Art Education: Kala Mandir, Bangalore, and Nutan Kala Mandir, Mumbai under the guidance of AN Subba Rao, AA Almelkar, SN Joshi and HN Haldankar Diploma in Fine Arts.
He explains,In my paintings, I have always tried to capture the essence of the rich cultural heritage and diversity. The colors, forms and textures of my composition always reflect the themes and moods celebrated by the folk art forms. I believe it is a great privilege to contribute to a new perspective in what is essentially an ancient art form. My efforts in this field are my own way of paying respect, modestly and humbly, to the rich cultural traditions of this ancient land.
Krishnappa lives and works in Bangalore, India