Thirumala Thirupathi completed his BFA and MFA in painting from JNTU College of Fine Arts, Hyderabad, and Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore, respectively. He was awarded the Scholarship from Krishnakriti Foundation during 2005-2007. He has participated in various workshops, art camps; and group exhibitions in various cities in India and Turkey.
Thirumala’s works focus on ‘money’. He says apart from food, cloth and shelter, money is also one of the major necessities in today’s time. He tries to show how money plays an important role in human relationships.