• Murli Lahoti

    BIRTH : 1945, Parli Vaijanath, Maharashtra State, (India).

    EDUCATION : 1971, G.D. Arts (Diploma in Commercial & Applied Arts, 5 years).

    1968, G.D.Arts (Diploma in Fine Art – Drawing & Paintings, 5years).

    1963, N.T.C (Painting Diploma in Painting, Central Government, 2 Years).

    AWARDS : As Freelance Artist

    2003 – Gold Medal at the hands of Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Cochin,

    Golden Jublee Birthday Celebration.

    1993 – National Lalit Kala Academy, National Award, New Delhi.

    (The Most Honored Award of the field, At the hands of the Vice President of

    India Mr. K. Narayan)

    1991 – National Award, F.I.E Foundation, Ichalkaranji.

    (At the hands of the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Chandra Shekhar)

    1988 – Maharashtra State Award.

    1988 – The Creator, Ambala Cant. (Haryana).

    1987 – South Central Zone Cultural Center, Nagpur.

    1987 – Andhra Pradesh Art Society, Hyderabad.

    1987 – Manipur Art Society, Imphal.

    1985 – Bhartiya Kala Parishad, Hyderabad.

    As Student

    1971 & 1973 – Gold Medals at Malegaon, Beed and Pune.

    1967 & 1968 – Silver Medals at Bikaner, Jaipur, Aurangabad, Mumbai & Raipur.

    Outstanding Personality Awards

    More than 40 Out Standing Personality Awards.

    Awarded by Pune Municipal Corporation, Vasantrao Naik Trust, Vinayakrao Chatankar Trust,

    Educational Institutes, Lions, Rotary, Jaycees, etc. Social Institutes & trusts.


    115 One Man Shows in India & Abroad .

    (Name has been forwarded to the Guinness Book of World Records for highest number of One Man Shows.)


    90 Group Shows in India and Abroad.

    20 Artist Camps all over India

    135 Painting Demonstrations in various art schools, colleges & Institutions.


    Donated more than 90 Paintings to various social, educational institutes, hospitals, Orphanages, Handicapped

    Children’s Institutions, Prime Minister’s & Chief Minister’s Funds, Relief Funds related to Polio Eradication,

    Flood, Famine, Earth Quake, War Etc. The money raised from the sale of these paintings was donated to the

    needy institutes and people.


    30 Mural Painting have been executed in various mediums like glass, metal, ceramics, auto spare-parts, fibre

    glass, wood etc in various sizes ranging from 8 feet to 42 feet. These Murals are displayed in various Company

    Offices, Convention Centres, Airports etc.

    Many other small and big paintings are in private collection of Various Companies, Corporate Offices,

    Museums, Embassies, Consulates, Art Centres, Educational Institutes, and Ministries etc in India as well as



    • T.V Programs at New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Pune.

    • U.G.C Documentary on T.V at Pune & Delhi.

    • Documentary Film by Film and Television Institute, Pune (Central Government).

    • Interviews, Seminars and Debates on All India Radio at Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Beed, Aurangabad,

    Indore, Banglore, Hyderabad and Lucknow.


    Connected with various Art Institutes in India.

    Founder Member : Rabindra Kalakunj Art Gallery, Pune.

    Koustub Art Circle, Pune.

    FAIM ( Federation of Artist Institutions of Maharastra) Mumbai.

    Executive Member : Bombay Art Society, Mumbai (Ex)..

    Chitari Academy of Fine Arts, Pune. (Ex)

    Disha Artist Group, New Delhi. (Ex)

    Sanskar Bharati, Pune.

    Council Member : Nationa Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi. (Ex)

    Maharashtra State (Fine Art), Mumbai. (Ex)

    Vice President : Lokmanya Tilak Art Exhibition, (Tilak Smarak Trust), Pune.

    Life Member : Artist Centre, Mumbai.

    Tulika Kala Parishad, Udaipur.

    Satvahan Art Society, Aurangabad.

    Art Society of India, Mumbai.

    Individual Group, Jammu.

    Artist Group, Aurangabad.

    Late Artist G.D.Gondhalekar Trust, Pune.(Trustee)

    Judging : Bal Chitrakala, Sakal, Pune.

    Karnatak Lalit Kala Academy, Banglore.

    Tulika Kala Parishad, Udaipur.

    Concern India, Pune.

    Pune Festival, Pune.

    Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Pune.

    Working Artists of Varanasi, Varanasi,

    Lions Club, Rotary Club, Jaycees Club