Curriculum Vitae

Former Council Member,
Head, Department of Folk Arts,
Nepal Academy of Fine Arts
Sitabhawan Naxal Kathmandu.
(2071-2075 B.S.)

Name : Subodh Chandra Das
Artistic Name : S. C. Suman
Father’s Name : Late Indra Narayan Das
Mother’s Name : Late Nandani Devi Das
Date of Birth & Place : 2018/05/19 (25th Sep. 1961), Siraha, Bhawanipur – 1.
Sex : Male
Marital Status : Married
Nationality : Nepali
Religion : Hindu
Permanent Address : C/O Dr. Sanjay Kumar Das, Hospital Road (In Front of Birendra Sabhagriha, Biratnagar Sub Metropolitan City Ward no. 9, District: – Morang, Nepal.
Current Address : 62/25 Chha, Tahachal –13, Kathmandu, Nepal
Mobile No :  9842023461
Email :
Language : Maithili, Bhojpuri, Nepali, English and Hindi.

Academic Qualification :

Bachelor in Science
N. Mithila University, Darbhanga, India

Intermediate in Science
N. Mithila University, Darbhanga, India

School Leaving Certificate (SLC)
Pashupati Vocational Secondary School (HMG/Nepal), Lahan, Siraha

Textile Designer – Mumbai
Lab Training – M/S Sandoz (India) Ltd. Worli, Mumbai
Lab Training – Technical Service Division, Seren Dyestuff Industries Ltd., Mumbai

Co Curator:
2nd Karnaphuli Folk Triennial 2018,Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Solo Exhibitions
2018 : Mithila Cosmos : Songs of innocence and Experience,
Siddharth Art Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal.
2016 : Mithila Cosmos : Kalpavriksha, Siddharth Art Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal.
2013 :  Mithila Cosmos : Circumambulating the tree of life,  Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal.
2012 : S. C. Suman Microcosm : A moment of delight in contentment, Maithili Sewa Samiti.
2011 : Know Thyself, Maithili Sewa Samiti.
2011 : Mithila Cosmos : New Narratives, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal.
2007 : The Mithila Cosmos, Siddartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal.
2007 : Mithila Art Exhibition,  Everest Souvenir Adelaide, Australia.
2006 : Mithila Paintings – A view,  Mithila Mahotsav Janakpur, Nepal.
2004 : Image of Terai,  Indigo Gallery, Naxal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
2002 : Synthesis of Terai, Indigo Gallery, Naxal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
2002 : Tradition and Expression of Mithila Painting, Mithila Mahotsav Janakpur, Nepal.
1998 : Maithili Art, Indigo Gallery, Naxal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
1998 : Mithila Art Exhibition, Netherlands Leprosy Relief Association, Netherland.
1997 : Mithila Art : A Living Tradition, Koshi Mahotsav, Biratnagar, Nepal.
1991 : Maithili Art Exhibition, All Nepal Medical Conference of Nepal Medical Association in Biratnagar, Nepal.

Group Exhibitions
2020: Mask-Art creativity Under lockdown – UNESCO and MEADOWS artist against COVID19.
2020: “Tangential Stress 2020” – MONA Museum of Nepali Art.
2019: AMALAGAM – 2019, Siddartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal.
2019: A Colourful world and share future- 8″th Beijing international Art Biennale Beijing China .
2018: 2nd Karnaphuli Folk Triennial– Chittagong, Bangladesh.
2018: 1st South Asian Art Festival– organized by Nepal Academy of fine arts .
2018: 4th International Art festival Love and inspiration in Korea– organized by Costanza Foundation
2018 : Nepal Art Fair, Bangladesh– Organized by Nepal Academy of fine Arts and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.
2017: The Maritime Silk Road International Art Festival– Department of culture of Fujian province. Municipal People’s govt. of Quanzhou China.
2017: Celebration on the Silk Road- 7″th Beijing international Art Biennale Beijing China .
2017: Below the clouds Exhibition of Contemporary, Nepalese Art Organized by Coome Gallery UK
2017: SAARC Artists camp & Exhibition of Paintings-Nepal, Organized by Ministry of culture, tourism and civil aviation govt. of Nepal and SAARC cultural center, Colombo, Srilanka.
2017 : Kathmandu Triennale 2017, S.M.A.K.Museum of contemporary Art.Ghent and siddhartha Arts Foundation.
2016 : International Watar Color Festival 2016, International Watercolor Society, Nepal Art Council, Babarmahal, Nepal
2016 : Satrangi, Mithila Madhubani Art Exhibition, Ojas Art Gallery, New Delhi, India.
2016 : Santi Ra Sadhabhav, Himalayan Arts & Culture Foundation, Nepal .
2015 : Exhibition of Prints and Paintings on the occasion  of Valentine Day, Artist Proof Gallery, Kathmand, Nepal
2014 : Under Standing Gender (pariwartan socha ma), Artist Proof Gallery & Image Art Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal.
2014 : Search of Ethics (Naitikta ko khoji), Women Artist Group of Nepal (WAGON) at Artist Proof Gallery, Kathmandu,Nepal.
2009 : Separating Myth from Reality: Status of Women, Kathmandu International Art Festival, Organized by Siddartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal.
2009 : Stop Violence Against Women – An Art Exhibition, OHCHER – Nepal (Eastern Regional Office, Biratnagar and Lalitkala Sangam, Biratnagar, Nepal).
2008 :  AMALAGAM – 2008, Siddartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal.
2008 :  Mithila Group Art Exhibition, Mithila Artist Society, Kathmandu, Nepal.
2005 :  Art Exhibition in Nagoya, Japan, Organized by Artist Association (wind) Japan.
1998-2004 : 29th – 35th   “National Art & Craft Exhibition, Nepal Association of Fine Art, (NAFA), Kathmandu, Nepal
2000 : Art Exhibition in France, Asian Artist Agromax – French Cultural Association, Kathmandu, Nepal.
1998 : Group of Exhibition, All Nepal Commercial Artist Association, Biratnagar, Nepal.
1996 : Mithila Art Exhibition, Birgunj Jaycess, Nepal.

Work Shop & Exhibition
2017 : 1st International Natural Art Festival Nawalpasari Nepal 2017, Kalawari Art Council, Nawalparasi Nepal
2016 : Ramayan Circuit – Art Workshop & Exhibitions, BP Koirala  India – Nepal Foundation.
2014 :  Birat  Biseswor Bimarsha – Art Workshop & Exhibitions, Gurasha  Library Biratnagar, Nepal .
2013 :  Paintings On Nepali Story Art Workshop & Exhibitions, Kalrab and Yumma Fine Art Academy, Dharan, Nepal.
2012 : Workshop, Demonstration & Exhibitions of Paintings in Tharu Community at Hathimuda Village,  Morang Organized by Chetana Sanrakchhan Pratisthan, Nepal.
2012 :  Naitikta Ko Khoji National Art Workshop & Exhibitions, (WAGON), Kathmandu, Nepal.
2011 : National Art Workshop & Exhibitions, Arohan, Gurukul, Biratnagar, Nepal.
2002 : National Art Workshop & Exhibitions, Lalit Kala Sangam & Rotary Club, Biratnagar, Nepal.

Awards & Certificates
2016 : Appreciation Letter, Embassy of India, BP Koirala India- Nepal Foundaton.
2014 : Certificate of Appreciation, Purwanchal Chetriya Mahila Samajik Manch, Biratnagar, Nepal.
2013 : Certificate of Appreciation, Women Artist Group of Nepal (WAGON).
2013 : Subhash Baral Smriti Bani Smman, Bani Prakashan Biratnagar.
2013 : Certificates of Excellence by KU & American Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal.
2012 : “Samman” by Kalrab and Yumma Fine Art Academy Dharan, Nepal.
2011 : “Samman” (Certificates of Honor) by Maithili Bikash Abhiyan, Biratnagar, Nepal.
2011 : “Samman” (Certificates of Excellence) by Maithili Sewa Samiti, Biratnagar, Nepal.
2008 : Rastriya Pratibha (National Talent) Puraskar By Nepal Government.
2004 : Special National Award in the 35th National Art & Craft Exhibition, Organized by Nepal Association of  Fine Art (NAFA), Kathmandu, Nepal.
1999 : National Award – Second Prize in 30th  National  Art & Craft Exhibition Organized by Nepal Association of Fine Art (NAFA), Kathmandu, Nepal.
1998 : National Award in the 29th  National Art & Craft Exhibition Organized by Nepal Association of Fine Art (NAFA), Kathmandu, Nepal.
1997 : Special Consolation Prize in Koshi Mahotsav, Biratnagar, Nepal.
1994 : Consolation Prize in Greetings Card Design Content, Bhaktapur, Nepal.

France, Dubai, Germany, India, Bangladesh.
– “Mithila Yatra” (Village of Mithila In Nepal, India Visit & Study of Mithila Paintings.

– Siddharta Art Foundation, Nepal
Lalit Kala Sangam, Biratnagar, Nepal.
– Chitransh, Sewa Parishad
– Chetana Sanrakchhan Pratisthan Nepal,
– Rita Memorial Trust, Rajbiraj, Nepal.

Mithila Kalakar Samaj, Kathmandu, Nepal.
– Maithili Sewa Samiti, Biratnagar, Nepal.
– Birat Mithila Natya Kala Parishad, Biratnagar, Nepal.

Textile Designing & Radio Jockey (Birgunj, Biratnagar)

S.M.A.K Museum Belgium,
J.K. Museum, Pokhara, Nepal
Kalawati Art Council, Nawalparashi, Nepal
Nepal, India, USA, UK, Japan, Denmark, Canada, Netherlands, France, Kenya, Switzerland, Italy, Russia, Egypt, Korea, Mexico, Australia.

Media Coverage
Article, Interviews, Published and aired through various mainstream print and electronic media on the issue of Mithila Art, Culture & Paintings.

As a Writer
– Articles on Fine Arts and Culture published in National Daily Papers, Weekly and Monthly Magazines.
– Aesthetics of Mithila Art, Siddhartha Art Foundation Education Initiative

Paper Present
2014 : Mithila Art – Past & Present
2015 : Reporting Culture
2015 : Aesthetics of Mithila Art
2016 : Innovation in Mithila Traditions

In General
– Actively
working in the organizations for the development of Art, Artists’ and Artists’ Association for   more than 25 years.
Organized Group Exhibitions of Paintings time to time and created interest among people towards Fine Arts.
Helped different institutions as a “Chief Judge” during different art competitions held by those institutions.
Actively participation in organizing and making tremendous success a national level Art Workshop in Biratnagar in 2002.
– Also, conferred honorary Pvt. Tuition of Art and helped many promising Artists.

Contact Address:
Subodh Chandra Das, C/O Dr. S. K. Das,
Koshi Zonal Hospital Road, (In front of Birendra Sabhagriha), Biratnagar, Morang Nepal.
Tel : +977 – 21470064 (Res), +977 – 21441444 (Clinic) Mob. 9842023461
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