Obayya (b. 1981)
Obayya was born in 1981 in Karnataka and studied at CAVA College in Mysore where he completed his BFA in 2009. Obayya then went on to complete his MFA from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata in 2014. Obayya’s works mostly revolve around the city of Kolkata and its experiences. His paintings are knitted with people and their activities such as balloon sellers, roadside barbers, vegetable vendors etc. all created in a monochromatic colour scheme highlighting the subject of prominence.