Thursday, December 3, 2009


Born and brought up at Neeravil, which is locating in the shore of Ashtamudi backwater, Perinadu in Kollam District in 1962 as the son of P.K.Vamadevan and K.P.Sumathy.
Post diploma in fine arts from Ravi Varma College of fine arts, Mavelikkara. Illustrated for the literature in reputed Malayalam periodicals like “Yuvadhara, Abhimukham, and Nireekshakan.An art teacher by profession in Govt.H.S.S, Mangad, and Kollam.Resource person in art education (DIET Kottarakkara) .For last 30 years stand as a creative painter in the areas of Kerala Art. The front row organizer of Creative Artists’ Solidarity, an Association of artists and art lovers. Chairman of Jayapala Panicker memorial art foundation.
Exhibition of paintings & drawings sponsored by Kerala lalithakala academy in May 1989 at quilon public library & research centre auditorium
Exhibition of paintings in 1995 sponsored by Kerala lalithakala Academy at kollam Sopanam Art gallery.
Exhibition of paintings conducted by Kerala Lalithakala Academy at Cochin Durbar hall in May 2002
Exhibition of drawings and paintings by “Saras” cultural association, Collectrate Library Hall, Kollam in 2005.
Exhibition of paintings named “Love Songs' Series “as a tribute to P.Bhaskaran & Vayalar by picturising their Lyrics sponsored by Russian Cultural Centre, TVM in May 2007.
One day exhibition of paintings and demonstration organized by Library Counsil,Kollam.
Exhibition of paintings in the Kalolsava nagar,Kollam model Boys’ H.S.S organized by State School Kalolsavam 2007.
Exhibition of paintings in "Love songs' series" at Durbar hall,Cochin sponcered by Kerala Lalithakala Akademi in August, 2008.
Exhibition of ‘love Songs series’ “Sadass”,cultural organization in August 2009 at Punalur,Kollam.
Have done Relief sculptures on the life history of Sree Narayana Guru Deva in Sivagiri, Varkala, Kollam.
Consecutively participated in the exhibition organized by Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy from 1983 to1997 and from 2000 to 2005.
Painting and sculpture national exhibition organized by Indian fine Arts crafts society from 2001 to 2003
National exhibition at Madras Malayali Sabha conducted by Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy in 1994.
Art and Handicrafts national exhibition at Kovalam, jointly conducted by Kerala State handicrafts National Development Corporation and KTDC in 2002.
“Paramparya” Art and Cultural exhibition and camp at Kollam conducted by Kerala State Govt. and KTDC in 2001, 2003.
Kerala State Youth Welfare Board Exhibition 2003 at Ernakulam.
National exhibition, Chennai conducted by Kerala Chithrakala Parishath in 2004.
Kerala Kalakar exhibition, Chennai conducted by Srishti Art Gallery, Chennai in 2004.
Butterfly Art Foundation, International print exhibition of art and photography in 2005. State exhibition of paintings 2006 in Durbar hall, Ernakulam conducted by Kerala Chithrakala Parishath.
National exhibition of Art 2006 in Bangalore conducted by Kerala Chithrakala Parishath. Participated in the “Ashtamudiyude hrudayam” Painter’s camp conducted by Neeravil Prakash Kalakendram,Kollam.
Participated in 'Naataravam'- the group exhibition with demonstration(by Artists' Nest Creative Group,Kollam) in 28, December 2008 conducted by Chungath Prince Jewellery.
Art camp organized by Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy and Progressive Art Literature Association on 1982,1983,1985,1987 and 1993.
Young artists’ camp in 1983 at Ravi Varma Fine Arts College,Mavelikkara,Kerala
Zonal Artists’ camp at Wayanadu conducted by Kerala lalithakala Academy in 1987.
State Artists’ camp in 1988 at Thrissur conducted by Purogamana Kala Sahithya Sangham.
Participated in national camp conducted by Pooyamkutty protection council 2002.
The convener of “Nirakoottam”, District Art Camp conducted by Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy in 2002. Participated in the State Artists’ camp conducted by Kerala Chithrakala Parishath in 1997 – Kovalam, 1999- Mahe,2000-TVM, 2001-Thrissur, 2002-Kollam(Convener of the Kollam camp) , 2003 –Kannur respectively.
Art camp 2004 conducted by Gokulam Art Gallery, Cochin.
Zonal painters’ camp conducted by Kerala Lalithakala Academy in Chambakkulam, Alappuzha in 2005
Participated in group painting 2006 in Kollam Press club maidan conducted by AIYF State Conference committee.
All Kerala Painting Contest Award – 1982 honoured by Kottarathil Shankunni Smaraka Samithi, Kottayam.
Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy highly commended certificate in 1984.
Painting award by KGTA in 1985, 86 & 88.
Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy cash award in 1992
A.C.K.Raja Memorial Award in1994.
Fellowship from Kerala Lalaithakala Academy in 1995.
Grant from Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy in 1988,1993,1995,2002,2008.
Adhyapaka Kala Sahithya Samithi state award in 2001.
Kerala state award by Vidyarangam Kala Sahithya Samithi in the education department in 2001, 2002.
Certificate of Merit Award and certificate of Acceptance 2005 by Butterfly Art Foundation in the international print exhibition of Art and Photography.
Raja Ravi Varma Smaraka Award of the year 2006 by National Women’s Welfare Centre, Kerala Association for Rural Development and Media Research Institute, TVM.
V.P.Suresh Smaraka Certificate of merit award in the state exhibition 2006 conducted by Deshabhimani, Thrissur.
Vidyarangam Kalasahithya Samithi State award for water colour painting 2006
Certificate of Merit in painting by Kerala Natyadharmi Cultural centre & Kadhakali Workshop,Chavara,Kollam
Kerala Lalithakala academy
Kerala Chithrakala Parishath
Gokulam Art Gallery, Cochin
Sopanam Art Gallery,Kollam
About 50 works exhibited in New Castle Art Gallery, Cochin.
Velloor News Print Factory, Piravam.(sculptures)
N.S. Smaraka Hall,Kollam.(sculptures)
T.M.Jacob Rajatha Jubilee Hall,Kollam (sculptures)
Supreme gold. covering
Swad Indian Cuisine International hotel in New Jersey town, California, U.S.A.
Relief sculpture in Sivagiri, Varkala, Kollam.
Sculpture collections at the gardens, museums, churches, parks and private building across the length and breadth of Kerala. covering office hall, TVM.
Paadyam Gopalan Memorial Gallery, Kannur.
Nair’s Super Speciality Hospital, Kollam Gallery, Kollam
Kerala Tourism Development Corporation,TVM
‘Suras’ Art studio, Wayanad
And many other private collections in India and abroad.
K.V.Jyothilal,Pallavi,Kadappakad.P.O,Kollam. Pin :691008. Ph:9388012643
FAMILY: Wife – Sheela Jyothilal (Clerk, Dist.Co-operative Bank,Branch-Kilikolloor)
Daughters- S.J.Saranga (Architecture student in TKM Engg. College,Kollam with 1st class in music from Adi sankara Vedavedanga Samskritha), S.J.Geethmalika (Student in 9th std in Vimala Hridaya G.H.S.S.,Pattathanam.)