Mokhlesur Rahman

Freelance Artist, Print Maker, Publisher

Mokhlesur Rahman

Born : 05-11-1961, Shariatrpur.


BFA 1984, Department of Print Making, Institute of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.



2001 Grand Prize 10th  Asian Art Biennale, arranged by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka,


2001 Honorable Mention Award, A Grand Group Art Exhibiotion Organized by Saju Art Gallery, Dhaka.



2019 Curator of The National Pavilion of Bangladesh, Titled: ‘THIRTS’, 59 th Venice Biennale,Venice, Italy.


2009 Curator of Bangladesh – India Frindship Art Exhibition’09, Gallery Chitrak, Dhaka.



2013 Bangladesh National Pavilion,Titled: ‘Supernatural’, The 55 th Venice Biennal 2013, Venice Italy.

2012 Bangladesh Festival, Kuwat, organized by Kuwait Government & Bangladesh Embassy of Kuwait.

2007: An Exhibition Devoted to drawing and Sculpture in aid of Academy of Fine Arts Kolkata, organized by Forum 91, Kolkata, India.

2007 Anual Art Exhibition 2006, Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, India.

2006 Summer Show, organized by CIMA , Kolkata, India.

2004 Group Art Exhibition organized by Tara Bangla, Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, India.

2004 Group Print Exhibition organized by Atelier Lacouriere & Alliance Francaise Paris, France.

2001 1st Contemporary Young Painters Exhibition from Bangladesh, Nagoya, Japan.

1998 Joint Exhibition Senftenberg Germany organized by Deutsche Bank, Germany.

1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2016, 2018, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 17th, 18th, Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh, organize by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka.



2017 8th Solo Exhibition, Titled: Beautiful Bengal, Shilpangan Art Gallery, Dhaka.

2011 7th Solo Exhibition, Titled: Beautiful Bengal, Association of Culture Utopia Gallery, Rome Italy.

2011 6th Solo Exhibition, Titled: Soundless Nature, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka.

2008 5th Solo Exhibition, Titled: Beautiful Bengal, Dhoomimal’s City Gallery, Delhi, India.

2007 4th Solo Exhibition, Titled: Beautiful Bengal, Kalakriti Art Gallery, DHyderabad, India.

2006 th Solo Exhibition, Titled: Beautiful Bengal, Academy of Fine Art center Gallery, Kolkata, India.

2004 th Solo Exhibition, Titled: Beautiful Bengal, Shilpangan Art Gallery, Dhaka.

2003 1st Solo Exhibition, Titled: Boundless Horizon, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka.



National Museum Bangladesh, National Gallery Bangladesh, City Museum Nagarbhaban Dhaka, Japan, New Zealand, Denmark, Canada, UK, USA, Lebanon, Saudi Aribia, France, India, Pakistan, Italy, Nepal, Costa Rica and many other privete collection.



Dhaka University Alumni Association,  Member No: LM 7576

Dhaka University Print Making Alumni Association (DUPA)

Bangladesh Charushilpi Samsad (National Artist Association of Bangladesh)

Fouder, Charupith( Art Research Institute) Jossore, Bangladesh.


PRESENT POSITION: Freelance Artist, Print Maker, Publisher: SHILPARUP,

President of Dhaka University Print Making Alumni Association (DUPA)

STUDIO & PRESENT ADDRESS: 197/1, South Jatrabari, Dhaka-1204, Bangladesh.

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