Krishna Banwaree, Jr.

Krishna Banwaree, Jr.

Krishna Banwaree Jr. is a native of St. Croix, Virgin Islands born on August 21, 1978 of artistic parents. From childhood this Crucian expressed his self-taught talent until he became President of the National Arts Honors Society at the Central High School where he graduated in 1997.

Krishna has won many awards including three months of conceptual training at the University of the Virgin Islands in St. Thomas through Upward Bound. Most notably Krishna received a First Place award to attend an internationally recognized internship noted with excellence in Figure Drawing. He attended internship at the Interlochen Fine Arts School in Michigan; where he received formal art training.

Krishna considers art a spiritual work inspired by people, places and things. He is particularly influenced by the works of many famous local artists like Lloyd “Dove” Braffith. Krishna shares the creative energy of his mind, eyes and hands to communicate a network of silent messages through various mediums (e.g. oil, watercolor, and acrylic).

Krishna’s wood carvings, portraits, natural life paintings, murals and calabash craft have been shown and sold widely as far abroad as California and Texas. Krisha is a freelance visual artist, multimedia, paintings, murals, wood and calabash crafts, graphic designer, illustrator, CD/Record cover designer, cartoonist, sign designer.

Krishna is happily married and a proud father of three magnificent, beautiful and talented children.

For more information on Krishna please feel free to contact him at (301) 627-3169 (h) (h) or  (340) 226-9941 (c) or via email at mailto:krishnart@outlook.com.

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