Born: 1975
Hometown: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lives and Works: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Education

  • 2004 : M.Ed. in Fine Arts (Painting), Aichi University of Education, Japan

  • 2002 : Post-Graduate Research Course (Oil Painting), Aichi University of Education, Japan

  • 1996 : BFA (Drawing and Painting), Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017 : Episodes of Her Gaze, organized by Bangladesh National Museum and Gallery Cosmos at Nalini Kanta Bhattashali Gallery of Bangladesh National Museum

  • 2016 : “Light Giving Structure, Space and Time”, Seoul, Korea, organized by Youngone Corporation

  • 2015 : Chromatic Delusion, Bengal Art Lounge, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • 2012 : Gallery Chayamachi, Osaka, Japan.

  • 2012 : Bengal Art Lounge, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • 2008 : Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • 2006 : Design Festa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

  • 2004 : Gallery Black, Hiroshima, Japan

  • 2004 : Gallery APA, Nagoya, Japan

  • 2003 : Haruhi Art Museum, Aichi, Japan

  • 2003 : Toyota Municipal Art Museum, Toyota, Japan

  • 2003 : Gallery Space, Aichi, Japan

  • 2002 : Gallery APA, Nagoya, Japan

Awards

  • 2016 : Honored by Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (women’s association) for outstanding contributions to the respective fields. 

  • 2012 : ‘‘Top Influential Gallery Award’’- One of the participating Artist of Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, 15th Beijing International Art Expo, China.         

  • 2008 : Honorable Mention Award, 16th Young Artists Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

  • 2003 : Daiko Foundation Scholarship, Daiko Foundation, Nagoya, Japan.

  • 2003 : Selection Award, 3rd Ume Hiroba Haruhi Art Biennial Exhibition, Japan

  • 2002 : International Friendship Award, Amano Hashi Date Art and Craft Fair, Kyoto, Japan

  • 1997 : Best Award for Oil Painting, Annual Art Exhibition, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka

Two Man Show

  • 2006 : Gallery APA, Nagoya, Japan

  • 2003 : Gallery Syokakuen, Nishio, Aichi ken, Japan

  • 1999 : Zainul Gallery, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Major Group Exhibitions - International

  • 2016 : 17th Asian Art Biennial, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
             : Women’s role in Sustainable Development, International Women’s                   day Exhibition, selected to represent  the Asia-Pacific region,                           UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France
             : 3rd Dhaka Art Summit, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • 2015 : ‘‘She’’ Celebrating Women and Art of Bangladesh, Showcasing Art Works of 5 most distinct Bangladeshi Women painters by Bangladesh Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand.

  • 2015 : ‘‘Bangladesh on the Bank of Nile’’ A group art exhibition, Ahmed Shawky Museum, Cairo, Egypt. Organized by Bivab and ministry of culture, Egypt.

  • 2014: 16th Asian Art Biennial, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

  • 2014: ‘Bangladesh-US Art Conclave’ The New Work Art Connection, Holbrook, NY, USA.

  • 2014: 2nd Dhaka Art Summit, Organized by Samdani Art Foundation and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka.

  • 2013 : Setouchi International Art Festival, Setouchi Triennial 2013, Japan.

  • 2013 : “Colours Across the Bengal delta” Jointly organized by Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Embassy of Bangladesh in Vietnam & Gallery 21, Dhaka, Vietnam Exhibition centre for Culture & Arts, Hanoi, Vietnam.

  • 2012 : 15th Asian Art Biennial, Bangladesh Shilpokala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • 2012 : ‘15th Beijing International Art Expo 2012’, Beijing, China.

  • 2012: 1st Dhaka Art Summit, Organized by Samdani Art Foundation and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

  • 2011 ; "Rhythm of Colours,", organized by ICCR and Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Assam, India.

  • 2011 : India – Bangladesh Art Summit, organized by Cosmos Art Gallery, Museum Art Gallery, Mumbai, India.

  • 2010 : ‘Small Wonders Exhibition’, organized by Artist Trekker, Stove Factory Gallery, MA, USA.

  • 2010 : ‘International Mother Language Day Art Exhibition’, National Art Gallery, Malaysia.

  • 2010 : ‘Contemporary Colour And Images from Bangladesh’, National Art Gallery, Male, Maldives.

  • 2009 : 6 Young Painters from Kolkata and Bangladesh, organized by Kolkata Art Trust, Chemould Gallery, Kolkata, India.

  • 2009 : ‘Rhythm of Colour’ Bangladesh Art Exhibition, Hunar Art Gallery, Dubai.

  • 2004 : World Art: 2004, Higashi Hiroshima Art Museum, Japan

  • 2004 : 3 Person Show, Aichi Arts Centre, Nagoya, Japan

  • 2003 : Asian Art Now 2003, Las Vegas Art Museum, USA

  • 2003 : 3rd Ume Hiroba Haruhi Art Biennial Exhibition, Haruhi Art Museum, Japan

  • 2003 : ‘‘Foreign Artists Exhibition 2003’’ Jointly Organized by Central Japan International Society and Nagoya International Center, Nagoya, Japan

  • 2002 : 14th Shinwa Art Exhibition, Okayama, Japan

  • 2002 : 28th Tokyo Art Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

  • 2002 : 5th Amano Hashi Date Art and Crafts Fair, Kyoto, Japan

  • 2002 : The Message from Young Artists, Sudu Museum, Tokyo, Japan

  • 2002 : 3rd Bangladeshi Young Artists Exhibition, Chua Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

  • 2001 : 13th Shinwa Art Exhibition, Okyama, Japan

  • 2001 : 9th Window Gallery Art Exhibition, Gifu, Japan

  • 1999 : Exposure-7 by 7 Young Artists, Creative Artists Society Contemporary Art Gallery, Katmandu, Nepal

Major Group Exhibitions- National

  • 2017 : 22nd National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

  • 2016 : Brave Heart-Art Against Terrorism, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

  • 2015 : 21st National Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka.

  • 2014 : “Be Smart About Art’’ Showcasing art works of 8 artists at Athena Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka.

  • 2014 : ‘Life’ a group Art Exhibition by 15 prominent women artist of Bangladesh, Gallery Cosmos,

  • Dhaka.

  • 2014 : ‘Then & Now’ A special exhibition for the Dhaka art summit, Athena Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka.

  • 2014: “Spirit of Annapurna” Group Art Exhibition, Organized by Gallery Cosmos-2, Dhaka.

  • 2013 : “Peace” A Group Art Exhibition, Organized by Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka.

  • 2013 : 20th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

  • 2012: ‘ Water Cooperation’ group art exhibition of 12 artists at Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka.

  • 2012 : ‘ Journey of the Wind’, organized by Society for Promotion of Bangladesh Art and Shilpoprobha at Dhaka Art Centre, Bangladesh.

  • 2012 : ‘67 – A Collection of Prominent Bangladeshi Artists’, Athena Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka.

  • 2012 : ‘Freedom in creativity’, Celebrating International Women’s Day, Gallery Kaya, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • 2010 : ‘ Rooted Creativity – 8’ , organized by Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • 2009 : 18th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpokala Academy, Dhaka

  • 2008 : 16th Young Artists' Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka.

  • 1999 : Grand Group Silver Jubilee Exhibition, Saju Art Gallery, Dhaka

  • 1999 : 50th Anniversary Exhibition of the Institute of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka

  • 1998 : 13th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

  • 1998 : 12th Young Artists' Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

  • 1997 : 8th Asian Art Biennial, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

  • 1997 : ‘Exposition-6’, 6 Young Artists, Alliance Francaise de Dacca.

  • 1996 : Grand Group Exhibition, Saju Art Gallery, Dhaka

  • 1996 : 11th Young Artists' Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka.

Workshop

  • 2012 : ‘BATB – BENGAL Art Camp 2012’ organized by British American Tobacco Bangladesh and Bengal gallery of Fine Arts, Colombo, Srilanka.

  • 2012 : A workshop on 150th Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, organized by Bangladesh Shilpokala Academy, Dhaka

  • 2011 : ‘Serigraphy Workshop’, organized by The American Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • 2011 : Art Camp in Gawhati, Asam, India, Organized by Bengal Gallery of fine arts and ICCR.

  • 2010 : ‘Madhumati Art Camp 2010’, organized by Bengal Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • 2010 : ‘ 101 Artist Art Camp’, organized by Dhaka Art Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • 2009 : Gilding workshop conducted by Kathrina Rudolph, organized by Britto Arts Trust, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • 1994 :Water colour workshop conducted by prominent artists of Bangladesh, organized by Charushilpi Parishad, Dhaka

Collections

Bangladesh National Museum, National Art Gallery – Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh, Bangladesh Bank, Bengal Foundation, Embassy of Bangladesh in Vietnam

Publication

Episodes of Her Gaze, published by Cosmos Books in 2017