Ravinder Reddy Gavva

Ravinder Reddy is a renowned sculptor in India’s contemporarty art scene. He was born in Suryapet village, Andhra Pradesh in 1956. He did his B.A. and M.A. in sculpture at M.S. University, Baroda (1975-82). Between 1982 and 84 Reddy studied in London sculpture at Goldsmith College of Art and Ceramics at the Royal College of Art adding terracotta to fibreglass as his steady medium. From 1984 to 90 he was a faculty member, then assistant director of the Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmadabad, eventually moving to teach sculpture at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Reddy’s solo exhibitions were held at Art Heritage, New Delhi and Bombay 198 1, Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmadabad 1982, Max Muller Bhavan Hyderabad 1989, CCA, New Delhi 1990, Sakshi Madras, Bangalore 1095-96, Sculpture, New Delhi 1995, Traditions/ Tensions, Asia Society, New York 1996. He has received junior and senior fellowship from the Department of Culture, Government of India 1991-93, 1995- 97, LKA awards in Gujarat 1980