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Mohammad Iqbal

Present Position
Doctoral student
Ph.D. in Fine arts, Oil Painting
Tokyo National University of fine arts & music

Born in 1967 at Chuadanga, Bangladesh


2007 : Research Course (Oil Painting) Tokyo National University of Fine arts & Music
2003-06 : Enrollment in Doctoral Course, (Ph.D. in Fine arts, Oil Painting) Hiroshima City University, Japan
2003 : Master of Education in Fine Arts (Oil Painting) Aichi University of Education, Japan
2001 : Diploma in Oil Painting, Post Graduate Research Institute Aichi University of Education, Japan
1989 : MFA (Drawing & Painting) Institute of Fine Arts University of Dhaka, Bangladesh


2005 : City Mayor Award, Maebashi Art Compe Live 2005, Maebashi, Japan
2005 : Grand Prize, The 14th Memorial Exhibition of Aoki, Kurome city & Bridge Stone Art Museum
2004 : Superiority Prize in the Western-style Painting division, 19th National Culture Festival, Fukuoka, Japan
2002 : International Friend ship Award 2002, Amano hashi date Arts Festival, Kyoto, Japan
2002 : Silver Prize, 14th Shinwa Art Exhibition 2002, Okayama, Japan
1999 : Artist Quamrul Hassan Memorial Honour Award, National Rabindra Sangeet Council Dhaka
1999 : Japanese Government MONBUSHO Scholarship, Japan
1998 : Young Artist Award 1998 (Grand Prix), 12th Young Artists Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
1995 : Best Award For Oil Painting, 2nd Annual Art Exhibition, Gallery Shilpangan, Dhaka.
1994 : Young Artist Award 1998 (Grand Prix), 10th Young Artists Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
1994 : Best Award For Oil Painting, 1st Annual Art Exhibition, Gallery Shilpangan, Dhaka
1994 : Honorable Mention Award 1994, 11th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
1993 : Special Prize in the International Triennial Competition of Painting, Osaka Triennial 1993, Osaka, Japan
1991 : Best Award for Experimental Oil Painting, Annual Art Exhibition, Institute of Fine Art, University of Dhaka
1990 : Best Award for Experimental Oil Painting, Annual Art Exhibition, Institute of Fine Art, University of Dhaka

Solo Exhibition

2007 : 27th Solo Exhibition titled “Distant Skies”, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka
1991-2007 : Total 26 Solo Exhibitions at home and abroad.

Two Man Show

2005 : Gallery APA, Nagoya, Japan
1995 : Galerie OU, Osaka, Japan

Selected Major Group Exhibitions

2005 : Maebashi Art Compe Live 2005, Maebashi
2005 : The 14th Memorial Exhibition of Aoki, Bridge Stone Art Museum (Kurome), Axes Gallery, (Tokyo), Koriyama City Art Museum (Fukushima), Japan
2005 : TAMA VIVANT 2005 Tama art University, Tokyo, Japan
2004 : World Arts: Hiroshima 2004, Higashi Hiroshima Art Museum, Hiroshima, Japan
2001-04 : Asian Art Now 2001, 2002, 2003 & 2004, Las Vegas Art museum, Las Vegas, USA
2003 : The 8th Hiroshima Art competition 2003, Hiroshima city Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
2003 : Japan Bangladesh Cultural Bond through Painting Exhibition, organised by Embassy of Japan and Institute of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
2002 : Exposition 6, 6 Artists Art Exhibition, Gallery Bankaku, Nagoya, Japan
2002 : 7 Artists Art Exhibition, Gallery AYA, Nagoya
2002 : 28th Tokyo Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo
2002 : Selected 22 Asian Artists Art Exhibition, Two Allen Center, Houston, USA
2001-02 : Selected 30 Young Artists Art Exhibition 2001 & 2002, Sudo Art Museum, Tokyo
1999 : Painting Exhibition at Bonnar Summer Festival-1999, Bonn, Germany
1997 : 9th International Triennial India, New Delhi, India
1995-97 : 2nd & 3rd Sharjah International Art Biennale, Sharjah, UAE
1997-98 : Royal Overseas League, 14th & 15th Annual Open Exhibition, London, Edinburgh, UK
1994-97 : Contemporary Bangladeshi Artists Art Exhibition in Kolkata & New Delhi, India; Bonn, Germany; Kathmandu, Nepal; Moscow, Russia and Muscat, Oman.
1991-97 : 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th Asian Art Biennale, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1993-96 : 4th & 7th Osaka International Triennial - Painting, Osaka, Japan

Workshop and Artists Camp

1997 : Painting workshop cum Artists Camp organized by Kolkata Nandanik, Calcutta, India
1997 : Artists Camp conducted by German Artist Jorg Bachhofer, jointly organized by the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and Goethe-Institut, Dhaka
1997 : International Artists Camp cum Workshop organized by Lalitkala Akademi (National Academy of Art), India
1995 : Printmaking Workshop conducted by Professor Mahmudul Haque, organized by the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
1997 : 2nd Artists Camp conducted by Mrs. Hella Berent organized by the Goethe-Institut, Dhaka.
1994 : Workshop on Attractive Display of Art Exhibitions and Artists conducted by Mr. Hans Gercre organized by the Goethe-Institut, Dhaka
1993 : Watercolour Workshop conducted by Artist Monirul Islam organized by Gallery Shilpangan, Dhaka
1990 : Lithograph Prints Workshop conducted by Richard Hards, American Printmaker, Sponsored By American Cultural Center (USIS), Dhaka


National Art Gallery, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Contemporary Art and Cultural center Osaka, Japan. Bangladesh National Museum, Dhaka. Prime Minister office, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Galerie de L` Alliance Francaise, Dhaka. DUCSU, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bridge Stone Art Museum, Japan. Many Institutional and Private collections at Home and Abroad.

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