About Artist

Uday Bhan is a self-taught artist whose portraits and figurative watercolor paintings have earned international recognition. His work has been exhibited and collected internationally and has received awards in many international shows. A resident of Kanpur (U.P.), India Uday garners much of his inspiration from old people, children, and nature.  Although Uday has an unequaled passion for watercolor, his creative energy has not been limited to paper. A prolific artist and ambitious Uday Bhan is one of today’s most versatile and visible watercolorists. Whether his subject is landscape, cityscape, portrait, still life, figurative Uday captivates his audience with genuine emotion, intensity and finesse that energize each of his creations.


    Bachelor of physical therapy & self taught artist.


    Lalit kala academy , Lucknow, India Dec 2014

    Ocher art gallery, Art Museum Chandighar, India 2014

    Artizen art gallery, New Delhi, Dec 2015

    AIFACS Gallery (international watercolor society), New Delhi 2015.

    RCB Artery (1st international watercolor Biennale 2016) River city, Bangkok Oct 2016.

    Nepal art council (international watercolor festival cum plain air workshop), Nepal 2016.

    National Historical Museum (2nd Tirana international watercolor Biennale), Tirana, Albania 2016.

Award & Recognition

    Artwork “Grapes” selected as artwork of the week by Original Art Worldwide art contest 2013.
    Winner of Wall art competition 2013.
    Got outstanding artwork award from original art worldwide art contest 2013.
    Artwork “old lady” published in wall art magazine Oct 2013.
    Mentioned as top 10 world's best portrait watercolor artist by
    Selected as world’s top 20 watercolor artist by international watercolor society 2015.
    Got Agnipath Art Award 2015.