Reference Number: 12
Year of Birth:1950
Location:Keelavannam, Ariyalur Dist.
He obtained his diploma in painting from Government College of Arts & Crafts, Kumbakonam in 1974 and Post Diploma in Painting from Government College of Arts & Crafts, Madras in 1978.
He has held exhibitions between 1979-2005 at Bhuvaneshwar, Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai And Chennai.
The group shows were held between 1983-2005 at Chennai, Bangalore, Salem, Mahe, Tiruchi, Mumbai, Singapore, Austin, Texas and Edinburgh.
1995 National award, Lalit kala Akademi, New Delhi
1992 State award Tamil Nadu Lalit Kala Academy, Madras
1997 All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society Award for
50th year of art in Independence India, at Chennai.
1996 Invited for the Asian Biennial at Bangladesh and invite for the Cultural exchange program in Angara by National Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
2000-2002 Awarded Senior Fellowship Human Resources, Dept. of Culture, New Delhi