Born in 1981 in Honnapura, Tumkur Dist., Karnataka. Manjunath Honnapura got his Diploma in painting from Ravindrakala Niketan at Tumkur , Karnataka India in 2001 and an Advanced Diploma in Painting at Bangalore University, Bangalore. Karnataka in 2006. He has held 4 Solo shows : In 2014 In Pursuit of an aesthetic Experience at Jehangir Art Gallery Mumbai ; In 2014 In Pursuit of an aesthetic Experience at Shimeesha art studio Baroda; In 2011 An Exhibition of paintings at Hall, Faculty of fine arts Baroda; In 2007 ”Ecstasy for Communication” at Chitrkalaparishath Bangalore. He has participated in several Group Shows notably : In 2013- 2014 Annual art exhibition All India fine arts and crafts society New Delhi; In 2013 Western region Art Exhibition Camlin Ltd. Mumbai; In 2012 “Imaging Our Future Together” South Asia region art Exhibition Dhaka Bangladesh, New Delhi and Washington DC Organized by World Bank; In 2011, 2012 & 2016 53rd 54th and 57th National art exhibition Lalit Kala Academy New Delhi and many more. He has won several awards too ; In 2017 Bangalore city award by Prafulla Dahanukar Art Foundation; In 2013 Western region Art Exhibition Camlin Ltd. Mumbai; In 2012 “Imaging Our Future Together” South Asia Artists Organized by World Bank; In 2011 Annual art exhibition Lalit Kala Academy, Bangalore; In 2002 V.V.K Oak award Tilak Smarak Trust Pune.
Manjunath Honnapura’s bold abstract compositions show his mastery. Colour and form in his abstracts combine to lend austerity to his canvas. Lines and spaces create a unique graphic quality. This artwork will be shipped flat with Crimson’s certificate of authenticity.