G. R. Iranna
Born 1970, Sindgi, Bijapur, Karnataka took: B.F.A. Painting from College of Visual Art, Gulbarga (1992) and MFA in Painting from the College of Art, New Delhi (1994).
Iranna has held more than 20 solo exhibitions of his work with galleries in New Delhi, Mumbai, London, Munich, Singapore, and Hong Kong, among other cities including,‘Ribbed Routes’, The Guild Art Gallery. Mumbai in 2010; ‘The Birth of Blindness’, AICON Gallery, London & New York, UK & amp; the USA in 2008; ‘Disorder and Early Sufferings’ Gallery Muller & Plate, Munich in 2006; ‘Dream & Perplexity’ by The Guild, at Chitra Kala Paris hath, Bangalore.
He has participated in numerous group shows and been invited to participate in curated exhibitions, including, most recently, ‘Living Walls: where gallery walls become artist’s canvas’ A collaborative art project with Art Alive Gallery, 2013; ‘Giant Elephant’, Indian contemporary art exhibition, H. Cube Ltd., Seoul, Korea in 2011; ‘Indian (Sub)Way’, curated by Yashodhara Dalmia, Grosvenor Vadehra Gallery, London, the UK in 2010; ‘Retrieval Systems’, curated by Ranjit Hoskote, organised by Art Alive Gallery in 2009.
He has been invited to participate in Residencies and workshops that include the Residency by George Kith Foundation at Dambola, Sri Lanka in 2003; ‘ National Scholarship from Ministry of H.R.D., Government of India in 1996-1997. He was awarded for KK Hebbar Foundation Award, for 2002; National Scholarship from Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India in1996. He lives and works in New Delhi.