P SAMPATH KUMAR:
Born in 1949, Bangalore, studied at Ken School of Art under the guidence of Hadapad. He has demonstrated and given lectures on illustration of art and its role for Lalitha Kala Parishad and Shilpakala Academy. Held number of group shows in Jahangir Art Gallery in Mumbai, Mumbai Kala Yatra, Hyderabad, Mysore Art Council. Designed number of murals, one of them for Southern Railways at Chitradurga.
He has attended Graphic Camp at Ken Bengaluru, All India Camp at Chitrakala Parishath - Bengaluru.
Designs publicity material for Kannada films. Chief artist for Kannada Prabha Publication (Indian Express Group) and has illustrated for all major books in Kannada & poetry, leading magazines, media publications, and also documented films on art movement by the senior artists from Bengaluru. He lives in Bengaluru.