Rathidevi Paniker

402564 361526287206119 872615182 nrathideviRathi Devi is a contemporary artist hailing from Ernakulam. Using her visual vocabulary of bright colours she has created magnificent pieces of art. Rathi is a veteran of many paintings and exhibitions, starting from 1987 with the annual exhibition at the Institute of Fine Arts. In 2007, she got a State Award from the Kerala Lalithakala Akademi. Rathi Devi obtained diploma in painting from Govt. Institute of fine arts, Trissur. Her solo shows include ‘Mystic Landscape’ and ‘Golden Flag Staff’ held at Max Muller Bhavan, Bangalore and Durbar Hall Art Centre, Kochi respectively. Her paintings laced with different themes have got wide acclaim.

Solo Shows
2006 ‘Golden Flag Staff’ organized by Draavidia Gallery at Durbar Hall Art Centre, Kochi
1999 ‘Mystic Landscape’ organized by Café Schorlemmer at Max Muller Bhavan, Bangalore.


2012 Eco Stroke art Camp at Marari Beach Resort Alappuzha
2011 state Camp organized by Krala Lalithakala Academy
2004 National Women’s Artists Camp at Kumarakom by CGH Earth
2003 ‘Artist Camp’ at Mankombu, Alappuzha, by P. Krishnapilla Smaraka Samithi
1999 ‘Artist against communalism’ at Wagamon, by Theological Society
1998 ‘Women and Nature’ Women Artists Camp at Thekkady, by the Forest Department of Kerala
1997 ‘Women of now and forever’ International Women’s Artists Camp, by Alliance Francaise
          Cultural Centre, Bangalore.

Group Shows
2012 Group Show At Kerala History Museum (Madhavan Nair Foundation) Organised By
          Celebrating Kerala.
2012 Group Show, Bombay Art Festival, Sofa Art Project
2012 Group Show, Organised by Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy and Bennale Foundation Durbar Hall, Cochi.
2011 Group Show, Bangalore Art Festival
2011 Group Show, David hall, Cochi
2010 Group Show, “CREATIVE COMMENWELTH” Ragini Gallery, New Delhi
2010 Group Show, NIVarts Center, New Delhi
2009 Group Show, Sutra art gallery, Mattancherry, Kochi
2009 National show in Delhi by Kerala lalitha Kala Academi
2008 Annual Show Chaithanya Gallery, Kochi
2007 State Exhibition Kerala Lalitha Kala Academi
2007 Group Exhibition Chaithanya Gallery, Kochi
2007 Women Painters of Kerala Group Exhibition Kerala Lalitha Kala Academi
2007 ‘Convergence’ international Group Show VAMART Inc. Trivandrum
2006 Annual Show Chaithanya Gallery, Kochi
2005 Group Show C.G.H Earth at Durbar hall Gallery, Kochi
2004 Group Show P. Krishnapilla Smaraka Samithi
2000 State Exhibition Kerala Lalitha Kala Academi
1997-98 Group Show Alliance Francaise Cultural Centre, Bangalore at Pondicherry, Delhi,
Hydrabad and Trivandrum
1989  Kalapeedam, Kochi
1989  State Exhibition Kerala Lalitha Kala Academi
1998  Group Exhibition at Govt. Institute of Fine Arts, Thrissur
1987  Annual Show Govt. Institute of Fine Arts, Thrissur

2007  State Award Kerala Lalitha Kala Academi
2012 “Mahila Thilakam” Award Govt. of Kerala

Currently works and lives in Kochi


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