CONTEMPORARY VISUAL ARTIST FROM NEPAL

Bio-Data

Artist’s Name:                     Ishan Pariyar                                                                            

Father’s Name:                   Late Sarbe Pariyar                                                                     

Mother’s Name:                 Late Khim Kumari Pariyar

Permanent Address:        Pokhara-15, Tutunga Kaski, Nepal

Local address:                      Teku-12, Kathmandu, Nepal

Website:                                  https://www.ishanpariyar.com/

Website:                                   https://ishanpariyar.wordpress.com/

Blog:                                           https://ishanishart.blogspot.com/

E-mail:                                       ishan.pariyar@gmail.com

 

Membership:  

Artists’ society of Nepal, Kathmandu

Creative Artists’ Group, Pokhara,

Spectrum, Kathmandu

 

Academic Qualifications:

2013   – Masters of Fine Arts (Painting), Central Department of Fine Arts, Tribhuvan University,

2011   – Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), Lalit Kala Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu

2008   – Intermediate of Fine Arts (Painting), Lalit Kala Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu

2006   – Bachelor of Arts (English), Janapriya Multiple Campus, Simalchour, Pokhara

2003   – Intermediate of Arts, Kalika Multiple Campus, Kajipokhari, Pokhara

2000   – SLC (School Leaving Certificate), Shree Siddha Secondary School, Phalepatan, Pokhara

1995   – Primary level from Shree Janaki Primary School, Mahatgauda-17, Pokhara

 

Solo Art Exhibition

2019    –  ‘REMINISCENCES’, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal, Kathmandu

2018   –  ‘Ethos of Surrounding’ GG Machaan, Pulchowk, Lalitpur, Nepal

2013   – ‘Better than Bitter’, Patan Museum, Lalitpur, Nepal

2006   – ‘Color of Experience’, PSM Art Gallery, Pokhara, Nepal

2006   – Space Cell Gallery, Seoul, Korea

 

Participation in residency

2014   – AIR_MCUBE Local Artist in Residency Program organized by Gallery MCUBE

2012   – Residency Art Program by Bindu, a space for artists’, Kopundol, Lalitpur 

 

Awards

2016   – Honored by ‘National Fine Art Award’ by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts during National Fine Art Exhibition in Kathmandu

2016   – Honored by ‘Creative Young Artist Award, 2073’ by Creative Artists’ Group, Pokhara

2012   – Awarded in Eastern Region Art Exhibition by Camlin Limited at Birla Art Academy, Kolkata, India

2011   – ‘Sita Shree Pant talent award’ by Pant Memorial Academy, Kathmandu

2011   – Third position ‘my blood your life’ by Red Cross Society, Kathmandu

2009   – ‘Prasanta Memorial Scholarship talent Award’ by Prashanta Memorial Society, Kathmandu

2009   – First, Lalitkala Award by NFSU, Lalitkala Campus, Kathmandu

2009   – Third position in Poster competition by Nepal Red Cross, Kathmandu

2008   – First prize ‘Climate Change’ National Level Open Art competition, Eurasia Reiyukai, Kathmandu

2008   – First, Open Art Competition, Creative Youth Society, Kathmandu

2008   – Consolation prize in Mt. Everest day, ANFSU, Lalitkala Campus

2008   – First prize in water caravan, peace on the move, by Guthi and USAID Nepal

2008   – Best prize, Eurasia Reiyukai, Kathmandu

2007   – First Prize in valley-wide inter college art competition, Lalit Kala Campus, Kathmandu

2007   – First prize in Lalitkala art week, Lalitkala Campus, Kathmandu

2007   – First Prize in International Marathon open watercolor painting competition, Lalitpur

2005   – Admiration Prize in western regional art exhibition by RNA, Nepal Association of Fine Arts (NAFA) and Creative Artists  Group, Pokhara

2005   – Consolation Prize in the Valley-wide art competition, Nepal Mountaineering Association, Pokhara

2004   – Putali Sai Memorial Award, Janapriye Multiple Campus, Pokhara

1998   – First Prize, District level Art Competition organized by Pragatitishil Rastriye Yuwa Sangh, Pokhara
1998   – Consolation prize in District level Card Making Competition by Red Cross
1997   –  Third Prize, District level Art Competition organized by Nepal Redcross Society

  

Participation in Art Exhibition

2018   – ‘Art for Nature’ 4th International Art Exhibition by WWF,  RFWV & Art Club at  Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu  

2018   – China -South Asia Art Exchange Exhibition, Kunming, China  

2018   – Amalgam 2018 at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babermahal, Kathmandu

2018   – Himalayan Art Festival, E- Arts Nepal at Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu

2018   – ’18th Asian Art Biennale’ at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2018   – National Exhibition of Fine Arts by Nepal Academy of Fine Art at Nepal Art Council, Babarmahal Kathmandu

2018   – Nepali Magic, featuring Art and Impressions from Kathmandu and Himalayas, VA USA

2018   – ‘Breaking the silence: Ending Impunity’ organized by Story Kitchen at Himalayan Hotel, Lalitpur

2017   – Gallery opening exhibition, LA GALLERY, Bouddha, Kathmandu

2017   – National Exhibition of Fine Arts by Nepal Academy of Fine Art at Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu

2017   – ‘An Odyssey of Art’ by Spectrum at Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu

2017   – ‘Sublime Conjugation’ Two men Show at Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu

2016   – ‘International Watercolor Festival’ International Watercolor Society, at Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu

2016   – ‘Silence’ group art exhibition organized by Nepal Europe Art Center, Sanepa, Kathmandu

2016   – ‘Imago Mundi Nepal Collection’ exhibition at Taragaon Museum, Boudha, Kathmandu

2016   – ‘The-Lit: Exclusion Within’ Nexus Culture Nepal

2016   – ‘Art for Nature’ Relief fund for Wildlife Victims RFWV & Eba at Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu

2016   – National Art Exhibition by Nepal Academy of Fine Art, at Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu

2016   – Exhibition by Creative Artists Group at Pokhara Art Gallery

2015   – Let’s start, Painting & Sculpture Exhibition, at Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu

2015   – MFA ‘69 Batch Group Art Exhibition, Art Council, Kathmandu

2015   – “9th Park art Fair” by Park Gallery, Pulchowk, Lalitpur

2015   – National Art Exhibition by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, Kathmandu

2014   – “8th Park art Fair” by Park Gallery, Pulchowk, Lalitpur

2014   – AIR_MCUBE artist in residence Open House Exhibition at Gallery MCUBE, Chakupat, Lalitpur

2014   – ‘Shraddhanjali’ Asia Level Art Show, by Artist Association of Orissa, India

2014   – Snow Leopard Conservation art exhibition by Annapurna Conservation Area Project, Pokhara

2014   – ‘Mansoon’ Painting exhibition organized by creative Artists’ Group at Pokhara Art Gallery

2014   – National Art Exhibition by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, Balmandir, Kathmandu

2014   – ‘Unity in Diversity’ group art exhibition by Spectrum at Pokhara Art Gallery, Pokhara

2014   – ‘Nepali Watercolour Painting’ by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts

2013   – Conservation Art Tour, Painting Exhibition, Pokhara

2013   – 6th ‘Incubarte International Art Festival’, Valencia, Spain

2013   – A Federal Life, Exhibition by UNDP and Kathmandu University at Yala Maya Kendra

2013   – “Park Art Fair” organized by Park Art Gallery, Pulchowk, Lalitpur, Nepal

2013   – National Art Exhibition by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, Balmandir, Kathmandu

2013   – ‘Return to nature’ an art excursion and exhibition by Park Art Gallery, Nepal

2012   – National Art Exhibition by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, Balmandir, Kathmandu

2012   – Etching Print Art Exhibition by Newa Chhen Art Gallery, Patan, Lalitpur

2012   – ‘Portrait to self-portrait’ by Antonia Nodar organized by Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Center

2012   – 9th annual art exhibition by Spectrum, Art Council, Kathmandu

2011   – National Art Exhibition by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, Balmandir, Kathmandu

2011   – 8th annual art exhibition by Spectrum, Art Council, Kathmandu

2010   – Gaijatra cartoon exhibition, PSM Art Gallery, Pokhara

2010   – Painting workshop and exhibition, Lalitkala Manch, Kathmandu, Nepal

2009   – Drug rehab painting workshop and exhibition by Ecstasy, Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu

2009   – Group art exhibition, Sarlahi, Nepal

2009   – ‘Spring Celebration’, PSM Art Gallery, Pokhara

2009   – Nirvana Artists’ Group, Birgunj, Nepal

2009   – Sambahak, group art exhibition by Nepal Lalitkala Manch, Butwal

2008   – Home Coming Exhibition, Family Academia Korea at Art Council, Kathmandu

2008   – Festivals and Heritage of Nepal by Lions Club, Lalitpur

2008   – 2’ nd Straw art exhibition by Brain Power, Tourism Board, Kathmandu

2008   – Inter college painting exhibition, Rising Artists Group, Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu

2008   – Alfresco, Art Exhibition, Art Council, Kathmandu

2008   – ‘Lalit Kala Art Week’Lalit Kala campus, Kathmandu

2007   – Aesthetic Art Gallery, Pokhara

2007   – Champapur painting exhibition, Art Council, Kathmandu

2007   – 6’th annual art exhibition, Spectrum, Art Council, Kathmandu

2007   – Art exhibition by POYUSAP, PSM Art Gallery, Pokhara

2007   – Contemporary Art exhibition, NAFA, Kathmandu

2007   – Lalitkala Festival in Lalitkala campus, Kathmandu

2007   – Armala Painting Exhibition in PSM Art Gallery, Pokhara

2007   – Nepal Jaycees, Kathmandu

2007   – Poster exhibition on HIV/AIDS, Kathmandu

2006   – Gaijatra Cartoon Exhibition (yearly) PSM Art Gallery, Pokhara (2002-2006)

2006   – Creative Artists` Group, Pokhara

2006   – National Art and Craft exhibition, Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, Kathmandu

2004   – Creative Artists` group, PSM Art Gallery, Pokhara

2003   – Creative Artists` Group, PSM Art Gallery, Pokhara

2002   – Pokhreli Yuwa Saskritik Pariwar and Yuwa Boudhha  Sangh, Pokhara

 

Participation in the art workshop

2019   – ‘Art for Nature’ 4th International Workshop at Parsha National Park by WWF & RFWV

2018   – River Crusie Art workshop by 18th Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

2018   – ‘Tista Kagada Ekikaran’ Workshop organized by Nepal Kala Mandal at Chandragiri, Kathmandu

2017    – Workhsop organised by Pourakhi , Nepal

2017    – Workshop on World Environment Day at Central Zoo, Jawalakhel, Lalitpur

2017   – Buddha and Modern Art, Boudha Arghau Sadan, Pokhara

2017   – KIPAF 17 Performance Art Workshop ‘SPACE,+ BODY AS A MATERIAL’ by TONY    SCHWENSEN, Kolkata, India

2016   –  INTERIOR AND EXHIBITION DESIGN WORKSHOP by Siddhartha Art Foundation Education initiative at Yalamaya Kendra

2016   – ‘Experiment in Watercolor’, International Watercolor Society Nepal

2016   – ‘Art for Nature’ Relief fund for Wildlife Victims RFWV & Eba at Kaski

2015   – ‘Lets stART’ Workshop at Basantapur

2015   – ‘Art workshop in Music’ organized by Spectrum at Borderland Resort, Sindhupalchok

2014   – Art workshop at Budhanilkantha organized by Budhanilkantha Club

2014   – ‘Unity in Diversity’art workshop in Pokhara by Spectrum, Artists’ Association

2014   – Snow Leopard Conservation Art Tour by Annapurna Conservation Area Project, Jomsom,

2013   – Feminine Force, performance art workshop by Action aid, Lasanaa and Ashmita Nepal

2013   – ‘Reflection of Lumbini’ workshop and exhibition organized by Ostrich Nepal, Lumbini

2013   – Conservation Art Tour 2070 by National Trust for Nature Conservation (ACAP), Kaski

2013   – ‘NCELL Kaala Jatra’ Paper mache mask making workshop KCAC and NCELL

2012   – ‘Free the life within you’, Painting workshop by KCAC AIR Ted Barr

2012   – CRACK International Art Camp at Kustia, Bangladesh

2012   – National workshop on building artists’ network in Nepal by Lasanaa, Kathmandu

2012   – ‘Art for public’ a workshop run by young artists of Pokhara and NAFA

2012   – ‘Techne’ kala’: enriching art practices through research by Lasanaa, Kathmandu

2012   – ‘Art for Public’ a road painting show by young artists of Pokhara, Pokhara

2011   – A workshop celebrating Shivaratri at Pashupatinath, by Spectrum, Kathmandu

2010   – ‘Art for Public’ a movement by young artists, Lakeside, Pokhara

2010   – Awareness raising through art by NAFA, Karuna Foundation and CPN, Kathmandu

2010   – ‘Sadhbhab’, an art workshop by Nepal Academy of Fine Art (NAFA), Kathmandu

2009   – ‘Baadal’painting workshop by Zero Century Nepal

2009   – Greeting card competition, Bird Conservation Nepal, Kathmandu

2009   – Workshop by Rising Artists Group, Tourism Board, Kathmandu

2009   –  Teesa Sahitye Pala’, Lalitkala Campus, Kathmandu

2009   – Children’s illustration in Nepal, Denis Writers Association, Children’s Literature society & Room to Read, Nagarkot

2008   – Development of children literature and illustration in Nepal, by Denis Writer’s Association, Children’s Literature Society and Room to Read, Nagarkot

2008   – Art workshop by Creative Artists Group, Pokhara

2008   – Collaborative art workshop and research, Bindu, Kathmandu

2007   – Art Mela on international earth day, Kathmandu

2007   – Running with cameras’, video-art workshop by Sutra, at Pokhara

2007   – Swarnim Bouddha Bihar, Sunakoti, Lalitpur

2007   – ASA, Pulchowk Engineering College, Lalitpur

2007   – Kala Upaban, by National Association of Fine Arts, Kathmandu

2007   – Commercial Artists Association and Champapur Jaycees at Champapur festival,

2005   – Armala Bikash Manch, Pokhara

2005   – Creative Artists` Group, Pokhara

2004   – Nepal Mountaineering Association, Pokhara

2004   – Armala  Bikash  Manch, Pokhara

2002   – Organized by Poyusap and Yuwa Boudhha Sangh

(2002-2006)- Art Workshop organized by Pokhreli Yuwa Saskritik Pariwar, Pokhara

 

Performance Art Show

2018   –  Himalayan Art Festival, organized by Bindu space for artist & E- Arts Nepal

2018   – Kathmandu Art Fair, Organized by Bindu space for artists & Lalitkala Manch

2018   – Expression Expedition 2018, Organized by  Luan Poets

2017   – Kolkata International Performance Arts Festival, Kolkata, India

2016   – Kathmandu International Performance Art Festival, Bindu space for artists’, Kathmandu

2015   – 18th Nippon International Performance Art Festival (NIPAF), Tokyo, Osaka & Nagano, Japan

2015   – ’Time’ performance art at Taragaon Museum, by Bindu, space for artists

2014   – ’10 Minutes’ performance art at Taragaon Museum, by Bindu, space for artists

2014   – ‘Ethos of Surrounding” at AIR_MCUBE Open House Exhibition at Gallery MCUBE

2014   – International Live Performance Art by Bindu, space for artists, Kathmandu

2014   – Kolkata International Performance Arts Festival, at Stidio21, Kolkata, Indi

 

Working experience

  • Office secretary at PSM Art Gallery run by Creative Artists’ Group, Pokhara ( 2000- 2006)
  • Art Teacher For different institutions like Harvard Academy, Pokhara(2006), Little Blossom English Public School, Kathmandu(2007-9), Paramount Academy, Kathmandu(2009-11), Triyog Higher Secondary School, Kathmandu (2011- 2016)
  • Working as illustrator for children’s literature
  • Article published in Canvas weekly art magazine on various issues
  • Co-ordinate art events/ workshop / exhibition
  • a paper presentation on ‘Possibilities and future of watercolor painting in Nepali Context’ for Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) in 2015
  • Photography Training from The Image Park, Indrachow, Kathmandu

 

Illustrated in Children’s literature

  • ‘Kaptan kuk’ Bal Sansar Pvt. Ltd, Kathmandu
  • ‘Smile Please’ Bal Sansar Pvt. Ltd, Kathmandu
  • ‘Snow Flower’ Book Palace Pvt. Ltd, Kathmandu
  • ‘Karmalae Bane Buddha’ Bal Sansar Pvt. Ltd, Kathmandu
  • ‘Sani ra Rani’ Dikura Publication, Kathmandu
  • ‘Jangal Ma Aek Din’ Dikura Publication , Kathmandu
  • ‘Gud Bata Jhareko Bachero’ Picture book, Book Palace Ltd, Kathmandu
  • ‘Ma Nepali’ Bal Sansar Pvt. Ltd, Kathmandu
  • ‘Hamra Aekanki’ Bal Sansar Pvt. Ltd, Kathmandu
  • ‘Hiu ko Sirak’ Heritage Publishers, Kathmandu
  • ‘Bachha Bhut ‘ Dikura Publication ,Kathmandu
  • ‘ ‘Hatti Mero Sathi’ Dikura Publication ,Kathmandu
  • ‘Chil ko Bichhalli’ Book Sign Publication
  • ‘Ghumna Gayo mero bhai Picture book, Room to Read
  • ‘ Buki’ author Durga Lal Shrestha, Bal Sansar Pvt. Ltd, Kathmandu
  • ‘ Kasto Ramro Changa’ Picture book, Bal Sansar Pvt. Ltd, Kathmandu
  • ‘Pachhuto’ Picture book, Bal Sansar Pvt. Ltd, Kathmandu
  • ‘Budho Batuawa’ Bal Sansar Pvt. Ltd, Kathmandu
  • ‘Kya Mitho’ Picture book, Book Palace Ltd, Kathmandu
  • ‘graha ma Pani’ Erawoti Prakrashan Pvt. Ltd. Kathmandu
  • ‘Jham Jham Pani’ Picture book,Bal Sansar Pvt. Ltd, Kathmandu
  • ‘Pariko Katha’ Picture book, Save The Children Nepal
  • and numerous books on children’s literature
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