Born in Trichur, Kerala in 1965. Azis completed his BFA from the College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum in 1987 and his Masters of Fine Art from Jamia Milla Islamia, New Delhi in 1991. He has had 10 solo exhibitions and has participated in several group shows and artists camps. He has won awards in the All India Exhibition, Bangalore in 1989, the Regional Exhibition, Chennai in 1992 and the Kerala Lalit Kala Academy in 1995. Azis infuses his work with sensitivity and simplicity. His light application of layer upon layer of paint creates a hypnotic magic on the painting surface. He is not afraid to move between styles of painting as a result of which his paintings include realistic, photographic and rhythmic geometric forms. For three decades Azis was part of the dynamic art scene in Bangalore. Azis lives and works in Kerala.