Champa Sharath born in 1979, obtained her BFA in Printmaking from CAVA, University of Mysore, in 2000 and MFA in Printmaking from the Faculty of Fine Arts, MS University, Baroda in 2003.
Since then she has participated in the VIth Bharat Bhavan International Biennale of Print-Art, 2004 67th and 68th National Exhibition of Art, Amritsar, 2001 Kolkata Lalit Kala Academy annual exhibition, Kolkata, 2000 Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy exhibition, Bangalore 2000 Karnataka Shilpa Kala Academy exhibition, Bangalore, 1999, 2000 ABVP Annual Show, Bangalore, 2001 Mysore Dasara Fine Arts Exhibition, Mysore, 1997-1999.
Champa has received the National Scholarship from the Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Central Govt. of India, 2003-2005 and the Karnataka State Lalit Kala Academy Scholarship 1998-1999.
She attended Seven Days, printmaking workshop held at Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore, 2004 and had a solo show with Gallery Sumukha in 2005. She had a workshop at West Zone Cultural Centre in collaboration with Lucknow Lalit Kala Academy, Jaipur 2002 and worked as visiting faculty at the Visual Arts Dept., Bangalore University.
Champa specializes in Graphic Prints, but also works with oil on canvas. She lives and works in Bangalore, India.