S. Ravi Shankar
1960 Born 22nd of December in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
1978-82 Diploma in Finearts with concentration in Graphic Design and Print-making, Govt. College of Arts & Crafts, Chennai, India.
1985 Recipient of Research Fellowship from Lalit Kala Akademi for Print-making .
1989 Moved to Cholamandal Artists’ Village.
1992 Attended workshop on color pre-press at HongKong
1995 Attended workshop on Print-making at Kunst Seminar, Stuttgard, Germany.
1996 Charles Wallace Trust award for print-making worked in Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh & University of Newcastle Upon Tyne , United Kingdom.
2003 Elected member for Southern Region, Lalit Kala Akademi General Council, New Delhi.
2005 Moved to Trivandrum.
2010 Moved to Thrissur.
2007 Cité Internationale des Arts, Atelier, Paris.
2012 ‘Back to my childhood’, The Noble Sage Gallery, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom.
2010 ‘A Tribute to life’, Gallery Archana, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia.
2010 ‘Tableau’, The Noble Sage Gallery, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom.
2006 Vyloppilly Samskrithy Bhavan, Lalit Kala Akademi Gallery, Trivandrum.
2005 Durbar Hall, Cochin.
2004 ‘Faces’ at Alliance Francaise Gallery, Chennai.
1997 Graphic prints at Werkstatt Wort und Bild im Bochumer Kulturrat, Bochum, Germany.
1997 ‘Two gracefully curving lines’, Easel Gallery, Chennai.
1996 Quayside gallery, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
1996 Max muller bhavan, Chennai.
1991 Max muller bhavan, Chennai.
1991 Chola Sheraton Gallery, Chennai
1987 Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay.
1985 French Embassy, New Delhi.
1982 Lalit Kala Academy, Regional centre galleries, Chennai.
1979 Lalit Kala Academy, Regional centre galleries, Chennai.
2011 ‘Looking Back to Look Forward’ Nitanjali Art, New Delhi.
2010 ‘Different Strokes’ Organised by The Assn. of British Scholars, Chennai.
2010 ‘Art Smart Collection’, Curated by Mrs. Deepa Seetharaman, Organised by ICCR, New Delhi.
2009 ‘Navsar 2009’ Shridharni Art Gallery, New Delhi, Organised by Navsar & Apparao Galleries.
2009 ‘Indian Art’ Capital Art Centre, Taiwan, Organised by ArtSmart Art Gallery.
2009 38th Kerala Lalithakala Akademi State Exhibition, Darbar Hall, Cochin.
2009 ‘The Big Picture’, organized by India Foundation of Art, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.
2009 ‘The Beating Heart of Kerala’, The Noble Sage Gallery, East Finchley, London United Kingdom.
2009 National Exhibition, Organised by Lalit Kala Akademi, at Kala Academy, Goa.
2008 ‘Indian Art’ Capital Art Centre, Taiwan, Organised by ArtSmart Art Gallery.
2007 ‘Drawn from India’, The Noble Sage Gallery, East Finchley, United Kingdom.
2007 ‘Colours of India’ ARTrium, Singapore.
2006 ‘Chennai Excite’ , The Noble Sage Gallery, East Finchley, United Kingdom.
2006 ‘As others see us’ Exhibition organised by Society of Scottish Artists, Edinburgh, UK.
2006 ‘Entrusted’ an Exhibition of 25 Charles Wallace India Trust arts Scholars at British Council, New Delhi.
2003 ‘Colours of Compassion’ in connection with Matha Amirthananthamai 50th Birthday Celebrations, Cochin, Kerala.
2002 National exhibition, New Delhi.
2001 International Triennial - India, organised by Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.
2001 Regional Art Exhibition, Lalit Kala Academy, Regional Centre, Chennai.
2000 Group exhibition at Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai.
2000 Working Artists 2000, exhibition of working artists in regional centre workshops, organised by Lalit Kala Regional centre, Chennai.
2000 Multiple Sclerosis Society of India, Chennai chapter, exhibition cum auction in aid of general education on MSSI at Park Sheraton, Chennai.
2000 Tamil Nadu Ovia Nunkalai Kuzhu, State Exhibition, Chennai.
1999 Painting exhibition on Thiruvalluvar, in connection with opening of Valluvar statue at Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu.
1999 Group exhibition, organised by Vinyasa Gallery, Chennai.
1998 Southern Stars’ exhibition organised by The Art World, Chennai.
1997 Egyptian International Print Triennial organised by National Centre of Finearts, Egypt.
1997 Exhibition organised in the memory of Shri M. Govindan well known poet by the association of Kerala at Lalit Kala Academy, Regional Centre, Chennai.
1998 Tamil Nadu Ovia Nunkalai Kuzhu, State Exhibition, Chennai.
1997 50th Golden Jubilee of Independence of India, The Art Trend in India, Organised by the Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.
1997 50th Golden Jubilee of Independence of India exhibition, Organised by Tamil Nadu state academy (Tamil Nadu Ovia, Nun Kalai Kuzu, Chennai.
1997 ‘ Artists from Cholamandal’ Exhibition organised by Quayside Gallery at Gallery Forty Seven, London WCI.
1996 ‘Urban Signals Shifting Images lV’ exhibition organised by Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Bombay.
1996 “Chennai: an Emotion. 1996”, Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art
1996 Eight Rashtriya Kala Mela, Calcutta.
1995 Contemporary Miniatures, Organised by Easel Gallery, Chennai.
1993 Group show Organised by Sarala Art Centre, Chennai.
1993 Sixth Rashtriya Kala Mela, Madras.
1993 ‘Shraddha Samarpan’ Group show organised by Shraddha Rehabilitation Foundation, Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay.
1992 Regional art exhibition, organised by Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai.
1992 Group show organised by Alumini Assn. Regional centre galleries, Chennai.
1991 Fourth Rashtriya Kala Mela, New Delhi.
1991 Group show organised by Max Muller Bhavan, Chennai.
1991 Group show Organised by CMC, New Delhi.
1991 HPF Photography Exhibition organised by Hindustan Photo Films, Udhagamandalam.
1990 Exhibition of contemporary art from India as collected by H.E. Mrs. E.M. Schoo, Ambassador of The Netherlands to India, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.
1989,91 Inter National biennial print exhibition Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal.
1989 All India exhibition, Cochin, Kerala.
1988 Festival of India, U.S.S.R.
1987 3rd Biennial International Print exhibition R.O.C. Thaiwan.
1987 ‘A Galaxy of Graphics’ Group exhibition Organised by Gallery Chemould, Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay.
1985 Selected works of Research grand awardees Exhibition, organised by Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.
1985 Contemporary Miniature works, Cholamandal, Chennai.
1985 Graphic art in India since 1850, organised by Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai, New Delhi, Chandigarh.
1985 Exhibition for youth organised by L.K.A. & T.N.O.N Kuzhu, Chennai.
1985 “Youth 85” an exhibition organised by L.K.A., Bombay.
1985 Contemporary Print-making in India, Festival of India, a travelling exhibition curated by Prof. Paul Lingren, San Diego State University, U.S.A.,
1985 International Mini Prints, Spain.
1985 10th All India Exhibition Chitra Kala Parishath Bangalore.
1985 5th All India Exhibition of paintings in miniature format, organised by Andhra Pradesh Council of Artists, Hyderabad.
1985 Contemporary Artists from Chennai organised by Art Studio, Soviet Cultural Centre, Chennai.
1984 All India exhibition of ‘Drawings 84’, organised by Govt. College of Art Chandigarh & Chandigarh Lalit Kala Academy.
1984 All India exhibition, AIFACS, New Delhi.
1982 9th International Triennial coloured graphic prints, Switzerland.
1982-92 National exhibition, New Delhi.
1982 Inter state exchange exhibition, Chennai, Rajastan.
1982 Southern Trend Regional Exhibition, Chennai.
1981-03 Tamil Nadu Ovia Nunkalai Kuzhu, State Exhibition, Chennai.
1979 Association of young Painters & Sculptors show, Chennai.
1979,81,85 All India Graphic exhibition, Chandigarh.
1979,80,83 Group show Lalit Kala Academy, Regional centre galleries, Chennai.
2006 ‘Chennai Artists Camping at Mumbai’ organised by Kanniappan Art Residency in Association with Jindal South West Foundation, Mumbai.
2006 All India Painters Camp in connection with Roerich Centenary Celebration organised by Directorate of Kannada & Culture, Bangalore.
2001 Print-making workshop organised by Lalit Kala Academy & Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal.
1995 Print-making workshop organised by Tamil Nadu Ovia Nunkalai Kuzhu, Kumbakkonam .
1990 Print-making workshop organised by Tamil Nadu Ovia Nunkalai Kuzhu, Chennai.
1988 Print-making workshop organised by Lalit Kala Academy, Bhuwaneswar, Orissa
1987 Print-making workshop organised by Lalit Kala Academy, Trivandrum.
1986 Plastic art workshop organised by French Embassy, New Delhi.
1982,85 Print-making workshop organised by Assn. Young painters sculptors, Chennai .
2003 Karnataka State Lalit Kala Academy Annual Exhibition
2009 National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
2000-02 Fellowship awarded by the Dept.of Culture, Govt. of India, Ministry of Culture, New Delhi.
1996 Charles Wallace Trust award for Print-making.
1991 State Award in senior category.
1991 II Prize All India Photography contest organised by Hindustan Photo Films.
1985 Recipient of Research Fellowship from Lalit Kala Academy for Print-making .
1985 5th All India Exhibition of paintings in Miniature format, Hyderabad.
1985 Youth Exhibition organised by L.K.A & T.N.O.N. Kuzu, Chennai.
1985 State Award in junior category
1979 College of Arts and Crafts annual award.
1975 First prize in Wild life Painting competition.
1994 Visited Hong Kong for ‘Mac World Asia’, Computer exhibition and Seminar.
1996 Travelled and visited various galleries of west and south part of Germany.
1996 Travelled worked and visited various galleries of United Kingdom.
2002 Travelled Germany and Austria.
2005 Travelled Scotland, Germany, France, Spain, Italy.
2006 Travelled Scotland, Germany, France, Spain, Italy.
2007 Travelled France.
2008 Travelled Singapore and Egypt.
2010 Travelled China and Malaysia.
Collections • Kungsten Grunchen Gallery, Switzerland
• Government Museum, Chennai.
• Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
• Lalit Kala Academy, Regional Centre, Chennai.
• National Modern Art Gallery, New Delhi
• French Embassy, New Delhi.
• Brazilian Embassy, New Delhi.
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