Born in a small remote village Gadapa, in Mahbubnagar district of Telangana, on 1st August 1971.
Presently working as Assistant Professor (ad hoc), Department of Painting, College of Fine Arts, Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Hyderabad
2006 Master of Visual Arts (Art history & Aesthetics), Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda.
2002 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting) Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (J.N.T.U), Hyderabad
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2017 Reinterpreting Ramayana, a Solo Show at Kalakriti Art Café-Botanica, Gacchibowli, Hyderabad
2016 trending Tweets, a Two-Men Show at Kalakriti Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2016 Mystical Rendition’, a group show at Shrishti Art Gallery, Hyderabad,
2015 Group show at Diara art Gallery, Hyd,
2016 Group show at Muse art Gallery, Hyd,
2014 Group show at Gallery Space, Hyd,
2014 Group show at HICC, Hi-tech city, Hyd,
2014 Group show at Salarjung Museum Gallery, Hyd,
2014 Group show at Ailamma Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2014 Group show at Tamkanat Art Gallery, Hyderabad.
2012 “100,000” show by TAD Art Company, New Delhi held at Indi Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
2011 One Square foot show’ in Ahmadabad,
2011 Tales of Love and Betrayal: A Modern retelling of Ramayana, a three persons show along with M.F.Husain and Nirmala Biluka at Serindia
Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
2011 ‘Baroda: Storytelling through Art’ at Serindia Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
2011 “Art for Concern”, The Annual Monsoon Show of Indian Art by Concern India Foundation, Mumbai.
2011 Featured as ‘artist of the month’ on Saffron art website, April 2011.
2010 “Divine Stroke’ a group show of artworks on cricket bats at Sarjan Art Gallery, Baroda.
2010 “Po10tial” group show at Kalakriti Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2010 “Our Own Path..” Harvest- 2010 part-I annual show at Arushi Arts New Delhi.
2010 ‘In Sync’ a joint show by Anand Gadapa& Nirmala Biluka at Seagull Foundation for the Arts, Kolkata
2010 ‘Art in Aid of Animals and Birds’, a Group show of paintings on Papier Mache Tavidis’ at Sarjan Art Gallery, Baroda.
2009 “Reinventing Ravana” a show for Le-Sutra, a Concept Hotel, ‘Out of the Blue’, Bombay.
2009 “Once Upon A Time” a charity -Group show at Gallery Dusk, Bombay.
2009 “The Big Picture” a Group show at Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.
2009 “The Revelation” a two-man show at Prakrit Gallery, Chennai.
2009 “An Ode to Perfection” a Group show at Bank On Art, New Delhi
2009 “Best of India” a Group show at Gallery Space, Hyderabad
2008 ‘Pro-Imagists’ a Group show at Sridharani Art Gallery, New Delhi
2007 ‘Tryst with Telangana’, Sarjan Art Gallery, Baroda
2007 ‘Deccani Parlance’, Kaleidoscope Art Gallery, Baroda
2006 ‘Trans-local’, Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
2005 ‘Trio’ a three men show at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2001 a, group show at Lakshana Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2017 Krishnakriti Festival, Hyderabad
2017 Telangana Kalamela-2116 in collaboration with Krishnakriti Foundation and Art@Telangana, Hyderabad
2007 Annual Show, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Mumbai
2001, 02 Annual Show, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (J.N.T.U). Gallery, Hyderabad
2003 Annual Show, Telugu University, Hyderabad
In Camps n workshops
Participated in several workshops held in Hyderabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Dehradun, and Daman.
Honors and Awards
2004-06 Telugu University Scholarship, Hyderabad
2002 Best Drawing Award by Police Academy, Andhra Pradesh
2005-06 Malladi Scholarship, India
2002 Best Painting Award at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (J.N.T.U). Annual Exhibition