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K M A Quayyum

Present Position
Teaching at Govt
Art College
Chittagong, Bangladesh

Born in 1952 at Daudkandi, Bangladesh


1973 : BFA, Bangladesh College of Arts and Crafts (presently Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka)
1975 : MFA, Dept. of Fine Arts, University of Chittagong

Major Solo Exhibitions

1981 : Zainul Gallery, Institute of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka
1990 : Goethe-Institut, Dhaka
2000 : Divine Art Gallery, Dhaka
2006 : Saju Art Gallery, Dhaka
2009 : Sensation Within, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka

Major Group Exhibitions

1974 - 2009 : All major exhibitions organized by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy such as the
National Exhibition, Asian Art Biennale, Young Artists Exhibition, Mobile Art Exhibition and
Contemporary Art of Bangladesh Exhibition in Germany, UK, Japan, Hong Kong, India, Pakistan, Jordan,
Nepal and China Delhi International Triennale, India Fukuoka Asian Art Show, Fukuoka, Japan


1976 : Best Award, Life in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
1978 : Best Award, Independence Day Art Exhibition, organized by Ministry of Cultural Affairs,
Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
1983 : Best Award in Oil, 6th Young Artist's Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
1985 : Young Artist Award (best award in all media), 7th Young Artists Art Exhibition, Bangladesh
Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
1992 : Honourable Mention Award, 10th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
1996 : Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Award, 12th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala
Academy, Dhaka


National Art Gallery, Bangladesh; Bangladesh National Museum; University Grants Commission, Dhaka;
Bengal Foundation, Dhaka; Telephone & Telegraph Board, Dhaka; Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan;
and many institutional and private collections at home and abroad.

Workshops/Art Camps

1989 : SAARC Artist Camp at Simla, India, organized by the Museum of Modern Art, New Delhi, India
1994 : Painting workshop at Narail, conducted by eminent artist S. M. Sultan, organized by Bangladesh
Shilpakala Academy
1999 : Workshop of Contemporary Bengali Artists, participated by 52 artists form West Bengal, India &
Bangladesh, organized by Bengal Foundation in Dhaka
2002 : Asian Art Workshop, Rajendrapur, organized by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and Bengal


Reproduction of painting included in the portfolio titled Selected Paintings, published by the External
Publishing Wing, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Govt of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
2000 : Visited China as member of the delegation of Bangladesh artists on the occasion of the exhibition of Contemporary Art of Bangladesh at Beijing

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Seminar and other

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