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About

Ramachandra Babu

Born in Kerala, India

Lives & works in Dubai, UAE

 

Internationally acclaimed artist with 23+ years’ experience in News Design, holding several firsts to credit. Having led multi-national teams in mainstream media houses, evolved as a Design Strategist, Team Builder and Product Innovator.

Career highlights include being the first artist from the region to judge a Society for News Design competition in New York

* Painting portraits and creating murals for the Royal Families, Govt. institutions and leading business houses in the UAE

* Creating caricatures and portraits of political and business figures in the Arab World.

CV

Awards

2007- Silver Awards from Society for News Design — a first in the region.

50+ Awards of Excellence for 11 consecutive years.

20011, 2013 - WAN-IFRA (Asian Media Awards)

2013 - Malofiej (Info Graphic Summit Awards) Spain.

2015 - World Press Cartoon honourable mention.

Honours

2008 - Features and Illustration Judge at SND competition in Syracuse University, N.Y.,a first from the region.

2012 - Government of Kerala invitee to meet the President of India in the Presidential Palace for ‘Cartoon Pranam’.

2017- Speaker at SND London - about Illustrations.