Venue :  Kadri Park, Mangalore.  

15th and 16th April, 2017 .  ​Timings : 9 AM to 8 PM

50 shades of black and white - october 2016 

​( Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore )

SAMA 2017 - A great initiative by Sri. Dr. Raghu Ram at JP. Nagar Bangalore on s last Sunday,16th July for a humble cause. 108 artists painted for the entire day along with the music program going on parallelly. The sales proceeds of the paintings will be used for felicitating the great achievers in the Indian Defence and encouraging the achievement in Art and music.
Here is my painting done in SAMA 2017. Acrylic colours on a large 3 feet x 4 feet canvas.

Venue :  Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Gallery 1, at Bangalore.  
Date : 13th Nov- 16th Nov, 2014

Timings : 11 AM to 7 PM​​

aRTIST Portfolio

Venue :  Karnataka Lalithakala Academy "Varna Gallery", 2nd floor, Kannada Bhavana,  Bangalore.  

From 14th  to 18th June, 2016 .  ​Timings : 11 AM to 6 PM

Inaugurated on Saturday, 6th May  11AM by Smt. G Padmavathi ( Hon. Mayor, Bengaluru city) and the artists - Venkatesh Rao K., Ashwini Krishnan, Vagdevi Kashyap, Mohan Kumar

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​( Karnataka Lalithakala Academy, Bangalore )

art fusion -  september 2017 

​( Art Houz, Bangalore )

Inaugurated on Saturday, 16th April  11AM by Smt. Kavitha Sanil ( Hon. Mayor, Mangaluru city)​

​More than 150 South Indian Artists, mainly from Karnataka and Kerala, exhibited their wonderful Artworks on their stalls.

kudla kalamela - april 2017 

​( Kadri Park, Mangalore )

SAMA 2017 -  JULY 2017 

​( Chinmaya Mission, Bangalore )

Inaugurated on Saturday, 2nd September  6PM by Dr. Gyanesh Mishra. and the artists - Venkatesh Rao Karinja., Humera Ali, Shikha Gupta, Shilpa Prajapat and Maria Joy.

Inaugurated on Thursday, 13th Nov 11:30AM by Sri.Vittal Bhandary, Sri.Sridhar CR, Sri.Sadhu Aliyur, Sri.Jayadev, Smt.Jayanthi Udupa and others.

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Venue :   Chinmaya Mission,Sripada Kshetra, No.1, 4th Cross Dollars Layout, J P Nagar, 4th phase, Bengaluru

16th July, 2017 .  ​Timings : 7 AM to 7 PM

Chitra Santhe 14 - 2017

​( Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore )

On 15 January, 2017

Inaugurated on Tuesday, 14th June  11AM by Sri.Balavantharao Patil, Dr. M.S.Murthy, Smt. Indramma H.V. and the artists - Venkatesh Rao K., Kotegadde Ravi and Munikrishna and others.


​National Art exhibition

( Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore )​​

Venue :  Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Gallery 3 & 4 ,  Bangalore.  

From 6th  to 10th May, 2017 .  ​Timings : 11 AM to 6 PM

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Venue :  Venkatappa Art Gallery,  Bangalore.  

From 19th  to 23rd October, 2016 .  ​Timings : 11 AM to 7 PM

Inaugurated by many of the leading artists such as Shri MB Patil, Chandranath Acharya etc.  A group of 50 passionate artists from all over  India participated in the event along with me.

Venue :  Art Houz, Palace Road, Vasanth Nagar Bangalore.  

From 2nd  to 7th September, 2017 .  ​Timings : 11 AM to 6 PM


​( solo exhibition of my Landscape paintings)

Venkatesh Rao Karinja