Jagannath Panda is a sculptor. His work has been showcased in solo and group exhibitions in India and across the globe in San Francisco, Tokyo, London and Rome. His work has also featured in numerous books and articles, including the recent A Voyage of Identity: Jagannath Panda by Uma Prakash and Unfolding- Contemporary Indian Textile by Maggie Baxter. Panda is the recipient of several awards, most recently the 2002 Centre Prize by C.I.I.C. London, the 1996 All India Fine Art and Crafts Society Award, the National Academy Award from Central Lalit Kala Akademi and the All India Drawing Award from Punjab Lalit Kala AkademI in 1995.