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CHELIAN                                                                        

BORN 
13-7-1961,Rayandoor, Thanjavur Dt., Tamilnadu, India


EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

1980 - 1985     Bachelor of Fine Arts - Painting  - First Class, First   Rank,
Government  College of Arts & Crafts, Kumbakonam, TamilNadu,India.


HONOURS

1981    First award in all India Art Exhibition of ChitraKala  Nikethan,AndraPradesh.
1985    Best Outgoing Student Award of TamilNadu Ovia Nunkalaikuzhu,Chennai
1985    Government College of Arts & Crafts - Award, Kumbakonam.
1984    First Award in Thanjavur Medical College Exhibition
1998    "Best Painting Artist Award 1998" Bharath Cultural Academy,Chennai
1999    'Kalai Gnayiru' Award - Thiruvalluvar Ilakiamandram, Chennai.
1999    'Outstanding Young Person' Award - Thanjavur Junior Chamber, Thanjavur.
2004     Prestigious Camlin Art Foundation-SouthRegenal Award in Professional  Category-Banglore.


ONE MAN SHOW  

1985    Besant Hall, Thanjavur.
1993    HongKong Convention and Exhibition Centre, HongKong
1996    Hotel Connemara, Chennai
1997    Kala Mela, Delhi
1997    Saga Art Gallery, Chennai
1997    Hotel Park Sheraton, Chennai
1998    Tamil University, Thanjavur
1998    ‘Sirppakavi’  Lalitkala Academy, Chennai
1999    Oviam '99- Lalitkala Academy,Chennai
1999    Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay
1999    Besant Hall, Thanjavur
1999    Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore
1999    Vinyasa Art Gallery,Chennai
1999    Lalith Kala Academy, Chennai
2000    Hotel Taj Coramandal, Chennai
2001    Vasal, - Chennai
2002    Oviya Mozhi – College of arts –Art Gallery, Chennai
2003    Kasthuri Sreenivasan Trust, Kovai           
2004    Kamalnayan  Bajaj art gallery, Mumbai
2004   20 th one man show at Chitrakala Parishad  Bangalore
2003   21 st one-man show at Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore
2005   22 nd one-man show at Kamalnayan  Bajaj art gallery, Mumbai
2006   23 rd  one-man show at Ayya art Gallery, Chennai
2007   24 th  one-man show at Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore
2007   25 th  one-man show at State Gallery of Fine art, Hyderabad.
2007   26  th  one-man show at Kasthuri Sreenivasan Trust, Kovai
2008   27  th  one-man show at Kamalnayan  Bajaj art gallery, Mumbai
2008   28  th  one-man show at Art Entrence  art gallery, Mumbai  

2009   29  th  one-man show at Art Entrence  art gallery, Mumbai 

2010   30 th  one-man show at Sutra Gallery, Kuala Lumpur,Malysia.                                      

2010   31  th  one-man show at ‘Vision of Forever’ at the Istana Budaya, Malysia.      

2010   32  nd  one-man show “SATORI” at – Forum Art Gallery, Chennai.                   

2011   33 rd  one-man show 'Continuum'at PG HOUSE, kamaria,Malysia.


GROUP SHOWS

1982    6 Painters Show, Thanjavur
1983    Oviam 83, Kumbakonam
1985    Group Show Organised by Lalith Kala Academy & Tamil University, Chennai
1992    2 Painters Show, Thanjavur.
1993    Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore
1993    Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai
1993    Group Show Organised by Ovia Nunkalai Kuzhu, Chennai & Chola Art Society, Thanjavur.
1993    Kalamela, Chennai
1995    Ovia Nunkalai Kuzhu Art Gallery, Ooty
1995    Government Museum, Madurai.
1996    Art - O - Assemblage Exhibition - Demo- Session (6 Painters), Chennai.
1996    Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay (5 Men Show)
1997    Saga Art Gallery, Chennai
1999   Gnana Banu Show, Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai.
2000   Kala Mela, Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai.
2003   Veedu Show, Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai
2004   Two Men Show, Chennai Trade Center, Chennai
2004   Group Show Organised  by Chithrakararhal & Regional Ovia Nunkalai   Kuzhu, Gandhi Museum,  Madurai.
2003   Artyflys 1 st Group show at Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore
2005    Artyflys 2 nd Group show at Kasthuri Sreenivasan Trust, Kovai
2005    Artyflys 3 rd Group show at     Trichy
2006    Artyflys  4  th Group show at Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore
2006    Artyflys 5 th Group show at Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore
2006    Artyflys 6 th Group show at Anna University,Chennai
2003    Artyflys 7 th Group show at State Gallery of Fine art, Hyderabad.
2004    Artyflys 8 th Group show at Lalit Kala Academy, Kalamela,  Chennai.
2005    Joint show at Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore
2008    Group show  Ray O Gallery Art exhibition in Chennai.
2009    Artyflys 9 th Group show at Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore                           

2010    Artyflys 10 th Group show at DhatcinaChitra,Chennai                                      

2011    Joint show at Sutra Gallery, Kuala Lumpur,Malysia.                                          

2011    Joint show at Kuala Lumpur parforming art center, Malysia.

EXHIBITIONS

1993    National Art Exhibition, Delhi
1981 - 2003 Lalit Kala Academy Annual Exhibitions, Chennai
1993 , 2001 Regional Art Exhibition, Chennai
1981    All India Art Exhibition, Raipur
1981    VTI Exibition, Chennai
1995    All India Art Exhibition, Chitra Kala Parishad, Bangalore
1992    Kala Mela, , Chennai
1996    Chennai Emotion, Values Art Gallery, Chennai
1996    Pallava Arts and Crafts Association, Padappai,Chennai.
1997    AIFACS Exhibition, Chennai
1996    Genesis Art Gallery & Hotel Adyar Park, Chennai
1997    Contemprorary Painters and Writers Association,Salem
2003    CITU Intranational Conference, Chennai
2004    Tamil elakkiyam 2004 International Conference, Chennai
2007    “Kaleidoscope” organized by Ayya Art Gallery at Kitab Mahal, Mumbai
2007     Ray O Gallery Art exhibition in Chennai.
2007     Ray O Gallery Art exhibition in Bangalore.
2007    Ayya Art Gallery Show  at Symrosha Art Gallery,Mumbai
2008     Ayya Art Gallery Show at Lalit Kala Academy, Delhi

ARTIST CAMPS

Participated 12 Artist Camps in State and Regional Level in India.

WORKSHOPS

Demonstrated more than 25 workshops in State Level

ILLUSTRATIONS

Illustrations for Stories & Poetries for many leading   Magazines in India - like India Today, Front Line,

Kumudham, Anandha Vikadan etc.,

COLLECTIONS

National Museum, Delhi
Govt. Museum, Chennai
Lalit Kala Academy, Regional Center, Chennai
Tamil Nadu Ovia Nunkalai Kuzhu, Chennai
Tamil University Museum, Thanjavur
Kasthuri Sreenivasan Trust- Museum, Kovai
Hotel Hayath, Delhi
MRF Limited, Chennai
Sterling Resorts, Chennai
CPIM Office,Delhi.
CPIM Office,Chennai.
Dr.Ian Paterson – West Lake, Australia.
Prof.Wayne A Morrison, Victoria, Australia.
Dr. (Mrs) & Dr. Chittoor Krishna, Victoria, Australia.
Prof.Fu – Chan Wei, Taipai,Taiwan.
Dr.David Chwei – Chin Chuang, Taipai,Taiwan.
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipai,Taiwan.
Bernads O’Beien Institute of Microsurgery, Victoria, Australia.
Prof.Harold Kleinert, USA.
Prof.Amit Gupta,USA.
Prof.Tsu – Min Tsai, USA.
Mr.Harry Intraco,Holland.
Mr.Gerry,British & Foreign Ltd.,London.
Mr.M.Taylor,Nottingham,U.K.
Mr.Philip,J.Sykes,U.K.
Mr.N.S.Niranjan,U.K.
Mrs.Fiona Bailey,U.K.
Mr.Feldman, London.
Dr.Aswin Sunilal,NewZealand.
Mr.Pankage,Canada.
Mr.S.Kuttiyappan,Canada.
M/s Johnson & Johnson, USA & Singapore.
Mr. Peaderson Globe Agency,Denmark.
Mr.Sam – Gem Esso,Kowloon,Hongkong.
Mr.Venkitaramanan,Ex - Governor,Reserve Bank of India.
Mrs.Lakshmi Venkatraman,Art Critic,Chennai. 
Mr.Bharati Rajaa,Film Director,Chennai.
Crimson Gallery,Bangalore.
Values Art Gallery,Chennai.
Saga Art Gallery, Chennai.
Focas Art Gallery, Chennai.
Heritage Art Gallery, Chennai.
Vinyasa Art Gallery, Chennai.
Durga Gallery, Mumbai.
Ragini Gallery, Mumbai.
Zarin Dasgupta Art Watch Gallery, Chennai.
Ms.Shustha Amin Architect, Interics,Bangalore.
Thagaraya Nagar Social Club, Chennai.
Dr.Muhunda Reddy, Hyderabad.
Prof.V.Rahakrishnan, Chennai.
Prof.T.Munuswamy, Chennai.
Prof.G.Balakrishnan, Chennai.
Hon’ble Justice.V.Ramaswami,ChairmanState Law Commission, , Chennai.
Dr.Mrs.Lalitha Kameswaran,Vice Chancellor,SRMCRRI, , Chennai.
Dr. (Major) Raja, V.C.T.N.Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai.
Dr. (Flt.Lt.) J.Rajappa,Director of Medical Education, , Chennai.
Mr. V.R. Deenadayalan,M.R.L., , Chennai.
Prof. R. Venkataswami, , Chennai.
Mr.R.Poornalingam,I.A.S., , Chennai.
Prof. U.S. Nayak, Chennai.
Prof. K.S. Goleria, Mumbai.
Mr.N.Ram, The Hindu, Chennai.
Honb’le Justice Thiagarajan, Thanjavur.
Mr.M. Mahalingam, M.M.Travels, Trichy.
Dr.Manohar, Chennai.
Dr.Sampath Kumar, Chennai.
Mr.Rao,Saga Art Gallery, Chennai.
Dr. C.S. Jeyachandran,Dean,G.H.,Chennai.
Mr.Palaniappan The Gardener Landscape Pvt. Ltd., Chennai.
Mr.John, MRF, Chennai.
Mr.Shajon, MRF, Chennai.
Mr.Pollatchi Mahalingam, Pollatchi.
Mrs.Heera Lalith, Mumbai.
Mrs.Kiran Shetty,Design Empasics,Architect,Mumbai.
Mr.Bankimchandra P.Khona,Advocate,Mumbai.
Sujata Suchanti, Son.ET.Lumiere,Art Gallery,Mumbai.
Nitin Upadhyay, C.Kant, Corporation, Mumbai.
Mr.Vineet Kapur, Mumbai.
Mr.Ranjiv Ramchandani,Tantra & Co., Mumbai.
Mr.Ramesh N.Shah Commercial Leasing Corporation Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai.
Mr.Pramod Paddar, M/s Balakrishna Tyre, Mumbai.
Mr.Rajnikant Patel, Patel Furnishers, Mumbai.
Mr.Saravanan,Mumbai.
Mr.Ganesan,Mumbai.
Mr.K.Virutha Giri,Baroda. 
Guardian Insurance,Bangalore.
Mrs.Nicholas,London.
Prof.A.S.Tambiah,Chennai.
Dr.Asopa,Agra.
Er.Elangovan,Thanjavur.
Er.Kesavarajalingam,Chennai.
Mr.K.Raena Reddy,Chennai.
Mr.Goenka,Indian Express, Chennai.
Mr.S.Sundararaman, Chennai.
Dr.Sorge Drosten,Germany.
Best Donders,Donders BV,Holland.
Mrs.Ashok Bajaj
Mrs.Annapurana Prasad,The National Engineering Co. Pvt. Ltd., Chennai.
I.B.Kamdar,Nadir Airtechnics,Chennai.
Dalton,Italy.
Helen,IBOTT,U.K.
Mr.Anbumani, Chennai.
Mrs.Meena Dadha,Mukthi, Chennai.
Rajiv Kasat,Mumbai.
Mrs.S.S.Kumar,Mumbai.
Siten K.Goradia,Mumbai.
Nitin H. Mehta,Mumbai.
Madhukar Kurtkoti,Nicholas Piramal India Ltd,Mumbai.
H.Emang Dharamshi,Dharamshi Securities Pvt. Ltd.,Mumbai.
Slavicazenavica,Yugoslavia.
Gilles,France.
Prof.Ramasamy,Tamil University,Thanjavur.
Tamilnadu Tourism Development Corporation,Chennai.
Mr.Rajendran,I.A.S.,Chennai.
Hon’ble Mr.Suresh Rajan,Minister for Tourism,T.N.
Mr.S.Balakrishnan,T.M.C.(Oppsiition Leader),T.N.
Mr.Arularasan,Chennai.
Communist Party of India,Balan Illam,Chennai.
Gnesis art Gallery,Chennai.
Multimedia Aquarius Pvt. Ltd., Chennai.
V.Selvi, Chennai
G.Harish, U.S.A.
Rekha Chabba,Bangalore
P.Roy Choudry, Chennai
Rajesh Krishnan, Bangalore
Gautham Siddharthan, Erode
Rudra Nath, Mumbai.
Jugal Saraf, Mumbai
Harish Sawhney, Germany
Mr.Sekhar Bajaj, Bajaj Electrical Ltd., Mumbai
Manick Choraria, Mumbai
Dr.Thayappan, Chennai
Dr.Thilakavathy, Chennai
Amy Allocco, U.S.A
Nigil,World Art collections,U.S.A.
Mr.Chowta,General Secretary,KCP,Bangalore
Er.Babloo,U.S.A.
Mr.Saravankumar, U.S.A.
Dr.Venkateswaran,London
Dr.Venkatrama Krishnan,London
Mr.Elangovan,Tychos Therapeutics Pvt Ltd,Chennai
Mr.Kavimukil,Sakthi Cars,Chennai
Mr.Radha Radhakrishnan,M/s Global Consultants Inc., Canada.
IWID,Chennai
Gandhiniketan Ashram,Madurai
Mr.Sankaran Vanavarayar,Kovai
The Chairman, State Gallery,Hyderabad
Mr.Vikram, Cine Actor,Chennai
Mr.Gobi Chand, Cine Actor, Hyderabad
Mr.Baburao,Cine Producer, Hyderabad
Mr.P.Jagan Mohan, M/s Green Scene, Hyderabad
Hon’ble Dr.M.Karunanidhi,Chief Minister,Tamilnadu
Hon’ble Arcot Veerasamy, Minister,Tamilnadu
Mr.R..Karunanidhi,, R K.Intranational, Chennai
Mr.Hari kumar,Le Connoisseur, Kovai
Mr.P. Balasubramanian, GEE PEE Industries,Kovai
Mr.Adeeshwara,Art gallery, Chennai
Mrs.Jayashree Sanghi, Sanghi Motors,Mumbai

and many more collections in India & Abroad


BOOK RELEASES

Paintings by Chelian 1997, 
Ovia Mozhi 2002,

ART REVIEWS

The Hindu,  Indian Express,  Woman’s Era,  Kumudham,  Anandha Vikatan,

Junior Vikatan,   Sutti Vikatan,  Junior Post, 

Thamarai,  Kanai Yazhi, Thina Malar,
Thina Mani,Thina Thanthi,Kalai Mahal,Usha, Bhagya, Theekathir,Idayam Pesukirathu
Nizhal,Unnatham,kungumam 

INTERVIEWS AND DOCUMENTARIES

Sandippoma – Sun TV
Vanakkam Thamizhagam – Sun TV
Kaalai Malar – Jaya TV
Kaalai Vanakam – TTN TV, Paris
Chelianin Mozhi – Documentary – TTN TV, Paris
Sandippoo– Deebam TV- London
Chelianin Ovia Payanangal, Doordarshan TV,Chennai
Padaipazhihal, Doordarshan TV, Chennai
Namadhu Veedu,Raj TV, Chennai
Vijai TV, Chennai
Thaja TV, Bangalore
E-TV- Hyderabad
Gamini-TV- Hyderabad
TV-5- Hyderabad
Mumbai IN-TV- Mumbai
Zee-TV- Mumbai

 

 

ADDRESS

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