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1937 Born in Cannanore, Kerala.

1958 Graduate, Madras University, Chennai.

1960-66 Diploma in Painting, School of Arts and Crafts, Chennai.

1964 Award of Tamil Nadu academy; Participant, National Exhibition Of Art (1964-77).

1968-71 Exhibition of YANTRA series of paintings in British council, Chennai and Kumar Gallery, New Delhi.

1974 Visited Russia, Germany and France on cultural exchange.(also `83,`88).

1975 Award and Gold Medal, Kerala Academy; Participant, International Triennale, New Delhi. (also in `78).

1976 Exhibition of ‘Brahmasutra’ series of paintings, New Delhi. (also in `78, `81, `92, `94 and `97).

1979-85 Editor, Artrends magazine.

College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum, Kerala, Professor and later Principal.

1981 Jury, National exhibition of Art, New Delhi. (also in `92).

1983 Participant, Neo-Tantra exhibition, West Germany, by National Gallery, New Delhi.

1985 Neo-Tantra exhibition as part of India Festival UCLA, USA.

1989-94 Member, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, its publication committee and of Regional Centre, Chennai and Executive Member; Kerala Academy.

1991 Special invitee, International Triennale, New Delhi.

1992-95 Senior Fellowship, Department of culture, Government of India.

1994 Nominated Eminent Artist Member, Lalitr Kala Academy, New Delhi; Published a book “Intimations on Art, Indian and Western”.

2003 ‘Lalit Kala Puraskaram’, Award for art, Kerala Academy.

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