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Bhaskar Rao

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Bhaskar Rao
Hyderabad, India

Bhaskar Rao majorly indulges in landscape and nature in his paintings. The Tree that can be seen in each of his work has remained constant as part of his oeuvre over the years in his career as a painter. Bhaskar has painted and drawn trees in myriad mediums and yet every time he has returned to it with a new vision.

“My landscapes reflect the memories and experiences I’ve collected from the places I have lived, touched, smelled, heard and walked through. My landscapes are painted from a place of love and gratitude for my experiences of the world.” “My landscapes are my playgrounds: my laughter, smiles and tears of reverence for beauty are present within them. They give my truth a voice and reflect my most intimate history.”

Academics
  • 2001 : M.F.A (Painting) from University of Hyderabad (Central University), Hyderabad
  • 1999 : B.F.A. (Painting) from Andhra University Visakhapatnam, A.P
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Awards and Recognition
  • Junior Fellowship from (H.R.D) Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Government of India, New Delhi, 2001-2003.
  • State level painting award received from PottiSreeramulu Telugu University -2013
Important Collections:
  • Reddy’s foundation- Hyderabad
  • Threshold Art Gallery &Art Alive gallery New Delhi.
  • Mr. Grothe, Switzerland.
  • Lalitkala Academy, Regional Center, Chennai,
  • Daruwala Chennai.
  • Dr. KakarlaSubbarao, Hyderabad.
  • Art House, place for paintings, sculptures and murals, Bangalore.
  • President of India Dr.A.P.J.abdulKalam.
  • Loyola Academy, Hyderabad
  • Bhupendar investments.
  • K.S.Raju (Nagarjuna group).
  • Force motors, Pune
  • Department of Tourism, Govt of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and several collections in India and Abroad.
Shows & exhibitions
SOLO SHOWS
  • 2012 at icon art Gallery, Hyderabad
  • 2013 at icon art Gallery, Hyderabad
Two men show:
  • 2014 at Gallery Space, Hyderabad.
Group Exhibitions:
  • 2015- November India Art Festival 2015 held at Nehru Centre, Mumbai, india
  • 2015- August, *Identical Notions* Curated by Wahida Ahmed Hannah (easel art foundation) @ Space Art Gallery, Hyderabad
  • 2015-July, 'Raining Consciousness and Delight' at AilammaArat Gallery, Hyderabad.
  • 2015- May, Colours of Novotel, An Evening with Artists, Hotel Novotel Hyderabad.
  • 2015- Rhapsody Coumarswamy Hall, Mumbai
  • 2014-October “ART FOR CAUSE” (in aid of Hudhud victims) at Gallery Space, Hyderabad.
  • 2014-October- Inaugural group exhibition at STUDIO SIANA, PUNE.
  • 2014-August- Group Exhibition, Fifth Edition of Art Bengaluru, festival of Contemporary Art and Culture in Bangalore, association with 'THE ASIAN ART HOUSE' the Collection at UB City, Bangalore.
  • 2014-July- SECOND STRUCTURES, August CREATIVE NATURE Group Exhibition organized by Icon Art Gallery, Hyderabad
  • 2014-April- Ginger Lily - Lifestyle Gallery, Hotel Radisson Blu, Hyderabad.
  • 2014-Mar-India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
  • 2014-Feb-Tamkanat Art Gallery, Hyderabad.
  • 2014-jan-Group show, Gallery Space Hyderabad.
  • 2013-Art for Concern’s Annual Show of Indian Art -Taj Deccan, Hyderabad.
  • 2013 - Inaugural group exhibition at, AILAMMA ART GALLERY, Hyderabad.
  • 2013 The Absolut Art Jamboree, conceived and curated by Daira Centre for Arts and Culture,Taj Deccan, Hyderabad.
  • 2013–3 Man Show, Gallery Space, Hyderabad.
  • 2012- Group Exhibitions: Iconartgallery, shilparamam, salarjungmuseum,state art gallery on biodiversity summit, Hyderabad.
  • 2012 - Group Exhibition organized by Icon art gallery, Hyderabad.
  • 2012–group show, gallery space Hyderabad.
  • 2011 - Group Exhibition organized by gallery space art gallery, Hyderabad and Delhi.
  • 2010 - Freedom through art- Group Exhibition organized by Icon art gallery, Hyderabad.
  • 2010 – TIRANGA Group Exhibition organized by Icon art gallery, Hyderabad.
  • 2010 – KALPAVRIKSHA Group Exhibition organized by Icon art gallery, Hyderabad.
  • 2010 – Group Exhibition organized by Arterio gallery, Chennai.
  • 2010 – Utsav Group Exhibition organized by Daira art Gallery, Hyderabad.
  • 2009 - Group Exhibition organized by gallery space art gallery, Hyderabad and Delhi.
  • 2009 - Group Exhibition organized by icon art gallery, Hyderabad.
  • 2008 - Group Exhibition organized by scribble organization, Hyderabad.
  • 2008 - State Art Exhibition conducted by PottiSriramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad.
  • 2007-Group Exhibition State Art Gallery, Hyderabad.
  • 2005 - Group Exhibition by Visakha Art Society, State Art Gallery, Hyderabad.
  • 2004 - A Group Exhibition by Visakha Art Society, Kshetra Art Gallery, Vizag.
  • 2003 - State Art Exhibition conducted by A.P.State Council and PottiSriramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad.
  • 2003 - A Significant Difference”group show Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata.
  • 2002 - 61st All India Art Exhibition 2002, by Hyderabad Art Society, Andhra Pradesh.
  • 2002 - All India Exhibitions of Drawings by Punjab LalitKala Academy, Chandigarh.
  • 2001 - A Group Exhibition by Lakshna Art Gallery, Hyderabad.
  • 1999 - All India exhibition of Art on small format, Organized by, Chitra Kala Perished, Visakhapatnam.
  • 1999 - 13th All India Art Exhibition in South Central Zone Cultural Center, Nagpur.
  • 1998 – 3 Men show in curiosity Art Gallery, Visakhapatnam.
  • 1998-Expressions "Waltair Club, Visakhapatnam.
  • 1998 - "Expressions" Department of Fine Arts Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
Workshops / Camps:
  • Art for social cause, Curated and participated, sponsored by mytrah, @Saptarani, Hyderabad-2015.
  • IGRMAS,Bhopal-2014
  • VIJAP, Art camp curated and participated, omfarms ,Hyderabad- 2014
  • Blue storm art camp at visakha museum Visakhapatnam October, 2012
  • Artist residence programme at Icon Art Gallery 2012
  • Icon art gallery conducted four days art workshop on watercolor 2011
  • Icon art gallery conducted a one day art workshop at charlapalli jail 2010
  • Southern Artist Workshop in chitrangan Art Gallery at Visakhapatnam by Lalitkala Academy, Regional Center, Chennai, – 2004.
  • Two Day Artist Camp at Kalagramam, Visakhapatnam, – 2004.
  • Tribal Artist Workshop in Department of Fine Arts by LalitKala Academy, Regional Center, Chennai - 1999.
  • Artist painting workshop at International Educational Academy, Hyderabad.
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