Chaaya is an exclusive Art exhibition, the first of its kind in Bangalore that showcases the creativity and talents of budding artists from various states of India.
With a vision to foster promising artists of the future and a mission to boost upcoming art enthusiasts, Kalpavriksha has joined hands with Mazumdar Shaw Medical Foundation to create this unique platform.
Chhaaya will be formally inaugurated by Shri Bose Krishnamachari The Biennale Director of International Exhibition of Contemporary Art.
The expo is open to all art lovers, an opportunity to perceive and appreciate the incredible imaginations of our participants. A special chat session “Dialogue with Bose” is also included, a golden chance to meet and interact with the internationally acclaimed painter!
Bose Krishnamachari is an internationally acclaimed Malayali painter and Artist-Curator based in Mumbai, India.
His work comprises vivid abstract paintings, figurative drawings, sculpture, photography, multimedia installations and architecture. Since 1985 he lives and works in Mumbai. Bose is the founder member and President of Kochi Biennale Foundation and Biennale Director of international exhibition of contemporary art, Kochi-Muziris Biennale.
He was a recipient of the award of the Kerala Lalita Kala Akademi(1985), British Council travel award (1993), Mid America Arts Alliance Award(1996), Chales Wallace India Trust Award (1999–2000), Life Time Fellowship Award- Kerala Lalita Kala Academy and was first runner up for the Bose Pacia Prize for Modern Art, New York, 2001.
His paintings have been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions internationally. He also actively curates exhibitions and projects of fellow artists around India.