Artist Profiles

George Mathen aka Appupen is a Bengaluru-based graphic novelist and artist. His first graphic novel Moonward has been selected for the Angouleme Graphic Novel Festival, 2011. His murals can be found in many Indian cities.
Suresh Jayaram is an artist, art historian, arts administrator and curator from Bangalore. He is the Founder, Director of Visual Art Collective/1.Shanthiroad Studio, an international artist’s residency and alternative art space in Bangalore, India. He is currently involved in art practice, urban mapping, archiving, curation and arts education.
Ravikumar Kashi is a multifaceted artist with a love for learning paired with constant need to grow as an artist moving from medium to. His passion has translated into visuals and feature in the imagery and iconography he employs in his paintings, installation work, prints and the several other avenues of expressive outpouring that he has explored.
Surekha is a well-known Bangalore-based visual artist who graduated from Santiniketan, Viswabharati University in West Bengal. She has received multiple awards and recognitions such as Unesco Aschberg award, Charles Wallace trust award in 2000 and Pro-helveitia Swiss fellowship among others.
Suresh Kumar G is an artist-activist who has been working on public, community and collective art projects and initiatives. Experimental, his work questions the notions and proposes alternatives within the contemporary arts practice. Per-fumes and Loop holes are some of his latest public art projects and initiatives.
C.F. John is an award-winning Bangalore-based artist. The works of C. F. John attempts to find the present context of Art, looking through the rational and emotional human existence. He has also been working on site/theme specific art events using installations, dance and photography focusing on social-cultural concerns. He lives and works in Bangalore.
Biju Joze is a visual artist who received his BFA from College of Fine Art, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore and a MFA from MSU Baroda in 1999. He also studied in University of Ideas, Cittadellarte Foundazione Pistoletto, Biella in 2000.