M Lokeswara Rao
Sometimes certain talents can never be taught. It’s an inborn trait some individuals are blessed with. Ever since M.Lokeswara Rao was a little child he had this different inclination towards drawing & sketching. He always had a different way to look into things with an altered perspective with a different perceptive ability. Imagination has no barrier. It is stronger than anything known to man, faster than the speed of light, deeper than the ocean of thoughts. It is the seed for the basic intellect of creativity & innovation. The displayed works are just some mere examples of reinvention of creative bliss. Every work has a deep thought & meaning supporting its visual description. Sri M.Lokeswara Rao belongs to 1983 batch of Indian Forest Service(I.F.S.) based in Bangalore and working as civil Servant He has done many contemporary style paintings like zodiac paintings different Rasis constellations like Aries, Saggitarius, Gemini etc ,Women series he has done paintings on animals and done abstract paintings in digital form. Hehas done nearly hundread paintings using different media on canvas, and paper
He is practicing this ancient art Tanjore paintings for the past several years and contemporary art and digital paintings and he uses poster colors, acrylic and multimedia to do his paintings and do painting on paper and canvas. When he was young he always sees and like the right of colors and glittering Tanjore paintings, he used to surprise how these colorful, glittering paintings were made and other contemporary art paintings and he has internal skills from young age to do paintings He determined to learn these paintings. To fine tune his skills, he went to a teacher and learnt the painting. After wards he developed different fine techniques by meeting people and surfing net. Now he is master in these paintings He has done the big Tanjore painting Butter Krishna and Lakshmi sitting on lotus, other paintings in different sizes Unjal Krishna, Radha Krishna, Yashoda giving fruits to krishna Swing Krishna, Leaf Krishna Bhgavad Geeta, Krishna Geethopadesa. Saibaba, 4x3 feet Balaji and 4x3feet Ganesha etc. The most important famous cartoon movie character Alladin he has done in Tanjore stylein contemporary way, “Alladin flying with Jasmine” he got Artslant show case award. To give tribute to 70 years old famous cartoon character Tom and Jerry, he has painted “Tom and Jerry celebrating Christmas” in Tanjore style.
He got award from Art slant Showcase Award for his painting Aladdin. He has done exhibition in recent chitra santhe and many people appreciated his works and surprising how a busy buracart takes time and support for the cause and make art Mr Rao is also photographer and takes clicks from street scene, nature, daily life, life style etc Mr. Rao is also author of books, his famous book “Plant biodiversity of world” is based on Stamps collected by him and arranged based on Plant classification wise. He is participate in various environmental awareness programmes. He is exhibiting his works in Art slant and Rise art of UK online galleries. His parents and family inspires him
Qualifications: Indian forest Service
Forms of art I create: Tanjore paintings Contemporary arts Photography Digital acrylic media and mixed media
Karnataka Chitra Santhe 2011(Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishad, Bangalore)
Karnataka Chitra Santhe 2012(Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishad, Bangalore)
Karnataka chitra Santhe 2013(Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishad, Bangalore)
All India Exhibition by Hyderabad Art Society 2012 4th National Exhibition of Art by INFAC(Indian National forum of Art and Culture), Bangalore 2012
Art slant, Gallery, U.S.A.
Rise art gallery, U.K.
Fine Art America
Zodiac exhibition at Rasa Gallery Bangalore
Renaissance Gallery Bangalore
Rainbow solo show State fine arts gallery , Hyderabad.
Buddha the Great solo show Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore, 2012
The Buddha Solo show Taj palace Hotel New Delhi, September 2013
Divine Strokes soloshow Taj Palace Hotel New Delhi, September 2014
Buddha Solo show studio 55, Sunder Nagar New Delhi, Decmber 2014
and many more
Space inno Gallery,SouthKorea
New Age Inn, Bangkok
Awards and Appreciations
1. Art slant (USA)Showcase Award 2010 for his painting Aladdin.
2. Appreciation Chitra Santhe exhibition organised by Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad , Bangalore. 2011/12
3. Art Majeur Silver Award 2010
4. Art Majeur Silver Award 2011
5. Limited edition of selection of work for Miami Show 2010 By Art Slant
6. Artslant 3rd show case award for his mixed media work Radha Krishna
7. Art Slant”s Most Popular Emerging Artist
8. Appreciation Chitra Santhe exhibition organised by Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad , Bangalore. 2012
9. Universal Linkages painting selected for 4th All India Exhibition of Art, 2012 by INFAC
10. Buddha with Lotus painting selected for All India Exhibition 2012 by Hyderabad Art Society, Hyderabad.
11. 3rd 2012 Art Slant Show case award for abstract painting
12. Most popular vote winner for my painting" Buddha the Great: by WALL ART MAGAZINE
13 Artist of the month for the month of march 2013 in www.artsmart.in
Artist Interests: Hobbies : Traveling, Paintings, music, match box collection, Photography
Artists : M.F.Hussain, G.Subramanyam
Music : Carnatic music, Classical western music
Books : Bhagavad gita, The monk who ride the Ferrari, Robin Cook novels
Places : Himalayas, Switzererland and alps,
Food : Pure vegetarian food, Coffee from Coffee Day
Most popular vote winner for my painting "Buddha the Great" by WALL ART MAGAZINE.......
Artist of the month in www.artsmart.in
Chitra santhe Participation
3.Art Majeur award for my web site.
4.artMajeur Silver award for my website abstactpaintings1.blogspot.com
DECCAN CHRONICLE 3.9.2015
INTERNATIONAL COTEMPORARY ARTISTS VOLVI 2013
WOMENS ERA NOVEMBER 2013
THE BUDDHA IN TAJ PALACE NEW DELHI
BUDDHA THE GREAT PRESS......
Rainbow exhibition "The Hindu" 26.8.2011
Rainbow exhibition "The new indian express and IBN Live" 26.8.2011
Renaissence Gallery Group show Bangalore one
IBN Live and New indian Express Renaissence Gallery Group show
Zodiac Painting exhibition, Eenadu and Sakshi 5.6.2011 at Rasa Gallery, Bangalore
Zodiac Painting exhibition, Andhra Jyothi 5.6.2011 at Rasa Gallery, Bangalore
Bangalore Beats september 8, 2010
Times of India june14, 2010