Born 1940, Laxma Goud has a diploma in Drawing & Painting, Govt. College of Fine Arts & Literature, Hyderabad. He also has a Post Diploma from M.S University, Baroda. He has participated in many important shows, including Ansell Gallery, London, 1973“Figuritive Indian Artists” Warsaw, Budapest;Munich, Germany; Tokyo Print Biennale, all in 1976; Sao Paulo Goethe Institute, Biennale, Brazil, 1977; “India in Print”, Konninklijk Institute Vorde, Amsterdam, 1983 and various other group and solo shows in India and abroad. He lives and works in Hyderabad. Goud is known for his graceful, yet powerful line drawings, etchings and water colors.