1966 Master of Arts (Ancient Indian History and Culture), Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan
1960 Diploma in Fine Arts and Crafts, Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan
Chameli Ramachandran was born Tan Yuan in Santiniketan, West Bengal, India, in 1940. Gurudeva Rabindranath Tagore named her Chameli and she has been known as Chameli ever since.
Tan Chameli recieved her Diploma in Fine Arts and Crafts, and her Master's Degree in Ancient Indian History and Culture from Visva - Bharti University, Santiniketan.
She moved from Santiniketan to Delhi in 1967.
Chameli Ramachandran has held solo shows and has participated in group shows in India and abroad from 1993 on.
Vadehra Art Gallery organized a major show and publication A Confluence of Distilled Essences.
Water & Earth Trans-formations represents her most recent body of work.
She continues to work from her residence in New Delhi.