Prashant Pandey holds an M.F.A in Sculpture from the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Baroda, India and a B.F.A. in Sculpture from Rajasthan University, Jaipur, India. Prashant has received the Lalit Kala Academy Award in 2009 and 2010 as well as the Bhupen Burman Award in the same year.
His first solo show, “Shelf-Life” was curated by Abhay Maskara in 2010 at Gallery Maskara, Mumbai, India. He was selected by the faculty at M.S. University, Baroda to be an artist in residence at Ecole des Beaux-Arts, France for four months in 2011. He was part of (M)other India, Galerie du Jour – Agnès B, Paris, France, 2011 and was on the longlist for the ŠKODA Prize 2011-2012. In 2012, Pandey participated in the India Art Fair, New Delhi and the ŠKODA Prize exhibition at the Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi and the VIP Art Fair 2.0 (online). “Shelf Life II” was Pandey’s second solo show at Gallery Maskara, 2012. In 2013 Pandey participated in the India Art Fair, New Delhi, India. In 2014 Pandey was selected by curator Jitish Kallat to participate in the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Cochin, India. In 2016 he was part of a group show titled TIME at Gallery Maskara, Mumbai, India.