Ishan Pariyar

Ishan Pariyar (born 1984) is a visual artist who has earned his MFA Degree in Painting from Central Department of Fine Art, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal in 2013. He is the recipient of ‘National Fine Art Award’ by Nepal Academy of Fine Art, ‘Creative Young Artist Award’ by Shiddhi Setuli Pratisthan, ‘Sita Shree Talent Award’ by Pant Memorial Academy, ‘Prashanta Memorial Scholarship Talent Award’ by Prashanta Memorial Society and numerous art prizes. He has three solo shows to his credit.

He is also a proficient performance artist who has participated in Kathmandu International Performance Art Festival 2016 organized by Bindu space for artists, 18th NIPAF ASIA series (Nippon international Performance Art Festival), Japan in 2015, Kolkata International Performance Art festival India in 2014, furthermore he has participated in Series of Performance Art in Kathmandu organized by Bindu space for artist since 2013.

He was selected in AIR_MCUBE artist in residence by Gallery MCUBE in 2014, ‘Artists Residency Program’ by Bindu space for artists’ in 2012. He has participated in National/International art exhibitions including ‘Art for Nature’ Relief fund for Wildlife Victims RFWV & EBA Project at Nepal Art council, Kathmandu, ‘Shraddhanjali’ Asia Level Art Show, AAO in Orissa India, ‘Nepali Water color Painting’ by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, 6th ‘Incubarte International Art Festival’ in Spain, “7th , 8th, 9th & 10th  Park Art Fair” and ‘return to nature’ an art excursion and exhibition  by Park Gallery,  National Art Exhibition by NAFA since 2006.  Participated in art workshops like ‘Experiment in Watercolor’, International Watercolor Society (IWS) Nepal, Conservation Art Tour 2070 by National Trust for Nature Conservation (ACAP) in Kaski, NCELL Kalajatra by Kathmandu Contemporary Art Center, ‘Federal Life’ workshop & exhibition by UNDP and Kathmandu University, CRACK International Art Camp in  Bangladesh, ‘Techne’ kala’: enriching art practices through research by Lasanaa, Collaborative art workshop and research by Bindu space for artists’, Running with cameras’ video-art workshop by Sutra.

Currently he is working and living in Kathmandu.

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