annual Day Function including the painting
    on real life car Maruti Baleno – 2014.
  16. AMONGST ALL THE ENTRIES RECEIVED INTERNATIONALLY WITH THE LIMIT TO EXHIBIT ONLY
    100 PAINTINGS, DEV’S PAINTING TITLED ‘THE LAST TREE’ GOT SELECTED AT THE CONFLUENCE ‘14,
    AN ART EXHIBITION CONTEST ORGANIZED BY GALERIE ART ETERNE – DELHI 2014.
  17. DEV’S PAINTINGS WERE INVITED BY THE EDITOR TO BE FEATURED IN CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY
    HINDU CULTURAL SOCIETY’S – SANSKAAR MAGAZINE, LONDON, UK.
  18. ASSOCIATED WITH NINA FOUNDATION, AN NGO FOR FRIENDS WITH SPINAL CORD INJURY.
    SINCE 2009, ESPECIALLY PAINTS REGULARLY FOR THEIR YEARLY DESK CALENDAR GIVING HOPE
    AND OPTIMISM WITH HIS COLOURFUL & BRIGHT ART.
  19. Youngest volunteer since 2004 for Nina Foundation’s Mumbai Marathon Wheelchair Race.
  20. Intermediate drawing exam at the age of 15. Graded as B+ by Maharashtra State Board Drawing
    Grade Exams.

MEDIA COVERAGE

  1. ROBINAGE Children’s Newspaper – was featured in Children Day Special Supplement for winning
    Spatial Intelligence Award – 2009.
  2. Rotary Club of Mumbai, Sion Newsletter – featured for his first solo exhibition, Rhapsody – 2009.
  3. Special coverages in the following newspapers for contributing to a social cause of Paraplegia and helping paraplegics through Nina Foundation via gifting painting to Bollywood Actor Arjun Rampal and Super Model Mehr Jesia, thus bringing awareness towards the cause.
    • The Asian Age – Mumbai Edition
    • Mid-Day – Mumbai Gujarati Edition
    • Mid-Day – Mumbai English Edition
  4. The first solo painting exhibition, titled Rhapsody was covered extensively by the following newspapers
    • Bombay Times – South Mumbai Edition
    • Prahaar – Mumbai Edition
    • Janmabhumi – Mumbai Edition
    • The Asian Age – Mumbai Edition
    • The Afternoon – Mumbai Edition
    • Mid-Day – Mumbai English Edition