A much qualified artist beginning with a Certificate in Drawing in 1960, to GD First Class, First Rank,Govt.College of Arts and Crafts,Chennai – 1963,to State Lalit Kala Akademi Scholar-1963 – 1965,to National Scholar at the MS University,Baroda-1965- 1968, to Senior Fellowship,Govt of India 1989-1991 to SriSH Daya Fellowship, Mumbai -1991-1992.
Has many Awards to his credit. He has been mentioned in many Art Books. Has participated in many exhibitions in India and in Romania, Bulgaria,France, Sinj-Niklas and Kannagana. He has also participated in camps.
His works are in the collections of many individuals and corporate and Government Offices.