A digital artist, Mandeep selected to rise above his disability : The Tribune India

Manmeet Singh Gill

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, December 12th

A celebrated digital artist, Mandeep Singh is an inspiration to everyone as he has carved out his place in the field with his determination and determination. Mandeep was born with cerebral palsy. Currently he not only works as a graphics teacher at Cambridge International School, but is also a freelance digital artist.

2010 Punjab government award recipient Mandeep, 39, said he has shown over a hundred exhibitions of his work around the country, including some in other countries.

Although he had to undergo bypass surgery at a very young age, Mandeep stated that he was now completely independent and able to take care of himself. “I only need help when I have to go out because I can’t drive,” he said.

Singh graduated in 2003 when he was given the opportunity to exhibit in an art gallery here. “The institute where I learned design had shown an exhibition in the gallery. They also assigned me a table. After seeing my work, the gallery management invited me to do a solo show, ”he said.

He said his family wanted him to learn bookkeeping so he could become financially independent. “But I was leaning towards digital art. My exhibition helped me get a job offer from the Springdale School, initially as a graphics teacher. Now that my students are outstanding artists, I am happy to be contributing to society, ”he said. Singh said one of his pieces was bought by an art lover in the first exhibitions, which further motivated him. His work was part of three doctoral theses at different universities. About his disability, he said: “Physical disability can be overcome if one is not mentally disabled.”

“I love instrumental music, read and hone my creative skills,” he said, adding that he leads a life of satisfaction. Stay positive. There is nothing that you cannot do. If I can, anyone can. “Singh also believes that the government needs to create disabled-friendly buildings and infrastructure.

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