- Winner of the Eastern Eye ACTA (Arts Culture & Theatre Awards) for Photography supported by the British Army ‘Masterji’ Maganbhai Patel February 2023
- Through the lens of Masterji was nominated for the Best Live event category for the Asian Media Awards in November 2022.
Time line of events
- 2015 represented my father Maganbhai Patel (known as Masterji) at the age of 94 on his first group exhibition for the launch of Coventry City of Culture bid. 2018 I became custodian of the photography archive.
- Masterji – Book Jul 2017 – Nov 2017 Launched and co-authored a book with my father, the Masterji photography book of my father’s photography as part of the Coventry City of Culture 2021
- Masterji and Coventry – Coventry City of Culture Trust June 2017 – Sep 2017 Worked with local group to exhibit first solo exhibition of my father’s photography and personal items.
- Lightfield Festival – New York USA – Aug 2017 – Sep 2017 Masterji photographs for a group exhibition. Liaised with American curator Anna Van Lenten exhibit as part of the Lightfields photography exhibition at Hudson Hall. I raised funds from the University of Warwick to send over the work in a secure and safely through a courier.
- Focus Festival Mumbai Feb 2017 – Mar 2017 Masterji Photographs exhibited in Mumbai, India. Represented my father, travelled to India and worked on the International Focus Festival and exhibited work at Akara Gallery in Mumbai.
- 2022 Through the lens of Masterji Compton Verney Art gallery