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:
May 2011

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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