Thota Vaikuntam

Thota Vaikuntam was born in Andra Pradesh in 1942. He completed a Diploma in Painting at the College of Fine Arts and Architecture from Hyderabad, in 1970, followed by another Painting and Printmaking degree from the Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, in 1972. It was only, however, later that he developed his own distinct style under…

Ompal Sansanwal

Ompal Sansanwal was born in 1964. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the College of Art and Crafts, Kolkata, in 1987 and 1992 respectively. Sansanwal’s works are easily identified by the convoluted labyrinth-like maze of colours through which he depicts his larger themes. The figurative elements of his depictions merge effortlessly into the…

Maya Burman

Maya Burman (born 1971) is a contemporary artist of Indian parentage living in France. She works mainly in pen and ink, and watercolor; her paintings are delicate and usually have a strong fantasy element. The striking thing about her paintings is the amount of detail in them. In formal terms Maya Burmans paintings have a…

B. Srinivas Reddy

B. Srinivas Reddy was born in Andhra Pradesh in 1962. He is a graduate from JNTU College of Fine Arts, Hyderabad. He completed his post-graduation from M S University, Baroda. He has been part of various exhibitions in India and abroad. He has been awarded the Prathibha Award by the Government of Telangana. He also…

Manjit Bawa

Manjit Bawa was born in Dhuri, Punjab in 1941. He completed his education in art from the College of Art, New Delhi in 1958. In 1964, he left for Britain and worked there as a silkscreen printer. He vame back from Britain in 1971. Between 1975-1977, he taught at the College of Art. The eminent…

Laxman Aelay

Laxman Aelay was born in 1964 in Andhra Pradesh. He completed BA in painting from the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University College of Fine Arts in Hyderabad. The artist is heavily inspired by the village life that he witnessed in his childhood. The men, women, animals, houses, plants, come alive on the canvas with his use…

Lalu Prasad Shaw

Lalu Prasad Shaw was born in 1937 in Bengal. He pursued a diploma in painting (Western) from the, Government College of Art and Craft, Calcutta (now Kolkata) from 1954 to 1959. In 1967, he became a member of the Society of Contemporary Artists. He has exhibited his work both within the country and abroad, notably…