Sreekanth Kurva



Born in 1968, Hyderabad.

Though he specialized himself in printmaking Kurva has become an expert in watercolour and collage. His works are simple, single and prominent. They are graphical and stylized, direct, strong and demanding. Cocks, bulls, roosters...Kurva has carved his identity. He currently lives and works at Hyderabad, and also teaches printmaking in the department of graphics at PST University, Hyderabad.
 
AWARDS :
1988 :  Award by Lalitha Kala Samithi, Andhra Pradesh
1997 :  Hyderabad Arts Society, AIFACS, New Delhi. 50 Years of Art in Independent India (Post Independence Era) -1947 -1997 Awards 
1997 :  Hyderabad Arts Society Award held at All India Art Exhibition, Hyderabad
1999 :  P.S. Telugu University, Nampally, Hyderabad       
1998 :  South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Nagpur
1999 :  P.S.Telugu University, Nampally, Hyderabad
2003 :  P.S.Telugu University, Nampally, Hyderabad
 
ONE MAN SHOW :
2000 :  Art Core Gallery, Baroda                                     
2002 : Daira  Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2005 : Shrishti Art Gallery, Hyderabad
 
TWO MEN SHOW :
2006 : Daira Art Gallery, Hyderabad

THREE MEN SHOW :
1999 : Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2001 : Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
 
GROUP EXHIBITION :
1990 : Hotel Ashoka Conference Hall, Warangal, A.P
1994 : College of Fine Arts Gallery, JNTU, Hyderabad
1995 :  Art Core Gallery, Baroda                                           
1996 :  Alliance Franchise Gallery, Hyderabad                                
1997 :  All India Contemporaries of Indian Artist CCMB, Uppal, Hyerabad
1997 :  Form and Space an Exhibition of Drawing and Installations Contemporaries of ICCR, Kalabhavan,Hyderabad
1999 : (Roop Rekha ) Lakshana Art Gallery, Hyderabad
1996 :  Art in objects, Holiday Inn Krishna, Hyderabad 
1998 - 99  : Harmony Show, Mumbai                                         
1998 :  Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1999 :  Art Konsult, New Delhi
1999 : Contemporary Deccan A New Generation of Artists CCMB Uppal, Hyderabad
2000 : Birla Academy Gallery, Calcutta            
2001 : Lakshana Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2002 : Lakshana Art Gallery, Chennai
2003 : Kala Kruti Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2006 : SPACE Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2006 : Mystic Strokes Gallery, Pune
2006 : Stone Scene Gallery, Newyork
 
PARTICIPATIONS :
1987, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001 : Hyd Art Society
1988 : Lalitha Kala Samithi, Siddipet, Andhra Pradesh
1997 : Hyderabad Art Society, AIFACS, New Delhi –  50  Years of Art in Independent India (Post Independence Era) 1947-1997
1999 : Bombay Art Society
2000 : Bombay Art Society         
2002 : Bharath Bhavan Binnale, Bhopal
2006 : Camel Foundation Exhibition, Chennai
 
WORKSHOPS :
1990 :  Warli Painting Workshop South Central Zone, Cultural Centre Nagpur, Pune
1992 : Young Artist Camp Sri Venkateshware College of Fine Arts, Hyderabad
1992 : Graphic Workshop at College of Fine Arts, JNTU, Hyderabad. Organized by Alliance Franchise
1993 : Traditional Artists Camp, Vizianagaram Cultural Festival at Tirupathi by South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur, Young Artist Camp (Painting )
1997 : Govt. of A.P. Youth Service Department
1997 :  Workshop under Tony Martien Organized by College of Fine Arts, JNTU, Hyderabad
2002 :  A.P. Tourism Department,Vishakapatnam
2006 :  A.D.P.  Glass Paintings Work Shop, Hyderabad
2006 :  Workshop  Organised by CAP Foundation