Welcome, Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa! Art from science!
Dr. Krishna Kumari
Which of the following best describe you?
Painter, Collector, Art enthusiast
How often are you the first among your friends to try something new?
All the time
What do you want people to know most about you?
Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa did her Ph.D. in Microbiology. She published several research papers in science. She is a self-taught artist who specializes in Art From Science. She is also a writer, a poet, a designer, a social activist and a network creator and do several other things. She explores the relationship between Art and Science on her artist network, Art Lab. She has been creating art for the past five years.
She did one solo exhibition, “Cosmic Show of Science”, in Hyderabad, India in 2008, group shows in Hyderabad, Kolkatta, Jodhpur, Goa and Jaipur in India in 2009, and a group show in Copenhagen (Denmark, Europe) in 2010.
She is participating in Izmir Biennial in May 2011 ( Turkey) and in a group show in Italy along with Italian artists in the first week of March, 2011.
While science is her first love, art for Dr.Challa is life itself. It should represent everything associated with life. As modern day life is closely intertwined with the culture of Science and Technology, she wants science too to be represented in the world of art. She thinks science and art are two sides of the same coin. Exploring this relationship between art and science is a beautiful experience of a fulfilled life!