Acharya Devagupthapu Rajkumar Vudayar International Sculptor” , a name to be reckoned in the field of sculpture art, hailed from Kothapeta, East Godavari in Andhra Pradesh. Ever Inspiring Guru: His Father Late “ Acharya Srinadha Ratna Shilpi Vudayar”. Entry in the Profession: Since Childhood. First Statue of his own Making: Gautama Buddha. Number of Statues Carved so far About 2000 Statues

Achievements: a) Established ” Srinadha Ratna Silpi Vudayar Silpakala Samskritika Seva Samstha ” b) Celebrating cultural programmes every year, and identifying and felicitating Stalwarts of various cultural fields.

Academic Interest: a) Imparting training to young artists who opt sculpting as their career, b) Promoting culture of our own i.e., fine arts and other cultural activities. c) Providing financial assistance to aged artists in all arts.