1964 Kadireni Gudem, Andhra Pradesh
1996 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, College of Fine Arts, Hyderabad
2017: Received PHD. from the English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU) for his thesis on ‘The Markandeya Puranam and the Nakashi Scroll Panting: A Study of the Oral, Performative and Visual Traditions in South India.
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2008: ‘The River Underneath’, India Fine Art, Mumbai
2006: ‘Moods and Colors’, Fida Art Gallery, Singapore
2005: ‘Song of the Village’, Apparao Galleries, Chennai
2004: ‘Charismatic Contours’, Gallery Threshold, New Delhi
1999: ‘Images of Kadirenigudem’, Indian Council of Cultural Relations(ICCR) Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2018: Gallerie Splash, India Art Festival Delhi Edition.
2017: Gallerie Splash, Annual Exhibition “India Art Today”, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi.
2016: Gallerie Splash, India Art Festival Mumbai Edition.
2011: 'Melange', The Harrington Street Arts Centre, Kolkata
2010: 'Black is Beautiful', India Fine Art, Mumbai
2009: 'Sacred and Secular', India Fine Art, Mumbai
2009: 'Roopa Bheda', Alankritha Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2009: 'Entity', MEC Art Gallery, New Delhi
2008: 'Stellar Configuration', presented by Vinnyasa Premier Art Gallery, Chennai at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2007: ‘Deccani Parlance’, An Exhibition of Drawings by Andhra Artists at Kaleidoscope, Baroda, ‘Paper Love’, India Fine Art, Mumbai, ‘Beyond Boundaries’, Mahua Art Gallery, Bangalore
2006: ‘Mapping the South’, organized by Vinnyasa Premier Art Gallery, Chennai at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore and at Regional Centre, Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai, ‘India Ink’, Stone Scene Gallery, New York
2005: ‘In the Creative Process’, presented by Prakrit Arts at Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong
2004: ‘Hyderabad with Love’, presented by India Fine Art at L.V.Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad and Mumbai Art Gallery, Mumbai, Nehru Centre, Mumbai
2003: International Group Show with Indian Danish Artists ‘Cross Currents’, in Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad and Pondicherry
Honors and Awards
1995 Annual Exhibition, Hyderabad Art Society, Hyderabad
1993 Gold Medal for Painting Competition conducted by Konaseema Chitrakala Parishath, Amalapuram, Andhra Pradesh
1987 Bronze Medal in the Painting Competition conducted by Amateur Artist Association, Nalgonda, Andhra Pradesh