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Kanak Chanpa Chakma

Present Position

Freelance Artist

House# 36/1, Apt# 5A, road # 4, Dhanmondi R/A,
Dhaka -1205,Bangladesh.
Tel: 88-02-861 4560, Cell: 88-01711-640817
Email: mithu@bol-online.com, artpeace@dhaka.net 
Web: www.kanakchanpa.8m.com 

Born in 1963


1993 – 94 : Fellowship, Penn State University, PA, USA.
1986 : Master of Fine Arts, Institute of Fine Art, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
1986 : Animation Film Workshop conducted by G. Samant (India) Film Archive, Bangladesh.
1985 : Graphics Print Workshop, Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh.


2003 : Diploma Award, 2nd International Tashkent Biennale, Uzbekistan
2003 : Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin Memorial Award, Cultural Reporter Association of Bangladesh
2003 : Best Personalities in Art, Arabian Fashion beyond Imagination, Dhaka
2002 : 'Bashundhara Group Award' , 15th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy
2001 : Best Woman Artist of the XXI Century, Best Award, Latin American Art Museum, Miami, FL, USA
1999 : Honorable Mention Award, Silver Jubilee - Saju Art Gallery, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1993 – 94 : Mid-American Arts Alliance Fellowship Award, USA
1994 : “TOP TEN” Best Woman Personalities in Bangladesh, Lifetime Achievement, Ananya Award
1992 : 2nd Award in Modern Painting, International Miniature Art Contest, Florida, USA
1990 : Chairman's Award, CARDMA Art Contest, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Solo Exhibition

2005 : “Enlightenment”, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2005 : Chuwa Art Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
2002 : Exhibition and Auction, Dutch Club, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2001 : Divine Art Gallery, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2000 : Grand Show, Shilpangan Art Gallery, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1998 : Gallery Tone, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1995 : Gallery Tone, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1994 : Penn State, Delaware county campus, PA, USA
1994 : Gallery Tone, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1993 : Divine Art Gallery, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1989 : “Philosophy of the Buddha”, Dharmmarajika Buddhist Monastery, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
1987 : Thimphu, Bhutan
1987 : “Philosophy of the Buddha”, Phunsholing, Bhutan
1987 : Alliance Française de Dacca, Bangladesh
1984 : Rangamati Town Hall, Bangladesh.

Major Group Exhibition

117 group shows in the USA, India, Netherlands, Norway, Germany, Australia, France, Japan, Canada, England, Nepal, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium, Africa, Indonesia and Bangladesh.


Bangladesh National Museum, Dhaka ; Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (National Art gallery), Dhaka, Bangladesh; Latin American Art Museum, Miami, USA ; National Museum of Bhutan, Royal Kingdom of Bhutan ; Birala Academy of Arts and Culture, Kolkata, India ; National Parliament House of Bangladesh ; State Guest House, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Bangladesh, Dhaka; Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs, Government of Bangladesh, Dhaka; Permanent Collection of the showcase, Miniature Art Society of Florida, USA and many private collections at home and abroad.


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