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Full Name  Pramod
Spouse(s)  Swati Kamble

Known for  Artist
Nationality  Indian
Name  Pramod Kamble
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Live clay work demo by artist mr pramod kamble on the occasion of shivaji maharaj jayanti

Pramod Kamble ; (Marathi: प्रमोद कांबळे, born 11 August 1964) is an Indian artist as painter, sculptor and creative painter. He is a promoter of pushing eco-friendly idols, with NGOs promoting Ganapatis made of clay and painted in natural colours for a safer festival. He takes classes on making such eco-friendly idols during Ganesh festival.


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Brief biography

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Pramod Kamble was born in 1964 in the family of artists. The painting and sculpture making skills has come from his father and forefathers, who were artists, too. His father was an eminent water colour artist and principal of an art institute. He won the National Talent Scholarship for sculpture in Std. 7th. He did his Foundation course and Art Teacher Diploma in Pragat Kala Mahavidyalaya, Ahmednagar. Then he joined Sir JJ School of Arts, Mumbai which is one of the oldest and reputed institutions in the country for Diploma in Sculpture and Modelling. His skills of portraying in barely 10 minutes is notable.

Notable portraits, creative paintings and sculptures

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  • Demonstration of 6 ft. clay panel of Belur Krishna to the Russian delegates who visited his college. Theme monuments of scientists viz. Albert Einstein, Newton, Darwin and Aryabhatt in a residential project in Pune. Ten huge sets which comprises paintings and sculptures of majestic size on the life of Swami Narayan at Swami Narayan temple at Baroda.
  • Sculptures of 52 life size models of wild animals has been put up on a permanent Installation in Madhya Pradesh, Pune, Mumbai, Nasik etc.
  • 'The Spirit'- A pencil drawing on the wall of dimension 90 ft. by 10 ft. depicting a brief history of evolution of Mechanised Infantry Regimental Centre (MIRC), the theme trophy cast in silver for the Silver Jubilee celebrations (MIRC), and the prestigious War Memorial (MIRC).
  • 1:5 scaled model of Abhay tank for Vehicle Research Development and Establishment (VRDE),Charger at ACC&S.
  • Wild animal Sculptures for West Indies
  • A 70-foot-tall statue of Sai Baba at the prasadalay in Shirdi.
  • Donations by sketching

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    During calamities he collected donations from common people sketching them on the streets of Ahmednagar city and donated the amounts to relief funds of Killari earthquake, Bhuj earthquake and Kargil war respectively.

    Save the environment initiative

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    He is promoting the idea of clay idol to be install in each and every house during the Ganapati festival and through this innovative workshop to teach the making of Ganapati idols to each individuals participating the workshop. He is promoting for idols of clay instead of Palter of Paris which are not easy to dissolve in the water. He has taken many workshops in the schools and colleges of Ahemdnagar and teaching the participants for the same. In Mumbai, the height of Ganesh idols is too high. In that case, he suggested to use fiberglass idols instead of plaster of Paris. His wife Swati supports him in this initiative.

    Sare Jahan Se Achcha Project

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    The main contribution of Pramod to the Nation is a huge pencil drawing "Sare Jahan Se Achcha" – 70 ft. by 20 ft. in dimension. The project started in the year 1996 and was completed on the eve of Independence of 1997. It is a tribute to the Nation on the occasion of 50 years of Independence on the specially prepared wall of Mahavir Art Gallery in A.Nagar. He has portrayed Bharat Mata and her 501 great sons of Indian culture since ages. These include sages, deities, freedom fighters, Bharat Ratna awardees, Dadasaheb Phalke awardees, GyanPeeth awardees, Param Vir Chakra recipients and the masters in various fields of life that includes sportspersons, musicians, dancers, painters, theatre personalities, singers, social activists, pioneers of industrialisation etc. It is in panoramic view. This is supposed to be the world's biggest pencil sketch and has become a centre of attraction for art lovers and common man in and around Ahmednagar.

    Current projects

    Kamble is working on a huge sculpture of Sachin Tendulkar executing his favourite shot – the straight drive.


  • Shilpgaurav Puraskar – 2013 in Pune by B.R. Khedkar Pratishtan, Pune
  • Bombay Art Society, Art Society of India awards
  • Awards in the Applied Art category in the theme communicating National Integration
  • Kalagaurav Puraskar
  • Kala Gaurav Puraskar in 2011
  • World Records of India in 2014 & 2015
  • Sculpture

  • Shivaji
  • Various sculptures in Ahmednagar city
  • Works on wall

  • Sare Jahan Se Achcha containing sketches of 500 renounced personalities of India
  • A pencil drawing on a wall in the central hall of the Alpha Mess at the Mechanised Infantry Regimental Center (MIRC), Ahmednagar
  • Live Sketching

  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • R.K. Laxman
  • Hariprasad Chaurasia
  • K. Sankaranarayanan
  • Nitin Gadkari
  • Bhausaheb Thorat
  • Dr. P. C. Alexander
  • Dilip Walse-Patil
  • Shyam Benegal
  • Ram Kadam
  • Pankaj Udhas
  • Shailendra Gaur
  • Bhimsen Joshi
  • Sonali Kulkarni
  • Jayant Narlikar
  • Baba Amte
  • Other projects

  • Eco-friendly idols during Ganesh festival
  • References

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