Born in Madras. Since 1966 he was associated with
Modern Tamil Writer`s Group and illustrated large number
of book, book-cover design and book layouts. He was
commissioned for a mural painting for P.I. Industries
Udaipur, at their office complex, New Delhi. He was
commissioned for a mural painting for Titan Waches,
at their showroom, Bangalore. He was commissioned for
a mural painting for the ceiling of Tanishq jewellery
showroom, Chennai. He was commissioned for a mural painting
for the reception counter of the Royal Meridien Hotel,
Chennai. 1986 Jury member, National Exhb., Lalit Kala
Akademi, New Delhi. 1990 Commissioner, Indian Section
in 3rd Ankara Biennale, Turkey. 1991 Convener, exhb.
called Drawings India- 91, New Delhi. 1992 Convener,
National Level Painting Camp, Pondicherry. 1992 Jury
member, Bombay Art Society Annual Exhb., Bombay. 1993
One man jury, National Exhb., Lalit Kala Akademi, New
Delhi. Between the Lines: a book on his drawings done
- 1960-66 Studied in Govt. College of Arts and Crafts,
1963-85 National Exhb., Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
1966 First solo show, Madras. 1969 Exhb., 100 Drawings
on Gandhi, to mark his birth cantenery. 1969 Solo exhb.,
Sarala Art Centre, Madras. 1972 25 Years of Indian Art,
New Delhi. 1973 Seven South Indian Painters, Australia.
1981 Solo show, Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay. 1983 Exhb.,
Art Heritage, New Delhi. 1983, 84 Sketch Book Series,
Sarla Art Centre, Madras and Kritika Art Gallery, Bangalore.
1986 6th Triennale India, New Delhi. 1986, 89 Kala Yatra
Show, Bangalore. 1987 Exhb., Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay.
1987 19th Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil. 1988, 90 Exhb.,
Sakshi Gallery, Madras. 1988 Exhb., Design Scape Gallery,
Bombay. 1989 Nature and Environment, organised by Lalit
Kala Akademi, New Delhi. 1990 Exhb., Dhoomimal Art Centre,
New Delhi. 1990-91 Touch Stone, organised by Sakshi
Gallery, Madras and Bangalore. 1991 Exhb., Jehangir
Art Gallery, Bombay. 1991 9 Indian Artists, Walk in
National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. Lalit Kala
Akademi, New Delhi, Kerala, Bangalore and Chennai. National
Art Gallery, Chennai. Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.
Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata. Gandhi Museum,
Chennai. Chandigarh University, Chandigarh. Oviam Nunkalai
Kuzhu, Chennai. South Indian Society of Painters, Chennai.
Bombay Art Society, Mumbai. South Zone Cultural Centre,
Nagpur. Sarala Art Centre, Chennai. Kala Yatra Gallery,
Bangalore. Crimson Art Gallery, Bangalore. Dhoomimal
Art Centre, New Delhi. Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai.
Walk in Gallery, Singapore. CIMA Art Gallery, Kolkata.
Surya Art Gallery, Hyderabad. College of Fine Arts,
Gulbarga. Larsen & Toubro Ltd., Mumbai. Micro Land,
Bangalore. Titan Watches Ltd., Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad,
Vizak, Pondicherry, Trivandrum, Trissur, Calicut, Tanjore,
Trichy and Kochi. Air India, Mumbai. Kirlosker Electricals,
Bangalore. Brook Bond India Ltd., Bangalore. Mor
1963 Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, Madras. 1963 Award,
Chitra Kala Parishad, Bangalore. 1964 Award, Lalit Kala
Akademi, Madras. 1965 Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, Madras.
1965 Award, Bombay Art Society, Bombay. 1966 Award,
Bombay Art Society, Bombay. 1965-66 Award, Hyderabad
Art Society, Hyderabad. 1973 Award, Academy of Fine
Arts, Calcutta. 1979 National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi,