Paintings by Anand Swaroop Manchiraju, Uttaranchal
Contact: NB-1631, I.D.P.L Township, Virbhadra, Rishikesh, Distt. Dehradun, (U.A) - 249202
Phone: 0135-2454069, Mobile: 09997102869, e-mail: anand.manchiraju@gmail.com
http://anandswaroop-manchiraju.artistwebsites.com/
May 2011



    Profile:
    Artist by birth, photographer by profession and sculptor by practice.
    More than 25 exhibitions all over India over 30 years.
    First in the country to use photochemical on bromide as a medium of painting.
    Done series of oil painting on canvas with themes like Landscapes, Ganesha, Nudes, dances.
    Done paintings on disposed X-Ray sheets on themes likes Dances, Faces, Landscapes.

    One man shows:
    Conducted various painting and photo-painting exhibitions in prominent art galleries across the country. The exhibitions received critical applause from the press & T.V as well as enthusiastic response from the art lovers. Some important shows include:
    Andhra Academy of Arts, Vijayawada - 2010
    Siddhartha College, Vijayawada 2007
    Indraprasth Art Gallery,Delhi - 2005
    Bajaj Art Gallery, Mumbai - 2003, 1993
    Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai - 1999
    Lalit Kala Academy, N.Delhi - 1999, 1995, 1991
    Jahanhgir Art Gallery, Mumbai - 1997, 1992
    Triveni Gallery, New Delhi - 1993
    India International Center, Lodi Road, N.Delhi. - 1992
    Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta - 1992
    Lalit Kala academy, Regional Center, Madras 1991, 1990
    Kirti Art gallery Fore, B-18, Qutub Institutional area, N.Delhi - 1991
    Lalit kala Academy, Lucknow - 1989
    Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi. - 1978
    Andhra Academy of Arts, Vijayawada - 1974
    Raj Bhawan, Hyderabad 1968

    Collections:
    South Zone Cultural Center - Madras
    IDPL - Rishikesh
    Mr.J.R.D.Tata - Bombay
    Austrian Embassy - New Delhi
    Bayer India Ltd. - Mumbai
    Blue Star Ltd. - Mumbai
    Wesleyan University, Middle Town CT
    National Lalit Kala Academy - New Delhi
    Andhra Academy of Arts, Vijayawada
    Several private art galleries and collectors in Delhi & Madras

    Publications:
    The works and profile appear in -
    Aritists Directory 1981 published by Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
    Asia's Who's Who of Men & Women of Achievement & Distinction
    Livre d Orders Collectionneurs et Amateurs d'Art, Paris
    Biography international
    Table & Wall Calendars of IDPL 1995
    Directory of Artists of Andhra Pradesh, published by Govt. of A.P. 2002

    Participation:
    International Art Exhibition, Indian Artist Network, Jakarta, Singapore, Dubai - 2007
    National Kala Mela, LKA, New Delhi - 1994, 1986, 1978
    Indian Biennially of Photography Exhibition, LKA New Delhi - 1993
    Artist camps, Andhra Academy of Arts, Vijayawada 1996, 1994, 1991, 1987

    Awards
    Got several awards in painting and photography (state level) during 1961, 1965, 1969, 1976, 1981, 1982 & 1987
    Awarded by Government of Andhra Pradesh in 1964, 1969 & 1976

    Positions held:
    President, Andhra academy of Arts, Vijayawada 1999 - Present
    Heading the art academy (recog. by L.K.A. New Delhi) that is dedicated towards promoting art and artists by organizing annual exhibitions, seminars, artist camps and workshops

    Qualification:
    Diploma in Photography Govt.College of Fine Arts & Arch. J.N.T.U Hyderabad Certificate course in Color Photo Technology, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun