Dr. Junu Maiya Basukala doctorate in Buddhist Studies. She She has also done PGD and Masters in Buddhist Studies. She has been active in writing various articles in journal, magazine and newspapers. She has also published a book such as Bhaktapur ko Panchadana Parva (an analytical research) 2007, Dhamadoot (a profile of Buddhist missionary in Nepal) 2009 and Charumati Stupa (an analytical research) 2011.
Traditional Art Practice
Lok Chitrakar is a veteran Pauba painter of Nepal. He has been working in a field of Pauda paintings since four decades. He has participated in various national and international group exhibitions. His works are featured in various museum such as Fukuoka Asian Museum of Arts, Japan, State Museum of Religion, Russia, Kemi Museum of Arts, Finland.
Pranab Man Singh is a writer and editor of La.lit Literary Magazine. He is a founder of Quixote’s Cove. He has researched and wrote a profile for Ashoka Fellow Shudarson Subedi for a new book entitled, “How to Change the world of the Disabled:Leaders of Socla Change in Disabilities.” He has worked in various organization such as CARE Nepal, vision New Nepal, SNV Netherlands Development Organization.
Ashok Man Singh
Graphic Communication / Printing Technology
Ashok Man Singh has a four decades of experiences in photography, arts, design, illustration and print production. He has worked as a designer and an illustrator in different magazines. He has also written a novel “Patachari” and has a book on colour “Rang” in his name. He has developed several Nepali fonts and has been actively working in a print prodution houses.
Macha Raja Maharjan
Materials and Methods
Macharaja Maharjan has worked as a designer in Nepal Carpet Industries. He has been working as a freelance illustrator at Thompson Nepal, Mas Pro, Linez Advertising and Outreach Nepal.
English / Writing and Rhetoric Workshop
Prawin Adhikari writes fiction and screenplays. He has translated “A Land of Our Own” by Suvash Darnal and “Chapters” by Amod Bhattarai, and has published a collection of short stories titled “The Vanishing Act.” He is an assistant editor at La.Lit, the literary magazine, and also writes a regular film-review column in ECS Fr!day.
Narayan Prasad Bohaju works in various experimental projects. He has participated in several National and international art exhibitions and workshops. He has also had two solo shows in his name in Nepal and India – “Color of Horizon” in 2009 and “A Song of Local Sounds” in 2012.
Research Student Program, Department of Art and Design – Printmaking, Meisei University, Japan – 2014
Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, Center for Art and Design, Kathmandu University, Nepal – 2009
Japanese Language Program, New Japan Academy, Japan – 2012
Visiting Faculty for Printmaking, WLC college, Kathmandu, Nepal (On-going)
Teaching Assistant (lithography, woodcut, drawing/painting), Department of Art and Design, Meisei University, Japan (2012 – 2013)
Art in Education
Sharareh Bajracharya is an arts educator. She teaches a one semester, three credit course, “Arts-in-Education” at KU Centre for Art and Design. Her academic background involves a Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Development from Tufts University, a Master’s in Education, Culture, and Society from University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts in Studio Art (Painting) & Art Education from Kathmandu University Centre for Art & Design. Sharareh is one of the founders and the current Chairperson of Srijanalaya, a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that is dedicated to creating safe spaces of learning through the arts in Nepal.
Kirti Man Shakya
BFA, Kathmandu University, Nepal
Shakya is a sculptor and graphic designer who has contributed in the jewellery design process. He has successfully completed his training in jewellery design process organized by Trade promotion centre. Prior to this, he served as an visiting faculty at department of Jewellery Design, School of Architecture and Design, Beaconhouse national University, Lahore.
He has successfully co ordinate Samyojan worksop on Art engineering through lost was metal casting at Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal.
He is involved in other different art activities apart from teaching.
Design Studio / Campaign Design / Mentorship
BA in Product Design, Curtain University of Technology, Singapore
Diploma in Architecture, Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore
Nirmal Rana, is a dedicated and a multi-disciplined designer with a strong design background in the field of Architecture, Interior Design, Product Design, Graphic Design and Photography. Having worked in Singapore, China and now currently based in Nepal, he has more than 10 years of professional design, teaching and management experience.
With his practical design, teaching and management experiences, he has been able to bring about valuable and much needed reforms through his creative design thinking and work philosophy, in the design industry, corporate sector and educational institutions.
Anil Shahi has completed his BFA from Kathmandu University and MFA from Tribhuvan University. He is the recipient of the Australian Himalayan Foundation Art Award and held a solo exhibition at Siddhartha Art Gallery in 2014.
Bidur Raj Joshi
Advertising Theory / Graphic Design
Bidur Raj Joshi has been working as a project Manager and Designer in Wooyea Designs and Eco-Heritage Nepal.
Navin Joshi is a founder, chief creative officer and director of Integrated Creative Services (INCS), which is a multi-disciplinary creative and production company to help clients build brand through integrated design and branding process. INCS has also been making some of the most appreciated television commercials and animated videos in Nepal. He was a co-founder/ executive creative director of Max Pro P. Ltd and was a creative director of Thompson Nepal P.Ltd. He is a patron of Park Gallery.
Navin has received many awards for his graduation and professional work.
Graphic Communication / Package Design
Deependra Prajapati is presently working as a Creative Art Director in a leading advertising agency of Nepal. He has worked as an Art Director in Thomson Nepal and design coordinator in Design and Publishing Innovations(DPI).
Damaru Prasad Paudel
Nepali / Writing and Rhetoric Workshop
Damaru Prasad Paudel has written various books such as “Bhasasagar”, “Bhyaguta ko Katha” etc. He has been involved in teaching since 2050 B.S.
Krishna Gopal Shrestha
Krishna Gopal Shrestha is a painter and an illustrator. He has been associated with Kantipur Publication Pvt. Ltd as an illustrator executive. He is also associated with Kiirtistudio.
Sneha Shresta is a founding President of Children’s Art Museum. She has made a name as a successful graffiti artist and has been commissioned to paint a mural in Oakland Gallery,California. She has been involved in multiple street art projects. She has also worked as an illustrator and cartoonist in Wave magazine in 2008.
Mr.Sherpa has hold his Bachelor degree in humanities and education- social studies. He has gained lots of professional experiences such as Visual Art Course at The Art Students League, New York, USA; 2010, Organization development and management training; Organization developing center Nepal; Jan. 2001.
World Art Studies / Print Making
Sushma Shakya has been actively involved in contemporary art activities since 2003. She is recipient of Australian Himalayan Foundation Scholorship and also a grantee of “Artist in the City-Urbanization and Urban Culture”, Interactive Mapping and Archiving Center, Nepal.
Tejesh Man Shakya
South Asian Art Studies / Sculpture
Tejesh Man Shakya is a sculptor and also practice traditional sculpture in contemporary manner. He is also engaged in Artist Residency Project and Art Workshop in homeland and in abroad. He is also associated with as Faculty Member of Foundry Technology (Metal Casting) at Kathmandu University, School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Turbine Testing Lab.