D. Venkatapathy has always been an important member of the Madras Art Movement. A product of the Madras School of Arts, he is the senior most living founder member of the Cholamandal Artist Village, Chennai. Having widely exhibited all over the country, he is best known for his linear spacial drawings. His meticulous lines and textured drawings of hillscapes explore space and time in black and white.
He has exhibited nationally and internationally and is the recipient of numerous awards. He lives and works in Chennai, India.