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Dhruva Mistry
(b. 1957)

Born in Kanjari, Gujarat, India, he studied at the University of Baroda, and at RCA, 1981-83, becoming a Fellow and Artist in Residence at Churchill College, Cambridge, 1984-85.

He later became Artist in Residence at the VA , 1988.

He held his first solo exhibitions in Delhi, 1981, and at Walker Art Gallery, 1986, and contributed work for the Garden Festivals at Liverpool, 1984 (Sitting Bull), Stoke-on-Trent, 1986, and Glasgow, 1988 (Reclining Woman), and received commissions for public works in Japan (1987), Wales (1990), Birmingham (1992) and London (1992).

He represented Britain at the third Rodin Grand Prize, 1990, and in the same year executed Diagram of an Object for the Hunterian Art Gallery, as part of Glasgow's City of Culture celebrations. He was elected an RA , 1991.


Works in our Database:
#164 1: Hillhead Street (Gilmorehill),
At entrance to Hunterian Art Gallery
Diagram of an Object (1990)
Sculptor: D Mistry;
Foundry: Art Bronze Foundry
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