S. Portarasan (b.1986)

Educational Qualification:
B.F.A (Ceramics) in 2007 and M.F.A. (Ceramics) in 2009 at Govt. College of Fine Arts Chennai. 
Solo Shows:
‘Scapes’, watercolour show at Vinnyasa Premier Art Gallery, Chennai in 2011 and ‘Aqueous’, watercolour show at La Galleri de Expression, Chennai in 2010.
Selected Group Shows:
South Indian Art Show 2015 of Chandra Ilango Art Foundation, Chennai and ‘Earth Matters ll’, Indo-Korean International Exhibition at Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai in 2015, ‘Form and Function’ at Veda Art Gallery, Chennai, ‘55th National Exhibition of Art’ at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi and Regional Art Exhibition 2014 at Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai in 2014, ‘Nature in Foundation of  Life’ at Apparoa Galleries, Chennai, ‘A Search’, travel show at Venkatappa Gallery, Bengaluru and at  Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai in 2013, ‘Progression’, two men Ceramic Show at Chitrakala Parishath, Bengaluru and ‘Expressions’ at Art and Soul Gallery, Chennai in 2011, ‘Sign’ at Alliance Francaise, Pondichery in 2010, Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai in 2009, Kala Mela, Government Museum, Chennai in 2008 and at Vinnyasa Premier Art Gallery, Chennai in 2007.
Camps and Workshops:
One month Indo Korean collaboration International Camp at Kalakshethra, Chennai in 2015, Design and Technical Development Workshop in Teraccotta Golzu Craft conducted by IWDI, Ministry of  Textile, Chennai at Kosappettai in 2013, Contemporary Artist Camp at DakshinaChitra, Chennai, Design and Technical Development Workshop in Pottery Craft  conducted by VEWCRS, Ministry of  Textile at Villupuram, Thirukovilur and Aviyur in 2013, In charge of  Indo-Korean International Ceramic Pottery Camp at DakshinaChitra, Chennai in 2013, National Ceramic Camp at Lalit Kala Akademi, Pondicherry in 2010, Village Pottery and Sculpture Camp at Kanyakumari organized by IIT and Terracotta Clay Modeling and Pottery Camp at Gandhi Gramam University, Dindukal in 2007, Clay Model Workshop at Anna University, Chennai  and Pottery Workshop at Madras Museum, Chennai in 2006.
Special Jury Award, Chandra Illango Visual Art Foundation, Chennai in 2015, Oviya Nunkalai Kuzhu Award for Best Student, M.F.A Ceramic in 2009 and Oviya Nunkalai Kuzhu Award for Best Student B.F.A Ceramic in 2007 
Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi, Research Scholar 2012 – 2013 
The artist lives and works in Chennai
Madras - a reflection - August 22 - 5 , 2015
Madras - a reflection - 2020 - December 14 - 14 , 2020

S. Portarasan