Ragini Upadhayay

Chancellor

A well known Nepalese Artist , graduated fine Arts from Lucknow college of Arts , India in 1982, got British Council fellowship for Printmaking in 1987 – 88 at Peacock Printmakers , Aberdeen, Scotland and Oxford Printmakers , Oxford , U.K. Further she got grand in 1989 -90 for Germany for Printmaking at Kunst Academy , Stuttgart , Germany .

Got Kate and Robart Wilsion Prize , Bradford – U.K. in 1984 and national Award 1979, 85 and 88. She Awarded in 2002 with Late King and Queen – Birendra Ashwarya Memorial Medal. Best Award- 100 years of Lucknow college of Arts – 2011, Toran Kumari memorial Award -2014 .She has been as visiting lecturer at Lahti Fine Art Academy and Pekka Art Academy – Helsinki. Turku College of Arts , Turku – Finland in – 1996, 2009 as well as Karachi school of Art, Indus School of Art – Karachi , Pakistan – 1996 . School of Art and Design , Jamshoro, Sindha – 2006 – 2007 . Gave talk program- Helsingborg Museum, Helsingborg, Sweden- 1998-99. Oulu University, Oulu, Finland – 1998 , FOMMA , Karachi – 2010 National Art Gallery, Islamabad – 2011.She has done 58 Solo exhibition including Austria, Belgium, Finland, Sweden , Germany, Poland, India, Pakistan, Japan , Hong Kong , Nepal and many many Group show in Netherlands , U.K. Italy. Belgium, Thailand, Bangladesh,Germany, Pakistan, India and Nepal. Her works are in private collection in Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, U.K. Germany, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Netherlands, U.S.A, China, India , Pakistan and in Nepal . Her Works are also in collection of SAARC Building , Kathmandu, Tribhuwan Airport, Nepal Television, Ministry of Foreign Affairs , Late King Birendra Art Gallery, World Bank office – Kathmandu, Fine Art Acadmy Lucknow – India , Fukuoka Asian Art Museum , Fukuoka – Japan and Bradford Museum, Bradford, U.K.
At Present Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Fine Art .
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