CHANDRANATH ACHARYA (B.1949)
Chandranath who hails from South Canara in Karnataka, is a well-known contemporary painter and illustrator. He has studied Advanced Graphics at Shantiniketan.
The detailing and intricacy of his paintings often leave the viewer spellbound. His paintings features in the collections at the Lalit Kala Akademi and the United States Library of Congress in Delhi, the Karnataka Lalit Kala Akademi in Bengaluru, and several private collections in India and abroad.
The Karnataka State Lalit Kala Akademi award was conferred on him in 1979.He has to his credit many solo and group shows in Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkatta, Mumbai and New Delhi, as well as the Group Show of Indian Contemporary Artists in Hong Kong in 1995.
Chandranath Acharya has worked as the art director of the National Award-winning Ghatashraddha and Pallavi, among others.
Chandranath lives and works in Bengaluru