About Me

Date of Birth: 12.08.1953
Place: Madurai, Tamandu, India.

  • 1st Class Diploma in Painting, 1976, (1st class, 1st Rank)
  • Post-Diploma in Painting 1977, at Government College of Art and Crafts, Madras.
  • Trained On Graphic Art (Lithography and Etching) Garhi Artists Studio, Delhi,1978.


  • தமிழ் தன்மையை அதன் அடையாளத்தை காண்பியல் வழியில் அதன் தொடர்ச்சியை நிறுவுவது.
  • நீண்ட பாரம்பரியமும், நாகரிகமும் உள்ளடக்கிய தென் இந்திய வரலாற்றை காண்பியல் வழியில் உலக சமூகத்துடன் இணைப்பது.
  • தமிழ் வெகு மக்களின் படிமத்தில் இருக்கும் குறிப்பாக பம்பாய் பார்சி சினிமா பாதிப்பு முழுமையாக அகற்றப்பட்டு மூலதமிழ்த் தன்மையை நிறுவுவது.
  • நவீன கலைஞர்கள், கல்வியாளர்கள் பன்முகத்தன்மை கொண்டவராக (ஓவியம், அனிமேஷன், VR ) இருக்கவேண்டிய அவசியத்தை தொடர்ந்து வலியுறுத்துவது.
  • காண்பியலே நவீன மொழி என்றும் அறிவுறுத்துவது.


  • Association of young Painters shows since 1975.
  • Exhibition of Graphics, sponsored by Mayur Art Gallery, Hotel Sundararsan, 1976.
  • South Indian Society of Painters Annual and Group shows since 1977 at Madras.
  • Tamil Nadu Ovum Nunkalai Kuzhu Annual Art Exhibition 1976,77,78.
  • Association of young painters and Sculptors Group shows Bangalore 1975, Bombay 1978.
  • Graphics Demonstration sponsored by S.I.S.P.1977.
  • Forty-First and Forty-second Annual India Art Exhibition, Calcutta, 1976,77.
  • Participated in kala Mela, New Delhi,78,82
  • The Andra Academy of Arts Annual Exhibition at Vijayawada since 1979.
  • “Linear Art Movement of Madras Artist” sponsored by Alliance Franchise, Madras.
  • •Art Trends in Southern Region” organized by Regional Centre, Madras 1985.
  • Weaver’s Service Centre Artist’s Exhibition at Delhi, Calcutta, Bombay, Madras 1985.
  • National Exhibition since 1987,88.
  • One Man Show Madras, 1979, Culcutta,86, Bombay,88, 2010.
  • Mural for P.S.G. College of Technology, Coimbatore.


  • Worked for many Advertising Agencies and Art Director for Tamil Leading Magazine (“Mangaiyar Malar” in late 70s and for the popular Tamil Magazine “Kumutham” in 90s.)
  • Employed as Textile Designer at Weaver’s Service Centre, Chennai – 1978-79.
  • Worked as a freelance illustrator in leading Tamil Monthly magazines, and played a major role in converting such illustrations from traditional styles to contemporary mode. (Since 1985.)
  • Contributed considerably as an Artist to Avant grade literary magazines run on an experimental basis during the past 50 years.
  • Worked as Poster Design and Animator at different Levels Since the 1980s towards socially issues and voluntary Groups.
  • Since 1990s Art Director and Special Effects Director for Over45 Tamil. Telugu and South Indian Language films. Devathai, Assuran, Rajakaliyamman, Palayathamman, Nageswry, and Naina are Nandalala, Saraba, Nagesh Thiraiarangam the Important film in sfx.
  • Very early Artist to use Computer for Painting in whole south India since early 1990s.
  • Participated in Animation Camps Thiruvananthapuram and NID, Ahmedabad in the early 90s.
  • Trained over 50 Leading Animators who are busy in the field currently.
  • Founder Member of “Tamilnadu Film Movement”, one of the two important such movements of the state.
  • Conducted the first Three Animation Camps for Children in Chennai. (1998,99,2000. Organized by Donboasco Communication Centre, Chennai.)
  • Chief Designer of Tamilnadu Government Organized Chemozhi World Tamil Conference 2009.
  • Member, Curriculum committee for Education (SRET) Government of Tamilnadu.
  • Currently Working as Freelance Painter and Illustrator and Film Special Effects Director.
  • Travelled and exhibited in France, England, Germany, sri lanka Canada, Italy, Dubai, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Australia and United States.


  • Tamilnadu State Award – 1978
  • Kalaimamani Award, from Tamilnadu Government 2006.
  • Honored by Bharathidasan University at Trichirapalli with Title” OVIYA THENDRAL” 2014.
  • Honored by Mallai Tamil Changam, at Mallai with Tittle “PERUNTHACHAN” 2015.
  • Honored at Dalla by America Tamil Changam 2018.
  • Honored at Tamil Changam Australia 2018.