P N ACHARYA
Born in Udupi – 1950, Undergone training in Medical Art from J J Hospital, Bombay – 1973, Diploma in Fine Art – 1974, Undergone course in Teaching in Drawing 1975, Obtaining I Rank in Art Master 1976, Professional Artist of 32 years standing.
Held over 7 One Man Shows i.e. at Udupi, Manipal, Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore; besides 39 group shows i.e. at Bangalore, Bombay, Mysore, Manipal, Udupi, Kundapur.
Twenty Seven – Artists camps i.e. at Bangalore, Manipal, St Mary’s Islands, Mangalore, Sonangeri, Karwar, Kasargod, Hampi.
Indian Dental poster Awards Delhi and All India Medical conference Best chart Award – Delhi 1975. Gold Medal for outstanding Artist Mangalore and Bharatmata painting Award Bangalore 1976. Best waer colour Award Bangalore 1977. Mangalapex Award 1980. Best chart Award – All India IV conference on voluntary sterilisation Manipal 1983. Outstanding young person Award Udupi, Manipal, Mangalore 1981, 1988, 1989.
State Lalitakala Academy – Bangalore. Dasara exhibition office. Hotel Sharada International, Crimson Gallery Bangalore, Syndicate Bank H.O, Kasturba Medical College and Hospital – Manipal and Mangalore. Udayavani Manipal, Pals Manipal. Sri Sai Estate Bombay. MAHE – Manipal and U S A, England, West Germany, South Africa, Malaysia, Srilanka and Behrain.
Founder member of South Kanara Art Council
Past President of Artist’s Forum
Consultant Artist of K M C
Photography and Art Club Manipal
Director of Jr. Artist’s of Manipal.
Present Chief Artist of K M C Manipal.
P N Acharya
Near Kote Knodankooru
P O Puttur, UDUPI – 576 125
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