1967- Born in Kerala. 1989-Completed B.A.Economics from Calicut University, Kerala. 1994- BFA Painting from Govt. College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram. 1996-M.F.A Painting from Faculty of Fine Arts, M. S. University, Baroda.
2007- Memoir, Bodhi Art, New York. 2006- Art Singapore 2006, Bodhi Art. 2006- Enroute , Bombay Art Gallery, Mumbai. 2004- Little Black Drawings , Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi.
2007- Gulf Art Fair, Dubai, Bodhi Art. 2006- A Compensation for what has been lost, curated by Johny M. L,Travancore Art Gallery, New Delhi.2006- Take Two-The Chennai Chapter' Gallery Sumukha.2006- Real , mattersofart.com, New Delhi. 2006- Summer Rites , Gallery Beyond, Mumbai. 2006- Group show, Open Eyed Dreams, Durbar Hall Art Centre, Kochi. 2006- Four by Four , Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi. 2006- Group show, Shrishti Art Gallery, Hyderabad. 2006- Group show of Indian artists , Visual Arts Gallery, Hong Kong, presented by Gallery Sumukha. 2005- New Colours of Sumukha , Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore. 2005- Double Enders, curated by Bose Krishnamachari, at Jehangir Art Gallery & Museum Gallery, Mumbai, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore, and Durbar Hall Art Centre, Kochi. 2003- Remembering Bhupen , Kashi Art Café, Fort Kochi. 2003- Regional Art Exhibition , Lalit Kala Akademi Regional Centre,Chennai 2002- Monsoon Show , Daira, Hyderabad. 2002- Tree Festival , Kashi Art Cafe, Fort Kochi. 2002- An Album of Drawings , Draavidia, Fort Kochi. 2002- Cross Currents , Hyderabad. 2001- Annual show , Kerala Lalithakala Akademi, Durbar Hall Art Centre, Kochi. 2000- Chingamela , Kerala Kalapeetom, Kochi.1999- An Album of Drawings and Paintings , Draavidia Gallery, Kochi. 1998- Substances on Black Moon , Galleria Mareechika, Kochi. 1998- Miniature Format Show , Gallery Sans Tache, Mumbai.1997- Gift for India , SAHMAT, Ravindra Bhavan, New Delhi.
Rajan Krishnan lives and works in Kochi, Kerala.