FACULTY PROFILE
Kota Mrutyunjaya Rao
Assistant Professor
+91 9492345419
kotamr@gmail.com
Qualifications :
Pursuing Ph.D on South Indian Murals National Education Test (NET) by UGC
2001- Master of Fine Arts (Painting) Gold medalist from Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad
1999 - Bachelor of Fine Arts (painting) AU Top Ranker.
Work Experience:
  1. Since 2009 Working as Assistant Professor, Dept. of Fine Arts ,Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa
  2. From: June 2003 to July 2009 ;Worked as a Drawing Teacher (Grant- in- Aid Post) in AM.A.A.ENG.MED.HIGH SCHOOL , Anakapalle.
  3. From August 1995 to December 1997: Experience as a faculty in IEC School of Art & Design Dwarakanagar, Visakhapatnam.
  4. From July 1997 to December 1998 : Experience as a Art & Design faculty in JD Institute of Fashion Technology. Visakhapatnam.on part time basis.
Awards and achievements:
Varada Venkata Ratnam Memorial Award in Art by Department of Culture and Artist Association Guild (2016)
State Award by Telugu University, Hyd (2007)
S.L. Parasar Gold Medal in MFA by Univ. of Hyderabad (2001)
Merit scholarship by Univ. of Hyderabad (2000)
I Rank in B.F.A from Andhra University.(1999)
Gold Medal in Inter University Youth Festivals (state level)(1998)
Conference/symposia attended :
  1. Presented Research paper “Transformation of Art into Fashion: A Study of Fashion of Vijayanagara Society with reference to South Indian Murals” in the National Conference organized by Department of Visual Arts, The IIS University, Jaipur on January 2018.
  2. Presented Research paper “A study on Style and development and cultural synthesis from Lepakshi Mural paintings at 43rd Andhra Pradesh History congress, January 2018, Y.N College, Narasapur, Andhra Pradesh.
  3. Presented paper on Visual Element of Indian Painting in the National Seminar on “Visual Art forms of Medieval India” organized by Department of Fine Arts, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.on During 04. March 2016 – 06. March 2016 sponsored by Lalit Kala Akadmy, New Delhi
  4. Presented a Joint Research paper titled “ Leather Puppetry of Andhra Pradesh” .in the National Seminar on Study of Folk and Tribal Lore- its relevance at the Present day context organized by School of Folk ad Tribal Lore , PS Telugu University, Warangal , Telangana on 15 to 16.02.2017
  5. Presented Paper on Living Traditions II: The Puppetry Of South India ( A study on Andhra Pradesh) at International Conference at Kharagarh of Chattisgarh. ISBN NO: 978-81-910545 – 1 -4
  6. UGC Sponsored National symposium on History and Culture & Archaeology of Rayalaseema organized by Dept. of History and Archaeology , Yogi Vemana University , Kadapa on 16.03.2015
  7. Presented Research Paper on “Lepakshi Mural Paintings”in 34th Annul Session of South Indian History Congress held at Pushpam College, Poondi,Tanjore, Tamilnadu on 28.02.2014 -02.03.2014.
  8. Paper presented entitled Interrelation between art and environment“ in Emerging Trends in Environmental science in UGC Sponsored National seminar , Yogi Vemana University , Kadapa. On 14-15.03.2015 .
Conference/symposia organized:
Coordinated and Participated 5days scrap sculpture workshop at Shilparamam, Kadapa from 16th July to 20th July 2016.
Organized 10 days {14 March to 23 March} Artist Residency program titled “ Contemporary Mural organized by Department of Fine Arts, Yogi Vemana University Sponsored by Lalit Kala Akademi, Regional Center , Chennai
Organized National Seminar on “Visual Art forms of Medieval India” organized by Department of Fine Arts, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.on During 04. March 2016 – 06. March 2016 sponsored by Lalit Kala Akadmy, New Delhi.
As a “Convener” and Resource person organized the UGC Three days work shop on “workshop on `Fundamental of Design and Fashion” at Fine Arts, Yogi Vemana University on 04.03.2014 -06.03.2014.
As a Director & Resource Person, Organized Work Shop on “Contemporary Trends in Pottery Design” `With the financial support of the UGC, New Delhi. At Dept. of Fine Arts, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.
Selected publications:
  1. Research paper on“Kalamkari Painting: The traditional Craft form of Andhra Pradesh” published in the Jewels of tourist destination in Andhra Pradesh Potentiality & Prospects, edited by Smt N.Siva Parvathi published by Research India Press, New Delhi in 2017, ISBN 978-82-98132-88-5.
  2. Research paper titled “ Leather Puppetry of Andhra Pradesh” .in the National Seminar on Study of Folk and Tribal Lore- its relevance at the Present day context organized by School of Folk and Tribal Lore , PS Telugu University, Warangal , Telangana on 15 to 16.02.2017.
  3. Research paper titled “ Pictorial representation of Siva in Mural paintings of Andhra Pradesh” .in the 41st Annual Session of Andhra Pradesh History Congress held at Government College , Anantapuram on 07.- 08.01.2017. ISSN2320-057X
  4. Research paper titled “ Chola Art beyond the Frontiers: A study on the temples of Kadapa District of Andhra Pradesh”.in the National Seminar “ The Chola Art & Architecture in South India with special reference to Rajendra-I organized by Department of Ancient History and Archeology, university of Madras,Chennai and Archaeological survey of India &Indian Council of Historical Research(ICHR), New Delhi on 20 and 21st October 2016.pp.38-42, ISBN 9788193047583.
  5. Research paper “Fashion Trends of Vijayanagara dynasty with reference to Lepakshi murals” published in the Recent trends in Historical and Cultural studies, Festschrift in honour of Prof. G. Venktramaih, edited by Dr. Musugu Srinivasa Rao, p.p 147 -152 ISBN 978-81-9211-675-4.
  6. Research paper on “Colour in Indian Miniature Painting” published in the Lalitha Kala Darshaini, Volume-2 , published by Crescent Publication, New Delhi in 2016, ISBN 978-81-8342-375-5
  7. Published paper on Visual Element of Indian Painting in the National Seminar on “Visual Art forms of Medieval India” organized by Department of Fine Arts, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.on During 04. March 2016 – 06. March 2016 sponsored by Lalit Kala Akadmy, New Delhi. ISBN
  8. Published joint paper on “Museum – A Heritage site in “Future Museum : An Asian Perspective”, International Conference on 28-29 October 2014 conducted by Center for Asian Studies, University of Kelaniya, Srilanka. ISBN 978-955 -4563-26-1.
  9. Presented a paper on “Reflection of Humana Values in Visual Arts” in the Two days National Seminar “Significance of Human Values: A perspective “ organized by Department of History, Govt. college for Men(A), Kadapa. ISBN 978-81920542-6-1 March 2015.
  10. Research Paper on “Lepakshi Mural Paintings”in 34th Annul Session of South Indian History Congress held at Pushpam College, Poondi,Tanjore, Tamilnadu on 28.02.2014 -02.03.2014.
  11. Research paper “ Challenges and Advanced methods in Museum Security” in the National Seminar at Indira Gandhi.National Center for Arts(IGNCA), New Delhi on 21 -22 February 2013.
Seminars /workshops organized :
  1. 2017 September : Three Days Workshop on painting Titled” Shadanga organized by Department of Fine Arts in Collaboration with Amaravathi Visual Art Society, Vijayawada from 08.09.207 to 10.09.17
  2. 2016 July : Coordinated 5days State Level Scrap sculpture workshop at Shilparamam, Kadapa from 16th July to 20th July 2016.
  3. 2016 March : Organised 10 days {14 March to 23 March} Artist Residency program titled “ Contemporary Mural organized by Department of Fine Arts, Yogi Vemana University Sponsored by Lalit Kala Akademi, Regional Center , Chennai.
  4. March 2016 : Organised National Seminar on “Visual Art forms of Medieval India” at Department of Fine Arts, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.on During 04. March 2016 – 06. March 2016 in association with Lalit Kala Akadmy, New Delhi.
  5. 2014 Feb : As a “Convener” and Resource person organized the UGC Three days work shop on “workshop on `Fundamental of Design and Fashion” at Fine Arts, Yogi Vemana University on 04.03.2014 -06.03.2014.
WORK SHOPS Attended :
  1. 2017 September : Participated and organized Three Days Workshop on painting Titled” Shadanga organized by Department of Fine Arts in Collaboration with Amaravathi Visual Art Society, Vijayawada from 08.09.207 to 10.09.17
  2. 2017 May : Participated in 5 days Auto mobile Scrap Sculpture workshop at Madhurai, Tamilnadu organized by Mudhurai Municipal corporation During 04th May to 09th May 2017
  3. 2017 March : Participated in 4 days Scrap Sculpture workshop at Guntur jointly organized by Amaravathi Visual Art Society, Vijayawada and Guntur Municipal Corporation, Guntur.
  4. 2016 July : Participated and Coordinated 5days scrap sculpture workshop at Shilparamam, Kadapa from 16th July to 20th July 2016.
  5. 2016 March : 10 days {14 March to 23 March} Artist Residency program titled “ Contemporary Mural organized by Department of Fine Arts, Yogi Vemana University Sponsored by Lalit Kala Akademi, Regional Center , Chennai.
  6. 2014 December : Participated in workshop at Mesonic Lodge, Rajahmundry organized by Andhra Pradesh Art Association Guild on 27- 29 Dec2014.
  7. 2014 September : Resource person to the workshop “Aesthetics of Landscape” at Loyola Degree College, Vijayawada.
  8. 2014 Feb : Participated in 3rd Interactive Workshop with North Artists at Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore Conducted by Lalit Kala Academy, regional Center Chennai from12 Feb to 18 Feb 2014.
  9. 2013 : Participated in 5day National workshop on Preservative Conservation Of Manuscripts conducted by National Mission of Manuscripts, New Delhi, & Oriental research studies, SV University, Tirupathi at CP Brown Research Center, Kadapa.(10-14 September,2012)
Exhibitions:
  1. 2017 Dec20-22 : Travelling show “Art @ Andhra” at Bauddha Sri Archaeology Museum Gallery, at Guntur ,organized by Amaravathi Art Society, Vijawada in association with Department of Language and Culture , Govt. of Andhra Pradesh.
  2. 2017 Jan : Travelling show “Art @ Amaravathi” at Visakha Museum Gallery, Visakhapatnam ,organized by Amaravathi Art Society, Vijawada in association with Department of Language and Culture , Govt. of Andhra Pradesh.
  3. 2016 Dec : Travelling show “Art @ Amaravathi” at Akruthi Art Gallery, Vijayawada organized by Amaravathi Art Society, Vijawada in association with Department of Language and Culture , Govt of Andhra Pradesh.
  4. 2016 Aug : Group show in Victoria Musuem, Vijayawada form 12-23 Aug 2016 on The occasion of Krishna Pushkaraalu organized by Department of Language and Culture , Govt. of Andhra Pradesh.
  5. 2015 Oct : Group Art Exhibition at Akruthi Art Gallery, Vijayawada organized by Amaravathi Visual Art Society, Vijayawada.
  6. 2014 Nov : Group Exhibition at Hotel Haritha, Kadapa Organized by Dept. of Tourism, Govt . of Andhra Pradesh.
  7. 2014 October (10th -13th) : Group Exhibition at Visakhapatnam Art Fair at Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan
  8. 2014March : Group Show Silparamam, Kadapa
  9. 2014 Feb : Group Show in Jana Art Gallery,Mumbai.
  10. 2014 Feb : Group show at Chitrakala Parishad,Bangalore organized by Lalit Kala Academy Chennai
  11. 2013 : ChitraMela conducted by Chithramayee State Art Gallery,Hyderabad.
Any specific inclusions (books, patents, collaborations etc.):
Editor for the Seminar proceedings Book on “Visual Art forms of Medieval India” with ISBN 978-93-5254-229-1.
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