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Artist Kishor Sonawane


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Biography


Kishor Sonawane is based in Canada who's medium of work is watercolours. His interest in drawing started at very early age before going to school. He always enjoyed sketching and painting in his childhood and passed state level Elementary, Intermediate drawing grade exams with Merit, A-grade and subject prize which was huge motivation for him to keep doing art. However later on he choose to study and made career in mechanical engineering, enjoyed creative design work for automotive companies in India and later in Canada. During all these years Kishor kept his passion for art alive and had desire to become an artist someday. Mostly self-taught Kishor quickly got attracted towards watercolours and started exploring and experimenting with it since year 2008. He was always inspired by the watercolor paintings of many watercolor masters.
 
Kishor's work gained recognition after winning first place in watercolour category at Focus art juried show of 2016 in Cornwall, Onatrio. In 2019 he got third award in plein air competition conducted by McMicheal Gallery at Kleinberg Ontario.
He became a member of Toronto Watercolour Society (TWS), became a member of VAM (Visual Art Mississauga).
He is also member of Urban Sketchers Toronto and actively enjoy sketching on location with this lovely group of artists.
His work tend to focus on landscapes, cityscapes, seasacpes and everyday moments of life.
 
Kishor currently lives in Mississauga, Onatrio
 
 
Membership:
Toronto Watercolour Society (TWS), Member 2019
Canadian Society Of Painters In Water Colour (CSPWC) Associate Member 2019
Urban Sketchers Toronto (USKTO)
Visual Art Mississauga (VAM)

Awards/Exhibitions:
First Place in watercolor category Focus Art Juried annual exhibition at Cornwall Onatrio, 2016  for "Corwall Winter"
Third Place in work on paper category in Plein Air competition McMicheal Art Gallery Kleinberg Ontario, 2019 for "Morning at Kleinberg"
Third Place in work on paper category in Virtual En Plein Air competition McMicheal Art Gallery Kleinberg Ontario, 2020 for "Picnic"
Plein air competition, Glynhyrst [...]

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