P. Gopinath (b. 1948)
Gopinath obtained a Diploma in Painting from the Government College of Arts &Crafts, Chennai, in 1970, with a First Class. He had already become a member ofthe Cholamandal Artists’ Village in 1966.He has exhibited at many major venues throughout India and abroad and hasparticipated in many graphic workshops. Some of the Exhibitions he hasparticipated in are ‘Expressions: The Art Within: an exhibition of paintings bycontemporary artists’, Kasthuri Srinivasan Art Gallery, Coimbatore, India (2005);‘Contemporary Artists of South India’, Kuhu’s Gallery, London (2005); Beyond theHorizon’ exhibition by senior artists of Tamil Nadu, Gnani Arts, Singapore (2003);‘A Contemporary Vision’, Lalit Kala Akademi Regional Centre, Chennai (2004);’36 Years of the Cholamandal Artists’ Village’ Exhibition, Cholamandal Artists’Village, Chennai (2000); Lalit Kala Akademi Group Show, Gallery Art Centrum,Boda, Glasburk, Sweden (1999); ‘Indiase Moderne Kunst’, Kasteel, Arcen, Holland(1989); VIII Biennel International de Art, Valparaiso, Chile (1987); Indian Council forCultural Relations Exhibition, Morocco (1985).His honors include Tamil Nadu State Akademi Annual Exhibition Jury membership(2000); Representing India as Commissioner for the International Festival ofPainting, France (1990); Nomination as Eminent Artist Member by Lalit KalaAkademi, New Delhi (1988); State Award from Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai (1980).His work is held in a number of individual and corporate collections in India andabroad.