Satyanarayana Gavara

Satyanarayana Gavara was born in 1997 in Narayanapuram, Andhra Pradesh, India. He completed his BFA in Printmaking from Andhra University in 2018 and his MFA in Printmaking from M S University of Baroda in 2020. 'Food' and the politics behind its production and consumption have been the most concerning engagements in his works.

Satyanarayana has won several awards, including the 1st Print Biennale India Grand Prize Award from Lalitkala Academi, New Delhi, in 2018; the State Art Gallery Award in Hyderabad in 2019; the Birla Academy award in 2022; and the "Abir First Take" award in 2023. He has participated in many exhibitions, including "Which Sky Do Birds Fly" at Latitude 28 in 2023; "Continuum" at Kalakriti in 2023; "Baroda Annual" at Gallery White in 2023; Cima in 2022; the Mini Print Triennial in Japan in 2018; the Mini Print Triennial in Ukraine in 2021; and SYPA in Bangladesh in 2019.

He has also participated in many workshops and residencies, including at Space Studio Vadodara, Gujarat, in 2020; Immerse residence in Mumbai in 2022; a workshop at Cava University, Mysore, in 2016; Udaipur in 2020; VNSG University in Surat in 2021; and Birla Academy Kolkata in 2022. The artist lives and works in Baroda, India.