Babu Eshwar Prasad completed BFA (Painting) from Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore and MFA (Graphics) from M.S.University, Baroda.
He held his first exhibition The Midnight Sun in 1996 at Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore and since held many solo shows including Still-Lifes of Emptiness at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore, 1999, Smiles and Shadows, Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore / Bombay, 2002 and Time Past, Time Present, Time to Come at Bodhi Art in Mumbai, 2007, Skin of the Earth, Gallery Sumukha, 2013. He has also participated in many group exhibitions in India and abroad.
Apart from painting, Prasad has sustained a deep interest in exploring other media like sculpture, sound, video and photography. His short videos have been screened at various venues. In 2015 Prasad made his first feature film Gaalibeeja (Wind Seed). A self-financed Kannada film, the film has been shown at Jio MAMI, Mumbai Film Festival, Bangalore International Film Festival, 3rd i's San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival. 18th FilmColumbia. NGMA Bengaluru,2016 Kunstsammlung (K 21, museum ) Dusseldorf, 2018. He is currently working on completing his second feature film to be released at the end of this year.
Babu Eshwar currently lives and works in Bengaluru and New Delhi.
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