Girish Adannavar (b 1973)
Girish Adannavar studied Fine Arts & has held over 18 solo shows in India & abroad. His immediate surroundings & its people form the basis & subject matter of his paintings.Some of these include L.T.G Art Gallery,New Delhi(2001);Gallery Art Walk,Oberoi Tower,Mumbai(2002 & 2003); Pebble Bay Tenjong RHU Singapore(2004) Triveni Kala Sangam,New Delhi(2006); The Indian Embassy,Maryland USA(2007) Boston Gala,Boston(2014); Chitrakala Parishad,Bangalore(2014). His participation in group shows span over 50 in India & abroad like the Lalit Kala Akademi & Indian Habitat Centre in New Delhi to 'Contemporary Indian Artists' in Washington DC in 1999.
He was awarded the Maharashtra State Painting Award in 1997, the Rotary International Award,Karnataka in 2002 amongst others. His paintings can be found in the collection of Tabla Maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain, Cricketer Greg Chappell, Hero Honda Chairman Sunilkant Munjal, Sridevi & Boney Kapoor,Puja Bedi amongst others.