Born on 15th September 1974, My works are based on Nature’s bounty; from there I construct fantasy and horrifying complex structures, collage of leaves, animals, and body organs with contemporary thoughts. Ganapati Hegde was born in Kumta, in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka in 1974. He moved to Bangalore where he received a Bachelor of Arts from Karnataka University in 2001. He also earned a diploma in drawing and painting from the Ken school of Arts in 1998. Ganapati worked as a creative designer at a prestigious software company while pursuing his passion for painting. He has won many state, national and international awards for his drawing and painting, most recently, he won the National Award from Lalith Kala Academy of Art for the year 2009-10. Ganapathi has taken part in many solo as well as group shows. His paintings were a part of the contemporary Indian art exhibition held in London in the year 2009. He won a silver medal for the international painting competition held in Japan. He also stood first in the national level painting competition conducted by the government of India in New Delhi.
72 × 24 in
Water Color on Mixed Media