Mangaluru: Ganesh Kelagina Beedu Shenoy who is from Mangaluru, has entered acclaimed Golden Book of World Records for his artwork “Most miniature paintings on a paper sheet”. He painted 1156 miniature paintings on a small paper card measuring 17 cm X 17 cm, and each miniature painting measures 0.5 cm X 0.5 cm using color pencils and acrylic colors.
Last year Ganesh Shenoy had set a world record through World Record Certification Limited, UK for his miniature paintings. In 2019 he had broken both Asia Record and India Record with his 1029 miniature paintings on an A4 size paper sheet and had entered Asia Book of Records and India Book of Records. In 2018 one of his paintings on Lord Jesus Christ was featured in “L’Osservatore Romano” – newspaper of Vatican City.
He is the son of veteran artist and Lalit Kala Academy award winner Late K.Pundalik Shenoy. His mother Late Padmini Shenoy was also a noted artist.
Ganesh uses many mediums and styles while painting. His favorite styles are pointillism, Kinetic Pointillism, mosaic, and expressionism. Ganesh Shenoy has never sold his paintings for personal gain. He always donates his paintings to philanthropic organizations so that they can sell and utilize the proceedings for charity work.
Ganesh Shenoy is working as HR Manager in Sodexo at Qatar. He is living with his wife Arti Shenoy in Doha - Qatar since 2007. His daughter Anisha Shenoy is pursuing her MBBS in KVG Medical college, Sullia.
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