Krishna Setty (B.1952) studied at University College of Art, Davangere & Garhi Studios, New Delhi.
He is the recipient of the international Man of the year 2004 ( Arts category) Award from American Biographical Institute,USA Rajeev Gandhi Rashtriya Rathna National Award, 2005, Karnataka Rajyotsava Award, 2004,Karnataka Lalit Kala Academi Award, 2003
He has participated in the festival of India , USA , 1995 and the same works were exhibited in 17 prominent Galleries across USA, UK, Poland, Phillipines.
He has written several art books and contributed to Art criticism columns for Prajavani, Deccan Herald, Kannada Prabha etc.
His collections in Manchester, UK, Denmark, USA, Switzerland. Poland and Phillipines
Krishna Setty lives and works in Bengaluru.