A P Santhanaraj
Year of Birth:1932
Location:Tiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu
Style: Abstract, Figurative
Diploma in painting from Madras School of Arts and Crafts in 1953.
Lecturer in the Govt. College Arts and Crafts and served as the Principal from 1985-90.
Participated in several exhibitions including the Comissioner for Triennale show held in Brazil, organized by Lalit Kala Academy, Delhi in 1988.
Three Indian Painters, organized by The British Council, Madras in 1966.
Common Wealth Art Festival, London, 1967.
1990 Retrospective, CMC Art Gallery, New Delhi.
He has received a large number of awards including the Gold Medal from the Govt. College of Arts and Crafts, Madras, 1953.
1954-1956 received the Govt. of India scholarship for his Post-Graduate.
1957, 62 National Award, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.
1983 Kalai Chammal Award, Tamil Nadu.
1997 Kala Rathna, AIFACS, New Delhi.