Oil Paintings

D.S. Chougale

Artist D.S. Chougale

Joined Craft Tatva: July 2021

Dr. D. S. Chougale(B. 1961) is a Belagavi-Karnataka (India) based Painter, Playwright and Literary person known for his oil and acrylic works on canvas. His works are mainly based on rural life and rituals of India. In his figurative & abstract arts, you can feel the unique style in his brush strokes. On critic says on his works "Since he is a multidimensional personality, it can be seen that his experience of theatre and literature is highly influenced in his paintings". A professor, Academician, a theatre person and a self taught artist displays the complexity of human nature in his works by using various colours to create a texture with Knife and Brush strokes. His works will remain in viewers mind and will create a inner journey. He served as a member of Karnataka Lalitkala Academy (Fine arts) and Karnataka Nataka Academy (Drama) for Govt of Karnataka. He has been honoured by as many as 16 awards so far out of which 2 are academy awards.

Focus Areas: Figures

Artworks by D.S. Chougale

About D.S. Chougale

MA Ph.D in Theatre, Karnataka University Dharwad
Solo Exhibition :
Belagavi (1993)
Dharwad (1994)
Bengaluru (1999,2000)
Mumbai (2002)
Art 2 day Gallery, Pune (2008)
Pratima’s art Gallery Bengaluru (2009)
CKP Bengaluru (2014)
Metro Art Gallery, Bengaluru (2017)
Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bengaluru (2017)

Group Exhibition and art camps:
“Sahitya Samvada”, Belagavi – 1992
“Saptaranga” Belagavi – 1995-96
“Kalapayana” Dharwad, Belagavi, Bijapur, Gadag – 1998
Karnataka Lalitkala Academy, Bengaluru – Bijapur- 1994-1998
Easel Art Gallery, Chennai – 2000
Vinyas Art Gallery, Chennai – 2000
Salarjung Museum, Hyderabad – 2000
Kannada University, Hampi at Dharwad – 2000
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belagavi
K. K. Hebbar Art Foundation, Mumbai held at Bijapur
All India selected artists exhibition at Cochin – 2002
Sharan Apparao Gallery, Chennai
KLE Suvarna Karnataka, Artists Camp, Belagavi – 2007
Swasthi Art Gallery, Bangalore – 2009
Hotel Vivanta by Taj, Bengaluru – 2014
Dakoji Art Gallery, Belagavi – 2015
KLE centenary Belagavi – 2015
Kalaranga Mela Mumbai – 2014
Canvas of India Pune – 2018
Gulmohar Group Exhibition :Belagavi – 2018
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