Laxman Aelay



1964 :   Born in Kadireni Gudem, Nalgonda District, Andhra Pradesh, India.

1996 :   B.F.A., Painting, J.N.T.U., College of Fine Arts, Hyderabad.
 
 
ONE MAN SHOWS:-
 
1999 :   Images of Kadirenigudem at I.C.C.R. Art Gallery, Hyderabad.
 
2004 :   Drawing Show "CHARISMATIC CONTOURS" Gallery Threshold, New Delhi.
 
2005 :   "Song of the Village" at Apparao Gallaries, Chennai.
 
2006:   “moods and colours” at fida art gallery,Singapore.
 
 
AWARDS:-
 
1987 :   "BRONZE" Medal in the Painting Competition conducted by Ameture Artist Association,
            Nalgonda, Andhra Pradesh.
 
1993 :  "GOLD MEDAL" for Painting Competition conducted by Konaseema Chithrakala
            Parishath, Amalapuram, Andhra Pradesh.
 
1995 :   Award from Hyderabad Art Society Annual Painting Competition.
 
GROUP SHOWS:-
 
1998 :  Street Show for Human Rights Commission.
 
1995 :   "TANA" Art Chicago, U.S.A.
 
1999 :   Contemporary Deccan : A New Generations of Artists at C.C.M.B., Hyderabad.
 
2000 :   7th Annual Grloup Show at Surya Art Gallery, Hyderabad.
 
2000 :   Two Man Show at Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai......
 
2001 :   Tradition to Modernity Fulda, Germany.
 
2001 :   Regional Art Exhibition at Cochin conducted by Lalithakala Academy.
 
2001 :   National Art Exhibition at Ahmedabad conducted by Lalithakala Academy.
 
2002 :   International Group shows with Indian Danish Artists "CROSS CURRENTS" in Mumbai,
 &        New Delhi, Hyderabad & Pondichery.
2003
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2003 :   International Group Shows in Denmark with Indian & Danish Artists.
 
            Rundetaarn, Copenhagen
            Vejle Kunstforening
            Musikhuset, Esbjerg
            Pakhuset, Nykobing Sj
            Teko Center, Herming
            Lands by - Galleriet, Timring
            Thorasmindu, Laurentsvej
            Roskilde Kunstforening - Roskilde
           
 
2003 :   Group Show of Hyderabad Artists at "India Art Gallery, Pune.
 
2003 :   Group Show at Sarjan Art Gallery, Baroda.
 
2003 :   Group Show at Gallery Ganesha, New Delhi
 
2003 :   National Art Exhibition conducted by Lalithakala Academy at Cochin
 
2004 :   Group Show Sponsored by Art Piligrim at "Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
 
2004 :   1st Anniversary Exhibition Gallery, Sara Arakkal, Bangalore
 
2004 :   A Charity Show "Art for Vision" curated by Sushma K. Bahl at Ravindra Bhavan
            Gallaries, New Delhi.
 
2004 :   Harvest 2004 Art & Poetry exhibition conducted by Arushi Art Gallery at Visual Art
            Gallery, Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
 
2004 :   "Hyderabad with Love" an exhibition of Five Artists from Hyderabad presented by "Indian
            Fine Art" at Mumbai Art Gallery and L.V.Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad and Nehru
            Centre, Mumbai.
 
2004:    Two Man Show "MOODS" Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi.
 
2004 :   Group Exhibition "BLACK & WHITE, WHITE & BLACK" show at Cymroza Art Gallery,
            Mumbai.
 
2004 :   A Charity Art Show for Passages Art & Soul Art Gallery, Mumbai
 
2004 :   "Art for Concern" auction conducted by CHRISTIE'S, Mumbai.
 
2005 :   STILL WATERS RUN DEEP, January, 2005 Hocienda, Mumbai.
 
2005     Graphic Port Polio of 20 Artists show organised by Gallery Space, Hyderabad.
 
2005 :   2005 Harvest Show at Kalaghoda,Mumbai.
 
2005 :   "In Short" at Hocienda Gallery, Mumbai.
 
2005 :   "Divine Inspiration" show at Hocienda Art Gallery, Mumbai.
 
2005 :   In the creative express presented by "PRAKRIT ARTS" Hongkong Visual Arts Centre,
            Hongkong.
 
2005 :   "Art for Concern" Auction conducted by CHRISTIE'S, Mumbai.
 
2005 :   Group Show at Gallery Space, Hyderabad.
 
2005 :   "International Biennial of Contemporary Art" represented for India at Florence, Italy.
 
2005 :   "Mapping the South at Lalithakala Academy, New Delhi organised by Vinnyasa Premier
            Art Gallery, Chennai.
 
2006 :   "Mapping the South" at Karnataka Chithrakala Parishath, Bangalore organised by
            Vinnyasa Premier Art Gallery, Chennai.
 
2006 :   "Mapping the South" at Regional Centre, Lalithakala Academy, Chennai organised by
            Vinnyasa Premier Art Gallery, Chennai.
 
2006:   “India Ink” at stonescene Gallery, Newyork, Curated by Nemiraj Shetty.
 
2006:    “Reflections” Group show at Art Elements Gallery, New Delhi. Curated by Nemiraj Shetty.
 
2006;    “Deccan Command” at Sridharani Art Gallery, new Delhi Organised by “Shrishti Art Gallery”.
 
2006 :   National Art Exhibition conducted by Lalithakala Academy at Bhopal.
 
2006:    “Tryst With Telangana” Group show at “ Sarjan Art Gallery, Baroda”.
 
 
ART CAMPS:-
 
2002 :   Hyderabad Artist Camp organised by Tourism Department, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
 
2003 :   Artist Camp organised by AIFCS, New Delhi.
 
2001 :   Artists Camp organised by Devanar Foundation, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
 
2004 :   Artist Camp organised by India Fine Art at CCMB, Hyderabad.
 
2004 :   Artist Camp organised by State Bank of India, Hyderabad.
 
2005 :   Artist Camp organised by "Kalakriti Art Gallery", Hyderabad.
 
2006:    Artist Camp organized by “India Fine Art” at Intercontinental hotel Mumbai.
 
2007:    Artist Camp organized by “Rad” at Bhavani Island Resorts, Vijayawada.
 
2007:    International Art Expo organized by “Ochre India” at Taramati Baradari, Hyderabad.
 
 
COLLECTIONS:-
 
Padmashri Jagdish Mittal, Anju Poddar, Coromandal Fertilisers, Lanco Industries. Byrraju Foun-
dation, and in many private collections in India and abroad.
 
 
IN FILMS:-
 
Worked as a Publicity Designer for Ace Director Ramgopal Varma's Films like "Rangeela", "Satya" etc.
 
As an Art Director for Films "Thodu", "Nirantharam", "Patha Nagaram Lo Pasivadu", Inscrutable Americans (English).
 
CONTRIBUTION TO LITERATURE:-
 
Cover Disigns & Illustrations for hundreds of Poetry, Fiction & Non Fiction Books.
 
"I prefer to Paint people and the environment in my village, and sharing Beautiful moments with them. I like to depict the happiness one can derive from the small things in life. I try to bring joy to my people through my Colours.
 
Laxman Aelay
Untitled - LAPR1F (Edition 209 of 300)
 
Laxman Aelay
Untitled - LAPR1H (Edition 209 of 300)
 
Laxman Aelay
Portfolio of 8 works (Edition 205 of 300)
 
Laxman Aelay
Portfolio of 8 works (203 of 300)
 
Laxman Aelay
Portfolio of 8 works (204 of 300)