- K M Adimoolam
Born : K. M. Adimoolam (1938 – 2008) was a well-known Indian abstract artist. He was born in Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu.
1959 - He moved to Chennai where under the influence of the sculptor Dhanapal, he enrolled in the School of Arts and Crafts. 1966 - Completed his Diploma in Advanced Painting.
Art Career : He had a natural aptitude for drawing at an early age. After completing his Diploma in Advanced Painting, Adimoolam started a series of black and white portraits of Mahatma Gandhi. Sketching from photographs of the great man, he finished nearly a hundred drawings that moved over 60 years of the Mahatma’s life.