Honors and Awards
Sivananda has received the following honors and awards:
  • 2017
    • First place award, Fall Juried Exhibition of Portrait Society of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
    • Finalist, 12th "Best of America" Annual Juried Exhibition of National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society (NOAPS), Castle Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN, USA
    • Finalist, 26th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Oil Painters of America, Eiselle Gallery of Fine Art, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    • Finalist, Small Works Juried Exhibition, Richeson Gallery, Kimberly, WI, USA
  • 2016
    • First Place award in Still Life Category, GA National Fair Juried Competition, Perry, GA, USA
    • Finalist, Figure and Portrait Juried Exhibition, Richeson Gallery, Kimberly, WI, USA
    • Finalist, Portrait Society of Atlanta Fall Juried Exhibition, Atlanta, GA, USA
    • Finalist, Still Life & Floral, Juried Exhibition, Richeson Gallery, Kimberly, WI, USA
    • Merit award, Still Life & Floral, Juried Exhibition, Richeson Gallery, Kimberly, WI, USA
  • 2015
    • Finalist, Juried Salon Show of Oil Painters of America - Birmingham, AL, USA
    • Finalist, Figurative and Portrait Juried Exhibition of Richeson Gallery, Kimberly, WI, USA
    • Finalist, 10th Annual Juried Exhibition of National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society (NOAPS), Dunnegan Gallery of Fine Art, Bolivar, MO, USA
    • Finalist, International Guild of Realism, 10th Annual Juried Exhibition, Alexandria, VA, USA
    • International Guild of Realism, Masterworks Museum Tour
    • Finalist, Winter Juried Exhibition, Portrait Society of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA (Juror: Michael Shane Neal)
    • Finalist, Small works Juried Exhibition, Richeson Gallery, Kimberly, WI, USA
  • 2014
    • Fourth Place Award, Portrait Society of America Members Only competition, Still Life Category, USA
    • Finalist, Figure and Portrait competition of Richeson 75, USA
    • Honorable mention and People's Choice Awards, Juried Exhibition of Atlanta Fine Arts League, Atlanta Georgia, USA (Juror Bart Lindstrom)
    • First place award, Summer Juried Exhibition of Portrait Society of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (Juror: Rose Frantzen)
    • Finalist, Juried Exhibition of Oil Painters of America, Eastern Region, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    • Finalist, International Art Renewal Center Salon, Port Reading, New Jersey, USA
    • Finalist, Juried Exhibition of Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, USA
  • 2013
    • Third place award, Fall Juried Exhibition of Portrait Society of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (Juror: Jamie Lee McMahan)
    • Dr. P. Venugopala Rao 'Maitri' award for excellence in art and literature, Atlanta, USA
    • Finalist, Juried Exhibition of Oil Painters of America, Eastern Region, Annapolis, MD, USA
    • Finalist (FAV15%) in the July 2013 BoldBrush Painting Competition, USA
    • Finalist, First Juried Salon Show of Oil Painters of America, Petoskey, MI, USA
    • First place award, Summer Juried Exhibition of Portrait Society of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (Juror: Richard Whitney)
    • Finalist, International Art Renewal Center Salon, Port Reading, New Jersey, USA
    • Finalist, Juried Exhibition of Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • First place award and Member's choice award, Winter Juried Exhibition of Portrait Society of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (Juror: Tony Pro)
    • Finalist (FAV15%) in the January 2013 BoldBrush Painting Competition, USA
  • 2012
    • Finalist, Figure and Portrait competition of Richeson 75, USA
    • American Society of Traditional Artists first annual show, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
    • Finalist, Summer Juried Exhibition of Portrait Society of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Finalist, International Art Renewal Center Salon, Port Reading, New Jersey, USA
    • Finalist, Juried Exhibition of Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, USA
  • 2011
    • Finalist, Juried Exhibition of Oil Painters of America, Eastern Region, Orleans, MA, USA
    • Finalist, 20th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Oil Painters of America, Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, USA
    • Finalist (FAV15%) in the December 2011 BoldBrush Painting Competition, USA
    • Finalist (FAV15%) in the October 2011 BoldBrush Painting Competition, USA
    • Finalist (FAV15%) in the September 2011 BoldBrush Painting Competition, USA
  • 2010
    • Honorable Mention, Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art - Fall Juried exhibition of Portrait Society of Atlanta (Juror: Burton Silverman)
    • Third place, Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art - Atlanta Fine Arts League members show
  • 2005
    • Vamsee award for excellence in painting
    • Juried member, Portrait Society of Atlanta
    • Finalist, "Drawings Only" Juried Exhibition, Portrait Society of Atlanta. (Juror: William Mauhan)
  • 2004
    • Finalist, Fall Juried Exhibition, Portrait Society of Atlanta. (Juror: Everett Raymond Kinstler)
    • Finalist, Spring Juried Exhibition, Portrait Society of Atlanta (Juror: Margaret Carter Baumgaertner)
  • 1975
    • Represented I.I.T., Kharagpur at the Inter I.I.T. Art Exhibition held in I.I.T. Kanpur, India
  • 1974
    • Gold medal for oil painting (landscape), I.I.T., Kharagpur, India
    • Bronze medal for graphite drawing, I.I.T., Kharagpur, India
  • 1965
    • Certificate of Merit in Art competition, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India

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