Ramdas (B.1947) is a renowned painter from Mysore. He retired as the Dean of Chamaraja Academy of Visual Arts (CAVA) in the year 2005. Ramdas communicates with his painting with utmost conviction.
He has won the Central Lalit Kala Academy 44th National award in 2002
Having started off his life in various fields, destiny took him to Ken School of Art, Bengaluru where he discovered his passion-Painting. Ramdas holds a diploma in Drawing and painting from the same institution. He also possesses a Post Diploma in Drawing and Painting, Shantiniketan, Vishvabharathi University, West Bengal.
His collections and invaluable translations of thoughts in colour on canvas are well preserved at Gautier Christopher, France.
His services as the Residential Art Master at Bishop Cotton Boy's School, Bengaluru, Lecturer and Dean of Drawing and Painting at Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts, Mysore and several other yeomen services for various universities across the state is remarkable.
Ramdas lives and works in Mysore.