Bhubaneswar: Adding another feather to his cap, Odisha’s renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik won the People’s Choice Prize at the Boston International Sand Art Championship.
Pattnaik sculpted a sand art on plastic pollution with a message “save our ocean”, which brought him the achievement.
I have won the People’s Choice Prize at USA for My SandArt on Plastic Pollution with message, “Save our Ocean ” in #Boston International SandArt Championship/ Festival 2019. pic.twitter.com/JfF7kqXcxE
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) July 28, 2019
Pattnaik, who is known for his sand sculptures on social awareness, has participated in more than 60 international sand sculpture championships across the world and won many awards for the country. A Padma Shri recipient, he is also a Guinness World Records holder.
Earlier in 2017, Pattnaik had won the jury prize gold medal at the Xth World Sand Sculptures Championship in Moscow, Russia.