Born in Vellore, Tamil Nadu.
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).
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.
Diploma in painting, government School of Arts and Crafts, Chennai.
Cholamandal Artists’ Village exhibition sponsored by UNICEF, New Delhi.
’40 artists of Madras’ organized by Bristish Council, Chennai; Ooty painters’ Camp conducted by Tamil Nadu State Academy.
National exhibition of Art, New Delhi( also in `82, `86, `92, `93 and `94).
Robin Hood International, 27th Annual exhibition, Sydney, Australia; the Asia Pacific Museum, Poland.
Award of the Tamil Nadu State Lalit Kala Academy; Cholamandal Artists’ Village exhibition organized by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations in Morocco.
Bharat Bhavan Biennale, Bhopal.
Painters’ camp conducted by South Zone Cultural Centre, Chennai.
VIIth Triennale India, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.
Award of the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad, Bengaluru.
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.
Nominated as an eminent artist member of the Lalit kala Academy, New Delhi.