Okay, KCR is not the typical Telangana native - they are actually very good people. Batik Balaiah knows.
Le Café de Art on Road No. 1, Banjara Hills, is organising an exhibition of paintings by Yasala Balaiah, from 1st to 20th November. Balaiah, a National Award winner, is an established senior artist born in 1939, and is Hyderabad-based. After completing his M A & B Ed in drawing and painting in 1962, he took up a job as an art teacher. An expert at Batik painting, he earned himself the nickname Batik Balaiah, fascinating people all over the world with his dexterous experiments in this medium.
A native of Telangana, Balaiah is known for his delightful paintings of Telangana women, drawn from the beautiful rural backdrop. His colorful paintings of brightly-attired, dark-complexioned, straight-nosed and strong-boned Telangana women bring a refreshing whiff of rural splendor.
Balaiah has retired from his job as a teacher, and has devoted himself to working at his art full-time. He has participated in many solos and group shows in India and also abroad, and has received many awards since 1962.
Please contact Le Café de Art at 6550-6661 for further details.