Saju Mannathur


Advance Diploma in Painting 1st class from Kala-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati  University   Santiniketan, W. Bengal – 2001
5Year  National   Diploma in  Painting 1st  class with  Distinction from Raja Ravi Varma College of Fine Arts Mavelikara ,  Kerala 1995


Kerala Lalitha Kala Akademi State Awards 1995 and 2012
Junior Fellowship N H R D. Dept of Culture, Govt of India, New Delhi 1998-2000
Kerala Lalitha Kala Akademi Merit Scholarship 2001


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Residency programme:

Kanoria Centre for Arts Ahmedabad 2001
Lalit Kala Akademi Regional Centre Chennai 2001

Selected Camps:

Pathways’ National camp NewDelhi 2014.
South Zone Painters Camp KILA Trissur 2013.
State Painters Camp Musium Thiruvananthapuram 2012
State Sculpture camp ‘Monsoon Sculptures, Adventured park kollam 2012
National Painters Camp ‘Karkkidakam’ cgh Fort Kochi 2008
National NYP camp Cutack Orissa 1996
National Sculptures camp Iringole Kalagrammam Kerala 1995
Advanced Lithography Workshop Regional Centre Chennai 1995

Selected Exhibitions:

Alankrutha Art Gallery Hyderabad “Gods own Country” Show 2016
“Little Shadows” Solo Show Kozhikode 2015 “Alert Not Alarm” Group Show Cochin 2016
‘Fragmented translation’ Durbar Hall Art Gallery Cochi-2016
‘Time Devoured’ Durbar Hall Art Gallery Cochi -2016
‘Tribute to Manida’ Thasmai Art Gallery Pondicherry -2016
Kerala Lalithakala Academy State Exhibitions from1992 to2012
‘The Wonder that was India’ group show Tyler Art Gallery Philadelphia 2006
Solo Show Durbar Hall Art Gallery Kochi 1996 and 2002,
Chithram Art Gallery Kochi 2001, Nandan Gallery Santiniketan 2000-2001
‘3dimensions’ Chitrakala parishat Gallery Bangalore 2007.

Coloctions: Many private and Public  Collections in India and Abroad

Teaching Experience:

Govt.  RLV  College of Fine Arts  Dept. of Painting  Trippunithura1996-2002
SreeSankaracharya Sanskrit University, dept. of Painting, Kalady 2005-2009

At present:  Freelance Artist.