Born in Srikalahasthi, Andhra Pradesh, Chandra Morkonda has completed M.F.A. in Graphics from Kala Bhavan, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan , West Bengal  in 2014 and B.F.A. in painting  from JNTU, Hyderabad in 2011.


Some of the Art Shows that he has participated are ‘ Margazhi Musings’ at Forum Art Gallery, Chennai, ‘Hues of the Muse’ at Shree Yash Art Gallery, New Delhi, ‘Motley Hues’ at  Gallery Vision Art, New Delhi,  Group Show at Phoenix Mall by Reves Gallery, Bengaluru, ‘Vividhta Mein Ekta’at Samanvai Art Gallery, Jaipur, ‘Big & Beautiful’ at Samanvai Art Gallery, Jaipur and at  India Art Festival by Gallerie Splash, New Delhi in 2017, ‘Visible Visages’ at  Gallery Veda, Chennai ,  at  Art Loot, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi and at New Delhi Airport by Gallery Nvya, New Delhi in 2016, ’Traditional Art Camp’ at Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai and Charity show for Cow at Ford Showroom, Bengaluru in 2015, at  Birla Academy of Arts and Culture, Kolkata and Visva Bharati University Annual Show at ICCR Kolkata in 2014,’Project 7’ at Sunville, Mumbai, ‘Colours of Life’, ‘Art with a Heart’, Elysium Mansion, Mumbai and 'Within Reach IV' at Gallery Nvya, New Delhi in 2013, ‘Display of Art’ at  Gallery Point of View, Mumbai in 2012, Akruthi  Annual Art Exhibition at JNAFAU, Hyderabad in 2011, 6th All India Art Competition by Hyderabad Art Society and 1st National level Art Exhibition by  Scribble, Hyderabad in 2009 and in 11th State level  Art Exhibition by PST University , Hyderabad in 2008.


His Solo Shows ‘ Kalpavriksha/Vahana Series ‘ is in 2018 and  ‘ Kalpavriksha  ‘ was in 2016 at Forum Art Gallery, Chennai


He has received  South Zone Andhra Pradesh State Award from PDAF,Mumbai in 2016,Arnawaz Vasudev Scholarship, Bengaluru  in 2014-2015 and State Award from Potti Sree Ramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad in 2008.

KALPAVRIKSHA - November 12 - 10 , 2016
The ART of Traditional GAMES - August 19 - 31 , 2017
Art and Hand Weaves - September 8 - 9 , 2017
MARGAZHI MUSINGS - Savouring the Art of Margazhi - December 21 - 11 , 2018
KALPAVRIKSHA | VAHANA SERIES - January 20 - 20 , 2018

Chandra Morkonda