HARISHA V ACHAR: Born in 1976, Harisha obtained his BFA form College of Fine Arts, Karanataka Chitrakala Parishath, Banagalore in 1999 and pursued MFA specializing in Printmaking from Chitrakala Inistitute of Advanced Studies, Karanataka Chitrakala Parishath, Banagalore in 2001.

2003-04 Lalitkala Akademi, New Delhi Scholarship (Graphic)
2002-03 State Lalitkala Akademi, Scholarship (Graphic)
2001 State Award Lalitkala Akademi, Annual exhibition
2003 Gold Medal in Avanthika Art Exhibition, New Delhi
2004 Certificate 15th All India Art Exhibition

Open Invitations
2004 'Courtesy Month', Department Of Regional Transport Office, Bangalore
2002 Young Strokes a group show, Karnataka Lalit kala Academy, New Delhi
2001 Camlin Annual Art Exhibition, Bangalore
2000 Annual Art Exhibition, org. Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
2000 Annual Art Exhibition, org. AIFACS, New Delhi
15 & 16th all India Art Exhibition, Nagpur.
44th National Art Exhibition, Ahemadabad, Lalitkala Akademi, New Delhi
68th All India Art Exhibition, Amritsar
2nd All India Art Exhibition, Jharkand
Regional Art Exhibition at Hydrabad.
31st & 32nd All India Art Exhibition, Karnataka Lalitkala Academy
2nd & 3rd All India Art Exhibition, Pune
2000 Annual Art Exhibition ABVP, Bangalore
2000 & 1999 & 1998 Annual Art Exhibition, College of Fine Arts, Bangalore
1997 Exhibition Celebrating 50 years of Indian Independence

Camps & Workshops
2008 Printmaking workshop – Ulsoor Lake
2007 Artist Camp at Chennai, Regional Centre, Lalitkala Akademi, Chennai
2005 Artist Camp, Kannada & Culture Dept. Govt. of Karnataka
2005 Artist Camp at Chennai, Regional Centre, Lalitkala Akademi, Chennai
2003 Line drawing camp at Shringeri
2002 Artist Camp, Nataranga, Bangalore
2001 Terra Cotta Camp at Gulbarga
2001 Scrapmetal workshop, Karnataka Shilpa Kala Academy
2001 Hampi Utsav
2000 Mural Camp at Savan Durga, Bangalore University
1999 Dokra Metal Casting, Workshop at College of Fine Arts
1998 Mural Camp at Minakanagurki, Gowribidnur

Group shows: Chitra Art Gallery, Bangalore, in 2001 'Young Strokes' an exhibition, Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi and in 2002 'Ankura' at Karnataka ChitraKala Parishath, Bangalore

Solo Show in 2001 at the Chitra Art Gallery, Bangalore

Duet Show in 2001 Gallery Espresso, Shreshta Art Resource, Bangalore

International Participation
1st & 2nd Mini Printmaking exhibition, Bulgaria
2nd Biennale Drawing exhibition, Polish Art Foundation, Australia
International Bird - Art Competition, Beijing, China
International Triennial Print making competition, Egypt

Mural at Reserve Bank of India, Bangalore and in 2002 "7 to 11 Departmental store, Lalbagh West Gate, Bangalore

Collections are scattered at the Regional Centre, Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai, Department of Kannada & Culture, Government of Karnataka, Bangalore, Nataranga, Bangalore, Lalit kala Academi,Bangalore, Karnataka Bhavan, Mumbai, Leseadra Art Gallery, Bulgaria and with private collectors at Davanagere, Chennai, Delh etci,.

He currently lives and works in Bangalore, India.


Artist: Harisha V

8" x 10"
Medium: Intaglio Etching on paper

Code: HVA_01

Artist: Harisha V

Size: 12" x 11"
Medium: Pen & Ink on handmade paper

Code: HVA_02

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