Qatar, July 4, 2020: Ganesh Kelagina Beedu Shenoy of Mangaluru has set a world record for his new artwork “Most miniature paintings on a small paper card” through World Record Certification Limited, UK. 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, setting the world record for most miniature paintings ever painted on a small paper card.
Last year Ganesh Shenoy had broken both Asia Record and India Record with his 1029 miniature paintings on an A4 size paper 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 Pundalik Shenoy. His mother Late Padmini Shenoy was also a noted artist. Right from his childhood he is interested in painting and has secured many prizes / recognitions. Entering the Guinness book of World Records is his dream and he has started working on a new project to make this dream a reality by 2021.
Ganesh Shenoy uses many mediums and styles while painting. His favorite styles are pointillism, Kinetic Pointillism, mosaic and expressionism. Ganesh 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 from the past 13 years. His daughter Anisha Shenoy is pursuing her MBBS in KVG Medical college, Sullia, Karnataka.