In Naveen’s own words: In a cultural ceremony held on 14/2/2023 on the occasion of the mural painting of Valiyaveedu Devi Temple, Kariyam in Thiruvananthapuram, Temple Tantri Arayaakkeezillam Brahmashree Keshavan Namboothiri, Shri Kummanam Rajasekaran, Shri Kadakampally Surendran, Mr. Gopinath Muthukad, Mr. Rajesh Jyotirgamaya, and other distinguished personsparticipated. On the occasion, I received from them a ponnaada, a shield and a golden ring. I share my happiness and love with all…
In Naveen’s own words: I have received this year’s honor from Guruvayur MLA Akbar Sir of “Sauhruda” club a leading popular cultural organization of Chavakkad Mammiyur area…Thank you to the “Sauhruda” Club who gave me the honor and to the President of “Sauhruda” K C Sunilettan who I consider equal to my elder brother…..🙏
Naveen’s putting up a video series on the stages of mural painting on YouTube, you can check these out and follow his channel for more:
Naveen is proud and delighted to announce that he’s inaugurated his outlet-gallery in Guruvayur… some pictures from the event…
An interesting article in the recent issue of India Today – more than a little critical of the present trend of ‘the domestication of the temple mural’ and therefore thought provoking. Naveen’s work features right on top of the page.
After a rather long gap. Check out the new gallery: The making of a Mural – Vettakorumakan.