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A Viswam

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Artist
A Viswam
Chennai, India

Born in 1950, A. Viswam is a Chennai-based contemporary Indian artist. A national award winner, he was trained in the Madras College of Arts. Viswam was also a student of the acclaimed and respected artist S. Dhanapal (1919-2000). He is also a recipient of the AIFACS Award ( Art Ache Foundation) for the 50th year of India’s independence. His paintings are based on hues of nature blazing yellows, burning reds, cool greens, deep blues and quiet grays used monochromatically or in vibrant combinations. He has been the founder member of Pallava Artist village, Padappai and member of Contemporary Painters & Writers Association Salem. Also , secretary Indo-Russian art academy in Chennai . Has held Exhibitions between 1979-2011 atBhubaneshwar, Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai.

Academics
  • Diploma in Painting from the Govt. College of Arts & Crafts, Kumbakonam -1974
  • Post Diploma in Painting from the Govt. College of Arts & Crafts,Madras-1978
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Shows & exhibitions
  • 2007 - COAST TO COAST group show by Artlworld, at Singapore
  • 2010 - Space Odessy, Forum Art Gallery, Chennai
  • 2011 - As a Jury member for the national exhibition of art Lalit Kala Academy
  • 2013 & 2014 - Worked as Jury member for the 1st south Indian art show by Chandra ilango art foundation Chennai 2013 and 2014.

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