BG Sharma

Bhanwar lal Girdhari lal Sharma (B. G. Sharma) is an award winning painter from Rajasthan, India. He is famous for his miniature devotional paintings and his rejuvenation and popularization of classic Rajasthan art, including the Mughal, Kishangarh, and Kangra styles.

Sharma was born on 5 August 1924 in Nathdwara, a small town near Udaipur. Nathdwara is home to the Shrinathji Krishna temple complex, which supports an artists community. Sharma's family had been artists for generations.

Sharma has been exhibited internationally in London, Germany and the United States. The Shri B.G.Sharma Art Gallery in Udaipur contains an extensive collection of his works.

Former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, British monarch Queen Elizabeth II and former Australian Prime Minister Malcom Fraser all have commissioned portraits by Sharma.His various awards include India's National Art Award for Master Craftsman.