Aparajithan Adimoolam (b. 1972)
With a BFA in Painting from Govt. College of Fine Arts, Chennai in 1996, and MFA
in Painting from Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S.University, Baroda, in 2001, Aparajithan
lives and breathes art.
A selection of his Group exhibitions from 1998 through to 2011 has to include
‘No Balding nor Tangling the Hair’, The Faraway Tree Gallery, Chennai; ‘Works
on Paper’, The Faraway Tree Gallery, Chennai; ‘Missing Links ll’, Gallery Sumukha,
Bangalore; ‘Southern Contemporaries”, Indusvista Art Gallery, Mumbai; ‘Missing
Links’, Gallery Sumukha, Chennai; ‘Major Trends in Contemporary Art’ – Lalit
Kala Akademi, Chennai; Exhibition of Sculptures, Saffron Art, Mumbai; ‘Take
two – The Chennai Chapter’, Gallery Sumukha, Chennai; ‘Expressions: The Art
Within’ for “Drishti”, Coimbatore; ‘Drawn Memories and Painted Shadows’, Max
Mueller Bhavan, Chennai; ‘Similarities and Dissimilarities’, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai;
‘Parampara’, Threshold Art Gallery, Vishakapatnam and ‘Human Form and Art’,
Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
He has been honored with the Tamil Nadu State Lalit Kala Akademi award for
Painting in 1998 and a Junior Fellowship from the Culture Department, New Delhi,
1998.
He is a frequent artist at camps, some of which are ‘Fluid Signs: Perceptions and
Identity’, Artist camp, Dakshina Chitra, Chennai, 2006, International Painters Camp
from the SAARC Nations, Lalit Kala Akademi, Hyderabad, 2005 and All India
Painters’ Camp at CCMB, Hyderabad, 2002.
Aparajithan lives and works in Chennai, where he has also been on the faculty of
Government College of Fine Arts, Department of Visual Communication, Madras
Christian College and the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Chennai.

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