Former Dean       
Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts  
(CAVA) Mysore.  
Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy       
RAJYA PRASASTHI Honorable awardee of 1997 

1943 : Born in Kelur, Bagalkot District Karnataka

Head of Graphic Dept., & Painting Dept.,
University College of Fine Art,
Davangere-577 004.

Postal Address:
DAVANGERE - 577004.
                                                                             Phone: 08192-22155



1969              : Diploma in Drawing & Painting, Ken School of Art, Bangalore

1970                    : Fresco Training, Banasthali Vidyapeeth, Rajasthan University.

1971                    : Art Master Examination 11 Rank to the State, School of Art, Dharwad.

1975                    : Training in Modern Technical Education Process at T.T.T.I. Madras.

1979-81         : Post-graduate Diploma in Graphic art form M.S. University, Baroda by Academy merit Scholarship.

1977-80,84-87: Member, Karnataka Lalith kala Academy.

1989-94            : Member, Lalith kala Academy Delhi, Regional Centre, Madras. Life Member Karnataka
          Chitra Kala Parishat, Bangalore.

1992-93-94     : Member, Selection & Judjing and Purchasing Committee, Regional Art Exhibition, Madras.

1993                  : Member, Organizing Committee for the Rastreeya Kala Mela, Madras.

1995              : Member, Senate & Academic Council Mysore University.

1995 & 96      : Worked as dean,Chamarajendra  Academy of Visual Art. (Cava) Mysore.

1996              : Member, Selection Committee for Venkatappa Prashasthi & Jakanayacharya Prashasthi.

1985-86-87    : Member board of Study Bangalore University and Kuvempu University.


1969                     : First Prize Gold Medal , State Art Exhibition, Dyco, Davangere.

1969,70,81     : Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy, Bangalore.

1971              : Art Master Examination  Second Rank State Award From Govt, of Karnataka.

1972                      : Karnataka Art Society State Art Exhibition, Dharwad.

1970,74,76,85 : All India Fine Exhibition, C.K.P. Bangalore.

1981                      : All India Art Exhibition, Mahakoshai Kala Parishad, Raipur (M.P.)

1983                : State Art Exhibition, Hubli – Dharwad Corporation.

1985,86,88     : Mysore Dasara Art Exhibition.

1988,98        : South Central Zone cultural Centre, All India Art Exhibition, Nagpur.



1976 : First Painter’s Camp, Srirangapattana in Karnataka Under Directorship Dr. K.K. Hebbar.

1984 : South India Artist Drawing Camp, C.K.P. Bangalore.

1984 : First Graphics Art Camp in Karnataka C.K.P. Bangalore.

1985 : South India Print maker’s camp, Bangalore, under the Directorship Dr. Krishna reddy.

1885 : Artist Camp, Vishwa Kannada Seramelana, Mysore.

1986 : SAARC Sammelana National Artist Camp, Bangalore.

1987 : South Zone Cultural Folk, Festival Camp, Madras.

1988 : South India Graphic Art Camp of British Council and Chitrakala Parishat Bangalore.

1989 : Nehru Centenary Celebration Graphics Workshop, Bangalore.

1990 : South India, Painter’s Camp, Amaravathi Art Festival, Amaravathi (A.P.)
  (Regional Centre Madras.)

1990  : Convenor & Participated south India Graphic Camp, Davangere, (Regional Centre Madras).

1991  : South India Mural Painters Workshop, Guruvayur (Kerala).

1992   : Convenor & Participated South India Painter’s Camp, Bijapur, (Regional Centre Madras).

1994   : Convenor & Participated South India Painter’s Camp, Mysore.

1996 : Artist Camp, Glden Jubilee Celebration, Schol of Art, Dharwad

1996 : Convenor & Participated Vernamela Camp, CAVA, Mysore at the time of working as dean.

1998 : 51st Independence Celebration of Painters Camp, Govt. of Karnataka Bangalore.



1983       : Participated in second Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh.

1985-86    : Participated in Contemporary Print Maker’s India Festival U.S.A. (Round Tour Exhibition).



27 Years Teaching Experience in Painting, Graphics, Murals, University  College of Fine Arts, Davangere.



Service in Rotary International club of Davangere worked since 1986 in Various Committees as  chairman and board of directors ; attended all the major work and health checkup camp. Eye Camp, social service, Polio Camp and also multi
district, assembly, and district conference, etc., at Davangere, Gulbarga, Madras, Bangalore, Adoni, (A.P.) Ranebennur,
Hyderabad, Guntur.   1985: Falicated by the Muncipal Council Davangere, Public Honnur for eminent artist on November First, Karnataka Rajyothsava festival, many other institutes are honnered public Sanmana.


1970-72-75 : Reproduction of Fresco Murals from Murals from Sharvanabelagola temple for Lalitha Kala Academy                       collections.

1975 :   200 Drawings of Hospet city life sketches in different activities for National symposium, Urban Development of
              City Muncipal Council, Hospet Karnataka.



1971,73,75 : Bangalore,           1975:Davangere,           1983: Kalabhavan, Hyderbad (A.P.)



1983,86,94 : Participated in Rastreeya Kala Mela, New Delhi.



1971             : Fresco Miniature Exhibition at Jaipur, sponsered by Banasthali Vidyapeeth and Rajasthan

1973-74         : Mysore Art Council Art Exhibition, Max Muller Bhavan, Bangalore, Mangalore, Udupi, Hyderabad.

1975              : Historical Monuments Landscape Exhibition, Hampi for the Vijayanagar Festival.

1978              : Selected Indian Contempory Artist Exhibition, Bangalore.

1980             : Group study tour exhibition, Faculty of fine art, Gallery of Baroda 

1980-90-91       : Regional Lalitha Kala Academy Exhibition Delhi, Calcutta, Bombay & Madras & other centre south        

1981-84         : All India Graphics Exhibition , Chandigarh, Hyderabad, New Delhi.

Since 1980    : Participated in National Exhibition of Art, New Delhi. Silver Jubliee Exhibition, Bombay.

1987               : Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy in Miniature Format, Silver Jubilee Exhibition, Bombay.

1987               : All India Art Exhibitions, Orissa Lalitha Kala Academy, Bhuvaneshwar.

1987               : Drawing – 87 All India Art Exhibition of Drawings, Delhi, Chandigarh (Sponsered by AIFACS).

1985-86-87     : All India Art Exhibitions Nagpur, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Bhuvaneshwar, Bhopal, Madras.
89-90-91-          Bombay, Delhi, Indore, Rajpur, Bangalore, Trivendrum, Madras, Calcutta, Chandigarh,
92-93                Jaipur, Udipur and all other major cities in India.



1.        Banasthali Vidhyapeth, Rajasthan University 2. Mr. G.S. Goyal, Ex-General Manager, Harihar Polyfibers 3. Dr. Tasco, Director Maxmuller Bhavan, German. 4. Venkatappa Art Gallery & Govt. Museum, Bangalore 5. National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. 6. National Lalitha Kala Academy, New Delhi 7. Prof. Jaeques Gendra, New Clenodoneya (South Pacific) 8. Mr. G.A. Parashram, Industrialist & President, Karnataka Sngaha Hyderabad. 9. Dr. Walter A. Staub. Managing Director, Sandoz (India) Ltd., Bombay 10. Regional Lalit Kala Academy, Madras. 11. Folk Art
Museum Mysore University. 12. Karnataka Tourism Development Corporation, Bangalore 13. Karnataka Lilitha Kala
Academy, Bangalore. 14. Mr. T.S. Ranga Film Director, Bangalore 15. Director, South Central Zone Cultural Centre
Nagpura Govt. of India  16. Mr. Godakhindi, Engineer Gujarath Vidyuth Mandli Baroda 17. Mr. R.C. Solonkey,
Engineer, N.G.E.F. Bangalore 18. Davangere Muncipal Council, Davangere 19. Director, South Zone Cultural Centre,
Tanjavur, Govt. of India. 20. Shivanand, Davangere 21. Albert Weingaertner Germany 22. Teisser Palangi, Tehran
Museum of Contempory Art, Iran  23. Ulrich SEIBT Blumenstrasse, Germany 24. Yann,L. Hostis France 25. June
Batheja, Leicesterle England (U.K.) 26. Dr. Venkatesh, Mysore.27. R.L. Arsenanit, Phliaulphia, Pennsglvania U.S.A.
28. Hamsa Colour Lab, Davangere 29. Sri.H.D. Deve Gowda, Honarable Former Prime Minister of India 30. Vicerya
Hotel, Mysore 31. Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi 32. Miss Rama Anand Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi.




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