Shiv Singh Solanki
A fourth-generation miniature-painting artist, Shiv Singh Solanki was tutored by his father on the art of miniature painting from age seven. He went on to graduate in Fine Arts with high honours from Udaipur University. Solanki uses traditional techniques, materials and colours mainly derived from minerals, vegetables, precious stones, indigo, conch shells, gold and silver. After winning a national competition for miniature fingernail painting, Singh contributes to the traditional art of miniature painting. He has painted a set of Miniatures on Camel bones especially for the Okapi WAG in Dubai.