About Chinmaya



Biography

Name: Chinmaya B R
Born:  1976, Chitradurga, Karnataka, India.
Working Styles: Figurative and Neo Expressionism, Contemporary
Selected Works: Farmhouse, Yellow Field, Innocence, In the Garden, Indian Women Series, Bhopal Gas Tragedy Series, Dashavatara series and Horse series.


           Born in Chitradurga, Karnataka, Chinmaya B. R. studied art in Chitradurga and Davangere. In his early art career he has made the portraits of his friends and colleagues and his paintings, portraits and landscapes show the strong influence of Van Gogh.
            Later he studied Post Modern and Contemporary art styles in Bangalore and Bhopal and incorporated the principles of cubism and expressionism in his works. His paintings express his deep compassion and concern for the downtrodden and victimized people of the society which can be seen in his series works on Indian Women, Bhopal Gas Tragedy. His mystique love for the Indian mythology can be seen in his series Dashavatara. His passion for nature and forms expressed in Horse Series.
            His subjects for paintings are contemporary and depict the concern for the current problems of our society like Child Labor, Crimes on Women, Social insecurity, Agony and grievances of underprivileged people, Ill effects of War, Social injustice etc. Currently he lives and works in New Delhi.


Exhibitions, Participations and Collections

Solo Shows

Solo Exhibition in Virajpet, Coorg - 2008
Solo Exhibition in Virajpet, Coorg - 2009
Solo Exhibition in Bhopal – 2012
Solo Exhibition at India Habitat Center, New Delhi – 2013
Solo Exhibition at Delhi Karnataka Sangha Art Gallery, New Delhi – 2013
Solo Exhibition at Unique Contemporary Art Gallery, Bangalore - 2014

Participations
Attended Summer Paitning camp in Davangere - 2000
Attended painting Camp at Badami and Pattadakallu – 2001
Annual Exhibition, School of Fine Arts, Chitradurga -2003
Participation in Art Fair, Bangalore - 2004
Participation in Art Fair, Bangalore - 2005
Annual Exhibition, School of Fine Arts, Chitradurga -2006
Participation in Dashahera Art Exhibition, Chitradurga – 2007
Participation in Art Exhibition of Dashahera, Mysore - 2010
Exhibition by indianartcollectors.com on “Mumbaism” at NCPA, Mumbai – 2013
Exhibition by Wearhouse Bombay at Sitara Studios, Mumbai - 2013
Exhibition by Face India International Arts Festival at AIFACS, New Delhi - 2013
Exhibition by All India Contemporary Art Exhibition by Parivesh Kala Sansthan, Jaipur – 2014
Group Exhibition at Museum of Fine Arts, Panjab University, Chandighar – 2014
Exhibition by “Group 21” at Lokayata Art Gallery, Hauz Khas, New Delhi - 2014
Exhibition by National Art Competion & Exhibition by Hammerartag.com, New Delhi – 2014

Collections
Collections at The Art Lounge, Chandighar.
Various Paintings with private collectors in Delhi, Bangalore, Bhopal, Mumbai.