Sunita Maharjan

Sunita Maharjan is a freelance visual artist and a member of "Re-fuzed”--a group of young artists. She recently completed her six months as an artist in residence at the Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Center and had a joint show with a fellow artist in residence, Sanjeev Maharjan. In addition to painting, she has a passion in experimenting with other forms of art. In general, she is sensitive to forms created by and through lines, which become metaphors about her life.  She graduated from Kathmandu University Center for Art and Design in 2009. She has participated in numerous group exhibitions and art projects.

  • 2005 - 2009   B.F.A., Kathmandu University Centre for Art and Design, (Painting)
  • 2001 - 2003   I.F.A. from Lalit Kala Campus (Painting)

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2009  - "Locus Of Continuity", BFA solo art exhibition project, Hotel de l'Annapurna, organized by the Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu

Selected workshops and exhibitions

  • 2011-  "Kalashaktishwari" Celebrate being a women, a group paintings exhibition by eight women artist, Newa Chen Art Gallery, Lalitpur
  • 2010-  "Under one sun festival", four days event of art and photographs, organized by UNHCR on 60th anniversary of UNHCR, Basantapur, Kathmandu
  • 2010-  "Re-fuzed in Bhaktapur", 3 days art event organized by Re-Fuze- group of young artist, Bhaktapur, Nepal       
  • 2010-  Two men show, "Repeating Bodies" by Sanjeev Maharjan, "Structural Space" by Sunita Maharjan, Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Center, Nepal                          
  • 2009 - Graduation Show, 4th year BFA students of KU at Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu
  • 2009 - International Art Festival, Separating Myth from Reality, Status of women, organized by the Sidhartha Art Gallery          
  • 2009 - Kalakar ko Aankha ma Bhumi, workshop and exhibition on the issues of land  organized by Lasana- an alternative art space, Nepal Association of Fine Art, Kathmandu
  • 2009 - "Unifying - A Woman's World" art exhibition, Hotel de l' Annapurna organized by Siddhartha Art Gallery
  • 2009 - "Garbage Out of Thin Air" – Everest Junk Project World Wild Life Federation, Imago de gallery and cafe
  • 2008 - "Ned-Nep In-between" Student exchange program between Kathmandu University Center for Art and Design and Gerrit Rietveld Academie, one month in Nepal (Workshop in KU and Exhibition, Nepal Art Council)
  • 2008 - Selected for "Nep-Ned In-between" Student exchange program, three weeks in Amsterdam – Workshop at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie Exhibition at the Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam)
  • 2008 - Collaborative Workshop and Research (Folk and Traditional art of Nepal, Bangladesh, India, and Tibet) organized  BINDU an alternative art space
  • 2008 - Amalgam, an exhibition of painting by National and International Artists, Siddhartha Art Gallery
  • 2007 - "NAYA NEPAL" cartoon exhibition, organized by Leo Club of Kathmandu Ringroad
  • 2007   "Masquerade" – mask workshop and exhibition at the British Council Kathmandu
  • 2007 -  Painting Workshop, Maitighar Mandala, 2007, organized by WAGON

Artist in residency

  • First young artist to be awarded a Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Center six month residency, March 2010

Sunita Maharjan
Date of Birth : 1986-02-12

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