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Girish K. Adannavar, born in 1973 in Nipani, Belgaum, Karnataka, is a renowned contemporary visual artist in India. His paintings, mostly created with acrylic, depict human figures, with a focus on Indian rural culture and young people in traditional attire, engaged in their daily lives. Adannavar’s vibrant color palette, unique style and original themes have made him a sought-after artist both nationally and internationally, with collectors and art lovers from countries such as the US, UK, Germany, France, and Singapore.

Adannavar has held numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout his career, showcasing his work in prestigious galleries and institutions such as The Renaissance Gallery in Pune, Chitrakala Parishad in Bangalore, India Habitat Centre in New Delhi, and the Indian Embassy in Maryland (USA). He has also participated in several art workshops, including a residential workshop in NOIDA (UP) in 2018 and workshops in Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Singapore.

Adannavar has received recognition for his talent through several awards, including the Dakshin Maharashtra Sahitya Sammelan in 2008, The Art Society in Ichalkaranji in 2005, and the Rotary International in Karnataka in 2002. His paintings are part of private and government collections in India and abroad and have been acquired by notable individuals such as Tabla Maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain, cricketer Greg Chappell, and Bollywood celebrities such as Shridevi and Boney Kapoor.

With his unwavering passion for art and creative expression, Girish K. Adannavar continues to create new works and explore new ideas, pushing the boundaries of contemporary Indian art and earning him a place as one of the most respected artists in the field.



Solo Exhibitions:

2019: IAF Mumbai

2019: The Renaissance Gallery, Pune

2018: “Supremo palacio” Baner, Pune

2017: Art Entrance, Mumbai

2014: Boston Gala, Boston (U.S.A.)

2014: Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore

2013: The Open Air Plam Court, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

2011: Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi

2009: Trivent Kalasangam, Newlhi

2009: The Open Air Palm Court, India Habitat Center, New Delhi

2008: Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore

2008: M.E.C. Art Gallery New Delhi

2007: Indian Embassy, Maryland (USA)

2006: Triveni Kalasangam, New Delhi

2004: Pebble Bay Tenjong RHU Singapore (Exhibition & Demo)

2004: Indian Embassy, London

2003: Gallery Art Walk, Mumbai

2002: Gallery Art Walk, Oberoi Tower Mumbai

2002: Indian Embassy, Canada

2001: L.T.G. Art Gallery, New Delhi


Group exhibitions:


2019: Spon. Dolna Pvt. Mumbai

2019: Pradarshak Art Gallery, Mumbai


2018: First International Art Fair, New Delhi

2017: Art Entrance, Mumbai

2016: Pradarshak Art Gallery, Mumbai

2016: Gallery Art Entrance, Mumbai

2015: M.E.C. Art Gallery, New Delhi

2014: India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

2013: M.E.C. Art Gallery, New Delhi

2011: Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi

2010: M.E.C. Art Gallery, New Delhi

2008: The Shrine Gallery, New Delhi

2008: M.E.C. Art Gallery, New Delhi

2007: Triveni Kalasangam, New Delhi

2007: Round Table (Spon), New Delhi

2006: Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi

2005: Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi

2004: Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.

2003: Gallery Damayanti, New Delhi

2003: Guru Nanak Bhavan, Lundhiyana (PB)

2003: India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

2002: I.E. Korea & London

2001: Heritage Centre, Washington D.C. (U.S.A.)

2001: LTG Art Gallery, New Delhi

2000: The Windsor, Bangalore (Spon. By V.H.A.I. New Delhi)

2000: Bhavans Art Gallery, Bangalore

2000: Art Today, New Delhi. (Spon. By “Spads Biotechnica (P) Ltd., Mumbai”)

2000: India Heritage Centre, Maryland (USA)

2000: I.E. Canada

1999: Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi

1999: Art Today, New Delhi

1999: Contemporary Indian Artists in Washington DC (USA)

1998: Gallery L.T.G. New Delhi

1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007:  M.E.C. Art Gallery



2018: Residencial Workshop – NOIDA (UP)

2014: Mantralaya, Karnataka

2011: Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy, Chikmangalore

2008: Work Shop at Rui (Maharashtra)

1991: Spon. By K.L.K. Academy, Bangalore

2004: Pebble Bay Tenjong RHU Singapore

1996: “Jalavarna Karyagar”, Karnataka

1996: Spon. By Lalit Kala Academy, Bangalore Graphics Work Shop, Karnataka



Tabla Maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain, Cricketer Greg Chappell, Hero Honda Chairman Sunilkant Munjala, Pop Singer Rageshwari, Bollywood Celebrities Shridevi & Boney Kapoor, Dr. Shriram Lagoo, Puja Bedi, Chetan Pandit, Nanda Family, Kapoor Family …… to name a few.

And many private and Govt. collections in India & Abroad.



2008: Dakshin Maharashtra Sahitya Sammelan, Karnataka

2005: The Art Society, Ichalkaranji, Maharashtra

2002: Rotary International, Karnataka

2000: Marshal Group Award, Karnataka

1999: Jain Yuva Group “Arihant Prashasthi” (Karnataka)

1997: Maharashtra State Painting Award

1997: AIDS Cap Painting Award, Karnataka



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