ARTIST DIRECTORY
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C.N.KARUNAKARAN
ARTIST DIRECTORY


C.N.KARUNAKARAN
Naikath, Mamangalam,
Edappally
Cochin-682 024
Kerala
E-mail : cnkarunakaran@eth.com
ARTIST DIRECTORY

Personal Details

Born in Brahmakulam, near Guruvayur, Kerala in 1940. Diploma in design from Government School of arts and Crafts, Madras passed in First Rank. Diploma in Painting - Advanced course passed in First Class. Worked as Designer with Madras Design Demonstration Centre - a Government of Madras unit for Research and improvement of Handicrafts. Art instructor at Kalapeetom, Cochin - 1970 -73. Started " Chitrakoodam " first private Art Gallery in Kerala 1973 - 77 At present Vice - Chairman , Kerala Lalithakala Academy.

Exhibitions

Solo
Madras - 1968, 75 & 93 Cochin - 1970 , 84 , 92, 94, 96, 97, 98 & 2000
Calicut - 1973, 93, & 98
Thiruvananthapuram - 1995, 96, & 98
Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai - 1996 & 2000
Taj Art Gallery, Mumbai - 1997 & 2000
The Gallery Leela, Mumbai - 1997 ABC Art Gallery, Varanasy -1999
Galeria Ralino, Goa - 1999
Art Konsult Gallery, New Delhi 2000
Group Shows at all major cities in India and abroad since 1963.

Achievements

Government of Madras Gold Medal for the best outgoing student 1956 Madras Lalithakala Academy 1964 Kerala Lalithakala Academy 1971, 72 & 75 P.T. Bhaskara Panicker Award 2000