Not everything from Doordarshan Kendra is in a monotone, as Jayanth Manda's splashes of colour will tell you.
Senior artist Jayanth Manda is organising an exhibition of his paintings from 22nd October to 15th November, at the Muse Art Gallery, Hyderabad Marriott and Convention Centre.
The paintings depict the specific specimens of major trends and traditions in Indian contemporary cultural confluence. They are visual embodiments of the artist's emotional experience, and communicate through the medium of color and form, the predominant prevailing climate and cultural cross currents in the present art scenario.
Born in Hyderabad in 1939, after preliminary practice in the art of drawing and painting at local schools, Jayanth joined the Sir J J School of Arts, Mumbai, and obtained a Diploma in Painting in the year 1964. He studied "Mural Techniques" at the Faculty of Fine Arts, M S University, Baroda, in the year 1967, under the guidance of Professor K G Subramanyan.
He has held several solo exhibitions and participated in group exhibitions in all the major cities of India. He was an active member of DISHA - a creative artists group which projected the contemporary social situation in India. He joined Doordarshan Kendra, Hyderabad, in the year 1972. He got trained at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune in the year 1976 & 1982, in the field of "Film and Television Programme Production Techniques". He trained as a television producer, and continued working for Doordarshan Kendra.
Jayanth retired as Assistant Station Director, Doordarshan Kendra, in the year 1996, and was conferred a Doctorate in "Television Communication And Role Of Indian Culture" in the year 2003, by the Osmania University Hyderabad. Currently, he is a professional artist, and works at his studio.
Please Jayanth Manda at 96403-41636 for further details.