ABOUT ARTIST APPAM RAGHAVENDRA
Born in Amangal, Mahabubnagar, Telangana, India.
1978-88 Schooling in Amangal
1989 - Certificate Course in Drawing (Lower)
1989 – Certificate Course in Drawing (Higher)
1989-91 Intermediate (HEC)
1992-97 Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA, Painting), JNTU College of Fine Arts, Hyderabad.
1997 Teacher Training Course (TTC) in Drawing
2011-13 Master of Fine Arts (MFA, Painting), JNAFAU, Hyderabad.
1992- Sketching competition organized by JNTU, Hyderabad.
1993- Painting Competition organized by Rotary Club, on Subject “Drugs” at Hyderabad.
1994- Drawing & Painting Competition organized by Encom Computers, Hyderabad.
1994- Cartoonist Competition organized by Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad.
1992- First Prize in Sketching organized by JNTU, Hyderabad.
1993- First in Drawing & Painting organized by Encom Computers Limited, Hyderabad.
1994- Best Cartoonist Reward by Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad.
Gave demonstrations on Painting and Sketching to School Children’s, Hyderbad.
Participated in the Terra Cotta Artist Camp organized by JNTU, Hyderabad.
Participated in Artists Camp organized by Sports & Cultural Affairs Ministry, Govt. of AP.
Participated in Bathukamma Panduga at State Art Gallery, Hyderabad.
Participated Art@Telangana Art Camp on October 1st, 2014 at Taramathi Baradari.
1993- Niloufer Hospital, Hyderabad.
1999- Hotel Our Place, Hyderabad, along with Banglore Artists.
2012- Shrishti Art Gallery, Hyderabad.
2013- Nehru Art Gallery, Hyderabad.
2014- State Art Gallery, Hyderabad.
2015- Lamakanth, Banjarahills, Hyderabad.
2015-Glorious Telangana at Marri Chenna Reddy HRD, Hyderabad.
One Man Shows:
- On 18th June, 1995 at Kalabhavan, Hyderabad on “Starvations” Paintings.
- On 12th Oct, 1996 at ICCR Art Gallery, Hyderabad on “Tribal” Paintings.
- On 17th April, 1997 at ICCR Art Gallery, Hyderabad on “Eye View” Paintings.
- On 20th Feb, 2000 at ICCR Art Gallery, Hyderabad on “Expressions” Paintings.
- On 17th Nov, 2002 at ICCR Art Gallery, Hyderabad on “Women” Paintings.
- On 9th July, 2004 at Jublee Hills International Club, Hyderabad on “Ekadantha” Paintings.
- Worked as Drawing Teacher in Vivekananda School, Hyderabad from 1995-98.
- Worked as E-mail greeting Artist, in USA Greetings.com, Hyderabad from 2001-2002.
- Worked as Mural Artist in Maskat, Oman in 2005.
Painting & Mural Collections:
Andhrapradesh, India, Maskat and USA.