history & profile:
Inscribing or painting on foodgrains is an ancient art form of asia, which has a history of more than 2200 years, this
has been used to send secret messsages in those days of kings & czars. There are some evidences to say that, it is an
ancient art form of ancient INDIA which is under the edge of extinction and practised by very few people. It is also a neglected
& un-recognised art form.
S.N.Venkatesh: started his hobby of inscribing on Ricegrain by writing 4-characters on a grain. Now he is capable of
inscribing 578 characters on a single ricegrain. He has inscribed national anthems, national flags , shlokas of of Ramayan,
Mahabharat.. painted many pictures of animals, plants.
Inscribed 62 characters on a SESAME (Til in Hindi, Ellu in kannada) and also created the smallest greeting card in the
world. Which are world records and expecting GUINNESS confirmation.
Received many appreciations, felicitations..from many leading personalities including Mr.Bill Clinton, George Bush, Mohammed
Nawaz Shariff, LK advani, JRD Tata..
Introduced many utility items in RICEGRAIN mountings like Paperweights, keychains, lockets, show case models....&
customised MICROART products which are unusual and unique.
Has given 585 exhibitions all over the world .
Conducted workshops for the school & college students of BRITAIN(UK),Asiapacific MusuemWarsaw,Wroclaw University,
Poland. His works are in the permanent collections of many Prime Ministers, Ambassadors, industrialists His works are permanently
displayed at MCG, Melbourne, Indian Air Force Musuem, Gwalior, Asia Pacific Musuem of Warsaw in Poland, University of Wroclaw,
Poland, International Rice research institute, Manila.
Visited many countries like England,UK, Germany, Russia,Italy, Malaysia,Singapore,Poland..to conduct art workshops &