Jakanachari Award

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The Jakanachari Award is a state award of Karnataka conferred on talented sculptors and craftsmen from the state. These awards are given away every year by the government of Karnataka to celebrate the contributions of the legendary sculptor Amarashilpi Jakanachari.

Awardees[edit]

S.No Name Birth / death Awarded Notes Location
1. Shamraya Acharya 1999 Karkala
2. Shilpi Ru Kalachar 2003 N.G. Halli (Post), Chitradurga (Dist)
3. Malloja Bheema Rao 2007 Bagalkot
4. K.C. Puttannachar 2009 Mysore
5. Venkatachalapathi 2010 Bangalore