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K M Adimoolam



Education  1960-66 Government College of Arts & Craft, Chennai Exhibitions  2012 'One Eye Sees, the Other Feels', The Viewing Room, Mumbai 2010 'Who Has Seen Gandhi?', presented by Tangerine Art Space at Raj Bhavan; KynKyny Art Gallery and Tangerine Art Space, Bangalore 2010 'K M Adimoolam: A Retrospective', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai 2009 'Indian Harvest', presented by Crimson- The Art Resouce, Bangalore at SG Private Banking, Singapore 2008 ''From Beyond The Vindhyas'', Ganges Art, Kolkata Selected Solo Exhibitions  2007 ‘Lines form an Artistic Life’, The Drawings of Adimoolam, Book release and Exhibition, The Mint, New Delhi 2007 ‘Abstract’, Art Motif, New Delhi 2006 Solo Show, Saffronart, New York as well as Online Show at Saffronart.com 2005 Berkeley Square Gallery, London 2003 Crimson Art Resource with Windsor Sheraton, Bangalore 2000 Art Heritage, New Delhi 1999 Crimson Art Gallery, Bangalore 1997 Retrospective Exhibition of Drawings (1962-1996) organized by Values Art Foundation, Chennai and jointly sponsored by Crimson Art Resource and Max Muller Bhavan, Bangalore 1994 British Council, Chennai 1993 Crimson Art Gallery, Bangalore 1987 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai 1981 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai 1969 Sarala Art Centre, Chennai 1969 100 Drawings on Gandhiji to Mark his Birth Centenary 1966 First Solo Show, Chennai  Group Exhibitions 2007 ‘Six Abstract Artists ‘ Show’, Akar Prakar Gallery, Kolkata 2006 India Fine Arts, Mumbai 2006 Art Motif, New Delhi 2006 Organized by Vinyasa Gallery, Chennai at New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai 2004 ‘Indian Artists’ Show’, Prakriti Gallery, Hong Kong 2004 ‘Still Life’, Art Motif, New Delhi 2004 Art Motif Gallery, New Delhi 2003 ‘Five Chennai Artists ‘ Show’, Vinyasa Gallery, Chennai 2003 Indian and Korean artists at Korea 2002 ‘Three Artists’ , Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi 2002 ''Landscapes'', Art-Motif, New Delhi 2001 Art-Motif, New Delhi 1999 ‘Six Indian Artists’, London by Maya Art Gallery 1999 ‘Small Formats’, group show of 6 artists at Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai and Hyderabad, by Art in Crafts, Bangalore 1997 ''Major Trends'', group show to commemorate 50 years of India''s Independence by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi 1997 ''Major Trends'', group show to commemorate 50 years of India''s Independence, jointly sponsored by Crimson Art Resource and Max Muller Bhavan, Bangalore 1996 Exhibition to raise funds for Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai 1996 ''Madras-An Emotion'', organized by Values Art Foundation, Chennai 1995 ''Gandhiji in Postcard'', Traveling Exhibition at Various Cities in India 1995 Group show of Indian Artists organized by Sarala''s Art Centre at Tokyo, Japan 1995 ‘Three Indian Artists Show’, Maya Gallery, Hong Kong 1995 ''Save the Children'', Charity Exhibition at Mumbai 1993 ''Wounds'', Centre of International Modern Art (ClMA), Kolkata 1992 Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore 1992 Southern Region Art Exhibition by Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata 1991 ''9 Indian Artists'' by Walk-in-Gallery, Singapore 1991 ''Rimbaud-91 '', organized by Alliance France De Chennai, in Chennai and France 1990 Sakshi Gallery, Chennai 1990 Dhoomimal Art Centre, New Delhi 1990 & 91 ''Touch Stone'' shows by Sakshi Gallery Chennai and Bangalore 1989 ''Nature and Environment'', exhibition organized by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi 1988 Sakshi Gallery, Chennai 1983, 84 ''Sketch Book Series'' (drawings) Sarala Art Centre Chennai and Kritika Art Gallery, Bangalore 1983 Art Heritage Show, New Delhi 1973 Seven South Indian Painters, Australia 1972 Twenty Five Years of Indian Art, New Delhi  Joint Exhibition 2003 Forum Art Gallery, Chennai 2001 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai 1995 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai 1993 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai 1991 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai  Participations 1987 19th Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil 1986 Sixth Triennale India, New Delhi 1986-89 Kala Yatra Show, Bangalore 1963-85 National Exhibition of Art, New Delhi Honours and Awards 1979 National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, 1978 Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai 1973 Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata 1965, 66 Hyderabad Art Society''s Award, Hyderabad 1965, 66 Mumbai Art Society''s Award, Mumbai 1965 Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai 1964 Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai 1963 Chitra Kala Parishad, Bangalore 1963 Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai Child or middle-aged man, my heart and mind are filled with nature, at every moment. It is a wonderful experience; this love and awe that provoke my ever creative and anxious mind to penetrate the reality that lies beyond our vista. Thus, my canvases mirror my mind's journey through Nature - not as realistic landscapes or seascapes but planes of colors creating an esoteric aura on a transcendental level. For two decades, my concept has been evolving unilaterally with mere technical innovation and a different exploitation of hues.

K M Adimoolam

    • Lives and Works :
    • Passed away on January 15th 2008
    • Education :
    • Diploma in advanced from school of arts and crafts (Tamil Nadu )


Artist Statement

Child or middle-aged man, my heart and mind are filled with nature, at every moment. It is a wonderful experience; this love and awe that provoke my ever creative and anxious mind to penetrate the reality that lies beyond our vista. Thus, my canvases mirror my mind's journey through Nature - not as realistic landscapes or seascapes but planes of colors creating an esoteric aura on a transcendental level. For two decades, my concept has been evolving unilaterally with mere technical innovation an
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Artist Biography

Education  1960-66 Government College of Arts & Craft, Chennai Exhibitions  2012 'One Eye Sees, the Other Feels', The Viewing Room, Mumbai 2010 'Who Has Seen Gandhi?', presented by Tangerine Art Space at Raj Bhavan; KynKyny Art Gallery and Tangerine Art Space, Bangalore 2010 'K M Adimoolam: A Retrospective', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai 2009 'Indian Harvest', presented by Crimson- The Art Resouce, Bangalore at SG Private Banking, Singapore 2008 ''From Beyond The Vindhyas'', Ganges
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