(1972 – )
Ballari is a Karnataka-based painter. He has a degree in Fine Arts (BFA) from the Dharwad University, Karnataka and a Masters Diploma in Fine Arts from the KSEE Board, Bengaluru. Ballari has participated in numerous art camps in Bengaluru, Hubli, Shirsi, Dharwad, Gadag, Chikmangalore, Moodabidri and Kaduru. He has also had solo and group shows in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hubli and Dharwad.