Mr. S. Venkathachalapathy is the founder, architect and brain behind two unique, first-of-its-kind Institutions. Sri Annai Kamakshi Kalaikudam and Sri Annai Kamakshi Music And Fine arts college is headed by Mr. Venkatachalapathy, who is the Director and also the Head of Department and Professor in Painting.
Achalam has finished Masters in Fine Arts M.F.A (Painting) from the Govt. Collage of Fine Arts Chennai. Achalam has participated in many Individual and group shows. He has worked for many art and craft companies through which he has exported his paintings to many foreign countries.