Mural paintings of Kerala

Kerala mural paintings are the frescos depicting Hindu mythology and legends, which are drawn on the walls of temples and churches in South India. principally in Kerala. Ancient temples and palaces in Kerala, South India, display an abounding tradition of mural paintings mostly dating back between the 9th to 12th centuries CE when this form of art enjoyed Royal patronage. These days even Churches in Kerala are commissioning mural paintings with Christian motifs.

The masterpieces of Kerala mural art include: the Shiva Temple in Ettumanoor, the Ramayana murals of Mattancherry Palace and Vadakkumnatha Kshetram. The ‘Gajendra Moksham” mural painting in the Krishnapuram Palace near Kayamkulam, the Anantha Shayanam mural painting in the Pallikurup Mahavishnu Temple at Mannarkkad and the mural paintings in the sanctum of Padmanabhaswamy Temple at Thiruvananthapuram are very famous. Some of the murals in Kerala are found in the churches at Cheppad, Alappuzha, Paliekkara, Thiruvalla, Angamaly and Akapparambu.

The artist Ashok

Ashok is a Commercial Artist who lives and works in Kerala.

A native of Pallana in Alappuzha district, his colourful paintings pay homage to his homeland. His distinctive personal style emanates joy and peace and expresses the vibrant spirit and atmosphere of Kerala.

As a child Ashok received prizes for his innate talent. From a young age he has believed, “You can create anything once you see it in your mind.” He earned a degree from Ravi Varma College of Fine Arts Mavelikkara . He spend a considerable amount of his career in middle east. During this period he was closely worked with print media as well as digital media art works, should say more into the commercial application of fine arts. But at the same time, he cultivated an interest to the traditional Indian arts more specifically Kerala ancient art forms in paintings.

The artist brings an extensive mastery of colour theory, innate sense of rhythm, and compositional elements to each painting. As an abstract painter he is an optical illusionist whose art defies special limitations. His art is visual poetry bursting forth with relentless energetic expression.

Here are few of his wonderful creations! 

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