Sarita Dongol

Sarita is a M.F.A. graduate from T.U. and has done 11 solo shows and participated in numerous art exhibitions and activities in Nepal and abroad. She is also a director of a gallery and is very active in promoting art of Nepal. Furthermore, she also commences art activities for children through her organization Community Children Art School (CCAS). Earlier she was well-known for painting trees on her canvas. According to her she expresses best when she feels close to nature; therefore, by depicting trees she opined her idea of humanity, there happiness and suffering. At a first glance some of her works look like abstract work; but with a close viewing we realize trees and its majestic branches with dabs of vibrant colors in the background. In her present works she is still intimate with nature; however, this time the objects are different. Various vegetable and plants has become a perfect subject in her works. This exhibition introduces her latest works that manifest her devotion towards the purest form of nature.

 

Awards:

  • 1992 1st prize in “Human happiness” org. by Srijana Contemporary Art Gallery Nepal
  • 2001 1st prize “The second eastern region” painting competitions and exhibition, India (Org. by Camlin Art foundation, kolkota)
  • 2004 Special prize of 35th National wide painting competition, org. NAFA
  • 2011- Arniko youwa puraskar samman & gold Medal.

Solo Exhibitions:

  • 2000 “Defining Trees” org. Siddhartha Art Gallery, KTM. Nepal
  • 2001 Painting collection Exhibition Org. R.A.P.S Association and MAIRIE de comps, France
  • 2001 Contemporary Painting Exhibition at Mehendra Art Gallery, Pokhara
  • 2002 “Trees and Trials” at NAFA art gallery, Naxal, Nepal
  • 2002 ” My view on trees” at Sappro Station, Hokkido Japan
  • 2003 “ Creation and Creations” at NAFA art Gallery, Naxal, KTM Nepal
  • 2004 “Revelation of Invisibility” an installation and paintings Exhibition at gallery nine
  • 2004 “Scream of nature” at Lumbini art gallery, NAFA Nepal
  • 2005 Recollection from 1998-2005 paintings exhibition at Buddha art gallery, KTM Nepal
  • 2005 “The sinuous Shapes of Trees” at NANNANSEI NO KAZE Gallery, Dazifu city Japan
  • 2006 “Tree and Voyeurism” at Art Shop, Kathmandu

Selected Group Exhibition & workshop Participation:

  • 1991 7th Japan –Nepal Kite Design Competition and Exhibiton . Nepal
  • 1992 Human Happiness Painting competition and exhibition at Srijana art gallery ,Nepal
  • 1993 Human Happiness Painting competition and exhibition At Art Council, Nepal
  • 1994 -Vision 51 at lalitkala campus , Nepal
  • 1995 –Image at lalitkala campus, KTM ,Nepal
  • 1996 2001—26th,27th,28th,29th,30th,31st,35th National Art competition and exhibition At NAFA ,Nepal
  • 1999 Two men show at alliance François de Nepal
  • 1999 Nepalese group art exhibition at ICAG,KTM
  • 1999 Four men art exhibition at Siddhartha Art Gallery ,Nepal
  • 1999 KAS group exhibition at Siddhartha art gallery
  • 1999 Rangala Bangdel Smriti art Exhibition,At Art Council,KTM,Nepal
  • 2000 Nepal- Tibet Group paintings exhibition at Mairie de Rambuillet, France
  • 2000 International Year of Mountaineering Logo Exhibition .Org ICIMOD Nepal
  • 2001 “ Poetry of vision “ Everest art gallery ,KTM, Nepal
  • 2001 KAS group exhibition at J. Art Gallery ,KTM, Nepal
  • 2001 Six Nepalese Artist’s Paintings exhibition, At Plus Gallery ,S. Korea
  • 2001 2nd Eastern Region” art competition and exhibition, Kolkota ,INDIA
  • 2002 10th Asian art Biennial Exhibition, at Bangladesh, Dhaka
  • 2002 Children without Art,Jasutra Art Foundatrion,Nepal
  • 2002 Winds of Artist In Residency work exhibition, Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan ( Bhutan ,Brunei, Cambodia, Nepal
  • 2003 Six Nepalese Contemporary painting Exhibition ,Colorado and Chicago.U.S.A. org susker.com
  • 2004 “Gift of Sight “ workshop and exhibition At Til Ganga Hospital, KTM ,Nepal
  • 2004 Nepalese Women contemporary paintings and sculptor exhibition at NAFA
  • 2005 “Inishie No Kaze “ Group Exhibiton in Aichi Art Center, Nagoya-shi ,Jpan
  • 2005 Anniversary Art Exhibition Of Buddha art gallery At Buddha Art Gallery,Nepal
  • 2006 Nepali contemporary art exhibiton ,at Plus Gallery,S.Korea
  • 2006 Khula Dhoka ,Siddartha Art Gallery Nepal
  • 2006 Uijiae Artist Residency group exhibition At Uijae Art Museum, Gwaanju City, S.Korea
  • 2007 Three men exhibition At Newa Chen Art Gallery, Patan ,Nepal
  • 2009- Group Nepalese women Art Exhibition At S. Korea.
  • 2010- ‘BARSHA” Group women Art Exhibition At NAFA
  • 2010 –”YAUGDAN” art workshop & exhibition at Fusion Art studio, Thamel.
  • 2010-“Painting & poets” a Collaboration at5 exhibition at Art Council,org Royal Norwegian embassy of Nepal.
  • 2011- “Budhana “ aert workshop and exhibition in Drem of garden,KTM
  • 2011-“KALASKHTISWERI” group exhibition at Newa Chen,KTM

Workshop & exhibition:

  • Group Workshop At Pasupati nath org srijana art gallery
  • Prashanta Smriti Workshop At NAFA,org KAS
  • 4th Annual Anniversary Of Radio Sggrmaths Workshop At NAFA,org Sagarmath F.M.
  • Renown Artist From KTM Workshop “Kala Upa-ban” NAFA
  • Workshop At Thahachal Org “ASON
  • Nepalese women workshop at Bhungamati, Nepal ,Org Rotary Club
  • Coxing of Nature At OSHO Tapoban Org, SUTRA
  • International Nuga Mikha workshop at Bhaktpur,Nepal
  • Kulla Dhoka workshop ,at siddartha art gallery,2009
  • ‘YAUGDAN”art workshop at fusion art studio.Thamel ,2010
  • “SADBHAV” Art workshop at NAFA 2010
  • “Artistic Happening-painting and Poetry 2010,at Royal Norwegian Embassy,Nepal

Sarita’s Arts