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D.Venkatapathy
1935 Born in Vellore, Tamil Nadu.

1964 Trained in fesco painting at Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan; awarded Silver Medal by Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta; exhibited at the Tamil Nadu State Lalit Kala Academy(also in 1966, `67, `77, `79 and `92).

1966 Award of the Tamil Nadu State Academy, Madras; Silver Medal at the South Indian Society of Painters, Chennai; among the first batch of artists to move into Cholamandal.

1967 Diploma in painting, government School of Arts and Crafts, Chennai.

1972 Cholamandal Artists’ Village exhibition sponsored by UNICEF, New Delhi.

1978 ’40 artists of Madras’ organized by Bristish Council, Chennai; Ooty painters’ Camp conducted by Tamil Nadu State Academy.

1981 National exhibition of Art, New Delhi( also in `82, `86, `92, `93 and `94).

1982 Robin Hood International, 27th Annual exhibition, Sydney, Australia; the Asia Pacific Museum, Poland.

1985 Award of the Tamil Nadu State Lalit Kala Academy; Cholamandal Artists’ Village exhibition organized by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations in Morocco.

1986 Bharat Bhavan Biennale, Bhopal.

1987 Painters’ camp conducted by South Zone Cultural Centre, Chennai.

1991 VIIth Triennale India, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.

1992 Award of the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad, Bengaluru.

1996 Received Silver Plate on being honoured as a veteran artist of India by All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society; also participated in the show organized for the veteran artists.

2003 Nominated as an eminent artist member of the Lalit kala Academy, New Delhi.

 
 
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