Artist Profile

Akkitam Narayanan

Date of Birth :1939


  • 1961-Diploma in Painting, Government College of Arts and Crafts, Madras.
  • 1967-70 Studied monumental art under Mr.Jean Bertholle and Engravin.


  • 1962-64-Received Indian Government Scholarship
  • 1963,65,66-Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, Madras.
  • 1965-Award, Association of Young Painters and Sculptors, Madras.
  • 1967-70-Received French Government Scholarship.
  • 1972-Award, 4th International Festival of Painting, Cagnes-sur-mer,France.
  • 1972-Award All India Print Exhibition, New Delhi.

Art Shows / Exhibitions

  • 1961,77-Group Exhibition, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.
  • 1965-Solo Exhibition, Max Muller Bhavan, Goethe Institute, Madras.
  • 1966-Solo Exhibition, Triveni Gallery, New Delhi.
  • 1970-Solo Exhibition Transposition Gallery, Paris.
  • 1970,72- Group Show 2nd and 4th International Festival of Painting, Canada.
  • 1970-Group exhibition Le Prix Septentrion Exhibition, Marcq-en-Baroeul.
  • 1971-Solo Exhibition Ostentor Gallery, Dortmund.
  • 1971-Solo Exhibition Falazik Gallery, Neuenkirchen
  • 1972-Solo Exhibition The Gallery Paris.
  • 1972,73.74,76 -Group Show Salin R?aliti?s Nouvelles, Paris and Luxe.
  • 1972,1984-All India Print Exhibition, New Delhi.
  • 1973-International Print Exhibition Manila.
  • 1973-November Vitry, Vitry-sur-Seine.
  • 1973,74,76,80,83,88-Solo exhibition Steintor Verlag Gallery, Germany.
  • 1974-International Binnale, Menton.
  • 1974-Solo Exhibition Hennemann Gallery, Bonn.
  • 1974,1986-Solo Exhibition Mukai Gallery, Tokyo.
  • 1975-International Triennale of Indian Art in India, New Delhi.
  • 1976-Solo Exhibition, Legard Gallery.


  • National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.
  • National Art Gallery, Chennai.
  • Ahmedabad Museum, Ahamedabad.
  • French Ministry of Culture, Paris.
  • Kunsthalle, Wilhelmshaven.