Welcome to the Home Page of the artist Abin Raj
This is the home page of the artist Abin Raj. This site was created to showcase the variety of
artworks, whether watercolours, oil, charcoal or pencil sketches, of Abin who did his three year
art course at the Mahe Malayala Kalagramam art institution situated in Mahe. Malayala Kalagramam
(MAKAM) is a centre for art and ideas which aims at providing children and youngsters a stage on which to
practise and perform all forms of fine art. The centre offers part time as well as full time
courses in painting, sculpture, music and dance and art pottery. He was instructed by famous
artists like M. V. Devan, who did his art from the famous Chennai Fine Arts institution. His
other instructors included Suresh Koothuparamba and Ms. Thomas.
Not only did Abin learn art at the Malayala Kalagramam but he was also considered a good model for the other students
to practice their art on.
This site was created to showcase the large range of creations of Abin including Still-life, Studio
paintings, Figure drawings, Landscapes, Abstracts and Portraits. The locations of the landscapes
are set mainly in the beautiful and vibrant city of Tellicherry, Kannur district, in the state of
Kerala and depicted by the artist in his own personal and passionate way.