(1952 – )
KR Subanna was born in Karnataka, where he earned his diploma in Painting from the Government School of Arts & Crafts in Davangere in 1974. This was then followed by an MFA from the Delhi College of Arts in 1995. Subanna has had several solo shows throughout the year in various countries worldwide and has earned a number of prestigious awards for his work. He is currently the Vice Chairman at the Lalit Kala Akademi in New Delhi.