Rajan Krishnan 1967 – Born in Kerala. 1989 – Completed B.A.Economics from Calicut University, Kerala.
1994 – BFA Painting from Govt. College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram.
1996 – M.F.A Painting from Faculty of Fine Arts, M. S. University, Baroda.
Solo shows
2009 – Four Paintings, Bombay Art Gallery, Mumbai.
2008 – RE-VISIT, OED Basement, Kochi.
2008 – Ore / Substances of Earth-I, Bodhi Space, Mumbai.
2007 – Memoir, Bodhi Art, New York.
2006 – Art Singapore 2006, Bodhi Art , Singapore.
2006 – Enroute, Bombay Art Gallery, Mumbai.
2004 – Little Black Drawings, Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi.
Curated projects
2010 – Earth , Gallery OED, Kochi. Artists: Gulam Mohammed Sheikh, Sudhir Patwardhan, N N Rimzon, Rajan Krishnan and Sujith S N
2009 – Let It Happen, OED, Kochi. Artists: N N Rimzon, Reghunadhan K, and Rajan Krishnan
Participation
2010 – Nature Revisited, curated by Jayashree Chakravarty and Anirudh Chari, Gallery Sanskriti, Kolkata.
2010 – The Empire Strikes Back : Indian Art Today, Saatchi Gallery, London.
2009 – Vicissitudes of the Constructed Images, curated by Suruchi Khubchandani, Tangerine Art Space, Bangalore.
2009 – Evidentia, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.
2009 – RE-CLAIM / RE-CITE / RE-CYCLE, Latitude 28, New Delhi & Bose Pacia, Kolkata, curated by Bhavana Kakar.
2009 – Group Show, Threshold Art Gallery, New Delhi.
2009 – Group Show, Gallery Kolkata, Kolkata.
2009 – Group Show, Gallery Beyond, Mumbai.
2009 – Group Show, Triva Contemporary, Thiruvananthapuram.
2009 – Facets of A People, curated by Oindrila Maity, Gallery OED, Kochi.
2009 – Metamorphosis – Change and Continuity in Indian Contemporary Art, Phyllis Weston Annie Bolling Gallery, Cincinnati, USA.
2008 – The Hot Shots, The Viewing Room, Mumbai.
2008 – Works by Various Artists, Bodhi Art, New York.
2008 – Video Wednesday, Gallery Espace, New Delhi.
2008 – The Drawing Show, Gallery Beyond, Mumbai.
2008 – Keep Drawing, Gallery Espace, New Delhi.
2008 – Triva 2008, Annual Show, Triva Contemporary, Thiruvananthapuram.
2008 – Art Beat, The Shrine Gallery, New Delhi.
2008 – Hong Kong International Art Fair, Bombay Art Gallery.
2008 – Art Chicago, Bodhi Art.
2008 – Art Cologne, Italy, Bodhi Art.
2007 – Kashi – 10 Light Years, Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi.
2007 – Representation, Triva Contemporary, Thiruvananthapuram.
2007 – Gulf Art Fair, Dubai, Bodhi Art.
2006 – A Compensation for what has been lost, curated by Johny M L, Travancore Art Gallery, New Delhi.
2006 – Take Two – The Chennai Chapter’ Group Show, Gallery Sumukha.
2006 – Real, mattersofart.com, New Delhi.
2006 – Summer Rites, Gallery Beyond, Mumbai. 2006- Group show, Open Eyed Dreams, Durbar Hall Art Centre, Kochi.
2006- Four by Four, Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi.
2006- Group show, Shrishti Art Gallery, Hyderabad.
2006- Group show of Indian artists, Visual Arts Gallery, Hong Kong, presented by Gallery Sumukha.
2005- New Colours of Sumukha, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.
2005- Double Enders, curated by Bose Krishnamachari, at Jehangir Art Gallery & Museum Gallery, Mumbai, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore, and Durbar Hall Art Centre, Kochi.
2003- Remembering Bhupen, Kashi Art Café, Fort Kochi.
2003- Regional Art Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademi Regional Centre, Chennai
2002-Monsoon Show, Daira Centre for Art & Culture, Hyderabad.
2002-Tree Festival, Kashi Art Cafe, Fort Kochi.
2002-An Album of Drawings, Draavidia, Fort Kochi.
2002-Cross Currents, Daira Centre for Art & Culture, Hyderabad.
2001-Annual show, Kerala Lalithakala Akademi, Durbar Hall Art Centre, Kochi.
2000-Chingamela, Kerala Kalapeetom, Kochi.
1999-An Album of Drawings and Paintings, Draavidia Gallery, Kochi.
1998-Substances on Black Moon, Galleria Mareechika, Kochi.
1998-Miniature Format Show, Gallery Sans Tache, Mumbai.
1997-Gift for India, SAHMAT, Ravindra Bhavan, New Delhi.
At present lives and works in Kochi, Kerala.

Rajan Krishnan, landscape with a Tile Factory, 72×72 inches, Acrylic On Canvas

Rajan Krishnan,, plants-of-sustenance, 72 x 60 inches, acrylic on canvas, year 2010