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Photograph of Artist Vignesh Raj, Tamilnadu, India

I'm Vignesh Raj

Tamilnadu, India


AWARDS:

  • Received “CHITRA MITHRA AWARD” National award from Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Chinarajappa from Konaseema Chitara Kala Parishad, Amalapuram on 20th Jan 2019.
  • Received All India 'National Award' from "KONASEEMA CHITRAKALA PARISHAD" Named 'Pramod Kumar Chatarjee Award' at Sri Satya Sai Kalyanamandapam, Amalapuram, Andhra Pradesh on 21st January 2018.
  • Received "RASHTRIYA PRATIBHA AWARD" National Award from Indo socio Development Association on 13th March 2018 at New Delhi.
  • Received All India National Award from “PRAFULLA DHANKAR ART FOUNDATION, Mumbai- Kalanand Art Contest-South Zone Bronze award for Painting at Mumbai and Received Cash prize of 20,000 in Mumbai on 21st March 2016.
  • Received National level First Prize of (Rs.30000) Creatheist Creative Challenge 2016”-Aug 12th, 2016.
  • Received “NATIONAL LEVEL AWARD” from the ‘Outlook’ magazine (My world in the New Millennium) In the Year 2000 (27th January 2000).
  • “YUVA KALA BHARATHI”– Title for the Excellence AWARD” in Painting - 2005.
  • “ARTIST OF THE YEAR–for the Excellence AWARD 2012” In Fine Arts (Painting) – 2012.
  • "ILAYA SIRPI AWARD"-Title for the excellence in painting by Sharp Mind Academy-2014.
  • Received Award from the “CONTEMPLATE” Art Gallery for the Art work Cityon ‘Kovai on 6th & 7th January Senses’ 2012.
  • Received First Prize in “Photography Competition” conducted by PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore on October 2011.

Won many more Awards and Certificates from the College level, District level and National level Art and Photographic Contest / Exhibitions conducted by the various esteemed institution.

SOLO SHOWS:

  • Exhibited in "International Kala Mela 2018"( Stall 6),Organised by Lalit Kala Academi at Indira Gandhi National Centre of Arts, New Delhi from 4th to 18th February 2018.
  • Exhibited in “CHITRA KALA PARISHAD” Bangalore titled “MATSYA” On Nov 26th to Dec 2nd 2018 at Gallery IV.

 

GROUP SHOWS:

  • Exhibited in “CHILD ART EXHIBITION 2007” at R. S. Puram, Kalaiarangam Organised by Lalit Kalakshetra, Coimbatore on 25th February 2007.
  • Exhibited in "State Artist Camp" at Kalagram organised by Department of Art & Culture & Coimbatore Art Foundation inaugurated by Kumar Sanchu & Thiru. Deva Chairman (TN Iyal Isai Nadaga Mandaram, Chennai) on 29th September 2012.

 

WORKSHOP/SEMINARS:

  • Attended “International seminar on International Marketing (ICIM)” organized by GRD IM and GRD School Of Commerce.
  • Attended "Change Management" workshop by Prof.Kandiah-2015
  • Attended "Emotional intelligence" Workshop by Prof.Kandiah-2015
  • Attended TEKNOTURF "IBM COGNOS" Business Intelligence -3days workshop and training-2015.
  • Attended “ADVANCED WORKSHOP ON LIGHTINING DESIGN” Conducted by Atttakkalari Studio, (Trends Media Technologies) Bangalore-2016
  • Attended “LEADERSHIP SKILLS” Training Course by BMQRISO17021 Accredited Pvt ltd-11th February 2017.
  • Organised Workshop on 'ABSTRACT PAINTING' with Artist. Raviraj in association with Coimbatore Art Foundation on 18th May 2017.
  • Organised "WATER COLOUR WORKSHOP" for 100 kids with Artist. Murugesh on 20th August 2017.
  • Organised "WORKSHOP ON FASHION DRESS MAKING TAILORING" with co-ordinator Mr. Nagaraj on 25th October 2017.
  • Organised 'ORIGAMI WORKSHOP' with Mr. Ravi Shankar (learnt origami from Japan) in association with CAF on 24th November 2017.
  • Organised 'Workshop on 3D Painting-"KRAFTOONS for 300 Participants Using Eco-Friendly Toys at G.D. Naidu Museun on 19th November 2017
  • Organised "COLOUR & FASHION FORECAST" Workshop with Miss. Kavisha Sri (Alumini NIFT) in association with CAF on 13th December 2017.
  • Attended "WORKSHOP ON TEXT BOOK WRITING" at ICSA Paripurna Training Centre, Mannapakkam, Chennai - 125 from 08.01.2018 to 10.01.2018.
  • Organised "PICHWAI MURAL PAINTING WORKSHOP" with Mrs. Aruna P. in association with CAF on 12th January 2018.
  • Organised "LANDSCAPE PAINTING WORKSHOP" With Mr. Jemi Selva in association with CAF on 22th and 23 February 2018.
  • Organised "PORTRAITURE & DIGITAL PAINTING" With Mr, Gopi Ovn (Creative Artist) in association with CAF on 26th and 27 February 2018.
  • Organised "CREATIVE PAINTING" With Mr. Tiroumale (Pondicherry) in association with CAF on 22th and 23 February 2018.
  • Attended "YOGA FOR EXCELLENCE" Personal contact program for IMA from 9.04.2018 to 11.04.2018 held at Temple of Consciousness, Arutperumjothi Nagar, Aliyar.
  • Organised "POPUP" Art workshop with Artist, Arun Balan, Trichy in association with CAF on 29th June 2018.
  • Demonstrated “FINGER PUPPET WORKSHOP” By Vignesh Raj. R on 22nd Oct 2018.
  • Organised “TANJORE PAINTING WORKSHOP” With Mr. Velmurgan in association with CAf on 28th Sep 2018.
  • Demonstrated “PAPER CUT ILLUSTRATION” Workshop with Murugesan & Vigneshraj on 22nd Oct 2018.
  • Organised “SOAP CARVING WORKSHOP” with Mr. Nandakumar, Annur
  • Organized “FRAMING WORKSHOP” with V. Nagarajan 0n 31st Jan 2019.
  • Organized “CONTEMPORARY PAINTING WORKSHOP” with G. Raman (Eminent Artist, Chennai) on 23 & 24th Feb 2019 at Kalagram.
  • Organized “WOMEN ART EXHIBITION” by 80 artist of India Participated, Inaugurated by Dr. Alphonso Arul Doss on 8th March 2019 to Mark International Women’s Day at Artrendz Art Gallery.
  • Organized” FINE ART SHOW” with (C. S. Ojha, DGM, Marketing, Kokuyo Camlin limited) in association with Coimbatore art foundation & Kokuyo Camlin Limited on 14th March 2019
  • Attended “Decoding Visual design for beginners” workshop at National Institute of Design from Ahmedabad from 5th to 12th July 2019.

 

COLLECTIONS INDIA & ABROAD:

  • Mr. Balaji Sakthivel (Film Director), Chennai
  • Mr. Sasi (Kolywood Film Director), Chennai
  • Dr. FR. G. Vazhan Arasu, Principal, St. Alyosius College, Madhya Pradesh
  • Prof. Gulshan Rai Kataria, DOE, Punjab University
  • Dr. Thimmegowda, Vice Chancellor, Bangalore University
  • Mr. Chandrasekar, PSGCAS, Coimbatore
  • Mrs. Abhinitha, Kerala
  • Mrs. Bagayalakshmi, Coimbatore
  • Mr. Henry, Coimbatore
  • Mr. Ankit, Payal Appliances, Coimbatore
  • Mr. Vincent Adaikalraj, Mojarto, Chennai
  • Mr. Kulothungan (Malaysia)
  • Mr. John Fernandez (US)
  • Mr. Karunai Mani (Dubai)
  • Padmashree Arunachalam Muraganatham, Coimbatore.
  • Anita Reddy, Bangalore.
  • Maveer Jain, JCSS Company, Bangalore.6
  • Yathi lingam (US)
  • Vadievel (Saibaba Temple)

Vigneshraj R from Coimbatore holds a B.Sc., (Visual Communication) degree from “PSGCAS” and BFA (Painting) from Raviraj College of Fine Arts & MBA / PGDED in GRD College of arts & Science, M.A. (JMC) from Bharathiyar University & M.A. (Yoga) at Bharathiyar University and MFA (Painting) in Raviraj College of Fine Arts & Decoding Visual Design from National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. Currently working as Asst. Director: Lalit Kalakshetra, Proprietor: Kalagram Trust for Art & Culture, Associate Professor, Raviraj College of Fine Arts, Curator at Artrendz Art Gallery & Secretary of Coimbatore Art Foundation and well Experienced Art Trainer and Lecturer. Received Higher Grade Certificate from the Tamil Nadu Government Technical Examinations - Freehand Outline and Model Drawing, DESIGN–Pattern Design for Textile Fabric, Interior Design, PAINTING –Watercolor/Participated in several art competitions and group Art Shows.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Working as a Secretary in” COIMBATORE ART FOUNDATION”.
  • Working as an Editor/layout Designer in "KALAIMALAR" Magazine.
  • Worked as a ‘Photographer’ for Art Beats- Bi-Lingual Monthly magazine.
  • Worked as a Video Editor and Graphic Designer For “V V Design Studios”.
  • Worked as an Art Teacher for “Lalit kalakshetra, Raviraj Institute for Art & Culture, Coimbatore.
  • Worked as an Assistant professor at “Raviraj college of fine Arts”, Coimbatore for BFA students.
  • Worked as External Examiner at Tips College Coimbatore for Fashion Designing students.
  • Worked as lecturer in Psgtech & Kumaraguru College in FD department.
  • Working as an Art curator at Artrendz Art gallery.
  • Worked as an HR at Prestige Smart Kitchen, Coimbatore.
  • Acted in 24 short films & Directed ‘6’ short Films were “En Iniya Pon Nilave’ Best among all Films.

My artwork for sale


₹ 19,500

Fear of Blood

Drawing: Pen on Paper
Art by: Vignesh Raj
Size: 18.0 X 24.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 29,500

Hunting-2

Drawing: Pen on Paper
Art by: Vignesh Raj
Size: 24.0 X 36.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 21,500

Sea Horses

Drawing: Pen on Paper
Art by: Vignesh Raj
Size: 26.0 X 18.0 inch (WxH)

Rummage

Drawing: Mixed Media on Canvas
Art by: Vignesh Raj
Size: 20.0 X 27.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 45,000

Hunting

Drawing: Mixed Media on Canvas
Art by: Vignesh Raj
Size: 21.0 X 26.0 inch (WxH)

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