He started sculpting images on sand since the age of seven and has designed hundreds of sand art.
He was the brand ambassador of NALCO, India.
He established “The Golden Sand Art Institute” which is first of its nature in India. His sculptures include environmental crisis, famous festivals, national integrity and religious tolerance.
Sudarsan has represented India in 50 international Sand Sculpture championship and festivals all around the world and Won 27 (Twenty seven) championship prizes for the country. During the year 2013, he won 1st prize (gold medal) at Saint Peters Burg in 12th International sand sculpture competition at Russia, Danish grand prizes at International Sand competition Championship, Denmark and won Moscow museum prize at Russia. In 2011 he won 1st prize and public prize at Denmark and also won double medal at Solo International sand art contest in Mervala 2012. In 2010, he won the gold medal for people choice award at 3rd Moscow World sand sculpture championship. He also won three medal in North American solo sand sculpture championship, People choice prize in Canada and Moscow. In 2009 Won the Korea sand sculpture award. In 2008 he won the World champion title at USF World sand sculpture championship, Berlin. Apart from this he is the 5 times winner of people choice award at Berlin, which is a record.
His sand sculpture on Black Taj Mahal earned him accolades all over the world.
He has won many national and international awards for his creative designs and has recorded his name in the World records. He was Awarded Padma Shri in 2014.
Here is an awesome sand art on upcoming GANESH CHATURTHI festival.
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) August 24, 2017