Visual Artist, Nepal

Lalitpur, Nepal

Academic Background

Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting 2001 (Lalit Kala Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal)

Master of Sociology 2004 (Patan Multipal Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal)

Master of Fine Arts in print 2010 (Fine Art Department, Tribhuvan University, Nepal)


2020:      ‘Bhadrakumari  Ghale Fine Art Award 2020’, by  Bhadrakumari Ghale Sewa Sadan

2018:      ‘Artist of the Year 2018’, Women with Vision II, 100 Most Influential Women of Nepal /RSTC

2018:      ‘Australian Himalayan Foundation Art Award’, Nepal

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’, from Nepal Art Council, Nepal

2011:      ‘Artist in the City- Urbanization & Urban culture’, Social Science Baha, Nepal

2010:      ‘Glocalization of Art: Contemporary Art Practice’, Lasana, Nepal

2006-07:  Asian Artist Fellowship Program, Contemporary Art Museum of Korea, Korea

Solo Exhibition National

2019:      ‘Structural Beauty’, Dalai la Art Space, Nepal

2018:      ‘Shifting Values: Expectation Vs Reality’, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Nepal

2018:      ‘Thopaharu (,),’ GG Machan, Pulchowk, Nepal

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

2008:      ‘Symbolic Embodiment’, Yala Maya Kendra, Nepal

2007:      ‘Foliage’, Shangri-La Hotel, Nepal

Solo Exhibition International

2009:      ‘20.66 mt. S.L.M.’, Venice, Italy     

2007:      ‘Interrelation’, Goyang Art Studio, Goyang City, Korea

Installations National

2021:      ‘Powerless Power’, at Taragaon Museum, Boudha, Nepal

2019:      ‘Hiti-dhungedhara’ commissioned by Dopper, Netherlands in collaboration with Himalayan      Climate Initiative at Labim, Lalitpur

2018:      ‘Embedded Nothingness’ interactive installation, Gallery Mcube, Chakupat, Nepal

2017:      ‘In Between- Rato Machindranath’, commissioned by Kathmandu Triennial and funded by Australian Himalayan Foundation at Art Council, Nepal

2015:      ‘Nilah’, interactive installation, commissioned by OUCRU Nepal (Oxford University Clinical Research Unit) via a Wellcome Trust  at Image Ark Gallery, Nepal

2014:      ‘Jigsaw Puzzles’, interactive installation, commissioned by Siddhartha Art Foundation in collaboration with Karkhana and Robotic Association of Nepal

Installations International

2009:      ‘Out of Emptiness’, interactive installation, Venice, Italy

2007:      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’, Art Council, Nepal

2010:      ‘You Could be the One…’, Lasana, Nepal

2010:      ‘…Sense of Beauty?’, Lasana,  Nepal

Residency National

2018:      ‘Air Mcube season 8’ 3 months residency, Chakupath, Lalitpur, Nepal

2014:      ‘Fragments of Mustang’, 8 days residency, Lomanthang, Mustang, Nepal

2007:      ‘Female heroes/ her stories’, Lasanaa, an alternative art space, Nepal

2007:      ‘Inspiration Manaslu’, at Manaslu, Nepal

Residency International

2007:      6 months residency, Goyang Art Studio, Goyang City, Korea

Selected Group Exhibitions National

2021:      ‘Beyond Border’, at Taragaon Museum, Boudha, Nepal

2020:      ‘Made in Mind series II’, 2 minutes Experimental Video Art project, by Gallery Mcube, Nepal 

2020:      ‘Tangential Stress’, by Museum of Nepali Art, at Museum of Nepali Art, Nepal

2019:      ‘Himalayan Art Festival’, by Earts Nepal at Nepal Art Council, Nepal

2018:      ‘Sight and Sound’, by Gallery Mcube, Chakupat, Nepal

2017:      ‘City: My Studio / City: My Life ’, by Kathmandu Triennial at Nepal Art Council, Nepal

2017:      ‘Sexuality’, stories of sexuality and sexual rights of socially discriminated women by FAITH organization at  Patan Museum, Nepal

2014:      ‘Masculinities, Gender Identities and the Role of Men in Prevention and Elimination of Gender Based Violence’, by UNDP at Nepal Fine Art Academy, Nepal

2013:      ‘A Federal Life’, by UNDP and Faculty of Art and Design (Kathmandu University) at Yala Maya Kendra, Nepal

Selected Group Exhibitions International

2020:      ‘Deconfine’, online digital art festival, by Media Art South Asia, supported by the French cultural network in South Asia, and the French Institute in Paris, under Novembre Numerique initiative

2021:      ‘Not Your Average’, online exhibition, 10 Contemporary Women Artist from South Asia,  by Zaamanart, Pakistan

2019:      ‘Global Women- Women’s Art’, at Art bridge Gallery, Chiangrai, Thailand

2019:      ‘Balance for Better’, Int. Women Art Exhibition, at Zee Arts, Dubai

2018:       ‘Press for Progress’, Int. Women Art Exhibition, at Zee Arts, Dubai

2016:      ‘Metamorphosis’, India Art Fair, at Delhi, India

2014:      ‘Solidarity with Nature; South Asian Perspective’, organized by SAARC Cultural Centre – Sri Lanka at Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Selected Workshop Participation International

2018:      ‘International Art Camp II’, Solo, Indonesia

2018:      ‘International Art Sojourn’, Orissa, India

2006:      ‘Changdong & Goyang Artists Workshop’ National Museum of Korea,  Goyang Art Studio, Korea

2005:      ‘Nepal Bangladesh Youth Art Workshop’3 Days at Silpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Selected Workshop Participation

2014:      ‘Sacred Water’ 6 months long workshop with community women of Patan,Commissioned by Oxford University Clinical Research Unit/ Wellcome Trust Grant, Pata, 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, at NAFA, Nepal

2013:      ‘A Federal Life’- 3 days long workshop based on Federalism, organized by UNDP and Kathmandu University, Nepal

2011:      ‘Promoting trust between Man and Woman’, based on GBV (gender-based violence) organized by BBC Sewa Nepal at 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:      ‘Glocalization of Art: Contemporary Art Practice’, organized by Lasana at Lasana, Nepal 

2010:      ‘Serendipity Experimental Print Workshop’, organized by Lasana at Sirjana Art Gallery, Nepal