I am from from a family of Artists. My Father Shri. (Late).L.SHANMUGA SUNDARAM was well Known Artist and also worked as a PRINCIPAL at Kumbakonam Government college of Arts & Sculpture. My learned After Painting and Sculpting from my father and also made effort to learn wood carving and it took 10 years for me to master this art.I opened my art gallery in 1994 at Mamallapuram, where the tourists throng to admire the magnificent monuments. I have been running my gallery since last 18 years and have also helped visitors in becoming budding artists. I also help neighboring villagers in their time of need and try to teach kids the essentials of art.