Posted: 12.05.2013
 
Invitation, Shanti Panchal: Shanti Panchal was born in Mesar, a village in Gujarat, India, and studied at the Sir JJ School of Art, Bombay. He came to England on a British Council scholarship to study at the Byam Shaw School of Art, London from 1978-80, and has lived and worked in London since - with annual winter visits to India. He has been artist-in-residence at the British Museum, the Harris Museum...
Posted: 12.01.2007
 
Award-winning Indian-born artist Shanti Panchal has a unique exhibition at the Chelmsford Museum which is worth seeing. In particular, the new Jain masterpiece he has painted is worth its weight in gold - rush to see it before it returns to its owner in India. Dr. Atul Shah is giving a public lecture on this painting on the subject “Compassion and Creativity” at the Chelmsford Museum 0n Wednesday 7th...
Posted: 15.09.2006
By Editor Aparigraha Jain, Editor Carla Geerdes
When we met Shanti Panchal in his studio, there were two dominant impressions. The first was his name, meaning peace, mirroing his vibrations. The second was his only recently completed painting 'Diksha', which immediately became source of a fruitful discussion on his art. The inspiration to this painting came to him when he witnessed a Jain Diksha ceremony in India, some time ago.
Posted: 06.09.2006
 
The artist Shanti Panchal, born and brought up in rural Mesar, near Patan in Gujarat, has lived and painted in London since 1978. He studied at the J.J. School of Art, Bombay and the Byam Shaw School of Art, London. Qualified to tackle the complex sensibilities of a life lived between two cultures, and to look beyond their immediate, seductive compulsions, Panchal has consistently stayed with his own best...

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