Born 1957 in Tamil Nadu, India. Post Diploma, College of Art & Crafts, Chennai, he was in charge of the graphics workshop at The Regional Centre of Lalit Kala Academi, Chennai. Solo shows in India, USA and Holland Participation in international major shows In the USA, Mexico, Canada, Syria, Cuba, Finland, Taiwan and France, England, Japan and Spain. recepient of numerous grants, both in India and abroad. Awards: National Award 1996 Bharat Bhavan Print Biennale award. Collection: British Museum, London. US Library Of Congress. NGMA and LKA, New Delhi, among many others. Palaniappan is primarily a printmaker he is also an excellent
photographer and has worked very successfully with digital and computer imagery. He lives and works in Chenna, India.