Visual Artist, Kathmandu
Artist Bidhata KC, MFA in Fine Art is one of the most pertinent contemporary artist in Nepal. Her work expresses versatility and exceptional creativity, explored through a variety of media as a platform to explore nature and society. Nationally and internationally, she has been prolific in exhibiting her works, attending workshops. She is the recipient of prestigious ‘Arniko National Youth Art Award 2010. She has done more than 8 solo exhibitions and has participated in various group exhibitions and projects both nationally and internationally. In 2013, she was awarded with ‘Master Tej Bahadur Chitrakar Smriti Puraskar’ for the Best Painting/Artist category and in 2011 her painting bagged ‘Special Mention Award’ in National Fine Art Exhibition. Additionally, in 2006/7 she got the ‘Asian Artist Fellowship Program’ from Contemporary Art Museum of Korea. She was a grantee of ‘Glocalization of Art: Contemporary Art Practice 2010’, from Lasana, ‘Artist in the City- Urbanization & Urban culture2011’, from Social Science Baha, ‘NAC Travel Grant 2015’, from Nepal Art Council. She was represented by the Nepal Art Council, for the India Art Fair 2016. KC was one of the commissioned artist for the Kathmandu Triennale (2017). She was honoured by ‘Artist of the Year 2018’, Women with Vision II, 100 Most Influential Women of Nepal /RSTC and in 2018 ‘. She is one of the recipient of ‘Australian Himalayan Foundation Art Award 2018’. She was awarded by ‘Bhadrakumari Ghale Fine Art Award 2020’, by Bhadrakumari Ghale Sewa Sadan.