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Ahmed Shamsuddoha

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Freelance artist

Born in 1958 at Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh


1973 : S.S.C. from Shahbazpur High School, Comilla.
1980 : B.F.A. (Drawing & Painting) Institute of Fine Art, Dhaka University.

Group Exhibitions

1975-81 : All Annual Exhibitions of Institute of Fine Art, Dhaka University.
1976-09 : All National Art Exhibition Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
1983-08 : All Asian Art Biennial Bangladesh, Dhaka.
1977 : Young Artists Art Exhibition, Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
1979 : 4th Mobile Young Artists’ Art Exhibition.
1981 : Participated Group Show, People’s Republic of China.
1982 : Solo Art Exhibition at Saju Art Gallery. Gulshan, Dhaka.
1990 : Landscape Painting Exhibition, National Museum, Dhaka.
1995 : Contemporary Young Artists’ Art Exhibition, Gallery Shilpangan, Dhaka.
1997 : Ten Thousand Villages Gallery, Akron, PA, USA.
1997 : Group Exhibition Organized by Penn state Delaware Country Campus, PA, USA.
1999 : 50th Anniversary of Fine Art, Organized by Charukala and National Museum, Dhaka Bangladesh.
2000 : Inaugural Exhibition, Gallery Chitrak, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
2000 : Contemporary Art Exhibition of Bangladesh held in China.
2000 : 1st Bangladesh Charushilpi Shangsad Biennale Art Exhibition, National Museum, Dhaka.
2002-04 : “Roop Labonnyae Bangladesh” Contemporary Art Exhibition, Gallery Chitrak, Dhaka
2003 : 2nd Contemporary Artists’ Exhibition from Bangladesh at Chuwa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
2003 : Sunderbans - A Beauty In Silence, Gallery Chitrak, Dhaka.
2004 : Inaugural Exhibition, Gallery Kaya, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
2005 : 2nd Contemporary Artists Exhibition from Bangladesh 2005 Sudo Art Museum, Chuoku Ginza ,Tokyo, Japan.
2005 : Bridge of Friendship Bangladesh – Japan Joint Art Exhibition Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts &
National Museum, Dhaka. Bangladesh.
2005 : Seoul International Art Exhibition, Korea.
2006 : “14 Contemporary Artists of Bangladesh” Dhoomimal Gallery Mumbai, India.
2006 : Art Exhibition on Images of Ibsen’s Life and Plays held at Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka,
2006-09 : “Liberation” Exhibition of Paintings by Thirty Leading Artists at Liberation War Museum,
Dhaka, Bangladesh.
2007 : Collage Workshop Exhibition Organized by Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts Dhaka Bangladesh.
2007 : Chitra Mela Art Fair Organized by Gallery Shilpangan, Dhaka.
2008 : “Art in the Atrium” jointly Organized by U S Embassy & Society for Promotion of Bangladesh Art,
held at U S Embassy, Dhaka Bangladesh.
2008 : “COLOURS OF BANGLADESH” Organized by High Commission For the People’s Republic of
Bangladesh & Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) at the National Art Gallery, Islamabad,
2009 : “Global Walk to End Child Hunger: Painting Exhibition” Organized by World Food Programme,
Creative Communication & Gallery Chitrak Dhaka Bangladesh
2009 : Contemporary Art Exhibition Eminent artists of Bangladesh, Bangladeshi American Art Gallery,

In addition to this, have participated in many other Group Exhibitions held in Bangladesh and abroad since 1980.


2007 : Grand Award, (Grameen Phone) in the 17th National Art Exhibition Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy
(National Academy of Fine and Performing Arts), Dhaka Bangladesh.
2005 : Grand Award (Bengal Foundation) in the 16th National Art Exhibition Bangladesh Shilpakala
Academy (National Academy of Fine and Performing Arts), Dhaka Bangladesh.
1999 : Artist S.M Sultan Grand Award, on the Occasion of Silver Jubilee of Saju Art Gallery.
1978-80 : Best Class Work for Oil Painting from Institute of Fine Art, Dhaka University.
1977 : Best award in Sketch (Pen & Wash) Institute of Fine Art, Dhaka University.


2010 : Madhumati Art Camp Organized by Bengal Foundation.
2009 : Portrait Workshop on Birth Anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam Organized by Channel I
2009 : Portrait Workshop on Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, Organized by Channel I Television.
2009 : Art Camp on rivers the Sitalakhya and the Meeghna Organized by L A (Lab Aid) Foundation.
2008-9 : “Global Walk to End Child Hunger: Painting Workshop & Exhibition” Organized by World Food
Programme, Creative Communication, & Gallery Chitrak Dhaka Bangladesh.
2008 : Art Workshop Organized by Shanta Mariam Foundation & Shanta Mariam University of Creative
Technology (Mrch).
2006-9 : The Art Workshop held at Liberation War Museum premises to commemorate the Anniversary
of Independence of Bangladesh.
2006 : Rembrandt 400 Art Workshop Organized by Royal Netherlands Embassy & Society For Promotion
of Bangladesh Art, Dhaka Bangladesh.
2006 : Dhaka Art Camp Ford Nagar Savar, Organized by Bengal Foundation.
2004 : College Workshop Organized by Bengal Foundation.
2002 : Water Color Workshop in Banderban Organized by Shilpakala Academy.
1999 : Nazrul Birth Centenary, Nazrul Institute, Dhaka.


National Art Gallery, Dhaka. National Museum, Dhaka. Zia Museum, Chittagong. Osmani Museum, Sylhet. Ibsen’s Museum Norway, International Conference Room, Prime Minister’s Secretariat, Dhaka, State Guest House, Karatoa (Prime Minister’s Residence), Padma, Dhaka. Press Institute, Dhaka. Bangla Academy, Dhaka. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dhaka Cantonment, Dhaka. Comilla Cantonment, Comilla. Bogra Cantonment, Bogra. Embassies and High Commissions of different countries in Bangladesh. Duncan Brothers Dhaka. Commercial and non-commercial Organizations & Private Collections.


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