Profile

Mukesh Shrestha (1983)
Son of Mr. Ram Krishna Shrestha and Mrs Tej Laxmi Shrestha
Permanent Address : Upayogi Chowk, Sirutar-1, Bhaktapur
Contact No : 9851178856 (Mob.) 01-6637390 (Res.)
Email :  mukesh.shrestha015@gmail.com

Academic Background :
MFA (Painting) – Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 2008
BFA – Lalitkala Campus, Fine Art College, Tribhuvan University, Ktm, 2004
IFA – Lalitkala Campus, Fine Art College, Tribhuvan University, Ktm, 2001

Achievements :
Patterns Breakers Award, 2016
Gold Medal, Master in Fine Arts (MFA) Painting, Banaras Hindu University, Vanarasi, India, 2008
National Award, In Contemporary Painting – National Fine Arts Exhibition, Nepal, 2012
2nd prize in Kathmandu Valley Inter School Art competition by SOS School, Bhaktapur, 1994
3rd in Kathmandu Valley Inter School Art competition by Prabhat School, Bhaktapur, 1995
1st Prize in Kathmandu Valley Inter School Art competition by SOS School, Bhaktapur, 1996

Involvement :
Lecturer, Central Department of Fine Arts, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Lecturer, Srijana College of Fine Arts, Uttardhoka, Lazimpat, Kathmandu

Painting Collection :
Private Collection in China, India, Sri Lanka, Holland, Japan, USA, UK, Thailand, Spain, Germany and Canada

Solo Exhibition :
“Mood of Time”, Nepal Art Council, Babarmahal, Ktm, 2006
“Kashi-An Impression”, Gallery of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 2008
“Kashi-An Impression”, Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal, Ktm, 2009
“Buddha- The Perennial” Fusion Art Studio, Mandala Street, Thamel, Ktm 2010
“Echo of Mustang” Puthang Airport community Hall, Jomsom, Mustang 2012

Selected Group Exhibition :
2003 – Organized by Blossom Art Group at Nepal Art Council
2005 – Organized by CAAN at Singha Art Gallery, Patan
2005 – 36th National Art and Craft Exhibition at NAFA, Ktm
2005 – Bagmati River Festival by Nodan Club of Kathmandu
2005 – Yuva Kala Kendra at Dharan
2006 – The Peace Art Festival, Kathmandu
2006 – Organized by Jennune School at Jennune School, Bhaktapur
2006 – Peace Art Festival at Pokhara
2006 – Bhaktapur Artist Group, Gurukul Kathmandu
2006 – “Annual Art Exhibition” at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
2007 – “Rashtrayakala Mela”Allahabad University, Allabhabad, India
2007 – “Shilpi Utsab”-Ram Chattarpar,Varanasi,India
2007 – All India College Painting Exhibition, College of Art, New Delhi, India
2007 – Annual Art Exhibition, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
2008 – Art Exhibition, Camlin Art Foundation, Kolkota, India
2008 – Art Exhibition, UNFPA, Delhi, India
2008 – “Amalgam”, International Group Exhibition at Siddhartha Art Gallery
2008 – “Gender Based Violence”, Maiti Nepal at Nepal Art Council
2009 – “Poetry Village”, Lumle, Lumle, Kaski
2009 – “Creative Eyes”, Tilganga Eyes Hospital, Kathmandu
2009 – “Process to Move” An International Exhibition, Siddhartha Art Gallery
2010 – “A passage Through the Years” (1965-2010) Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu
2010 – “Sad Bhav” Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, Naxal Kathmandu
2011 – “Shree Ganeshaya”, Nepal Art Council by School of Art
2011 – “Together for Charity” at Mithila Yain Gallery, Thamel, Kathmandu
2011 – “Portrait to Self Portrait” (The Nepal Album), KCAC, Patan Museum, Lalitpur
2012 – “Under the Bodhi Tree” WWF-Nepal, Siddhartha Art Gallery
2012 – “National Fine Art Exhibition” NAFA, Kathmandu
2012 – “Amalgam 2012” an exhibition of Paintings at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu
2012 – “Exposition” Nepali Contemporary Art Show at Braincon, France
2012 – “Art of Nepal” Nepali Contemporary Art Show at Chautara Gallery, Almere, Netherlands
2012 – ” Now Nepal” Nepali Contemporary Art Show at Cologne, Germany
2012 – “Now Nepal” Nepali Contemporary Art Show at Berlin, Germany
2013 – “National Fine Arts Exhibition”, NAFA, Naxal, Kathmandu
2013 – “Art journey for friendship”(Dhampus), JK Museam, Pokhara
2013 – “Art journey for Friendship”NAFA, Kathmandu
2014 – “National Fine Art Exhibition”NAFA, Naxal, Kathmandu
2014 – “ Amalgam -2014”an exhibition of Paintings and Prints at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu
2014 –  “Artist Unite”An exhibition of paintings to collects the fund for the flood victims, Siddhartha Art
Gallery, Kathmandu
2014 – “Paintings on Poems” Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, Kathmandu
2014 – “16th Asian Art Biennial, Bangladesh, Dhaka
2015 – “Artist from Banaras Hindu University” Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu
2015 – “Amalgam-2015” Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu
2016 – “Art and Calture, Tourism Prosperity Creative journey-2” Rasteriya NaachGhar, Kathmandu
2016 – “The Central Department of Fine Arts, the Opening of the Fine Art Gallery, Kirtipur, Kathmandu
2016 – “Newari contemporary Thanka show, Aarnaya Gallery, at 978 Art Centre, Beijing, China