(b. 1961) ’s sculptures explore the relationship and tensions between man and Nature. Using fibreglass, wood and bricks, Pankaj focuses on the dialectics of form and content to create archetypal images.Working in multiple media, he creates large and small-scale sculptures in which enigmatic personas engage in mysterious psychological pursuits. His style combines modern and traditional iconographies into a contemporary aesthetic with deep roots.
He is presently a Professor in the Department of Sculpture in Visva-Bharati. Holding degree of B.F.A.from Kala Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, M.F.A. from M.S. University, Baroda, 1989-90, Post Experience Diploma Royal College of Arts, London, U.K. He has made a serious effort to create a dedicated eco zone at Visva Bharati, Shanti Niketan by Installing Site – Specific Sculptures in the year 2014. His notable solo shows include those with Aicon Gallery, Palo Alto (2008);Grosvenor Museum, Chester, UK;R. C. A., London, UK; Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, UK; Art-Heritage, New Delhi.