M.lokeswara Rao

M.Lokeswara Rao

Location: India

Sometimes certain talents can never be taught. It’s an inborn trait some individuals are blessed with. Ever since M.Lokeswara Rao was a little child he had this different inclination towards drawing and sketching. He always had a different way to look into things with an altered perspective with a different perceptive ability. Imagination has no barrier. It is stronger than anything known to man, faster than the speed of light, deeper than the ocean of thoughts. It is the seed for the basic intellect of creativity & innovation. The displayed works are just some mere examples of reinvention of creative bliss. Every work has a deep thought and meaning supporting its visual description. Sri M.Lokeswara Rao belongs to 1983 batch of Indian Forest Service(I.F.S.), a native of Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. He has done many contemporary style paintings like zodiac paintings of Rasi”s and constellations like Aries, Sagittarius, Gemini etc ,Women series, Animal series, Buddha series, Abstract paintings in digital form using different media on canvas, and paper

He is practicing this ancient art Tanjore paintings and contemporary art and digital paintings for the past several years and he uses poster colors, acrylic and multimedia to do his paintings and do painting on paper and canvas. When he was young he always sees and like the right of colors and glittering Tanjore paintings, he used to surprise how these colorful, glittering paintings were made and other contemporary art paintings and he has internal skills from young age to do paintings. He determined to learn these paintings. To fine tune his skills, he went to a teacher and learnt the painting. After wards he developed different fine techniques by meeting people and surfing net. He has done the big Tanjore painting Butter Krishna and Lakshmi sitting on lotus, other paintings in different sizes Unjal Krishna, Radha Krishna, Yashoda giving fruits to Krishna, Swing Krishna, Leaf Krishna Bhgavad Geeta, Krishna Geethopadesa. Saibaba, big Balaji, Ganesha etc. The famous cartoon movie character Alladin he has done in Tanjore style in contemporary way, “Alladin flying with Jasmine” he got Artslant show case award. To give tribute to 70 years old famous cartoon character Tom and Jerry, he has painted “Tom and Jerry celebrating Christmas” in Tanjore style. Mr Rao is also photographer and takes clicks from street scenes, nature, daily life, life style etc and author of books, his famous book “Plant Biodiversity of World” is based on Stamps collected by him and arranged based on Plant Classification wise. He is participate in various environmental awareness programmes. He is exhibiting his works in Art slant of Los Angeles and Rise art of UK online galleries. His parents and family inspires him

Forms of art he creates : Tanjore, Contemporary, Digital paintings and Photography

Exhibitions :
National :

Karnataka Chitra Santhe 2011(Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishad, Bangalore)
Art slant, Gallery, U.S.A.
Rise art gallery, U.K.
Fine Art America
Zodiac exhibition at Rasa Gallery Bangalore
Renaissance Gallery Bangalore
State fine arts gallery , Hyderabad and many more


Space inno Gallery,SouthKorea
New Age Inn, Bangkok


1. Art slant (USA)Showcase Award 2010 for his painting Aladdin.
2. Appreciation Chitra Santhe exhibition organised by Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad , Bangalore. 2011
3. Art Majeur Silver Award 2010
4. Art Majeur Silver Award 2011
5. Limited edition of selection of work for Miami Show 2010 By Art Slant
6. Artslant 3rd show case award for his mixed media work Radha Krishna
7. Art Slant”s Most Popular Emerging Artist
8. Selected for Indian National forum of Arts and Culture(INFAC) 4th All India Exhibition contest.

His art studio is located in Bangalore.



Universal linkages “Universal linkages”

The painting is abstract painting done with acrylic on canvas board size 30"x30"

Cones “Cones”

cones is a abstract painting done on canvas with acrylic colors, size 30x40 "

Digital age “Digital age”

Painting is done on canvas board 24x30"

Family “Family ”

family painting is done on 300gsm imported archival paper

Mask “Mask”

mask painting done on 300gsm archival paper size 13x19

Net working “Net working”

net working painting done with acrylic on canvas, size 20x30"

Buddha2 “Buddha2”

buddha2, 20x24on canvas board with acrylic

Woman with parrot “Woman with parrot”

18x24on canvas board with acrylic colors