C.K. Rajan studied Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University Baroda, and later attained an M.A. in Painting at the S.N. School of Art, Central University of Hyderabad. In 2007 his collages were shown alongside those of Kerry James Marshall at documenta 12 in Kassel, and subsequently in the exhibitions ‘Santhal Family’ at MuHKA, Antwerp (2008), Art of Modern India at IVAM, Valencia (2009) and ‘Have I Ever Opposed You?’ at Gallery Faye Fleming & Partner, Geneva (2010).
Rajan lives and works in Hyderabad.