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DV Halabhavi memorial National award to veteran Artist R Suri

Ramanna Suri, a renowned veteran artist of several accomplishments to his credit has bagged the prestigious ‘Chitra Shilpi DV Halabhavi Memorial National Award’ for 2021. The Dharwad based DV Halabhavi Memorial National Trust under the aegis of the Government of Karnataka has chosen R Suri for the coveted award for lifetime achievements. The national memorial Trust also has a practice of recognizing talented artists from across the country with ‘Kuncha Kalashree’ and ‘Yuva Kuncha Kalashree’ awards annually. Ramanna Suri DV Halabhavi happens to be a household name in the North Karnataka region for imparting art education through his ‘School of Art’. Probably thousands of talents blossomed through his art school over several decades. However, after his demise, functioning became a challenge. After facing an adverse situation for a period, it was later handed over to the Mysuru based JSS Group of Institutions. Hence, now it is renamed as JSS-School of Art and is functioning on a bigger ca