G. R. Iranna received his Bachelor`s degree in Fine Arts from the College of Visual Art, Gulbarga, in Karnataka, in 1992. In 1994 he received a Master`s Degree in Painting from the College of Art, Delhi. In 1999-2000 he was the artist-in-residence at the Wimbledon School of Art, London. He has participated in exhibitions at Gallery Espace, Delhi, 2000, the Maulana Azad Center for Indian Culture, Cairo, 2000, Gallery Martini, Hong Kong, 1999, Shridharani Art Gallery and Delhi Art Gallery, Delhi, 1998, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai and with Saffronart and The Guild Gallery, Mumbai, 2004. Iranna lives and works in Delhi.