Varun N Rao

Varun N Rao is a Bengaluru-based, self-taught artist who started his art career, creating realistic portraits and eventually diversified his skills towards contemporary acrylic paintings, funny caricatures, colorful pop arts, and more.

Over the past 10 years, he has created 200+ artworks that include celebrity & commissioned portraits, caricatures, and paintings (across still-life, landscape, and portrait genres) using oil, acrylics, color pencils, and digital mediums.

Varun has participated in 3 solo and 9 group exhibitions at various places such as Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Art Houz, DYU Art Cafe, Art Blends Cafe (all at Bengaluru), and World Trade Center (Mumbai).

Buddha and the Child Monk

Acrylic on canvas

20×24 inches

Rs 14,000/-

The Prayer Candles

Acrylic on canvas

12×24 inches

Rs 9,000/-

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