ABOUT THE ARTIST
A highly accomplished and versatile creative artist and painter with over five decades of proven, rich experience Ragunath specializes in various facets of oriental art, viz. creative visual interpretations from rare epics from India; and lifelike depiction of real Indian nature sceneries, mythological episodes, ancient and modern cultural/historical imagery and the varied and multi-cultural lifestyles of the Region.
Born in 1941 in a traditional South Indian family ambiance in Pinjai, in Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu, he opted for specialist art education and training, after completing his formal academic studies. He underwent rigorous training in the Government of school of Arts, in Kumbakonam and was successfully awarded an advanced Diploma. Thanjavur was and still is the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu, where artistic traditions enjoyed royal patronage. Having grown up in a rich cultural milieu of the times, he has deeply imbibed the intricate nuances of traditional art forms.