Born in Arwa Pokhara, he did his B.A. from T.U. He is a self-taught artist. He has taken a graphic art course from UNESCO, Tokyo Japan. He has participated in workshop and seminar of Girl child program in Bangkok Thailand. He has done four solo painting exhibitions and one solo carton exhibition. He has participated in numerous group art exhibitions, selected are Nepali art exhibition at Museum of Oriental Art Russia, Exhibition at Fukuoka Japan, Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh, Nepali contemporary art exhibition in Italy and Switzerland, International art exhibition Kathmandu, Nepali Contemporary art exhibition Lhasa Tibet org. by Nepal- China Friendly Art Exhibition, Celebrating Line at Siddhartha Art Gallery. He is one of the pioneers Modern artists of Nepal who is equally renowned as a senior cartoonist. He has won numerous awards and recognitions, selected are Shiromani Puraskar by Pokhareli Yuwa Sankriti Pariwar, Narayan Bahadur Singh Smriti Puraskar by Young Artists’ Group, Basudev Luitel Puraskar, felicitated by Nepal Press Union Kaski, Nawaratna Samman, Dayashankar Smriti Patrakarita Puraskar, Sukla Sahitya Puraskar by Sukla Sahitya Samiti, Rastriya Pratibha Puraskar, felicitation by Bhairav Sanskritik Samrakchhyan Samiti Pokhara, Felicitation on the occasion of golden jubilee function of Prithvi Narayan Campus Pokhara, Prawal Gorkha Dakchhin Bahu, Press Freedom Fighter Award, first prize in the first National Exhibition Org. By National Association of Fine Arts 1965, third prize in National Exhibition Org. By National Association of Fine Arts 1974, Best prize National Art Exhibition 1981.
Leave a comment