Born in 1975 in Taplejung Dhungesangu, Nepal, Nabendra Limbu spent his childhood in Hong-Kong then in Kathmandu, where is based now. He earned his Master of Fine Arts MFA from Tribhuwan University, Central Department of Fine Art in Painting after receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts BFA from Lalitkala Campus. He was visiting faculty at Lalitkala Campus in 2003-5 and a full-time faculty member at KU Art+Design from 2005 till 2008. In 2003, his debut solo “Rhythmic Existential Relationship” at NAFA featured a series of his semi-abstract paintings. “Samaahit”, his second solo, is a culmination of his exploration into pure abstract works created from 2004 till 2017. Nabendra has participated in various exhibitions and his works are collected by many admirers from around the world.
Nabendra juggles his time between teaching and his intensive studio practice. And in leisure, he prefers writing haikus.