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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: anand.manchiraju@gmail.com
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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


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