Manikman Chitrakar

Traditional Artists


About

Born in 1964, Chitrakar immensely contribution in Newari and Paubha art. He worked in the Royal Palace from 1932 to 1940. His first exhibition was held in Paropakar in 1957, followed by another exhibition in 1968 at Buddha Jayanti. From 1968 to 1974 he was involved in NAFA’s exhibition, and in 1970 he participated in Japanese Art exhibition. 

 

His famous work includes: Harati Bhairab, Mahasambhar and Ram Sita.

 

One of his joint art with his father is acquired by NAFA.


Awards

  • 1967

    Participated in Rastiya Kala Pradarsani and won 1st prize.
  • 1970

    Awarded the 1st prize in Paubha art.
  • 1971

    Awarded the 1st prize in Paubha art.
  • 1972

    Indra Rajya Laxmi Pragya Puraskar.

Exhibitions

  • 1968

    His first own art exhibition was held in Paropakar in 1957, followed by Buddha Jayanti.
  • 1968

    Involved in NAFA’s exhibition.
  • 1974

    Involved in NAFA’s exhibition.
  • 1970

    Participated in Japanese Art exhibition.

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