This is a blog developed by V.S. Sajikumar (Art Teacher) JNV Trivandrum Kerala , National ICT Award Winner 2011, Navodaya Vidyalaya samiti Teachers Incentive Award winner 2008,who is the member of NCERT Masters Trainee in art Education, Mentor in ICT Course by NCERT & MHRD
with his 24 years of Art Teaching Experience and his vision About Art Education In India , latest trends in Art Education are shared here .....
Prof.Katoor Narayana Pillai
(Camp Director )
ART Ecology & Life Gurushishya Parampara
( An Art In Education Workshop 2012
Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, Hyderabad Region
Held at Dept. of Art
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya,
Prof. KATTOOR NARAYANA PILLAI
Born in Mavelikara, Kerala in 1946 . Studies of
drawing and painting completed from 1) Raja Ravi Varma school of painting. 2)
College of arts and crafts , Madras. Completed orientation training of two
months from all India art teacher’s summer camp at Jabalpur M P in 1972. Junior
fellowship was awarded (and course completed )from cultural department of
government of India, New Delhi for the research of traditionalart forms and paintings for three years-1988
One book ‘CHITRAKALAYILE ROOPA PARINAMAM’ (articles on
painting and art) was published in 1990.
conducted /participated : One man show in 1978 , 1982,1986,2002,and
2008.Painting exhibited in Chicago(USA) in connection with FOKANA festival in
2002. Participated in all India National Exhibition of Art in New Delhi in 1981
. All India Bharat Bhavan Biennial of ContemporaryArt Exhibition in Bhopal in1986. All India
Drawing Exhibition conducted by lalithakala akademi of Rajasthan in 1998.
Participated in many major regional and national exhibitions.
Participated all India Artist camps: Amaravathy in AP in
1989, South Zone Ceramic Art camp in Madras in 1991. Udakamandalam (Ootty) in
2003.Mysore in 2000, Kasargode (Kerala) in 1978 and Neyyar dam (Kerala) in 1974.
Conducted Painting demonstration at Faculty of fine arts Nagpur University in
Nagpur in 1999.
Cash Award for a
painting from the 24’th Annual Art Exhibition of the Association of young
painters and sculptors, Madras 1976.Cash award for a painting from 15’th state
exhibition of Art organized by Kerala Lalith Kala Academy Trichur in 1983. Cash
award for a drawing from All India Drawing Exhibition Conducted by Rajasthan
Lalith Kala academy in Udaypur-in 1998.Malayatoor Ramakrishnan Memorable Award -2009constituted
By Chitrakalamandalam, Trivandrum Several merit and highly commended
certificates from various exhibitions.
Entered into state Govt. Service as Artist.
From 1998,Lecturer in Painting, from 1988 Professor in painting and 1998
Principal in OVT. Collage of Fine arts, Tiruvanantharapuram. During 1996-97 he
was a reader and HOD of Painting Dept in the sree sankaracharya University. He has retired from
government service from 2001 as principal , Collage of fine arts
continuing as a member of board of studies in faculty of Fine Arts of Kerala
University. He was an executive member of Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy. He was a senate member of Kerala
Lalith Kala academy. His paintings are there in a major collections