Born in 1948 at Devanahalli, Bangalore District.
Govt. Diploma in painting and modeling - Sculptor from Kalamandir School of Arts, Bangalore
- 1969-91 - Participated in Karnataka Lalithakala Academy exhibitions, Mysore Dasara Exhibitions.
- 1970-75 - Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, All India Exhibitions
- 1970-75 - Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, All India Exhibitions
- 1980, 84, 96 - National Art Exhibitions, New Delhi
- 1980 - Paintings and Sculptures Exhibition by Thooricas Madras
- 1984 - Karnataka Kala Yatra group exhibition 15 places all over Karnataka.
- 1984 - Group Show at Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.
- 1985 - Traditional Sculptures Exhibition at Bangalore, Organized by Shilpakala Prathistana.
- 1987 - Academy of Fine Arts Exhibition, Calcutta
- 80, 81, 85 - Participated in Karnataka Kala Mela
- 1990 - NCSM Artists and Sculptors Exhibitions, Calcutta
- 1994 - Shilpakala Prathistana, Organized Sculptors Show, at Bangalore
- 1995 - Samyojitha Group Exhibition at Rashtriya Kalamela, Bangalore
- 1996 - Samyojitha Group Exhibition at Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
- 1997-98 - Karnataka Lalithakala Academy, Organised Kala Yatra Exhibition
- 1998 - All India Miniature Format Sculpture Exhibition, oragnised by Samyojitha, Bangalore
- 2000 - All India Miniature Format Sculpture Exhibition, organised by Karnataka Samyojitha Academy
- 2000 - All India Minature Format "Sculpure Exhibtion", organised by Karnataka Shilpakala Academy
- 2004 - Swarna Rekha Exhibition for 50 years of Lalithakala Academy remembering Exhibition, New Delhi.
- 2006 - Contemporary Sculptor form organised Group Show Exhibition, Bangalore
- 2008 - Contemporary Sculptor form organised Group Show Exhibition, Bangalore
- 1980 - All India Sculptures Camp held at Regional Centre, Madras
- 1981 - All India Sculptures Camp organized by Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore
- 1982 - Sculpture’s and Painters Camp, organized by Karnataka Lalaithakala Academy, Vishwa Kannada Sammelana, Mysore
- 1983 - Scluptors Camp, organized by Cholamandal Artists Village and Works Centre, Madras
- 1985 - Sculptors and Painter's Camp, organized by Karnataka Lalitakala Academy.
- 1986 - All India Artist and Sculptors Camp during SAARC meet at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore, organized by SZC Centre.
- 1987 - Regional Centre, Lalithakala Academy, organised Bronze Casting Camp, Bangalore
- 1988 - Kannada and Culture Dept., organised camp on Nehru and Nature, Bangalore
- 1991 - Bhava Shilpa Shibira, organised by South Central Zone Cultural Centre, at Pune.
- 1992 - All India Sculptors Camp at Gulbarga, organized by Central Lalithakala Academy
- 1992 - Regional Centre, Lalithakala Akademy, Bronze Casting Camp, Pondichery
- 1994 - All India Sculptors Camp at Khamgan (Maharashtra), organised by South Central Cultural Zone.
- 1997 - International Sculptors Symposium at Kannada Vishwavidyalaya, Hampi and Central Lalithakala Academy at Hampi.
- 2000 - Golden Jubilee year of Independence, Painters and Sculptors Camp, organized by Kannada and Cultural Dept., Bangalore
- 2001 - All India Sculptors Camp (Bronze Casting), organized by Central Lalithakala Academy at Ahmedabad.
- 2003 - Southern Sculptors Camp at Vishakhapatnam, organized by Regional Central Madras South Zone Cultural Center, Andhra University
- 2003 - Bhavashilpa Shibira at Mysore, organized by Shilpakala Academy, Bangalore
- 2005 - Bangalore University and Regional Centre Lalithakala Academy, at Bangalore University (Visual Art Dept.)
- 2008 - Participated in International Art Symposium at Tumkur, conducted by Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Architecture Department.
- 2010 - Participated in Sculpture’s Forum
- 2011 - Participated in Sculpture’s Forum
- 2012 - Participated in Sculpture’s Forum
1981 - Ramneel Art Gallery, Bangalore
1987 - Youth Writers & Artists Guild Organized Exhibition.
- 1996 - National Award for Sculptur.
- 1980, 83 -Karnataka Lalitakala Academy Award for Sculptors
- 1995 - Ramsons Kala Prathistana Honor, Mysore
- 1997 - Kannada Rajyothsava Award
- 1997 - Karnataka Shilpakala Academy honor.
- 2006 - Janapada loka Award for contribution to field of sculture
- 2010 - Jakkanacharya Award for Life time achievement
- 2014 - Kaladyana Prashasthi
- • National Gallery of Modern Arts, New Delhi
- • Karnataka Lalithakala Academy, Bangalore
- • Central Lalitha Kala Academy, New Delhi
- • Cholamandal Artists Village, Madras
- • Govt. Museum, Bangalore
- • Davanagere School of Arts and Crafts, Davanagere
- • South Central Cultural Zone Centre, Nagpur
- • Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore
- • Regional Cenre Lalithakala Akademy, Chennai
- • Kannada University, Hampi
- • South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur
- • Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore
- • Karnataka Shilpakala Akademy, Bangalore
- • Dept. of Kannada & Culture, Bangalore
and may more collections in India and Abroad.
- • 12' x 85' Fibreglass Mural for Ramsons Handicrafts Emporium, Mysore
- • Terracotta, Aluminium and Plaster Murals and Scluptures for Jindal Aluminium Company
- • Mural for Thontadarya Mutt Kalyana Mantap, Gadag
- • 18' x 7' Fibre Mural for Hampi University, Hampi
- • Many Murals in different mediums (Fibreglass, Terracotta, Ceramic, Stone etc., for several private buildings.)
BUST & LIFE SIZE STATUES
- • 9' Sarvajna Bronze Statue for Masur, Haveri Dist. (Commission by Govt. of Karnataka)
- • Life size Sitting Bronze Statue of Bishop Cotton for Bishop Cotton School, Bangalore
- • B. M. Sri and Thi. Nam Sri for Shakthi Kendra, Bangalore
- • Basaveshwara for Basavapeeta - Gulbarga University, Gulbarga
- • 9.5 feet Bronze Statue of the Ex. Chief Minister Sri Devraj Urs, Commissioned by State Government.
- • Sri Kondajji Basappa, Madam Baden Powell for Scouts & Guides, Bangalore
- • Freedom Fighter Bhagat Singh and Sri Subbarao of Anantapur
- • Sri A. N. Subbarao, Founder, Kalamandir School of Arts, Bangalore
- • Life size Bronze Statue of Ramanashri for Ramanashrama, Bangalore
- • Late Sri K. N. Guruswamy for The Printers Mysore (P) Ltd., Bangalore
- • "Kittle" 7.5 feet Bronze Statue for C.S.I., Bangalore and Dharwad
- • Dr. Menasin Kai 9.6' Bronze Statue for Dharwad.
- • Life Size Bronze Statue of Sri Basaveshwara for Veerashiva Vidyabhivriddi Sangha, Bangalore
- • 6' Bronze Statue of H. L. Nagegowda for Janapada Loka, Bangalore
SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS - Camp Director
- • Sculpture Workship in Fibre Glass Mural at Kalamandalam, Dharwad – 1994
- • Terracota Plaster and Paper Mesh Medium Workshop, organised by Nirmal's Art Centre for Children, Bangalore - 1994, 95, 96.
- • Terracota Sculpture Workshop organised by Lalitakala Akademi, Mangalore – 1997
- • Scuplture Workshop for Prathibhotsava conducted by Shilpakala Akademi, Bangalore – 2002
- • Mural Workshop in Fibre Glass at Kalamandira, Bangalore – 2002
- • Fibre Glass Mural Workshop at Mysore Association, Mumbai – 2003
- • Coorg Foundation as conducted Painting & Sculpture for Hill station Student's at Different places in
- • Coorg. - 2002 to 2005
- • Camp Director for Stone Carving at Rangayana Camp, Mysore – 2008
- • Camp Director for Sculptures Camp on Mahatma Gandhi organized by Karnataka Shilpakala Academy & Gandhi Bhavan - 2014
MEMBERSHIP and NOMINATION
- • Member of Lalitakala Academy - 1995 to 1998
- • Member of Shilpakala Academy - 2002 to 2005
- • President of Karnataka Shilpakala Academy, Bangalore 2005 to 2008 - Nominated by Govt. of Karnataka