Resume

 
Bidhata K.C.
Visual Artist, Nepal
Date of Birth: 29/05/1978
 
Academic Background
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA in painting) 2001
Master of Fine Arts (MFA in print) 2010
Master of Fine Arts (MFA in print) 2010
 
Award
2013: ‘Master Tej Bahadur Chitrakar  Smriti Puraskar’- Best Painting/Artist award
2011:  Special Mentioned Award, National Exhibition of Fine Arts, Nepal
2010: Arniko National Youth Art Award, Gold Medal, Nepal (Explain: National Government Award for excellence in            Modern Art and Contributions to the Development of Art in Nepal)    
 
Grant and Fellowship
2015:   ‘NAC Travel Grant 2015’, Nepal Art Council, Nepal
2011:   ‘Artist in the City- Urbanization & Urban culture’, Interactive Mapping and Archiving Center,Nepal
2010:   ‘Glocalization of Art: Contemporary Art Practice’, Lasana, Nepal
2006-07: Asian Artist Fellowship Program, Contemporary Art Museum of Korea, Korea
 
Solo Exhibition
2013:   ‘A Decade in Art’, Sarwanam Art Gallery, Nepal
2012:   ‘Time at Crossroads’ (Dobatoma Ubhiyeko Samaya), Mammy’s Eatery & Tapas, Nepal (Paintings are                     based on Poet Bhim Karki’s poems)
2009:   ‘Kaleidoscope’, Imago- Dei Gallery,Nepal
2009:   ‘20.66 mt. S.L.M.’, Venice, Italy
2008:   ‘Symbolic Embodiment’, Yala Maya Kendra, Nepal
2007:   'Foliage', Shangri-La Hotel, Nepal    
2007:   ‘Interrelation’, Goyang Art Studio, Goyang City, Korea
 
Installations:
2015:   ‘Nilah’, interactive installation, Image Ark Gallery, Nepal
2014:   ‘Jigsaw Puzzels’, an interactive installation, Nepal Art Council, Nepal
2009:   ‘Out of Emptyness’, ian nteractive installation, Venice, Italy
2008:   ‘Unsung’, Yala Maya Kendra, Nepal
2008:   ‘Aasha’ at Basantapur, Nepal
2007:   ‘Door’ at Jyamircot, Nepal
2007:   ‘Persistence’ at Shangri-La, Lazimpath, Nepal
2007:   ‘Inscape’ at Goyang Art Studio, Korea
2006:   ‘Pigment’ at Goyang Art Studio, Korea
 
Collaborative Installation:
2013:   ‘Gadha lai Bhari Pugena Bhane Runcha’, Martin Chautari, Nepal
2012:   ‘Still Life’ American Ambassador Residency, Nepal
2011:   ‘Sri Ganesh’, Art Council, Nepal
2011:   ‘Elapse’, an interactive installation, Art Council, Nepal
2010:   ‘You Could be the One…’, Lasana, Nepal
2010:   ‘…Sense of Beauty?’, Lasana,  Nepal
 
Residency
2014:   “Fragments of Mustang’, 10 Days residency at Mustang, Nepal
2007:   ‘Female heroes/ her stories’, Lasanaa, an alternative art space, Nepal
2007:   ‘Inspiration Manaslu’, at Manaslu, Nepal
2007:   ‘Naya Nepal’, Arohan Gurukul, Nepal
2007:   6 months residency, Goyang Art Studio, Goyang City, Korea
2006:   ‘Impression of Manang’, at Manang, Nepal
 
Group Exhibitions
2016:   ‘Metamorphosis’, India Art Fair, Delhi India
2015:   ‘Bangladesh, India, Nepal & Malaysia Fusion Visual Arts 2015, Sasaran Int. Art Exhibition, Galeri Seni v                 Mutiara, Penang, Malaysia
2014:   ‘Yantra Art l Tech l Science, Nepal Art Council, Nepal
2014:   “Fragments of Mustang’, painting exhibition, Nepal Art Council, Nepal
2014:   ‘Solidarity with Nature; South Asian Perspective’ Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2014:   ‘Engraving Printmaking Exhibition’, NAFA, Nepal
2014:   ‘Masculinities, Gender Identities and the Role of Men in Prevention and Elimination of Gender Based                       Violence’, organized by UNP, NAFA, Nepal
2013:   ‘ Mahila Hinsa Biruddha Chitrakala Pradarshani’ (painting exhiition against women violence) NAFA, Nepal
2013:   ‘Woodpecker Wood Print Exhibition’, Sawrwanam Art Gallery, Nepal
2013:   ‘Random Reveries’, Bikalpa Art Studio, Nepal
2013:   ‘A Federal Life’,  Yala Maya Kendra, Nepal
2013:   ‘Exhibition of Prints” organized by NAFA (Nepal Academy of Fine Arts), Department of Painting in                         collaboration with Bindu, a space for artists
2013:   Open Studio, Gallery Mcube, Nepal
2013:   Exhibition for Flood Victim, NAFA, Nepal
2013:   ‘Blowing Wind from Himalaya’, Seoul, Korea
2012:   ‘Color of Time’, Nepal Art Council, Nepal
2012:   ‘Evolving Within’, Nepal Art Council, Nepal
2012:   Group Exhibition, Space Ridio M, Anguk, South Korea
2012:   ‘Under the Bodhi Tree’, Sidhartha Art Gallery, Nepal
2012:   ‘Rejoicing Spring’, Four Men show, Nepal
2012:   ‘Art from Earth’, Kamal Kunj (U.S Ambassador Residency), Nepal
2012:   National Exhibition of Fine Arts, NAFA, Nepal
2011:   ‘Serendipity: Exhibition of Prints’, Mount Mercy University, Iowa, USA
2011:   ‘Buddhana’, organized by UNODC, Bangkok, Thailand
2011:   ‘Sri Ganesh’, Nepal Art Council, Nepal
2011:   ‘Buddhana’, organized by  FAITH/ UNODC, Garden of Dream, Nepal
2010:   ‘14th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh’, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2010:   ‘Peace’, organized by Norwegian Embassy, Nepal Art Council, Nepal
2010:   ‘Trees and Leaves II’,  Two men show, Fusion Studio. Nepal
2010:   ‘Serendipity’, organized by LASANA, Sirjana Gallery, Nepal
2012:  “Serendipity” Janalyn Hanson White Gallery, USA
2010:   ‘Exhibition of Paintings’, Sirjana Gallery, Nepal
2010:   ‘Saemangeum Flag Festival’, Korea
2010:   ‘Varsha’, Womena art exhibition,NAFA, Naxal, Nepal
2010:   ‘New Dimension’, Nepal Art Council, Nepal
2009:   ‘The Process to Move’, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Nepal
2009:   ‘The Women’s Role in Today’s World’, organized by WAGON, Imago de Gallery; Nepal
2009:   ‘Bividhta’, at Mithala Art Gallery, Nepal
2009:   ‘Anubhuti ka Chaar Bindu’, Four men show, Art shop, Darbar Marg
2009:   ‘Inspiration Manaslu- The Mountain of Spirit’, Garden of Dreams, Nepal
2009:   ‘Water and Art’, Yala Maya Kenda, Nepal
2008:   ‘Samisran’ organized by The Art Shop and WAGON at Art Council, Nepal
2008:   ‘Chance Encounters’ at Kathmandu Gallery, Nepal
2008:   ‘Trees & Leaves I’ Two men show,  Q’ Art Gallery, Nepal
2008:   ‘Aba ko Nepal’ organized by Arohan Gurukul at NAFA, Nepal
2008:   ‘Bagmati on Canvas’ organized by Friends of Bagmati, Radission Hotel and NAFA, Nepal
2007:   ‘Sosabeol International Art Exposition’, Korea
2007:   ‘Nepali Contemporary Art Festival’, Seoul, Korea
2006:   'Impression of Manang', Nepal Tourism board, Kathmandu and Sing Art  Gallery, Lalitpur and Century                     Hotel, Chitwan, Nepal
2006:   'Mountain' Painting Exhibition, Insa Gallery, Insadong, Korea
2006:   'Nepal Bangladesh Youth Art Exhibition', National Museum, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2006:   'In Memories of Ibsen',organized by Norwegian Embassy at BICC, Nepal
2006:   '10 Days Atelier' Painting Exhibition at Nepal Art Council, Nepal
2005:   'Nepal Bangladesh Youth Art Exhibition', at Nepal Art Council, Nepal
2005:   ‘National Art Exhibition’ organized by Nepal Artist’s Society, NAFA, Nepal
2002:   Exhibition by Two Young Artists at Srijana Art Gallery, Nepal
2001:   National Art Exhibition at NAFA (/2002/2003/2004/2010/2011/12/13/14/15), Nepal
 
Workshop Participation
2014:   ‘SAARC Artist Camp’ 9-12 April 2014, Bandarban, Chitagoun, Bangladesh
2014:   ‘Snow Leopard Conservancy’, 3 days Art Camp, Jomsom, Nepal
2014:   ‘Engraving Etching and Woodcut Print Workshop’, NAFA, Nepal
2013:   ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence’: ‘Masculinities, Gender Identities and the Role of Men in                 Prevention and Elimination of Gender Based Violence’, organized by UNDP, NAFA, Nepal
2013:   ’Conservation of Nature’, by National Trust For Nature Conservation, Central Zoo, Nepal
2013:   ‘Free Impression’, based on Freedom of Expression, Lasana, Nepal
2013:   ‘A Federal Life’- based on Federalism, Nagarkot, Nepal
2013:   ‘Residential Ceramic Workshop 17 days’, at NAFA, Nepal
2013:   Woodcut Print Workshop, 4 days, NAFA, Nepal
2012:   ‘Elimination of Violence against Women Day’ at Kathmandu Int. Theater Festival, organized by Gurukul/                CAP
2012:  “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World” Mandala Theatre Premises, Nepal
2012:  ‘Mechanism in Native Culture’, 5 days Print Workshop, NAFA, Nepal
2012:   ‘Under the Bodhi Tree’, based on Ecology and Conservation, organized by WWF Nepal
2011:   ‘Promoting trust between Man and Woman’, based on GBV (gender based violence) organized by BBC                  Sewa Nepal, Patan Museum, Nepal
2011:   ‘Buddhana’, 1 week workshop to support- Women with HIV Positive, Women Drug Users and Women in                 Prison, organized by FAITH, Nepal
2010:   “Art Appreciation”, Sirjana College of Fine Arts, Lazimpat, Nepal
2010:   ‘Glocalization of Art: Contemporary Art Practice’, Lasana, Nepal 
2010:   ‘Peace’, Art and Poetry Symposium, The Norwegian Ambassador’s Residence., Nepal
2010:   ‘Serendipity Experimental Print Workshop’, Lasana, Nepal
2010:   ‘Interactive Art Practice through Social Media’, organized by Space A and Art Nepal
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2009:   ‘The Process to Move’, 2 days Int. Art Workshop, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Nepal
2009:   ‘The Women’s Role in Today’s World’, organized by WAGON,Imago de Gallery; Nepal
2009:   ‘Creative Eyes’, fund raising workshop, organized by Tileganga Eye Hospital, Nepal
2009:   ‘Water and Art’, Int. Art Workshop, Yala Maya Kendra, Nepal
2008:   ‘Painting Restoration Workshop’ organized by Embassy of India at Sirjana College of Fine Arts
2006:   ‘Changdong & Goyang Artists Workshop’ organized by National Museum of Korea,  Goyang Art Studio,                Korea
2006:   Workshop organized by Norwegian Embassy, Nepal
2005:   ‘Nepal Bangladesh Youth Art Workshop’3 Days at Silpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2005:   ‘Nepal Bangladesh Youth Art Workshop’ 3 days at Gurukul, Nepal
2004:   9 days Art Teachers’ workshop, KU Department of Art and Design, Rato Bangala High School
 
 
Present Position
Art Teacher, The British College,
Art Teacher, Matribhumi School
 
Past Position
2008-2010:      Art Coordinator, Yala Maya Kendra, Nepal
2004-2006:      Art Coordinator, Buddha Gallery, Thamel, Nepal
 
Past experience as an art coordinator:
‎‎Oct 9, 2012:           ’Color of Time’ painting exhibition of Bangladeshi Artists
Sept ‎1, ‎2011:         ‘Sri Ganesh’ painting/photography/installation/sculpture/digital arts exhibition on lord Ganesh
Mar 13, 2011:         ‘Women Art Workshop’, with 10 women artist
Aug 7, 2010:           ‘Pastel Workshop’ for student by American Artist Susane Gepford
May 14, ‎2010:        ‘Tribute to Great Artist’ painting exhibition of Kapil Mani Dixit
Nov ‎1, ‎200:             ‘Water and Art’, Int. Art Workshop and Exhibition
Oct 17, 2009:          ‘The Beginning’, art workshop for children, 15 Saturdays
Oct 10, 2009:          ‘A Step Fordward’, painting exhibition of Himsheela Bharati
Aug 9, 200              ‘Kalakusari’ talk program on art
April 26, 2009:        ‘Prayers for Humanity’ painting exhibition of Gaurav Shrestha
July 19, 2006:        ‘Ten Days Atelier’ painting workshop and exhibition
 Nov 21, 2005:        ‘Rhythm of Forms and Colors’ painting exhibition of Surendra Pradhan
Sept 15, 2005:       ‘Melody of Clouds’ painting exhibition of Pro. Dr.Rajesh Gautam
July 22, 2005:        3 days Nepal Bangladesh Youth Art Exchange Workshop and Exhibition
June 28, 2005:      ‘Paintings in My Eyes’ painting exhibition of Sagar Manandhar
April 2, 2005:        ‘Smart Art’, Teenager workshop for 5 Saturdays
 
Member
School of Creative Communication (Founder Member)
Artists’ Society of Nepal
Women Artist’ Group of Nepal (WAGON)
Asian Center for Humanities
 
 
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