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About the Artist

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​I am Chetan C S, an established artist with water color as the main medium of expression.  I am based in Bengaluru, India.  Born and brought up in Malenadu region, the green belt of southern Karnataka, I have been always inspired by the vibrant nature around me since childhood, and it has been a natural connection with Art since the early years. 

​I work on live locations as well as in my studio space, though my personal choice has always been to paint in plein-air(live on locations).  I thoroughly enjoy the atmosphere and deep discussions or a casual chit-chat with fellow artists working alongside.

My personal favorite artist list include John Singer Sargent, Joseph Zbukvic, Claude Monet, Chien Chung Wei,

S M Pandit, John Fernandes, Vasudev Kamath, BKS Varma and many more.

 

​I share my experience in landscapes, cityscapes, waterscapes, still life as well as portraits in various medium that includes water, oil, ink and pencil.  I hereby publish the works that are solely composed by me.  I confirm that they are designed by myself, during plein-air or using photos taken by myself.  There are a few produced with photos from known contacts with prior permissions to paint(due credits has been mentioned as applicable).  In case of any objections, please contact me for clarifications, corrections or removal.

I thank my parents, family, senior artists and friends who have been supporting and encouraging me all along the journey.

For any enquiries, feel free to Contact me.

Exhibitions

*  Hues in Harmony, Group Exhibition at Chitra Kala Parishad, Bengaluru, Apr 2024

* Vakratunda Mahakaya, A Ganesha Chitra Mahotsav at IIWC, Bengaluru, Sep 2023

 

* Badami Stories, Exhibition of 5 artists after a plein-air tour around heritage places-Badami, Aihole, Pattadakallu, Mahakoota & Torgal, at Bengaluru, Aug 2023

*  Khajuraho Art Mart, Exhibition of selected artists along side of G20 Culture Group  Meet,  Madhya Pradesh, Feb 2023

*  Art Exhibition with Kalaarambh, VAG, Bengaluru, Feb 2023

*  Kala Mela, International Cultural Jamboree at Alvas, Mudabidre, Dec 2022

*  Exhibition of Ganesha Paintings, Bengaluru Art Gallery, Sep 2022

 

*  Water color group exhibition "Varna Tarang" at Indian Institute of World Culture, Bengaluru, Feb 2022 

*  ChitraSante-19, Annual art event organized by Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishat, Bengaluru, Mar 2022

 

*  Japan International Watercolor Institute Exhibition, Nigata, Japan, Nov 2021

*  WDAT Exhibition with Urban Sketchers(Singapore), at Temasek Polytechnic(organized by Ministry of Trade and industries), Singapore, May 2018

*  WDAT Exhibition at Vijayawada (organized by Ministry of Singapore and Govt. of Andhra Pradesh), Jan 2019

*  Art for Humanity Exhibition, at Ravindra Natya Mandir, Mumbai, Oct 2019

*  Art for Nobel Cause, in collaboration with Narayana Hrudayalaya at Rangoli Metro Art Center, Bangalore, Sept 2018

*  International Water Colour Society - Exhibition of selected artists, at Shillong, Nov 2018

Art Tours & Workshops

*  Art workshop at Jain kala kendra, Bengaluru, Dec 2023

*  Art tour at Keladi, Ikkeri, Jog falls, 3 days, Nov 2023
*  Art tour at Badami, Aihole, Pattadakal, 6 days, Dec 2022

*  Art tour at Mangalore, 4 days, Dec 2021

*  Art camp with team Plien-Air Painters Bangalore at Chitradurga, 3 days, Nov 2019

*  "We Draw Amaravathi Together" event, 6 days, live capturing life across 30 rural places, with Urban Sketchers(Singapore), Dec 2017

*  Guest artist, Demo at Kalashristi Exhibition, Chitrakala parishath, Bengaluru, Jun 2023

Guest artist, Demo at Plien-air workshop with Kalaarambh team, Bengaluru, Feb 2023

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