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by Anand Swaroop Manchiraju, Uttaranchal
Contact: NB-1631, I.D.P.L Township, Virbhadra, Rishikesh, Distt. Dehradun, (U.A) - 249202
Ph: 0135-2454069 ,Mobile: 09997102869, e-mail:

May 2011

Painting by Anand Swaroop Manchiraju
Painting by Anand Swaroop Manchiraju
Painting by Anand Swaroop Manchiraju
Painting by Anand Swaroop Manchiraju
Painting by Anand Swaroop Manchiraju

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