Kumaresan Selvaraj’s Sculptures in wood, cement, paint and paper gently erupt and await to overflow from within its surface as a poignant calling to our inner existential conundrums. In his series of sculptures Selvaraj employs an aesthetic of spillage, something from within is always making its way out. Selvaraj was awarded the Lalit Kala Academy Research Scholarship, 2010 Chennai. His works have been shown in Apparao Gallery, Chennai/New Delhi in 2008, Veda Gallery, Chennai in 2014, Exhibit320, New Delhi in 2015 and 2016. Art Hauz Chennai in 2017 and Dharti Residency show at Serendipity Art Festival Goa 2017. Kumaresan Selvaraj lives and works in Chennai


KUMARESAN SELVARAJ
B: 1983 Tamil Nadu, India
 
EDUCATION
 
2005
BFA, Painting, Madras University, Government College of fine arts Chennai  
 
Selected Group Exhibition
 
2017
“DHARTI ” by Serendipity Arts Trust, Goa, India
 
“DHARTI ” by Serendipity Arts Trust, New Delhi, India
 
“KINETICS ” at  ART HOUZ, Chennai, India
 
“Delhi Contemporary Art Weekend ” at Saffronart, New Delhi, India
 
“INDIA ART FAIR” EXHIBIT 320, New Delhi, India
 
 
2016
“As You Can See” Exhibit320, New Delhi, India
 
“ART CONNECT” at INKO centre, Chennai, India
2017
“Touch and Go” in ARTS ILLUSTRATED by Rahul Kumar
 

2012
“Patterns of our life” in Deccan Herald by Marta Jakimowicz
 

 
2011
 “Art in motion” in Economic times (Art beat) by Shivani bail
 
2010
“The way you look tonight” in “TAKE on art” by HimaliS,ingSoin”
 
“ART ALOGUE” in “Indian Art Invest” by Kapil Chopra”
 
2009
“Strokes on time travel” review about the exhibition “Integrating the times” in Deccan Chronicles
 
Selected Camps and Workshops
 
2017
 
Participated in DHARTI RESIDENCY conducted by Serendipity Arts Trust, New Delhi
“KHOJ” Peers Share, New DElhi
 
2013
Participated in camps conducted by Lalit Kala Regional Centre, Chennai
Participated in camps conducted by Irish Art Gallery, Chennai
2008 
Participated in camps conducted by Mukthi foundation for disables, Pondicherry
2007 
Participated in camps conducted by Taj Malabar and Apparao art Gallery, Cochin                                           
Participated in camps conducted by Santhivanam trust for mentally disables, Trichy