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Indian Sand Artist Sudarshan Patnaik won the America's People's Choice Award

Indian Sand Artist Sudarshan Patnaik won the America's People's Choice Award

India's famous sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik recently won the People's Choice Award in America. This award was given to them for artwork called "Stop Plastic Pollution, Save Our Ocean". This artwork he made during the 2019 Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival in Boston. Sudarshan Patnaik was the only participant from India and Asia.

Sudarshan Patnaik

  • Sudarshan Patnaik is an Indian Sand Artist who was born on April 15, 1977 in Puri, Odisha.
  • He make artwork from sand on various occasions.
  • The Indian government honored him with the Padma Shri in 2014.
  • Sudarshan Patnaik has participated in 60 International Art Artwork Championships.
  • Sudarshan has won 27 championship prizes for the country.

Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival 2019

  • Reverse beach International Sand Sculpting Festival was celebrated in Boston of Massachusettes.
  • 15 top sand artist from all over the world participated in the festival.
  • Sudarshan created artwork based on the theme "Stop Plastic Pollution, Save Our Ocean".
  • Sudarshan won with a highest number of votes which shows that peoples of the world are concerned with the pollution in ocean caused by plastics.
  • This festival is organized by a Revere Beach Partnership, a non profit organization.
  • This year, it ran from 26 to 28 July.
Q.1 Which sand artist won "People Choice Award" of America in 2019?
A. Ilana Yahav
B. Sudarshan Patnaik
C. Joe Mangrum
D. Marc Treanor
Ans: Sudarshan Patnaik
Q.2 Which field of arts Sudarshan Patnaik is associated with?
A. Music
B. Sand Arts
C. Dance
D. Oil Painting
Ans: Sand Arts

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