Artist Trekker

Maksuda Iqbal Nipa

Born: 1975
Hometown: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lives and Works: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Education

  • 2004 : M.Ed. in Fine Arts (Painting), Aichi University of Education, Japan
  • 2002 : Post-Graduate Research Course (Oil Painting), Aichi University of Education, Japan
  • 1996 : BFA (Drawing and Painting), Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2012 : Gallery Chayamachi, Osaka, Japan.
  • 2012 : Bengal Art Lounge, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 2008 : Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 2006 : Design Festa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2004 : Gallery Black, Hiroshima, Japan
  • 2004 : Gallery APA, Nagoya, Japan
  • 2003 : Haruhi Art Museum, Aichi, Japan
  • 2003 : Toyota Municipal Art Museum, Toyota, Japan
  • 2003 : Gallery Space, Aichi, Japan
  • 2002 : Gallery APA, Nagoya, Japan

Awards

  • 2012 : ‘‘Top Influential Gallery Award’’- One of the participating Artist of Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts,             15th Beijing International Art Expo, China.         
  • 2008 : Honorable Mention Award, 16th Young Artists Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.
  • 2003 : Daiko Foundation Scholarship, Daiko Foundation, Nagoya, Japan.
  • 2003 : Selection Award, 3rd Ume Hiroba Haruhi Art Biennial Exhibition, Japan
  • 2002 : International Friendship Award, Amano Hashi Date Art and Craft Fair, Kyoto, Japan
  • 1997 : Best Award for Oil Painting, Annual Art Exhibition, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka

Two Man Show

  • 2006 : Gallery APA, Nagoya, Japan
  • 2003 : Gallery Syokakuen, Nishio, Aichi ken, Japan
  • 1999 : Zainul Gallery, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Major Group Exhibitions- International 

  • 2015 : ‘‘She’’ Celebrating Women and Art of Bangladesh, Showcasing Art Works of 5 most distinct  Bangladeshi Women painters by Bangladesh Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 2015 : ‘‘Bangladesh on the Bank of Nile’’ A group art exhibition, Ahmed Shawky Museum, Cairo, Egypt. Organized by Bivab and ministry of culture, Egypt.
  • 2014: 16th Asian Art Biennial, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.
  • 2014: ‘Bangladesh-US Art Conclave’ The New Work Art Connection, Holbrook, NY, USA.
  • 2014: 2nd Dhaka Art Summit, Organized by Samdani Art Foundation and Bangladesh Shilpakala           Academy, Dhaka.
  • 2013 : Setouchi International Art Festival, Setouchi Triennial 2013, Japan.
  • 2013 : “Colours Across the Bengal delta” Jointly organized by Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism Socialist Republic of Vietnam,  Embassy of Bangladesh in Vietnam & Gallery 21, Dhaka, Vietnam Exhibition centre for  Culture & Arts, Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • 2012 : 15th Asian Art Biennial, Bangladesh Shilpokala Academy.Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 2012 : ‘15th Beijing International Art Expo 2012’, Beijing, China.
  • 2012: 1st Dhaka Art Summit, Organized by Samdani Art Foundation and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
  • 2011 ; ‘Rhythm of Colours ‘ , organized by ICCR and Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Assam, India.
  • 2011 : ‘ India – Bangladesh Art Summit’ , organized by Cosmos Art Gallery, Museum Art Gallery, Mumbai, India.
  • 2010 : ‘ Small Wonders Exhibition’, organized by Artist Trekker, Stove Factory Gallery, MA, USA.
  • 2010 : ‘International Mother Language Day Art Exhibition’, National Art Gallery, Malaysia.
  • 2010 : ‘Contemporary Colour And Images from Bangladesh’, National Art Gallery, Male, Maldives.
  • 2009 :  6 Young Painters from Kolkata and Bangladesh, organized by Kolkata Art Trust,   Chemould   Gallery, Kolkata, India.
  • 2009 : ‘Rhythm of Colour’ Bangladesh Art Exhibition, Hunar Art Gallery, Dubai.
  • 2004 : World Art: 2004, Higashi Hiroshima Art Museum, Japan
  • 2004 : 3 Person Show, Aichi Arts Centre, Nagoya, Japan
  • 2003 : Asian Art Now 2003, Las Vegas Art Museum, USA
  • 2003 : 3rd Ume Hiroba Haruhi Art Biennial Exhibition, Haruhi Art Museum, Japan
  • 2003 : ‘‘Foreign Artists Exhibition 2003’’ Jointly Organized by Central Japan International Society and Nagoya International Center, Nagoya, Japan
  • 2002 : 14th Shinwa Art Exhibition, Okayama, Japan
  • 2002 : 28th Tokyo Art Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan
  • 2002 : 5th Amano Hashi Date Art and Crafts Fair, Kyoto, Japan
  • 2002 : The Message from Young Artists, Sudu Museum, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2002 : 3rd Bangladeshi Young Artists Exhibition, Chua Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2001 : 13th Shinwa Art Exhibition, Okyama, Japan
  • 2001 : 9th Window Gallery Art Exhibition, Gifu, Japan
  • 1999 : Exposure-7 by 7 Young Artists, Creative Artists Society Contemporary Art Gallery, Katmandu, Nepal

Major Group Exhibitions- National 

  • 2015 : 21st National Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka.
  • 2014 : “Be Smart About Art’’ Showcasing art works of 8 artists at Athena Gallery of  Fine Arts, Dhaka.
  • 2014 : ‘Life’ a group Art Exhibition by 15 prominent women artist of  Bangladesh, Gallery Cosmos,
  • Dhaka.
  • 2014 : ‘Then & Now’ A special exhibition for the Dhaka art summit, Athena Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka.
  • 2014: “Spirit of Annapurna” Group Art Exhibition, Organized by Gallery Cosmos-2, Dhaka.
  • 2013 : “Peace” A Group Art Exhibition, Organized by Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka.
  • 2013 : 20th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
  • 2012: ‘ Water Cooperation’ group art exhibition of 12 artists at Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka.
  • 2012 : ‘ Journey of the Wind’, organized by Society for Promotion of Bangladesh Art and Shilpoprobha at Dhaka Art Centre, Bangladesh.
  • 2012 : ‘67 – A Collection of Prominent Bangladeshi Artists’, Athena Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka.
  • 2012 : ‘Freedom in creativity’, Celebrating International Women’s Day, Gallery Kaya, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 2010 : ‘ Rooted Creativity – 8’ , organized by Bengal Gallery of Fine  Arts, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 2009 : 18th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpokala Academy, Dhaka
  • 2008 : 16th Young Artists' Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka.
  • 1999 : Grand Group Silver Jubilee Exhibition, Saju Art Gallery, Dhaka
  • 1999 : 50th Anniversary Exhibition of the Institute of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka
  • 1998 : 13th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
  • 1998 : 12th Young Artists' Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
  • 1997 : 8th Asian Art Biennial, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
  • 1997 : ‘Exposition-6’, 6 Young Artists, Alliance Francaise de Dacca.
  • 1996 : Grand Group Exhibition, Saju Art Gallery, Dhaka
  • 1996 : 11th Young Artists' Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka.

Workshop

  • 2012 : ‘BATB – BENGAL Art Camp 2012’ organized by British American Tobacco Bangladesh and Bengal gallery of Fine Arts, Colombo, Srilanka.
  • 2012 : A workshop on 150th Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, organized by Bangladesh Shilpokala Academy, Dhaka
  • 2011 : ‘Serigraphy Workshop’, organized by The American Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 2011 :  Art Camp in Gawhati, Asam, India, Organized by Bengal Gallery of fine arts and ICCR. 
  • 2010 : ‘Madhumati Art Camp 2010’, organized by Bengal Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 2010 : ‘ 101 Artist Art Camp’, organized by Dhaka Art Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 2009 : Gilding workshop conducted by Kathrina Rudolph, organized by Britto Arts Trust, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 1994 :Water colour workshop conducted by prominent artists of Bangladesh, organized by Charushilpi Parishad, Dhaka

Collections

  • Bangladesh National Museum
  • National Art Gallery – Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Bank
  • Bengal Foundation
  • Embassy of Bangladesh in Vietnam