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1948 Born in Ponnani, Kerala. 1966 Founder and member, Cholamandal Artists' Village, Chennai. 1970 Diploma in painting (First Class), College of Arts and Crafts, Chennai.


1967-76 Annual Art exhibitions of the State academies, in Chennai and Kerala.

1968-75 Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.

1973-77 Lalith Kala Akademi, Kerala.

1968 National Exhibition of Art, New Delhi.

1969 National Exhibition of Art, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi.

1972 “Contemporary Miniatures”, Progressive painters’ Association, Chennai.

1972 Cholamandal Artists Village Exhibition; by UNICEF, New Delhi.

1975 Vth International Triennale, New Delhi.

1976 PUGWASH All-India Exhibition, Chennai.

1977-79 ‘Kalayatra Exhibition’, Chennai, Bombay and New Delhi.

1977 ‘Pictorial Space' All-India exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.

1978 IV International Triennale India, New Delhi.

1979 “70 Prints”, Lalit Kala Akademi,New Delhi.

1980 State Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai.

1981 'Art Trends in Southern Region" Exhibition, Chennai.

1985 Exhibition at Asia Pacific Museum, Poland; ICCR Exhibition at Morocco.

1987 VIII Biennale International de Art, Valparaiso, Chile.

1988 Nominated as an Eminent Artist member, Lalit Kala Aklademi, New Delhi.

1989 "Indiase Moderne Kunst" Kasteel, Arcen, Holland, Sponsored by Gate Foundation, Amsterdam.

1990 Represented India as Commissioner for the International Painting Festival, Cagnes Sur-mer, France; Visited France, Netherlands and Belgium. Represented India as Commissioner for the International painting Festival,Cagnes.

1991 The "Rimbaud-91" exhibition to pay homage to French poet Arthur Rimbaud at Alliance de Francaise, Chennai and France.

1992 Exhibition of “Contemporary Tapestries”, Max Muller Bhavan, Chennai.

1992 “Parallel perceptions”, Exhibition by Sakshi Gallery, New Delhi.

1994 “100 years of National Gallery of Modern Art”, New Delhi.

1994 ‘Reflections’, exhibition at Easel Gallery, Chennai.

1995 "Art for Hearts Sake", Sotheby's Auction, Mumbai.

1995 International Biennale of Prints, Bharat Bhavan, Bopal, India.

1996 “Within the Frame”, An exhibition of contemporary miniatures, Hong kong Visual Centre, Hong Kong.

1996 Miniature format show, Sanstache gallery,Mumbai.; “Beyond Boundaries”, The Gallery, Chennai.

1997 Major Trends in Indian Art since 1947, Lali Kala Academy, New Delhi and regional Centres Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata.; Miniature format show, Sanstache gallery, Mumbai.

1998 "Movements in Indian Art-A Tribute" All-India Exhibition of Art, Chithra Kala Kala Parishad, Bangalore.

1999 Miniature Format show at Sans Tache Gallery, Mumbai.; Group Show at Gallery Centrum, Boda Glasburk, Sweden.

2000 Exhibition Jury, Tamil Nadu State Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai.

2001 Suryakanti Art Exhibition, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala; Similarities & Dissimilarities-South, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai.

2002 “36 Years of Cholamandal Artists” Village”,Cholamandal, Chennai.

2003 "Contemporary Artists of South India" exhibition at Kuhu's Gallery, London; "Beyond the horizon,” exhibition by senior artists of Tamilnadu at Gnani Arts, Singapore; Gallery Muller & Plate, Germany.

2004 A Contemporary Vision’ an exhibition curated by Drishty at Lalit Kala Academy, Regional Centre, Chennai.

2005 ‘Expressions: The Art with in’ curated by Drishti, at Kasthuri Sreenivasan Art Gallery, Coimbatore.; “Open eyed dreams IV” Exhibition series curated by Dilip Narayanan at Cochin.

2006 “Chennai Excite”, at The Noble Sage Art Gallery, London.

2007 “Tripitych”, Exhibition at Mahua Art Gallery, Bengaluru;“Art in Itself, Akar Prakar Gallery, Kolkata; Osians’ auction,’ Historical series’, Mumbai; “Confluence 2007”auction by Art World, Taj Coromandal, Chennai; “Raaga Rasam” Exhb; Chaithanya Art Gallery, Cochin, Kerala; “Abstract Visions Parallel Perceptions” Tangerine Art Space,Bengaluru; Apparao art auctions, Chennai;“The Chennai Canvas”, Forum art gallery, Chennai; “The tenth planet”, Dimentions in abstractions, Apparao Gallery, Chennai.; Ganges Art Gallery, Kolkata; “Earth on Canvas’, Art campaign for conservation, WWF-India; Contemporary art-India at WWF-India Secretariat, New Delhi ; “Southern Metaphor”, Prakrit arts, Chennai; “An Art show for a cause”, Vinyasa Art Gallery, Chennai.; “Osians’s auction’The masters series’, at Mumbai.

2008 “Southwards” exhibition at Point of View Art Gallery, Mumbai by Vinyasa Art Gallery, Chennai.

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