Artist M S Joshi Award for excellence in watercolour landscape drawing:
Founder member of Model Art Education Society and Model Art Institute – Murlidharan Sadashiv Joshi’s name is taken with great respect and proud. He is recognised in the Indian art scene as a landscape painter M. S. Joshi. In 2005, his select landscapes were displayed at Jahangir Art Gallery, in an exhibition titled ‘Masterstrokes’. This was a tribute to his incredible practice. In response to this exhibition, in 2008, Model Art Education Society has announced Artist M. s. Joshi award for landscape painting in watercolour. It is dedicated to inspire art students engaged in landscape painting from various regions of Maharashtra. Cash prize with a certificate is offered to the awardee.