• Valluri Venkata Swamy
  • Artist Story
  • Valluri Venkata Swamy Valluri Venkata Swamy was born in a tiny village of South India and presently lives and works from Hyderabad. He has been painting in all mediums for the past 48 years. Swamy did over 2,500 paintings in water, oil and acrylic colours in traditional and modern styles on paper and canvas. He held 22 solo exhibitions on the themes of Village, Rocks, Nature & Environment, Electrical Power, Nehru and his Vision, Hyderabad 400 years, Bull- fight , 50 Years of Indian Independence and Ganesha besides general themes in various parts of the country and also participated in a number of group shows. His works are in collections of various dignitaries in New Delhi, USA, USSR, West Germany, UK, and those of many other Indian and foreign personalities. His paintings were exhibited at Art Expo New York 2011etc. He has also received a number of awards in the field of Fine Arts and was honoured by the Andhra Association and Andhra Educational Society, New Delhi in 1982. He was also honoured by Smt. G.T. Tumen Bava, External Affairs Minister of Kirgia, USSR, and His Excellency Rebort Arbuthnott, Minister for Cultural Affairs, British High Commission, British Council Division. For his outstanding contribution in the field of Fine Arts, Swamy was honoured with the\'Ugadi Puraskar 1998 by the Delhi Telugu Academy, which was presented to him by the Vice President of India. Swamy's name was listed in the'Limca Book of Records 1993’ edition. Author of several research papers, articles in literature and Fine Arts, Shri Swamy's books ’For Hyderabad’ and ‘My Inner Vision’ were acclaimed by one and all in the literary circles. Shri Swamy received ‘Honorary Doctorate’ in Literature for his English Poetry Books at the World Congress of Poets held at Sydney, Australia during 2001. Sri Swamy can be reached on e-mail:[email protected]
  • Location
  • India

Artist CV

Higher Grade Free Hand out line & Model Drawing Higher Grade Painting (Oil color) Higher Grade Design(Interior Decoration) M.A., D.J., D.A.P.R., Hon' Doctorate in Literature from World Congress of Poets.


From the Studio



2. One Man Shows participated: • 1965 Sponsored by United States Information Services, Guntur. • 1966 One Man Show of paintings, Hyderabad. • 1967 Sponsored by International Club, Hyderabad. • 1968 One Man Show of paintings at Hyderabad. • 1975 Graphics on “Panorama of Power”,Hyderabad • 1982 Paintings on “My Village” at New Delhi. • 1989 Paintings on “Nehru and his Vision” at Hyderabad. • 1993 Paintings on “Hyderabad—400 years” at Hyderabad. • 1995 One Man Show of paintings at Hyderabad. • 1998 50 years of Indian Independence at Alliance Francaise, Hyderabad. • 1999 One Man Show at “Art Folio”, Chandigarh. • 2000- Paintings on “Hyderabad” at British Library Art Gallery, Hyderabad - One Man Show at Indus Ind Bank Art Gallery, Chandigarh - One Man Show at ANZ Grindlays Bank Art Gallery, Mumbai. - One Man Show at “Art Gallery”, M.S.University, Baroda - One Man Show at “Ravi Shankar Raval Kala Bhavan”, Ahmedabad. • 2001 - Painting show at Grad Kakatiya Hotel, Hyderabad. • 2005 - One Man Show at ICCR Art Gallery, Kala Bhavan, Hyderabad. • 2008- One Man Show at Grand Kakatiya Hotel,Hyderabad 3. Group Shows participated: • 1972 Exhibition of paintings at BHEL Club, Hyderabad. • 1973 --do— • 1974 --do— • 1975 Three Decades of Art in Andhra Pradesh. • 1977 Second All India Contemporary Miniature Biennial of A.P. Council of Artists. • 1980 International Exhibition of Cartoons organized in Vamouri Sheibun, Japan. • 1996 World Telugu Federation Exhibition. • 1997 Telugu University – 2nd State-wide exhibition. • 1998 Annual Exhibition of Hyderabad Art Society. • 1999 Telugu University – 3rd State-wide exhibition. • 2000 - Annual Exhibition of Hyderabad Art Society. - Telugu University – 4th State-wide exhibition. - “Affordable Art Show”–Vinyasa Art Gallery, Chennai. 2006 – Group Show at Lakshana Art Gallery, Hyderabad - group Show at Kalakruti Art Gallery,Hyd. 2013- Renaisance Gallerie, Bangalore Foreign Exhibitions: Art Expo New York-2011 & Arterend Gallry- Hongkong etc,


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