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"Exhibition of Paintings from Bangladesh: Khalid Mahmood Mithu and Kanak Chanpa Chakma"
2002-04-29 until 2002-05-05
Siddhartha Art Gallery
His Excellency Mr. Q.A.M.A Rahim, Secretary General - SAARC
will open the show on Monday, 29th. April 2002, at 5.30 p.m.
at the Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babar Mahal Rivisited. Siddhartha Art Gallary is proud to present an exhibition of
paintings by Khalid Mahmood Mithu and Kanak Chanpa Chakma from
Bangladesh.This dynamic duo have garnered many accolades for their work.
A glance at their CVs' reveal that both have won many prestigious
prizes both nationally and internationally. Their work reflects the
vibrancy of the art scene in the Bangladesh.
Kanak Chanpa Chakma studied art on a University level in Bangladesh and completed a Master's degree in the US. She has won awards internationally and has been included in exhibitions in Europe and North America, in addition to shows in Bangladesh.
Khalid Mahmood Mithu's education has spanned several continents. He has received awards in the US and in Bangladesh. Mithu has also exhibited internationally.
This exhibition is the very first by Bangladeshi artists at the
Siddhartha Art Gallery. "Investing in creativity" is the main objective
of the Gallery; this also includes the promotion of regional awareness
through the language of art. This exihibition marks yet another
milestone in bridging the cultural ties between the peoples of Nepal and Bangladesh.
40 paintings of oil and acrylic on canvas will be exhibited.
This exhibition is sponsored by The Embassy of the People's Republic of
Bangladesh, Biman Bangladesh Airlines and the Nepal Bangladesh Bank Ltd .
Kanak Chanpa Chakma
Composition in red
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