Gopinath, PP.Gopinath was born in Ponani, Kerala. Since 1966, the 58 year-old has been a Cholamandal Artist, whose 2-dimensional artworks have traveled to France, Poland, Chile, Morocco and Holland. He is also an Alumni of the Government College of Arts and Crafts in Chennai. The works in his Biomorphic Forms series are internationally- acclaimed.
Gopinath was an invited artist for the Indiase Moderne Kunst, Kasteel at Arcen, Holland (1989), the 8th International Biennial of Art at Valparaiso, Chile (1987), 22nd International Festival of Painting at Cagnes-Sur-Mer, France (1990), and the "Art for Heart's Sake" Sotheby's Auction (1995). He was also a representative for India, as the Commissioner for the International Painting Festival at Cagnes-Sur-Mer, France (1990). In 1988, he was elected as an Eminent Artist by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
Gopinath has won State Awards of Tamil Nadu (1980) and of Kerala