Born in 1974, Nipani, Maharashtra, Adannavar’s stark, yet vibrant style of art has been well received the world over. He works within oil on canvas medium. He has participated in many group shows, mainly in the USA, Canada, Bangalore, New Delhi and London. He has also been awarded the Maharashtra state award, the Arihant Prashasti in Karnataka and numerous state awards. His works are featured at government and private art spaces in India and abroad.