Prof. Dilip Oza

Diploma in Applied Art (Fine Arts) State Examination Board, Gujarat State in 1976-77 (First Class, Second in the Board Exam with Distinction). Special Fellowship Programme at NID, in Visual Communication, Training Programme Asia Pacific cultural Center for UNESCO, JAPAN

Born in Ahmedabad in 1956. Brought up and settled in Ahmedabad and worked with the well-known National Institute of Design (NID) Ahmedabad for 40 long years, he got superannuation and continue as a consultant and Visiting Faculty.

Dilip Oza is a Graphic Designer and graduated his Applied Arts course in first class. He also did a fellowship programme at NID in visual communication. In further he did a Training Programme organized by UNESCO in Japan.

He has very long experience in the Design field including areas of Design Education, Professional Design Projects, Publication Design, Packaging Design, Exhibition Design, Typography, Calligraphy, Print Media and computer Graphics etc. During his career, he was involved in many Professional Design Projects like Ahmedabad Municipal Corpo. Ahmedabad Tourist Map, Bus Route Map, Tourist Map of Goa, Industrial Map of India, Symbol Design for SPIPA, Water Mission, WASMO etc. He was also involved in Exhibition Design Projects like the Agri Expo, Discovery of India, Energy etc. Signage and Map Design for Tirupati Tirumala Devsthanama.

He has also attended many seminars and workshops related to Computer Aided Design, Letter Design and calligraphy. He was also one of the jury members for Lalit Kala Academy (Gujarat) in a selection committee member for the symbol design of GACL-NALCO Alkalies and Chemicals Pvt. Ltd; Vadodara. Art Movies, Indian classical Music, Photography and visiting Art Exhibitions are his areas of interest. Invited as a jury member for a fine arts college, Vallabh Vidhyanagar. Offered Liberal Art programme at “Charotar University of Science and Technology” (CHARUSAT), Changa.

At present working on NID Book Publication Project: “NID Designed Symbols for India”. Visiting Faculty at NID for Elements of Colour and Elements of Composition etc.