Balaji Ponna


Born in 1980, Balaji Ponna completed his Bachelor’s degree in Graphics from Andhra University in Vishakhapatnam, and his Master’s degree in the same from Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan.

Balaji Ponna’s highly detailed canvases and smaller works on paper may seem undemanding at first. However, the artist employs clever images and snippets of text to subtly address sociopolitical issues, including those of class and...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2004– 05 H.R.D. National Scholarship for Young Artists
  • 2001– 03 Merit Award from Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan
  • 1998– 01 Merit Award from Andhra University
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 89 Details

    24 Hour Absolute Auction 6-7 November 2012

    Balaji Ponna

    Tisha 1 - 5

    Acrylic on canvas

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    Winning bid
    $702
    Rs 36,480
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)



    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 64 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 12 January 2021

    Balaji Ponna

    Homage to...

    Oil on canvas

    54 x 54 in

    Winning bid
    $1,610
    Rs 1,15,920
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 60 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 22 September 2020

    Balaji Ponna

    Farewell for...

    Oil and soot on canvas

    48 x 48 in

    Winning bid
    $364
    Rs 26,400
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 118 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 11-12 March 2020

    Balaji Ponna

    King`s Speech

    Oil on canvas

    60 x 48 in

    Winning bid
    $597
    Rs 43,305
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 85 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 22-23 October 2019

    Balaji Ponna

    Threshold

    Oil on canvas

    60 x 48 in

    Winning bid
    $1,050
    Rs 73,500
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 2 of 2 works

    Lot 30 Details

    A New Vanguard. 16 Sep-17 Oct 2009

    Balaji Ponna

    "Nobody dare to...

    Oil and soot on canvas

    69 x 92 in




    Lot 31 Details

    A New Vanguard. 16 Sep-17 Oct 2009

    Balaji Ponna

    Whoever says...

    Oil and soot on canvas

    68.5 x 92 in







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