Venkata Sivakumar Kappala

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Currently based
Vijayawada, India
Affiliated institution
Visual Artist / Teacher

A multidisciplinary artist working or inspired to the subject matters related to the surroundings. Works simultaneously between panting, Drawing, Video art etc. the surface Work of Art is figurative and much of common play. The public transit, school children, the household, struggle or social concerns and contemporary issues etc are the themes to the video art work.


Passed UGC National ELigiblity Test for Asst- Prof, Painting, June 2015

MFA Painting, Bodhi College of F A, KSOU, Banglore 2015

BFA, (Major Painting / Minor Printmaking) Topped with Distinction

Potti Sriramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, 2005

Drawing Higher Grade Examinations 2001

Drawing Technical Teachers Training Course 2001

Studied Oil portraiture from artist Sannala, Vijayawada, India. 2000


TIME Is Love,10th Edition, Show 2, Artspace / Muzaplus, Tel Aviv, Isreal 18-19 FEB 2017

TIME Is Love,10th Edition, ZKM, Germany curated by Kisito Assangni 20 JAN 2017

121&1 Short scilent film celebrations, Art gallery Haifa, Israel 19 JAN 2017

HearteartH 2016, 13th January to 15th February 2017 on Visualcontainer T V

Leap Second Festival, Virtual Distribution, 2016

Dada Centennial, Day of Dead, collage, IMCAC,Santa Fe,New Mexico 2016

Osten Biennail of Drawing, Macedonia SEP 2016


nodoCCS, International Video art Festival, Caracas, Venezula-OCT 2016

Heartearth 2016, Videos presented in BERLINER LISTE 18 SEP 2016

Visualcontainer tv 15th September - 12th October 2016 Milan Base

DOTBOX Tv 2016

maratona de videoarte, OLINDA 2016 - Olimpíadas Artísticas, AUG 2016,Brazil

HearteartH, Berlin, 8-10 July 2016

The places of silence, Artcafe, photography, online worldwide, Milan base, 2016

CHEAP Street Poster Art Festival, Bologna, Italy, 1-8 MAY 2016

MOMENTUM, Experimental Arts Fectival, Range Gallery, Kolkata IN 1-3 APR 2016

Project 92, Parachute Light Zéro Act, III Edition, Paris- 15 to 16 APRIL 2016

Time,Peace and Humanity, artvideoKOELN, Torrance Art Museum LA,2/4–28/5/16

Bosch to Brugel Mail Art, Jheronimus Bosch Art Center, NL , 12 Feb 2016 - 8 Jan 17

CologneOFF –, artvideoKOELN @ 10th CeC Shillong, Meghalaya / India - 2016


://self ~ imaging, Curated by Wilfried Agricolam de Cologne, artvideoKOELN - 2015

CÓDEC Int Festival of Film and Sound Creations, Mexico - 2-5 Dec 2015

MOMENT 16, N&H=E Sao Paulo international tech week, Brazil - 6 NOV 2015

Call4Robot - XLR8, International Video art Festival, Bologna, Italy- OCT 2015

nodoCCS, International Video art Festival, Caracas, Venezula-AUG 2015

Moment 15, Now&Here=Everywhere, Int Video, UK, 18:00, 4th july 2015,

Leap Second Festival, Internationaly distributed, Norway Base, 30 June 2015

Under the Subway Video Art Night, NYC - Berlin Connection, 20 June 2015

Moment 14, Now & Here=Everywhere Int Video, UK,26 APR 2015

Kino-Present, International Video art Collaboration ,UK, Feb 2015

Tower of Babel, Int Mail Art Project, Museum of Instant Images, NL, Mar-2015

Perception, Disruption Theory, International Video Art, Flux Factory,N Y- Oct 2014

Feed The Planet, Mail Art Project, MII, Netherlands, EU 2014, World Expo 2015

Intl Video Projection, Toride Station West Access wall, JAPAN 29/4—31/5/2014

Paintscapes, Chitramayee, State Art gallery, Hyderabad 2011

10th, 11th, 12th A P state exhibition, P S T University, Hyderabad - 2006,07,08

Victoria Technical Institute, Indian Art and Craft Exhibition, Chennai-2002, 03, 04

Hyderabad Art Society, All India Art Exhibition, Hyderabad – 2011, 2003, 2002

2nd All India Art Exhibition, Pullaiah Kala Nilayam, Jangaon -2002

Simhapuri Fine arts Academy annual art exhibition, Nellore 2000 and 2001


On Boat through Papikondalu Hills Art Camp, A P Tourism, Polavaram 25-11-2014

Conservation of Bio Diversity, Painting Workshop, CAA & WTAA Vijayawada 15 Oct 2011

Sculpting Forms sculpture camp, Iconart Gallery, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 2011

Aantaryami, Massive Art workshop at Guru Shri Ravi Shankar Satsang, Guntur AP 2010

Glass Painting Workshop, ADP Software, Hyderabad 2006

Art Camp, ADP Software, Hyderabad 2005

SBI, National Level camp, SBI Local Head Office, Hyderabad 2005

Painting Workshop with Mr. Indro Promit Roy, HCU, Hyderabad 2005

Printmaking (Etching / Lithography) Workshop with Mr. Pinaki Baruva, HCU, Hyderabad 2004

Mural camp with Prabhakar Kolthe at IIT, Powai, Mumbai 2002

Painting Camp, Folklore Museum, Telugu University, Warangal 2002

Book Illustration Workshop, Literacy House, Andhra Mahila Sabha, Hyderabad 2001

UNICEF Hyderabad, Mural painting at IGM Stadium, Vijayawada 1997


READY MADE, Collage Assemblages, Iconart Gallery, Hyderabad 25-08 MAR 2017

CONFIGURED, Iconart Gallery, Hyderabad- 2010

TRANSFORM, Chitramayee, State Art gallery, Hyderabad- 2007

Railway Junior College, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh state- 2000


Alumni Art Show, Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University Gallery, Hyd, 01-06 DEC 2016,

Creative Arts Academy, Members Art Exhibition, CCV&A, OCT 2016

Mother Teresa, Exhibition of Paintings, CCV&A, Vijayawada 3- 9 SEP 2016

Creative Hands, Venkatappa Gallery, Bengaluru, IN, 13-16 FEB 2016

Twass Group Exhibition, Hawa Mahal, Vizag, 8-12 OCT 2015

Art to the people Through TWASS, Santhi Art Gallery, Guntur, IN, 2 -5 MAY 2015

Dreams, Illusions & Reality, Iconart Gallery, Hyderabad 16 JUL - 6 AUG 2014

TWAAS Art Exhibition, Siddartha Auditorium, Vijayawada, 29 JUL 2014

JIVA, International Bio Diversity Conference, State Art Gallery, Hyd 01 OCT 2012

Life Together, Bio Diversity Concepts, Iconart Gallery, Hyderabad 28 SEP 2012

UN[TITLED] Online Indian Art Exhibition at Art Flute, Bengaluru, Hyderabad 2011

In The Face, Iconart Gallery, Hyderabad, 2011

Look Again, Hasta Gallery Hyderabad 2007

Four man show, Chitramayee, State Art gallery, Hyderabad 2007


CHITRA KALARATNA Award, SNEHA Association, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh, 2016

Highly Commendable Award, All India Art Exhibition, Hyderabad Art Society 2014

Gold Medal, 2nd All India Art Exhibition, Pullaiah Kala Nilayam,Warangal- 02

Winner / Runner ‘Spot Painting’ State Universities-collegiate meet-SRUJANOTSAV

Awards in Spot the Painting and Art Competitions / Exhibitions at National Level


Twitter Art Exhibit, Charity Benefiting Foster Pride, New York - 31 MAR 2016

6x6, Rochester contemporary art center, NY. 2014 & 2015

Charity show, Hud Hud Cyclone Victims, Cultural Complex, Hyderabad, T- Oct 2014

Art for Tsunami, ITC Sheraton Grand Kakatiya Hotel, Hyderabad 2005


Amaravati Shopping Festival, Bapu (Victoria) Museum,Vijayawada 2-29 OCT 2016

Medienwerkstatt, Heartearth 2016, BERLINER LISTE 18 SEP 2016

Andhra Pradesh CHITRA SANTHA, All India Art Fair, Vijayawada, IN, 15 Feb 2015

Hyderabad Art Fair, Nehru Art Gallery, JNTUFA, Hyderabad 22-24-FEB-2014

Chitra Santhe, Art fair, Bengaluru - 28 Dec 2003

practicing art and working in a private school for Art and Clay Modelling

Solo Art Exhibition of Collage assemblages

The works are miniatures around ten pieces

Displayed in HYderabad,India

paper clipping from Hans India Dialy

Solo Art Exhibition of Collage assemblages
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