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QUALIFICATION:

B.F.A.,  IN PAINTING, 1994.  KARNATAKA UNIVERSITY.

EXHIBITIONS HELD / PARTICIPATED

SOLO SHOWS:                          

2014 CHIPKO MOVEMENT PUBLIC ART @ ART HOUZ, CHENNAI
2014 URBAN STREET ART IN PUBLIC @ GOETHE INSTITUT CHENNAI
2012 MIRRORS IN THE MIND @ ART HOUZ, CHENNAI
2009 CROSSING THE PATH WAY @ CAMUNITY HALL ,Frome, UK
2009 MYSTIC REALISM – SCULPTURES  SHOW AT APPARAO, TRIVENI KALA SANGAM, NEW DELHI
2006  THE GRAMMAR OF STRENGTH AND DESIRE AT ASHVITA GALLERY -CHENNAI
2005 AN OTHER ETERNAL QUEST AT ASHVITA GALLERY CHENNAI
2003 AT THE NIGHT AT BELLA CIAO, AT THE ITALIAN RESTAURANT-CHENNAI
2003 SURFACE AT DAKSHINA CHITRA - CHENNAI
2003 THIRD SPACE AT ART KONSULT- DELHI
2001 LIVING CULTURES WALL, BRITISH COUNCIL,CHENNAI.
2000 ETERNAL QUEST AT ART KONSULT – DELHI
1994 AT G.M. AUDITORIUM, DAVANGERE, BANGALORE
                               
SOLO INSTALLATION: 

2012 NATURE – PAPER SCULPTURE ALONG WITH 600 STUDENTS AT INDO – GERMAN URBAN MELA - Goethe Institut Max Mueller Bhavan CHENNAI
2008 ARTIST’S EYE ON BERLIN WALL, PHOTO INSTALLATION@Goethe Institut Max Mueller Bhavan CHENNAI
2007 INSTALLATION CAMP AT PPA -CHENNAI
2002 BEYOND THE NATURAL AT AMETHYST – CHENNAI
2002 NOT AT TITLE – AT THE OTHER FESTIVAL - CHENNAI
2000 ETERNAL QUEST AT ART KONSULT – DELHI

FILM DOCUMENTAED AND PLAYED:

2009 VIDEO ART AT, CAMUNITY HALL Frome, UK
2009 VIDEO ART AT, KENT, UK
2009 FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT?  - MISSING LINKS @ GALLERY SUMUKHA - BANGALORE
2008 ARTIST’S EYE ON BERLIN WALL, VIDEO INSTALLATION @Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan CHENNAI
2008 MR.YOGI - MISSING LINKS @ GALLERY SUMUKHA CHENNAI
2008 MAJOR TRENDS IN CONTEMPORARY ART @ LALIT KALA AKADEMI - CHENNAI
2007 THE MADRAS CANVAS @ FORUM ART GALLERY CHENNAI
2007 SPLIT PERSONALITY @ CHOLAMANDAL ARTISTS’ VILLAGE, CHENNAI
2006 MY STUDIO  @ ASHVITA ART GALLERY & CHOLAMANDAL ARTISTS’ VILLAGE - CHENNAI
2006 DESIRE @ ASHVITA ART GALLERY  & CHOLAMANDAL ARTISTS’ VILLAGE -CHENNAI
2006 THE LAST PROCESSION  @ ASHVITA ART GALLERY & CHOLAMANDAL ARTISTS’ VILLAGE - CHENNAI
2006 AN OTHER ETERNAL QUEST @ NATIONAL ART @ GALLERY – MALDIVES
2005 AN OTHER ETERNAL QUEST @ ASHVITA ART GALLERY & CHOLAMANDAL ARTISTS’ VILLAGE  CHENNAI
2002 LET’s PAINT THE WALL by The Children Garden School  @ MAX MUELLER BHAVAN – CHENNAI

GROUP SHOWS  : 

2015 MICRO TRENDS SMALL FORMAT ART @ CHOLAMANDAL  ARTIST VILLAGE CHENNAI.
2014 DECODE ART ALIVE @ CHENNAI
2014 SCULPTURE SHOW @ GALLERY VEDA
2014 INTERFACE - ART CHENNAI @ FORUM ART GALLERY CHENNAI
2013 ANWESHAN @ AURODHAN ART GALLERY
2012 WATER - THE THREAD OF LIFE – CHITRAKALA PARISHATH, BANGALORE.
2011 LIVES & LIVELIHOODS OF FISHERFOLK, LABURNUM & INDIGO GALLERIES, CHOLAMANDAL ARTISTS VILLAGE,CHENNAI  ORG. BY  BOBP
2011 EMPTIED GESTURES, LABURNUM & INDIGO  GALLERIES, CHOLAMANDAL ARTISTS VILLAGE, CHENNAI
2010 TRIO CREATIONS @ LKA NEW DELHI
2010 CHENNAI REVISITED @ THE NOBLE SAGE, LONDON
2009 MISSING LINKS @ SUMUKHA GALLERY- BANGALORE
2008 MISSING LINKS @ SUMUKHA GALLERY- CHENNAI
2008 ARTWORLD @ CHENNAI
2007 SOUTHERN METAPHOR @ PRAKRIT ARTS, CHENNAI
2007 HARVEST @ARUSHI ARTS, NEW DELHI
2007 COLOURS OF INDEPENDENCE @ NEHRU CENTRE, LONDON
2007 CONGLOMERATION BY PRAKRIT ARTS @ KITAB MAHAL, MUMBAI
2007 PPA SHOW @ ART WORLD, CHENNAI
2007 ENDEARING PALETTE @ INDIAN HABITAT CENTRE PRESENTED BY MEC ART GALLERY, NEW DELHI

2007 THE ART OF INVESTMENT @ ASHVITA ART GALLERY, CHENNAI,
2007 ART FOR ALL @ RAY O ART GALLERY, CHENNAI
2006 NATIONAL GALLERY -MALDIVES
2006 COLLECTIVE SPACES- INDIA HABITAT CENTRE, PRESENTED BY MEC ART GALLERY, NEW DELHI

2005 AT MULAR AND PLATTER - GERMANY
2005 COLLECTIVE SPACES -MEC ART GALLERY, NEW DELHI
2003 AT MULAR AND PLATTER - GERMANY
2003 RECLAIMED AT BRITISH COUNCIL - CHENNAI
2002 PROCESS AND PARADIGM AT ART KONSULT- DELHI
2002 MODERN ART GALLERY- COREYA
2000 ART TODAY NEW DELHI
1999 THE POINT 1999 AT TAIDEGALLERIA – FINLAND
1998 SON-ET-LUMIERE IN COLABA AT – MUMBAI
1997 SURIYA GALLERY, HYDERABAD
1997 MEC ART GALLARY - DELHI
1996 ART KONSULT, NEW DELHI
1995 TOMORROW’S NEWS GROUP, THE GALLERY, MADRAS
1993 VENKATAPPA ART GALLERY, BANGALORE
1989 GROUP SHOW, HYDERABAD
1988 VENKATAPPA ART GALLERY, BANGALORE.

PARTICIPATION:      

2014 PUNE BIENNALE
2014 INDIA ART FESTIVAL MUMBAI,  FORUM ART GALLERY
2014 ART FOR CONCERN @ CHENNAI
2014 1 X 1 OF A KIND( PPA) @ FORUM ART GALLERY
2013 TEMPORARY CUSTODIANS @ APPARAO GALLERIES, CHENNAI
2013 CONCURRENCE – GALLERY BEYON MUMBAI & CHENNAI
2012 NAMMA CHENNAI – ECR  ART & SOUL
2012 EMERGING IDIOMS, APPARAP GALLERY,CHENNAI
2012 RESTART EARTH @ART N SOUL, CHENNAI
2011 HEART OF SCULPTURE for  ART CHENNAI @ FORUM ART GALLERY CHENNAI
2011 THE SCULPTURE STORY, APPARAP GALLERY,CHENNAI
2010 DIFFERENT STROKES @ LKA CHENNAI BY BRITISH COUNCIL
2010 PRESENT IN THE PAST@ FORUM ART GALLERY, CHENNAI
2009  MARCO POLO DIARIES @TAJ BY APPARAO GALLERY
2009  GANGA KI LEHREN@GALLERY SRI PARVATI
2009  ART FUSION @ NEHRU CENTRE -MUMBAI
2009  LABERNUM AND INDIGO GALLERYIES CHOLAMANDAL, CHENNAI
2009 -07 THE MADRAS CANVAS @ FORUM GALLERY,CHENNAI
2008 ART FOR CONCERN @ ARTIST’ CENTRE – MUMBAI BY  CONCERN INDIA FOUNDATION  
2008 RESEDENCIAL EXHIBITION – TTKT BERLIN - GERMANY
2008 SALON INTERNATIONAL DE PRINTEMPS LYON,FRANCE
2008 GEMS 2008 @ HOTEL PARK SHERATON BY M.S.S.I  CHENNAI
2008 TREASURES OF THE SOUTH – CYMROZA ART GALLER - MUMBAI
2007 MAYA  @ ART WORLD - CHENNAI
2007 CONFLUENCE –AN AUCTION @ TAJ COROMANDE, CHENNAI
2006 ART AND THE CITY @ VENKATAPPA ART GALLERY BANGLORE
2006 PRINT MAKING  & PPA GROUP SHOW @ LAKSHINA GALLARY ,CHANNAI
2005 ART FOR CHILDREEN 2005, SAR AARAKKAL
2002 WORKING ARTIST IN R.L.K. AT CHENNAI
2001 ARTKONSULT “MATCH BOX COVE
2000-07  CHOLASHALTION_CHENNAI
2000 CHING MALA at KERALA
1999 FOREIGN ART MUSEUM OF – FINLAND
1998 MIDNIGHT ART BAZAAR AT PARK HOTEL, DELHI
1997 50th INDEPENDENCE PAY GIFT FOR INDIA “SAHMIT”,  NEW DELHI
1996 S.C.Z.C.C. 10th ALL INDIA ART CONTEXT, NAGPUR
1996 THE 39th NATIONAL EXHIBITION OF ART, NEW DELHI
1994 RAJASTHAN LALITA KALA AKADEMI, JAIPUR
1990 R.L.K. LALIT KALA AKADEMI, BANGALORE.
1990-1995 RASHTRIYA KALA MELA AT DIFFFERENT PLACES IN INDIA
                NATAKA KALA MELA AT BANGALORE.

TRAVELLING SHOWS:           

2015 THE ART OF CHESS @ THE LODHI, NEW DELHI,BANGALORE & APPARAO GALLERY – CHENNAI.
2009  MARCO POLO DIARIES @ BY APPARAO GALLERY
2005-06 SELF & IDENTITY – PALAZZO GALLERY @ CHENNAI, NEW DELHI, MALE, MUMBAI
1998 “SMALL FORMAT” CHOLAMANDAL ARTISTS’ VILLAGE, SOUVENIR, PONDICHERRY – SPENCER PLAZA, CHENNAI
1997-98 CRIMPSON GALLERY, BANGALORE, APPA RAO GALLERY, CHENNAI
1996 50TH YEAR INDEPENDENCE DAY AIFACS NEW DELHI & VENKATAPPA ART GALLERY, BANGALORE
1995 – 96 KARNATAKA LALIT KALA AKADEMI, “KALAYATRA” NEW DELHI, CHANDIGARH, JAMMU
1991-92 FOR BLIND DONATION USA & BANGALORE

2013 Artist Camp - 65th Birthday of - Chief Minister AMMA, Chennai
2013 NATIONAL PAINTIERS’ CAMP ALVA’S VARNA VIRASAT, MOODBIDRE
2010 ART CAMP AT MANGALORE
2010 ART CAMP AT KERLA
2010 AGARTALA LKA NATIONAL CAMP
2009 PAPER MACHE WORKSHOP @ TOTALPAP, KENT, UK.
2009 KERALA LAITHAKALA AKADEMI –NATIONAL PAINTERS CAMP @ COCONET LAGOON-KOTTAYAM
2009 RISHIKESH CAMP BY GALLERY SRI PARVATI
2008 “CENTU-RAYS-2008” INTERNATIONAL ART SYMPOSIUM @ STT, TUMKUR
2008 CELEBRATING THE LINE…@GALLERY SIR PARVATHI CHENNAI
2008 KARNATAKA KALA UTSAV CAMP @ VENKATAPPA ART GALLERY- BANGALORE
2008 PAINTING CAMP @ KOVILOOR KARAIKUDI
2007 VARIATION’07,CAMP OF YOUNG ARTISTS FROM ALL OVER INDIA @ Govt. College of Fine Arts CHENNAI
2007 INSTALLATION CAMP @ CHOLAMANDAL ARTISTS’ VILLAGE, CHENNAI
2007 PAINTING CAMP AT KARNATAKA
2005 DIALOGUE CENTRE, THIRUVANNAMALAI      
2003 SITES OF RECURRENCE AT DAKSHINACHITRA CHENNAI
2003 REGIONAL L.K.A AT VALLEY SCHOOL, BANGALORE
2002 P PA YANGA ARTIST - CHOLAMANDAL CHENNAI
2002 POSTER FOR THEATRE – BANGALORE
2002 I CONDUCTED CHILDRENS WORKSHOP IN MAX MUELLER BHAVAN
2000 L.K.A. KARNATAKA
1999 LALIT KALA’S WORKSHOP AT TUMKUR
1997-98 GOLDEN JUBILEE ALL INDIA PAINTERS AT GADAG, KARNATAKA
1995 8th RAASHTRIYA KALA MELA, BANGALORE
1995 ALL INDIA ARTISTS CAMP, BADRA HAVELI, BANGALORE
1994 ROOPANKAR STUDIO, BHARAT BHAVAN, M.P
1993 HUBLI GRAPHIC CAMP, HUBLI, KARNATAKA (L.K.A.)
1991 HAMPI CAMP, KARNATAKA

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS

AWARDS: 
                          

2012  PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY – BEST ENTRY AWARD IN CAMEL ART FOUNDATIO, SOUTHERN REGION Award with Euro Art Tour
2009 ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH SCHOLARS TRAVEL GRANT VISITED U.K.
2008 S.L.B.A. AWARD @ LYON- FRANCE
2004 GLOBAL ADJESTMENT AWARD  CHENNAI
2001 SRI H.K.KEJRIWAL YOUNG ARTIST AWARD YEAR 2000 BANGALORE.
1999 28th ANNUAL EXP OF SMALL FORMAT, KALAPRASAMSA AT VISHAKAPATNAM, (A.P.)
1998 A.I.F.A.C.S. & L.K.A., KARNATAKA AT BANGALORE
1997 S.C.Z.V.V. 10TH ALL INDIA ART CONTEST, NAGPUR
1996 RESEARCH GRANT, CHENNAI
1995 ALL INDIA MEDICAL – DEVENGERE, KARNATAKA
1994 KALA KUNCHA ASSOCIATION, KARNATAKA
1988- 1991 BEST STUDENT OF THE YEAR

SCHOLARSHIPS:              

2000-H.K. KARJRIWAL SCHOLARSHIP- BANGALORE
1999 - 2000 JUNIOR FELLOWSHIP (H.R.D.) NEW DELHI.
1996-97 RESEARCH GRANT SCHOLARSHIP WORKED AT CHENNAI

COLLECTIONS:  

HYATT REGENCY - CHENNAI
NATIONAL GALLERY -MALDIVES
PRIVITE COLLECTORS FROM GERMANY
SINGAPORE, MALAYSIA, USA, FINLAND, AUSTRIA.
MODERN ART GALLERY – KOREYA
FOOD WORLD, SPENCER PLAZA, MRF, TVS GROUP-INDIA
BANGALORE, CHENNAI, JAIPUR, NAGPUR.
THE VALLEY   SCHOOL AT BANGALORE
PRIVITE COLLECTORS FROM SOUTH INDIA
LALIT KALA AKADEMI - NEW DELHI,
BHADRA HAVELI - BANGALORE 
THE PARK HOTEL - CALCUTTA, DELHI, CHENNAI.
TAJ HOTEL – MADRAS.    
S.C.Z.C.C. - NAGPUR.
 
FILM COLLECTION:  

JDCA FILM FORUM – NEW DELHI
PRIVITE COLLECTORS FROM GERMANY
PRIVITE COLLECTORS FROM INDIA
AQUAGRUP – NEW DELHI
ASHVITA ART GALLERY - CHENNAI
MCF/ DAKSHINA CHITRA - CHENNAI
            

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