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Ved Nayar
1933 Lyallpur
1952 B..A., St. Stephen's College, Delhi University. 
1957 National Diploma in Fine Arts. College o fArt, Delhi 
1957 National Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademi 
1958 Nine Painters' group show, New Delhi 
1960 Group show of the `Unknown'_ a group of young painters & sculptors. 
1961 Group show of the`Unknown', New Delhi 
1970 Member of the Exhibition Design Team for India Pavilion, EXPO `70' Osaka, Japan 
1975 Third Triennale _India 
1976 One man show at Kumar Art Gallery, New Delhi 


Worked as Chief of Design Division, Trade Fair Authority of India. Designed many Exhibitions  
in India & abroad 
1978 `Pictorial Space'_ an exhibition organised by Lalit Kala Akademi 
1979 `Smll Format Sculptures'_ Lalit Kala Akademi's Silver Jubilee celebrations exhibition, New Delhi 
1981 International Exhibition of Small Sculptures, Budapest 
1981 National Award for sculpture `Mankind - 2101', Lalit Kala Akademi 
1982 Commendation certificate for `Installation" Mankind 2110 (an Alternative) and Mankind 2110 (The Second Alternative)- Fifth Triennale India 
1982 Designed a bas-relief reposee mural in copper 6m x 10 m for the lounge ceiling at Surya Sofital Hotel, New Delhi 
1982 Contemporary Indian Art Exhibition organised as part of Festival of India, London 
1983 Contemporary Indian Sculpture 1983_ an      exhibition organised by Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay 
1983 Invited sculptor for parlicipation in the National Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademi 
1983 Exhibition of Works of the `Karu' group of artists at Baradari, Garhi studios, New Delhi 
1984 Commissioner, Indian Contemporary Art Exhibition, Algiers 
1987 Exhibition of Serigraph Prints - `Drawings for Sculpture' at Triveni Art Gallery, New Delhi 
1988 `Work on Paper' - a group show of graphic prints of Indian Artists, Frankfurt, Germany 
1988 Designed Citation Trophy for Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding _presented to Secretary General of United Nations 
1988 Designed environmental & communication graphics for World Philately Exhibition New Delhi 
1988 One man show of drawings and graphic prints, `Interior Gallery' Islamabad
1988 One man show of drawings and graphic prints, `Nairang' Gallery, Lahore
1989 Exhibition of Contemporary Drawings, CMC Art Gallery, New Delhi 
1989 Group Show of Artists from Delhi, Sakshi Art Gallery, Madras 
1989 Group Show of Drawings, Paintings &   Sculptures at Village Gallery, New Delhi 
1989 Group Show of Self -Portraits, Village Gallery, New Delhi 
1990 Group Show Conceptual Self-portraits, with Gogi Saroj Pal at Artist Studio Gallery, New Delhi 
1990 Group Show at Kala Yatra, Bangalore 
1990 Group Show of Self-Portraits, Chemould Art Gallery, Bombay 
1990 Exhibition of National Award winning works_ Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi 
1990 A Group Exhibition on the occasion of the visit of Nelson Mandela at the Little Theater Group Art Gallery, New Delhi 
1990 A group show along with Gogi Saroj Pal at the Artist Studio Gallery, New Delhi 
1990 Participated in the 9th International Exhibition of Graphic Art at Frenchen, Germany 
1991 Group show of terracotta sculptures at the Artist Studio Gallery as complimentary activity to the   "Colours of the Earth" exhibition organised by the British Council 
1991 Participated in group show on the `Year of Girl Child' organised by Shruti, the Art Gallery of   Maurya Sheraton Hotel, New Delhi 
1991 Participated in he Group Exhibition and Auction organised by Helpage India at Jehangir Art Gallery and conducted by Asprey, London 
1991 Group Show Kunsthalle Maine, Maine, Germany 
1991 Retrospective exhibition of drawings from 1979 to 1989 at Artist Studio Gallery, New Delhi 
1992 Indian Artists in Dhaka
1992 The Expressive Line, Art Age presentation, Calcutta 
1992 `To Encounter others'; An international exhibition of contemporary art at Kassell/Hann Munden,   Germany which coincided with Documenta IX_ Contributed an installation `Mankind 2192 - Despair   and Hope of Kalpavriksha " 
1992 Display of installation `Mankind 2192 - Despair and Hope of Kalpavriksha" at Max Mueller Bhawan, New Delhi 
1992 Group Show with Gogi Saroj Pal of paintings 'Mankind and Godkind"   at Artist Studio Gallery 


Group Show of sculptures 'Heads' at Sakshi Art Gallery Bombay, Madras and Bangalore
1993 Group Show of Drawings; Sakshi Art Gallery, Bombay 
1993 "Wounds" exhibition organised by CIMA at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. 
1993 Group Show organised by CRY at Maurya Sheraton, New Delhi.
1993 `More than a decade ago, the Artist's Choice'; a group show organised by the Display Gallery,     New Delhi 
1993 Group exhibition organised by the Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda for the cause of Maharashtra   earthquake. 
1993 Contemporary Indian Art , a group exhibition in Yokohama, Japan. 
1993 Helped to conceptualise, design and edit the book on Contemporary Indian Art published by  
Masanori Fukuoka.
1993 Contributed an installation `Mankind 2193 - Despair  & Hope of Kalpavriksha' in the 8th Triennale_ India.
1994 `Paintings in Weaving'-A group  show at Artist Studio Gallery, New Delhi. 
1995 International Installation Workshop and Exhibition on Art & Ecology, organised by Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi. 
1996 Paintings & Installations at Art Today, New Delhi. 
1997 Two artists exhibition of recent paintings at the Kal Art Gallery, San Francisco, USA, with Gogi Saroj Pal. 
1997 Major trends in contemporary Indian Art after Independence, the exhibition organised by the Lalit Kala Akademi. 
1997 `The Looking Glass-Self' a group show at Lakeeren Art Gallery, Mumbai. 
1997 '50 Years of Indian Independence' - a group show organised by  Vadhera Art Gallery at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. 
1997 Two artists group exhibition at the Gallery 88, Calcutta. 
1997 Masanori Fukuoka's contemporary  Indian Art collection exhibition organised by the National Gallery of Modern Art in Delhi, Bombay, Bangalore and Calcutta. 
1998 Artist's camp organised by Alembic Chemicals, Vadodra.
1998 'Uttarayan'_ a Sculptor's Camp, Vadodra.
1998 'Unmasking' _a group show of conceptual self - portraits organised by Om Gallery, New Delhi.

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