New Delhi based G.R. Iranna (b. 1970) trained at the College of Art, Delhi and was an artist-in-residence at the Wimbledon School of Art, London. He has had solo exhibitions in New York, London, Munchen, Singapore, Cairo, New Delhi, Mumbai and Hong Kong. He has shown his works in several group exhibitions including ‘Indian Popular Culture…and beyond’, curated by Shaheen Merali, Madrid (2009); Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair (2006); ‘We Are Like This Only’, Vadehra Gallery, New Delhi (2005); ‘Words and Images’, curated by Girish Shahane, NGMA, Mumbai (2002); ‘Kaleidoscope’, Singapore (2001); ‘Edge of the Century’, curated Amit Mukhopadhyay, Delhi (1999); ‘Four Artists, Diverse Talents’, Mumbai (1997).
He has received several scholarships and awards from the Singapore Museum (2008), Harmony Foundation (2004), K.K. Hebbar Foundation (2002), Karnataka Lalit Kala Akademi (2001) and AIFACS (1997) among others.www.irannagr.com