Born in Cannanore, Kerala.
Graduate, Madras University, Chennai.
Diploma in Painting, School of Arts and Crafts, Chennai.
Award of Tamil Nadu academy; Participant, National Exhibition Of Art (1964-77).
Exhibition of YANTRA series of paintings in British council, Chennai and Kumar Gallery, New Delhi.
Visited Russia, Germany and France on cultural exchange.(also `83,`88).
Award and Gold Medal, Kerala Academy; Participant, International Triennale, New Delhi. (also in `78).
Exhibition of ‘Brahmasutra’ series of paintings, New Delhi. (also in `78, `81, `92, `94 and `97).
Editor, Artrends magazine.
College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum, Kerala, Professor and later Principal.
Jury, National exhibition of Art, New Delhi. (also in `92).
Participant, Neo-Tantra exhibition, West Germany, by National Gallery, New Delhi.
Neo-Tantra exhibition as part of India Festival UCLA, USA.
Member, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, its publication committee and of Regional Centre, Chennai and Executive Member; Kerala Academy.
Special invitee, International Triennale, New Delhi.
Senior Fellowship, Department of culture, Government of India.
Nominated Eminent Artist Member, Lalitr Kala Academy, New Delhi; Published a book “Intimations on Art, Indian and Western”.
‘Lalit Kala Puraskaram’, Award for art, Kerala Academy.