Timeline...

 

Year
In His Life
World Events
1915
Born
World War I
1938
Employed in the office of a Chennai-based architect.
Spanish Civil War
1942
Joins the Government School (now) College) of Arts and Crafts, Chennai, allowed to complete 5 year course in 3, being outstandingly brilliant.
World War II
1945
Gets his First Class diploma in Fine Arts.
Atomic bombing of Hiroshima
1946
Has a stint as a textile designer in a private firm at Gudiyattam..
The first meeting of the United Nations is held in London.
1948
Serves in the War Publicity Department as an artist.
The Land Rover is unveiled at the Amsterdam Motor Show
1965
Promoted as Vice-Principal and transferred to the Government School of Art and Crafts, Kumbakonam
The Early Bird communications satellite is launched
1968
Works as Principal of the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Chennai.
Vietnam War – Battle of Khe Sanh
1969
Works as Principal of the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Chennai.
The Soviet Union launches Venera 5 toward Venus.
1970
Works as Principal of the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Chennai.
Paul McCartney announces that the Beatles have disbanded.
1971
Works as Principal of the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Chennai.
Apollo 14
1972
Joins Kalakshetra as Director, Department of Art. Exhibitions (One-man Shows) Vellore (1978), Chennai (1980) and Retrospective, Chennai (1995)
Ceylon becomes the republic of Sri Lanka

 

Famous quote from the artist

"Either I paint to see my experiene or aesthetics resounding on my canvas or I die by doing nothing"