Achieving his diploma in painting from Sir J. J. School of Arts, in 1973, K. T. Shivaprasad, has had several solo shows around the world, including Vienna and London. The artist interweaves the relation between time and space, by drawing imagery from popular characters, leather puppets and inverted landscapes. Shivaprasad has collaborated works with architects and designed structures and edifices.
An active participant with NGO for the welfare of sex-workers, Shivaprasad lives and works in Hassan, Karnataka.