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K.MURALIDHARAN (1954)
 
Born in Tamil Nadu, Muralidharan completed his Diploma in 1971 and Post Diploma in 1978 in Painting at College of Arts and Crafts, Chennai. 
 
His Solo Shows are ‘Rites of Passage’ at Forum Art Gallery, Chennai in 2018, at Gallery 88, Kolkata in 2014 and 2006, at Glasgow, Scotland in 1993, at Stockholm, Sweden in 1989 and at Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai in 1979.
 
Some of the Group Shows he has participated are at India Art Festival, New Delhi by Forum Art Gallery Chennai, at The Gallery of Gnani Arts, Singapore and at Malaysia in 2016, ‘Poets and Works‘ at Gallery de Arts, Bengaluru in 2015, at India Art Festival, Mumbai by Forum Art Gallery, Chennai in 2016, 2013, 2012 and 2011, ‘Interface’ for Art Chennai at Forum Art Gallery, Chennai, at India Art Fair, New Delhi, ‘Signal and Post’ at Art World, Chennai and Bengaluru in 2014, ‘The Madras Canvas’ at Indian Cultural Centre, Kuala Lumpur and ‘Concurrence’ at Kochi by Forum Art Gallery, Chennai, ‘Padme’ in 2015, ‘Concurrence’ in 2013, ‘Raas Leela’ in 2012, ‘Present in the Past’ in 2010, ‘The Madras Canvas in Short’ in 2009, ‘The Madras Canvas – II’ in 2008, and ‘The Madras Canvas’ in 2007 at Forum Art Gallery, Chennai, ‘Bhutan’ at ICCR, Kolkata, ‘Made in Gallery’ in Pondicherry, ‘Interpreting Bharathi’ at Cholamandal Artists’ Village, Chennai in 2009, ‘From Beyond the Vindhyas’ at Ganges Art Gallery, Kolkata, ‘On High Ground of Indian Art- Eastern and Southern Dimensions’, at Bengaluru and Kolkata and ‘Treasures of South’ at Simrosa Art Gallery, Mumbai, at Ayya Art Gallery, Chennai, ‘Synchrome’ at Akar Prakar Gallery, Kolkata and at Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai in 2008, ‘T3 - Time - Trace - Transition’ at Art Mosaic, Singapore and Kolkata in 2007, ‘Folk in Modern’ at Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata in 2006, at Mauritius Biennale by LKA in 2005, at Bangladesh Biennale Art Fair and ‘Indian Art Show’ in Yugoslavia by LKA in 2004, ‘Contemporary Indian Art Show’ at Texas University, USA by Kala Fine Arts, Austin in 2009 and 2004, ‘South Indian Contemporary Art’ at London by Prakriti Art Gallery, Chennai and at Singapore Art Festival by Apparao Galleries, Chennai in 2003, ‘Indian Contemporary Painting Show’ by Art World Gallery, Chennai in Germany and Singapore in 2002, ‘Indian Contemporary Fine Arts’ in collaboration with Saffron Art at Los Angeles, USA in 2001,‘Within Frame’ at Hong Kong Art Fair by Apparao Galleries, Chennai in 1996, VII Triennale India in 1991, I and II Bharat Bhavan Biennale in 1987 and 1985 and many national exhibitions in India, Sweden and Scotland during 1980 to 1994.   
 
Muralidharan has participated in numerous Art Camps including Prof. Paul Lingren’s Graphics Camp and more than seventy five Art Camps in India, China, Malaysia and Thailand.
 
He has been awarded multiple Grants and Scholarships like Govt. of India Cultural Fellowship Senior ‘Guest Artist’ Glasgow School, Scotland in 1993, ‘Guest Artist Student’ at the Stockholm College of Art, Sweden from Swedish Institute in 1989, Lalit Kala Akademi Research Grant and Govt. of India Young Artist Cultural Scholarship in Painting in 1991 to 1993. 
 
He is the recipient of the National Award in 1994, Tamil Nadu State Lalit Kala Akademi Award in 1986 and 1979, Chitrakala Parishad, Bengaluru and Lalit Kala Akademi, Orissa in 1987. 
 
His paintings find place in the collections of Lalit Kala Akademi, NGMA, other galleries and art lovers in India and abroad.
 
The artist lives and works in Chennai, India.
 
Raas Leela - November 1 - 30 , 2012
India Art Festival Mumbai - November 28 - 2 , 2012
ConCurrenCe at Kochi - December 8 - 16 , 2012
ConCurrenCe - January 2 - 4 , 2013
Present in the past - August 23 - 15 , 2010
India Art Festival 2011 - November 17 - 20 , 2011
Alay Payudhey - November 23 - 30 , 2013
IAF 2013 - December 19 - 22 , 2013
Interface - February 11 - 12 , 2014
PADME - June 30 - 31 , 2015
PLETHORA OF GODS - October 14 - 14 , 2015
IAF - Delhi 2016 - January 14 - 17 , 2016
IAF - Mumbai 2016 - October 6 - 9 , 2016
The ART of Traditional GAMES - August 19 - 31 , 2017
Art and Hand Weaves - September 8 - 9 , 2017
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K. Muralidharan