He is the second Indian to receive
the Coveted Sunny Medal ORDER OF SMILE from Poland first
being Shri Shankar Pillai. The USSR Artists council,
the world Art, Siovania, Children’s centers of
Celji, Hungary, Macidonia, Finland & Skopje presented
their Diplomas of Honour to him. The Ex-Libris, Slovakia
honoured him with "Teacher of Great Success"
Completed an illustrated research thesis on Folk Art
in A.P. with the Senior Fellowship given by the Department
of Culture, Government of India, and the Telugu University
published a monograph on his art
He had his solo exhibitions eight times at Hyderabad
and one at the AIFACS Galleries, New Delhi. His works
are seen in the important museums in India and a few
He is the founder of "Young envoys International"
a child art trust & "Sanskriti" Rural
Art Center for children at Hyderguda Village, R.R.Dist.
He is the editor of the quarterly magazine ART DRIVE
and published 49 volumes of the same. He organized scores
of art exhibitions creating activities for more than
25 lakhs of children and youth and awarded them with
thousands of prizes.
In his guidance 16 students won the Soviet land Nehru
Awards and visited U.S.S.R as Indian delegates. 20 children
received the National Talent Search Scholarships in
painting given by the CCRT, New Delhi. His students
received Hundreds of International Awards including
Grand Prix Awards from Macidonia & Russia, Golden
Palettes from Bitola, "Golden Horse" from
the World of Art, Slovenia, Black Cat Awards from Torun,
Poland, The Rose of Lidice Medals from Czech Republic,
Gold Plaques from Japan, Gold Medals from Korea, Skopjee,
Bulgaria latvia, Philippines, Portugal, Islamic Republic
of Iran, Egypt, Silver leaf Awards from Berlin and so
He took BAPU DARSHAN, the mobile exhibition of child
art, reflecting the life and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi,
to 42 places in Andhra Pradesh and to Lalitkala Academy,
New Delhi. His services in different capacities were
taken by most of the art organisations of Andhra Pradesh.
At present he is engaged in providing art education
to rural children.