Dr M S Amarnath

Associate Professor

R.V. College of Architecture, Bangalore.62

Specialization in Painting, Visual Arts &Basic Design

  • Ph.D. in Cultural Studies Dept. Jain University, Bangalore. 2014.
  • MFA (Painting) Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Baroda. In1993. (FIRST CLASS)
  • BFA (Painting) from Karnataka Chitrakalaparishat, College of Fine Arts, 1992
  • Bangalore University, Bangalore. In1991. (FIRST CLASS, GOLD MEDAL)
  • DMC, Ravindra Kala Niketan, Tumkur, Karnatka.1986 (Distinction))1986

Working experience:

  • Served as Faculty in Dept of Architecture, MIT, Manipal – 1993-1997
  • From 1997 to 2011 Assistant Professor in R.V.College of Architecture, Bangalore.
  • At present working as Associate Professor in R.V.College of Architecture, Bangalore.


  • Special Gold medal for Ph.D. received from Vasavi Union, Bangalore, 5 Feb 2017
  • Karnataka State Shilpakala Academy Award-2000
  • INLAKS Scholarship from London – 1993
  • National Scholarship Award from Dept of Culture- 1988
  • Mysore Dasara Award-1987
  • Karnataka State Lalithkala Academy Award-1986

Art Exhibitions:

  • Group show-(Art with Heart) 1999, Westminster Art Gallery, Bangalore.
  • Group show- 50 years of Independence, conducted by Karnataka Chitrakalaparishat, Bangalore.
  • Group show- By Samyojitha, at Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.-1999
  • Art Work selected for the NATIONAL ART EXHIBITION, NEW DELHI- 2000
  • Solo Art Exhibition- “INNER QUEST” at Gallery ZEN, Bangalore.
  • Solo Art Exhibition- “Catharsis” at Karnataka Chitrakalaparishat Art gallery, Bangalore-2002
  • Solo Art Exhibition- “YOU CAN SEE WHEN YOU TURN IT INSIDE OUT”at TIME AND SPACE art gallery, Bangalore-2006
  • Group show- “Layers” 2003, at Karnataka Chitrakalaparishat Art gallery, Bangalore-2003
  • Group show- conducted by SICHREM 2004, Westminster Art Gallery, Bangalore.

Workshops & Camps:

  • Artist camp on “Nation Building Through women empowerment” attended at Jain Animation School, Jain Knowledge Campus, Bangalore on Jan28, 2017.
  • Artist Camp at Madikeri organized by Karnataka State Lalitkala Academy, in Feb 2016
  • Bangalore City and its Suburbs: Visual Documentation, Three Day Workshop for Art professionals, 19th, 20th& 21stof June 2015, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Research Department of Cultural Studies, Program sponsored by Indian Council for Social Science Research, New Delhi.
  • Group Art exhibition at Bharathiya Vidyabhavan, London in 2015.
  • Participated Artist Camp Cricket and Color at KSCA, Bangalore in 2015. Participated Artist Camp on Mural Art in Gulbarga University, organized by Karnataka Shilpakala Academy in 2015.
  • Participated in Soujanyamas organized by State Transport Dept, Karnataka,2004
  • National Integration Art Camp at Pondicherry,1989
  • National Painters camp organized by J&K Tourism Development Corp, Jammu.1988
  • Workshop at Ecumenical Christian Centre, Whitefield, Bangalore. 1988
  • Workshop at Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda.1992
  • Conducted workshop at CKP, Bangalore.
  • Quality improvement programs at R.V. School of Architecture.
  • And participated in many workshops, camps, and Exhibitions.

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Cell: 9845394909

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