Bikram Narzary, a artist from Kokrajhar, Assam has been selected for the ‘All India Gold Medal Award’ for ‘Print Making’ at the Kalanand Art Contest, 2018 organised by the Prafulla Dahanukar Art Foundation, Mumbai.
The award which consists of medal and fellowship cheque of Rs. 85,000 was handed over at a function recently held at the Nehru Centre Auditorium, Worli, Mumbai. Narzary was selected for the award for his art titled ‘Endi Amphwo’.
Narzary earlier received the “North -East Harmony” award at the 9th North- East state Exhibition of Art (NESEA), 2016 organized by Srimanta Santaradeva Kalakshetra Society in collaboration with Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi at AC Art Gallery at Lalit Kala Bhawan, Guwahati.
He was also awarded late Sundarbai Indarmal Borana (Munna Borana) and late SB Bangale (Artist VS Kulkarni Pratishthan) award in the “Nature 2 medium Wood” cut category at the 27th All India Art Exhibition, 2014 held in Pune, Maharashtra.
He was also the recipient of All India Lokmaniya Tilak and Late Barrister V.V. Oak Art Exhibition 2014 in Pune, 29th Lokmaniya Tilak All India Art Exhibition 2016 Pune, New Delhi Municipal Council All India Art Exhibition in 2014 and 87th Annual All India Art Exhibition 2014.
A master degree from MFA (Graphics Department) at Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya (University of Music and Fine Arts), Kairagarh (Chhattisgarh), Bikram is son of Nijoy Kumar Narzary and Sumitra Narzary of Anthaibil in Kokrajhar district.