RM Palaniappan (b. 1957) obtained a Post diploma from the College of
Art & Crafts in Chennai, and was the head of the graphics workshop at
the Regional Centre of Lalit Kala Akademi in Chennai. Over the course
of his career, he has exhibited throughout India and world, including solo
shows in the USA, Mexico, Canada, Syria, Cuba, Finland, Taiwan, France,
England, Japan and Spain. He has also received numerous grants and
awards, including the National Award in 1996.