Son of a traditional bell metal worker
Honours and Awards
1986 National fellowship from Ministry of Human Resourses. Govt. of India for research work. Kalamezhuthu. Tradtional floral painting in Kerala.
1992 Kerala Lailitha Kala Acadamy Award
1995 Kerala Lalithakala Academy Award
1998 Raja Ravi Varma Birth Centenary Award.
1999 to 2001 Executive Committee Member Kerala Lalitha Kala Acadamy.
1998 Kerala Chitra Kala Parishath honor
2010 Jackson pollock krasener fellowship
Kerala Lalitha Kala Acadamy Annual shows 1985,86,87, 88,89,90,91, 92, 93, 2002,2003,2004
2003 AIFACS New Delhi Show. Contemporary Art Gallery Kochi.
1993 Kelakam, Kannur, Sponsored by Kerala Lalitha Kala Acadamy
1997 National exhibition by National Lalitha Kala Acadamy Bangalore
2004 Apparao Galleries .Triveni Kala Sangam New Delhi
2004 Gallery East, New York
2005 Colors of Joy . Chitrasala Thrissur. Sponsored by Kerala Lailitha Kala Academy
2005 Kerala Lalitha Kala acadamy. Show in aid of Tsunami victims Kochi, Trivandrum
2005 Turning the wheel. Traditions unbound . Cntemporarary to past Curated by Dr. .Alka Pande Visual Art Gallery, Habitat Centre New Delhi, Sponsored by United Nations.
2007 Triveda Fine Arts, Early to Contemporary, New Delhi .Oberoi hotel. Ball room
2007 National Gallery of Modern Art. Moscow. Contemporary Indian Art in 21st Century.25 Indian artists Curetted by David Baurriard London. Sponsored by Indian Embassy.
2008 Triveda fine art Ltd. Indian Art, Early to Contemporary. New Delhi .Sheraton Hotel. Ball room
2007 A selection of Indian Contemporary Art. The Art of Investment Ashvita Galleries Chennai,and Coimbatore.
2008 Red Earth Monsoon Festival. New Delhi
2009 Cross Country. National Exhibition of Art, Travancore Art Gallery. New Delhi
2009 Seeing is Believing. India Consortium Project Gallerie New Delhi
2009 Beating heart of Kerala. Contemporary Art from gods own country Gallery Noble Saga. London
2009 Contemporary art for home. Lalith Asok Bangalore. Gallery Time and space
2009 First Impressions .A celebration of contemporary south Asian art .Indian Embassy .Muscat..Art Select gallery .Dubai
2010 Verse on canvass.. Acadamy of Fine Arts Kolkota Cureted by Buddhadev Mandal
2010 MAY I to 8, south asian show Santamonica California
2010 August 27 to 29 Kollkotarthouse , Brush Lines, Aid for Disha foundation, cureted by Urmila Mitra
2010 Between Imagination and Reality. Galleria Newdelhi oct 27
Poster and collage exhibitions In all city centers of Kerala on various social issues
1988 Zonal camp Wyanad, Kerala Lalitha kala academy
1989, 1990 State artist camps, Kerala Lalitha Kala Acadamy Thrissur
1991 National Camp, Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy Ponmudi
1996 National Camp, Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy Kasargod
1991 Mahatma Gandhi Mandir Kannur Sponsored by Kerala Lalitha Kala Acadamy,
1995 Life scapes sponsored by Cube kannur
2002 Joy of colors Lalitha kala academy Contemporary art gallery. Kochi
2003 Chitrasala Thrissur sponsored by lalitha kala acadamy.
2004 Yousef gallery, Mattanchery Kochi.
2004 Kerala lalitha kala acadamy Gallery Calicut .Colors of joy .Sponsored by Bank mens club
2005 Kasthuri Sreenivasan Trust Art Gallery .Coimbatore. Sponsored by KS trust
2006 Galleria Roman Rolland New Delhi .Of Elephants Spices and Everyday .Sponsors’ Alliance Francaise.New Delhi ,Embassy of Poland and State Government of Kerala, Cureted by Dr,Alka Pande
2007 Garden of Eden.Visions from Kerala Taj Gate way hotel .Bangalore. Celebration series. Cureted by Jayamony Ambara Sponsored by Taj Residency
Forth coming shows
2011 Gallery Roman Rolland. New Delhi. Sponsors Ambara Gallery Banagalore
2011 april Indian embassy muscat
Kapurthala house New Delhi..Premiere Fine Yarns Coimbatore, Galleria New Delhi, Embassy of Poland New Delhi..Indian Embassy Muscat. Alliance Francaise New Delhi, Triveda Gallery New Delhi. Mianaz Gallery New Delhi. Indian Embassy Beijing .Indian Embassy Doha.. Ambara gallery. Bangalore. Time and space. Bangalore. Sumukha Gallery Bangalore. Renaissance Gallerie. Bangalore. Ambara Gallery Bangalore. Indecomm Global Services. Bangalore. Gallery soul flower Bombay .The Noble Sage Gallery. London..Art Select Dubai. Neeleswar Hermitage. Kerala..DC. Books Kottayam, The studio. New Delhi, Imitiara Consultants Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi .harmony India
State Bank of India Kannur, State Bank of India Thrissur. Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy Thrissur ., Galleria New Delhi, and in many other private collections in India and abroad.
Indira Gandhi Rashrtriya Sangralaya. Bhopal Traditional bell metal casting
Seminars and Symposiums’
1998 Art criticism workshop Kila, Kerala Lalitha kala academy
1998 National Seminar on art movement, Kila. Kerala Laitha kala academy
1998 National Ceramic Camp. Kundara ceramics, Kerala laitha kala academy
1999 State bell metal camp. Trissur, Kerala lalitha kala academy
1999 Bell metal works shop. KIRTHADS Campus Calicut by IGRMS. Bhopal. Worked as resource person
Cry has brought my works as calander, daiary and cards for the year 2011
Worked as editor for Thathamma children’s fortnightly f or 7 Years and published many short stories and essays for children
Published many articles on art and aesthetics in many Malayalam journals.I ntrodroduced more than 100 painters to children through the children’s publication