About Me

Sourav Chowdhury

Born in 1987, Bangladesh

 

Education

 

2011: MFA, Department of Drawing & Painting, UODA

2009: BFA, Department of Drawing & Painting, UODA

 

Award

 

2020: Honorable Award, 18th Year Celebration Art Exhibition, UODA, Fine Arts, Dhaka

2018: 2nd Award, Kibria Young Printmakers Award-2018, Kala Kendra, Dhaka

2017: National Award, Bengal Foundation Award (Printmaking), 22nd National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

2015: Best Award, 20th Berger Young Painters Art Competition, 2015

2015: Honorable Award, 14th-year celebration, and annual art exhibition, UODA, Fine Arts, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

2010: Bangabandhu Honearable Award, 35th Bangabandhu Art Exhibition organized by Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka

 

Experience

2012 – Present: Executive Artistic Manager, Gallery Cosmos, and Cosmos Atelier71, Dhaka

2010 – 2011: Interior & Exterior Designer, Probaho Media, Dhaka

 

Solo Exhibition:

2017:

4th Solo Exhibition: Eternal Existence- Russian Embassy, Dhaka

3rd Solo Exhibition: Eternal Existence- Circle of Dynamism: Cherepovets Museum Association, Cherepovets, Vologodaskya oblast, Russia

2nd Solo Exhibition: Eternal Existence- Circle of Dynamism: Academy of Professional Development and Retraining of Educators, Moscow, Russia

 

2016:

1st Solo Exhibition: Eternal Existence: La Galerie, Alliance Francaise de Dhaka.

 

Major Group Art Exhibition

 2020:

: ‘SHEIKH HASINA: On the Right Side of History’ organized by Gallery Cosmos

: Art Against Corona’,  Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Brave Heart, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

: “Triumph of death” Organized by Chitrakola Gallery, Dhaka

: ‘Strokes of Silence’, Gallery FourLife, Colombo, Sri Lanka

: Jolchobi – Group watercolor exhibition, Zainul Gallery, Dhaka

2019:

: “Bangladesh-Sri Lanka Artist Exposition 2019″Lionel Wendt Gallery, Colombo Sri Lanka

: “Unity in Diversity: An Art Exposition”, The National Commission For Cultural And The Artists-Gallery, Manila, Philippine.

: “Rhythm of Monsoon”Annual Group Art Exhibition, Shilpangan Gallery, Dhaka

: 23th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: ‘Line of Ages’ Cosmos Atelier 71, Dhaka

: ‘Art Against Fake News’ Cosmos Atelier 71, Dhaka

: Musicality in wood, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

: Celebrating Mother Language in the Light of Art, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

2018:

: 4th Kunming Art Biennale, Yunnan Art Museum, Kunming, Yunnan, China

: Kibria Young Printmakers Award-2018, Kala Kendra, Dhaka

: 18th Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: The Oriental, Abinta Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka

: 21th Young Artist National Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Dhaka Art Summit 2018, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

2017:

: Sunny Square-20 years with Igor Severyanin” Cherepovets Museum Association, Russia

: “Shilpir Chokhe Sabuj Dhaka” Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Nature Quest, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

: 9th Kahal Art Fair 2017, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: 22th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: “Peace and Unity”, Nandalal Bose Gallery, ICCR campus, Kolkata, India

2016:

: 17th Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Cosmos International Art Exhibition, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

: Brave Heart- Art Against Terrorism, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

: Sublime Beauty of Lands and Rivers, La Galerie, Alliance Francaise de Dhaka.

: 20th Young Artist National Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

2015:

: Berger Young Painters Art Exhibition, Gallery Chitrak, Dhaka

: 5th Tone International Miniature Art Biennale, Gallery Chitrak, Dhaka

: 21th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Annual art exhibition, UODA, Fine Arts, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Brave Heart, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

: 7th Kahal Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Soft Reflections, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

: The End is Where it Begins, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Fund Raising Exhibition for the earthquake victims in Nepal, Athena Gallery of Fine Arts.

: Jago Nari Jago Bohishmikha, Eric,s Bistro, Café Gallery, Dhaka

2014: 

: 16th Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Kahal Art Exhibition 2014, Art Complex Center of Tokyo, Japan

: Art Beat, Athena Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka

: Waves of Colour, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

: The Urban Experience, Bengal Art Lounge, Dhaka

: 19th Young Artist National Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Eminent Artists Exhibition, Bronia Café & Gallery, Dhaka

: Colors of Bengal, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

2013: 

: 20th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: 12 Years Celebration Exhibition of UODA Fine Arts, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Art for Humanity, Garden Gallery, Dhaka

: Chobir Haat 10 years Celebration Exhibition, Chobir Haat, Dhaka

: Rhythm of Xylography, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

: Reviving Miniature, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

2012: 

: Magic of Lines, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

: Welcoming Borsha, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

: 37th Bangabandhu Art Exhibition, Zainul Gallery, Dhaka

: 5th Youth Friendship Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

2011: 

: 19th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: 36th Bangabandhu Art Exhibition, Zainul Gallery, Dhaka

2010:

: 17th Young Artist National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Creators Art Carnival, Drik Gallery, Dhaka

: 35th Bangabandhu Art Exhibition, Zainul Gallery, Dhaka

2009: 

: Image of Selim Al Deen’s Life and Works, Bangladesh Shilpakala, Academy, Dhaka

: 4th Youth Friendship Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: 4th Annual Exhibition, UODA, Fine Arts, Dhaka

: 34th Bangabandhu Art Exhibition, Zainul Gallery, Dhaka

: 8th Commemoration of Artist Rashed, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Shadhinota Dibosh Prodorshni by Ronger Adda, TSC-Dhaka University, Dhaka

: Conical of Bangladesh by Cactus Group, Dhaka

2008: 

: 36 Anniversary of Thailand-Bangladesh Diplomatic Relation, Drik Gallery, Dhaka

2007: 

: 3rd Annual Exhibition, UODA, Fine Arts, Dhaka

 

Photography Exhibition

2013: 

: Peace Festival, Drik Gallery, Dhaka

: 12 years Celebration Exhibition of UODA Fine Arts, BSA, Dhaka

2012: 

: 5th Youth Friendship, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

: Amader Chobi by Fine Arts Department of UODA, Drik Gallery, Dhaka

2011: 

: 60 Shots Season 2 by Bangladeshi Photographers, Drik Gallery, Dhaka

 

Workshop and Art Camp:

 2020:

:‘SHEIKH HASINA: On the Right Side of History’ organized by Gallery Cosmos

: Art Camp titled ‘Art Against Corona’,  Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

2019:

: ‘Unity in Diversity’ -Art Camp, Manila, Philippine.

: ‘Line of Ages’ printmaking workshop conducted by Japanese artist Toshihiko Ikeda at Cosmos Atelier 71, Dhaka

2018:

: Musicality in wood, Conducted by Artist Anisuzzaman Anis, Cosmos Atelier71, Dhaka

: Cosmos Art camp 2018, Chittagong

: Rajshahi Printmaking workshop 2018, University of Rajshahi

2017:

: Artist in Residency program organized by Sunny Square organization

, Cherepovets, Vologodaskya oblast, Russia

: Goti Art Trust Art Camp- 2017, Dhaka

: Nature Quest, Printmaking (Etching) workshop, Conducted by Artist Rokeya Sultana & Indian Artist Uttam Kumar Basak, Cosmos Atelier71 Studio, Dhaka

: Green Dhaka art camp 2018, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

2016:

: Ceramic workshop conducted by Spanish Artist Esperanza Romero at Gallery Cosmos.

: Shaheed Colonel Jamil (Bir Uttam) Remembrance Book Art Camp, Dhaka

: Joler Dhara Art Camp-2016, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. Dhaka

: Him Uthshab- Art Camp 2016, Jahangirnagar University

2015:

: Goti Art Trust Art Camp- 2015, Sabuj Ban, Shantiniketan, India

: “Banglar Mati, Banglar Jol” Bishwo Shahitto Kendro, Dhaka.

: Jol Rang e Jibon Kotha Jol Ronge Joler Kotha- Art Camp, Gazipur

: Him Uthshab -Art Camp 2015, Jahangirnagar University

: Experimenting with Soft Reflections, conducted by Eminent Artist Biren Shome, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

2014:

: The Urban Experience, conducted by artist Andrew Saftel, Safiuddin Bengal Printmaking Studio, Dhaka

: Goti Art Trust Art Camp- 2014, Dhaka

: Waves of Colour, conducted by Artist Alakesh Ghosh, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

: Lalakhal Printmaking Retreat, Nazimgarh Lalakhal Resort, Sylhet

2013:

: Rhythm of Xylography, conducted by Professor Md. Amirul Momanin Chowdhury, Cosmos Atelier71 Studio, Dhaka

: Basic knowledge of Conservation – Preservation & Restoration of Fine Arts, organized by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy,

Dhaka

: Reviving Miniature, conducted by artist Safdar Ali Qureshi, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

2012:

: Magic of Lines, conducted by artist Jamal Ahmed, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

: Welcoming Borsha, Conducted by Artist Alakesh Ghosh, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka

: Oriental Workshop, conducted by Professor Dr. Abdus Satter & artist Nasreen Begum, Dhaka Art Center, Dhaka

2009:

: 36 Anniversary of Thailand-Bangladesh Diplomatic Relation, Royal Thai Embassy, Dhaka

: 21st History of Art & Art Appreciation Course, organized by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka

2008:

Mask Workshop, conducted by artist Torun Ghosh organized by Prakitojon Projonmo, Dhaka

: Workshop on Theater, conducted by Mamunur Rashid & Shompa Reza, organized by Prakitojon Projonmo, Dhaka

 

Collections

Cherepovets Museum-Russia, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, American Centre, Bangladesh; Alliance Francaise de Dhaka, Royal Thailand Embassy Dhaka, Imago Mundi, Bengal Foundation, Gallery Cosmos, Dhaka Art Centre. Also in Japan, Korea, Romania, China, Philippines, Sweden, Singapore, Malaysia, India, the USA, UK, and by many other private collectors.