Clint Memorial International   
Children's Painting Competition

Judging Committee



K.A. Francis

K.A. Francis, presently the Chairman of Lalit Kala Academi, Kerala is one of the few renowned Tantric painters of India. He has conducted several painting exhibitions and his book ‘Aum-a study’ has been published in five International languages.

Being a veteran journalist, Francis had worked as the editor of Malayala Manorama weekly, the largest circulating weekly of Kerala. He teaches journalism in several prestigious institutions.

Johny ML

Johny ML is a writer, a culture critic, art columnist and a translator and is a pioneer artist in Video Art in India. A Delhi-based contemporary art curator, currently he works as visiting Professor or faculty member of several prestigious institutions. Johny has numerous publications to his credit, such as 'Timeless Bronze' and 'By All Means Necessary'. He was the founder/editor of more than half a dozen art portals and has also curated more than twenty mega shows.

Born in Kerala, Johny took his Masters programmes in English literature at University of Kerala; Art history and Criticism from MS University, Baroda and Creative Curating from the University of London.

Mimi Radhakrishnan

Mimi Radhakrishnan is an artist and a well known writer. She began her artistic career as a print maker and in executing her paintings Mimi wears the additional hats of a story teller.

Born in Calcutta, Mimi Radhakrishnan took her BFA from Kalavbhavan, Santiniketan Viswabharati University and MFA in print making from MS University, Baroda. She has participated in many group shows and had many solo shows. Including State Lalit Kala Academi Award from Gujarat and Chandigrah Govts, she has received many awards like Chitra Kala Parishad, Bangalore, Fellowship and senior Fellowship to the outstanding artists from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

Ananda Moy Banerji

Ananda Moy Banerji is an eminent printmaker and is all set to delight the art lovers with his range of graphic prints at his exhibitions. As an artist, he firmly believes that everything around us leaves its print. He has made various experiments in his works ranging from techniques to themes.

Born in Kolkata, Ananda Moy Banerji took his BFA from College of Arts, Delhi and M.F.A. from Kalabhavan, Santiniketan Viswabharati University. When he started printmaking, he stared with landscapes and later he broadened his horizon and worked on his personal experiences and his surroundings. He has exhibited his artworks in India and abroad and has been honoured with various awards.

George Martin PJ

Martin is an artist who possesses an insight when speaking about life, by reflecting back to his reservoir of memories, small events or moments that turn into treasure, while understanding/interpreting the present. Martin insists that this is an open-ended effort, his artworks are ambitioned at, and one is totally free to look at his artworks from different or maybe original perspectives, and create meanings accordingly.

Born in Kerala, George Martin took his BFA from College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram and MVA from Government College of Art & Craft, Kolkata. George Martin lives and works in New Delhi.