Hema Reddy, despite facing a disability that affected his lower limb due to the polio virus, has shown immense determination to pursue his passion for art. In a similar spirit to Kahlo, he uses his paintings as a means to advocate for the education of young girls.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Artist Background : Hema Reddy was born in the year 1981 in Raichur, Karnataka. He has completed his BFA and MFA from Karnataka University, Dharwad. He has participated in many solo and group exhibitions conducted in Bangalore and all over India. A few of his Awards and recognitions: 2013- Young Artist Award at Myadar Lalit kala Prathistana, Raichur; 2016- “AMBHADASS” Award Konaseema chitra Parishad AMALAPURAM. (AP); 2017- “Chitra Mayuri” Award Konaseema chitra Parishad AMALAPURAM. (AP); 2017- “SM Pandith” Award Karnataka Sanga Newdelhi. Org. Kalasankula Samsthe, Raichur.