Artist Trekker

Mohammad Iqbal

Born: 1967
Hometown: Chuadanga, Bangladesh
Lives and Works: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Education: 1987:  B. F. A. (Drawing & painting) Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka. 1989:  M.F.A. (Drawing & painting) Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka. 2001: Diploma, (Oil Painting) Post Graduate Research Institute, Aichi University of Education, Japan. 2003: M.E. (Master of Education) in Fine Arts (Oil Painting), Aichi University of Education, Japan. 2006: Completed  Doctoral  program coursework, (Oil painting), Hiroshima City  University. 2007: Research course, (Oil painting) Tokyo University of the Arts. 2009: Ph.D. in Fine Arts, (Oil painting) Tokyo University of the Arts.

Solo Exhibition: 1986 ~ 2010 Total 32 Solo Exhibitions at home and abroad.

Two Man Show: 1995:   Galerie OU, Osaka, Japan. 2005:   Gallery APA, Nagoya, Japan. 2008:   Art Plaza, Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan.

Awards: 1984:   Class best Award, Annual Art Exhibition, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka. 1988:   Best Award for Oil Painting, Annual Art Exhibition, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka. 1989:   Honorable Mention Award, Cardama Art and Photo Contest, Dhaka. 1990:   Best Award for Experimental Oil Painting, Annual Art Exhibition, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka. 1991:   Best Award for Experimental Oil Painting, Annual Art Exhibition, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka. 1993:  Special Prize in the International Triennial Competition of Painting, Osaka Triennial 1993, Osaka,    Japan. 1994: Young Artist Award 1998 (Grand Prize), 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. 1995:   Best Award For Oil Painting, 2nd Annual Art Exhibition, Gallery Shilpangan, Dhaka. 1998:   Young Artist Award 1998 (Grand Prix), 12th Young Artists Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka. 1999:   Artist Quamrul Hassan Memorial Honour Award, National Rabindra Sangeet Council Dhaka. 1999 ~ 2006:  Japanese Government MONBUSHO Scholarship, Japan. 2002:   International Friend ship Award 2002, Amano hashi date Arts Festival, Kyoto, Japan. 2002:   Silver Prize, 14th Shinwa Art Exhibition 2002, Okayama, Japan. 2004:   Superiority Prize in the Western-style painting division, 19th National Culture Festival, Fukuoka, Japan. 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, Japan. 2007:   Kaiseikai Foundation Grants, Tokyo. 2008 ~ 2010:  Rotary Club Scholarship, Tokyo. 2010:  Nomura Award, (Grand Prize) The Doctoral Program Final Exhibition, Tokyo University of the Arts.

Selected Group Exhibitions: 1991:   5th Asian Art Biennale, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 1993:   4th Osaka international Triennial 1993 - Painting, Osaka, Japan. 1993: Contemporary Selected Ten Young Painters exhibition at the Galerie of Mairie du Xvleme     Arrondissement and Galerie Antoine Lurentin, Paris, France. 1993:   An Exhibition of Graphics by 37 Asian Artists, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, India. 1993:   6th Asian Art biennale 1993, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 1994:   Contemporary Art Exhibition of 30 Bangladeshi Artists, Bonn, Germany 1994:   Contemporary Art Exhibition of Bangladesh, Indian Museum, Calcutta, National gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India 1995:   2nd Sharjah International Art Biennale, Sharjah, U.A.E. 1995:   Contemporary Art Exhibition of Bangladesh, Moscow, Russia. 1995:   7th Asian Art biennale 1995, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 1996:   7th Osaka international Triennial 1996-Painting, Osaka, Japan 1996:   Contemporary Art Exhibition of Bangladesh, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1997:   3rd Sharjah International Art Biennale, Sharjah, U.A.E. 1997:   Royal Over-Seas League, 14th Annual Open Exhibition- 1997, London, Edinburgh, UK. 1997:   Selected Artists Art exhibition, organized by Kolkata Nandanik.Calcutta, India. 1997:   Contemporary Bangladeshi Artists Art Exhibition, Oman.. 1997:   8th Asian Art Biennale-1997, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 1997:   9th international Triennial India 1997, New Delhi, India. 1998:   Royal Over-Seas League, 15th Annual Open Exhibition, London, Manchester, Edinburgh,UK 1999:   Painting Exhibition at Bonnar Summer Festival- 1999, Bonn, Germany. 1999:   An Exhibition of Paintings by 9 Bangladeshi Artists, Gallery Art Today, New Delhi, India. 2001:   Asian Art Now 2001, Las Vegas Art museum, Las Vegas, USA. 2001:   Selected 30 Young Artists Art exhibition, Sudo Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan. 2002:   Asian Art Now 2002, Las Vegas Art museum, Las Vegas, USA. 2002:   Selected 30 Young Artists Art exhibition, Sudo Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan. 2002:   Exposition 6,  6 Artists Art Exhibition, Gallery Bankaku, Nagoya, Japan. 2002:   7 Artists Art Exhibition, Gallery AYA, Nagoya, Japan. 2002:   28th Tokyo Exhibition 2002, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan. 2002:   Selected 22 Asian Artists Art exhibition, Two Allen Center, Houston, USA. 2003:  Japan Bangladesh Cultural Bond through painting exhibition, organized by Embassy of Japan and Faculty of  Fine Art, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2003:   Asian Art Now 2003, Las Vegas Art museum, Las Vegas, USA. 2003:   The 8th Hiroshima Art competition 2003, Hiroshima city Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima 2004:   Asian Art Now 2004, Las Vegas Art museum, Las Vegas, USA. 2004:   World Arts: Hiroshima2004, Higashi Hiroshima Art Museum, Hiroshima 2005:   Maebashi Art Compe Live 2005, Maebashi City, Japan. 2005:  The 14th Memorial Exhibition of Aoki, Bridge Stone Art Museum (Kurome), Koriyama City Art       Museum (Fukushima), Axes Gallery, (Tokyo), 2005:   TAMA VIVANT 2005, Tama art University, Tokyo 2007:   0 x 0  Hiroshima  x New York , G Selection, Gallery G,  Hiroshima 2010:  The Doctoral Program Final Exhibition, University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts.

Collection: 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. University Art Museum of Tokyo University of the Arts, Many Institutional and Private collections at Home and Abroad.