LIFE INTRODUCTION

Mukesh Thapa son of Shri M.S Thapa is a permanent resident of Sham Nagar Dharamshala Distt Kangra.(H.P) india.
I had a passion for painting and art from my childhood. When studying in 6th standard . the field of painting attracted me to its side. All my friends and teachers appreciated my work in the field of painting. That appreciation of my resulted into passion and became my aim. I work continuously for 15(hours a day to improve and sharpen my skills. The specialty of my paintings is that I have made paintings in different categories like portrait, landscape, contemporary, architecture, modern art etc and have been nominated for national and international category.

PUBLICATION

M.A Final year theses (research) (2016-2017) has been written by Fine Art student of  kurukshetra   University (FINE ART) (INDIA)

TRAINING

I have not got any training from any teacher or institution. This is all with the grace of God and that has skilled my hands with this art.

INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

  • 2018: 105 ANNUAL ,Allied Artist of America art  exhibition. USA.
  • 2018: 13th ANNUAL ,International Guild of Realism art  exhibition. USA. 
  • 2016:  American art awards – category 24 innovative -1st place. USA.
  • 2016:  American art awards – category 15 fashion –2th place. USA. 
  • 2016:  American art awards – category24 innovative – 3rd place. USA. 
  • 2016:  American art awards – category 34 realism human – 3rd place. USA.
  • 2016:  American art awards – category 37 realism still life – 3rd place. USA.
  • 2016:  American art awards – category 1 oil human figure – 4th place. USA.
  • 2016:  American art awards – category 1 oil human figure – 4th place. USA.
  • 2016:  American art awards – category32 portrait of someone not famous – 5th place. USA.
  • 2016:  American art awards – category 36 realism landscape with life – 6th place. USA.
  • 2016: Richeson 75 art award –category figure/portrait finalist.USA.
  • 2016:  Best oil (plein air magazine). USA.
  • 2016: Best outdoor still life award, (plein air magazine). USA.
  • 2016: Best figure in landscape award, (plein air magazine) USA.
  • 2015: First place award, THE Boldbrush Award, Life time achievement  award.USA
  • 2015: 4th place Merit award, organize by noaps, USA.
  • 2015: Bold brush competition, fav 15% -september , USA.
  • 2015: 27  Time, Nominated MOST POULAR PAINTING,bold brush competition (INTERNATIONAL VOTING) USA.
  • 2015: Honorable mention in the mind spirit and Emotion 2” Competition (International Art Competition), New York. USA.

INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION

INTERNATIONAL MEMBERSHIP

2018: 105 ANNUAL, allied artist of America art exhibition.USA
2018: 13th ANNUAL , International Guild of Realism art  exhibition. USA
2016: Richeson 75 Figure/Portrait Exhibition. USA 

  • 2016: Member of international guide of realism USA .
  • 2015: Member of national oil and acrylic painters society. (noaps) USA.

2016:HISTORY TV 18 SHOW INDIAN TALENT SHOW, OMG YE HAI MERA INDIA.(EPISODE 5)

WORLD RECORD 2012-2013

 I have entered my name in 10 record books, national and international.
Record Holder in the Limca Book of Records 2012.
Record holder in world record association china 2013.
Everest world record Nepal.2013
India book of records 2013.
Asia book of records.
word record india.
Unique World records.
Record holder republic.
Assist world record.
creative world record nepal
 

NATIONAL EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS

  • FOLLOWING ARE THE DESCRIPTIONS OF PLACES AND VENUES WHERE I HAVE DISPLAYED MY PAINTINGS IN THE EXHIBITIONS
1992 : First prize, painting competition organize by language and culture, H.P .
1993 : Participated in painting competition organized by Govt College of Education.
1994 to 2002: I continuously practicing and improve my art.
2003 : Exhibition in Kangra Art Museum.
2004 : National award nomination at Shimla organized by Lalit Kala Academy.
2004: Himachal Ksesri Award Winner.
2005 : Painting exhibition in Jalandhar for Tsunami victims
2006 : Art exhibition in Nahan organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra.
2006 : Name entered in Limca Book of records
2007 : Judging for many paintings competition ,DITE , NIIT ,SCHOOL,MUSEUM,etc.
2007 : Participated in National Youth Festival, Pune (Award Winner).
2008 : National award nominated at ,Amritsar.
2008 : National award nominated at ,Shimla.
2008 : Group show at Ashoka hotel Delhi.
2008 : Group show at Kangra Art Museum.
2010: Nominated for All India Art Exhibition at Shimla, organized by Lalit Kala Academy.
2010 : Exhibition in Kangra Art Museum Dharamshala organize by All India Gaurkha Association
2010 : Nominated for All India Art Exhibition at Shimla,organized by Lalit Kala Academy
2011 : Nominated for All India Art Exhibition at Shimla,organized by Lalit Kala Academy
2012 : Nominated for All India Art Exhibition at Shimla, organized by Lalit Kala Academy
2013 : Audition in shabash India.
2013 : Exhibition in Kangra Art Museum Dharamshala (Successful).
2013 :Outstanding performance award given by Himachal and Punjab Gaurkha Association.
2013 : award of visual art given by Himachal and Punjab Gaurkha Association.
Dec2013 :Excellent Services Award given by Rotary Club Dharamshala.
Nov2013 : Group Exhibition in Renaissance Art Gallery Bangalore.
2014 :Exhibition in gaiety theatre Shimla (h.P) India (Successful)
2014: national art camp in Rorick Art gallery Nagger, Kullu(h.p) organized by Lalit Kala Academy Delhi.
2013 :Master group exhibition at Mumbai oragnize by Art Phoenix,(Media Promotion)
2013: Group art exhibition with masters, Sh M.F.Hussain, Sh S.H. Raza, Sh Baljeet Chadda, Sh Satish Gujral, etc. (Successful). 
2016 : amar ujala achievers of Kangra Award 2016.
2016 : national gorkha artist ,Appreciation Aonour Award
2018 : Appreciation award for International Fame Painter by Himachal and Punjab Gorkha Association on 102nd Annual day celebration 29 Oct 2018.
2018: Award of honor , organize by Himalaya parivaar himachal pardesh.
2018: Award of honor  as chief guest and judge in a school painting competition ,organize by govt high school Totaarani (Dharamshala).
2018: Award of honor given in Annual function of Govt high school kotwali dharamshala.
2019: Himachal Excellence Award (artist of the year) given in Annual function of Divya Himachal dharamshala.
2019: National  art camp at Ritz madain, Shimla (H.P.) organized by state museum Shimla.
2019: Maharaja Rajendra Parkash Sammaan given in Annual award function of, Sirmaur Kalaa Sangam.( Himachal Pradesh )

NATIONAL MEMBERSHIP

2013 : member of governing body of Nzcc(Centre Govt of India).

PARTICIPATION

  • 2009 : participated international portrait award(bp portrait award London) .
  • 2011 : participated international portrait award(bp portrait award Londan).
  • 2012 : participated international portrait award(bp portrait award London).
  • 2013 : participated international portrait award(bp portrait award London).
  • 2010 : participated international portrait award(bp portrait award London).
  • 2010 : participated international artist magazine competition (landscape).
  • 2013 : participated international portrait award (Portrait Society of America).
  • 2014 : participated international portrait award (Portrait Society of America).
  • 2016 : participated international portrait award(bp Portrait Award London) .

MEDIA NEWS

  • Ani, Zee News, Himachal News, ETV, The Tribune, Hindustaan Times, Redeo, India TV, Times of India, News Nation, Amar Ujaala, Danik Jaagran, Punjab Kesri, Punjab Kesri TV, Divya Himachal, Himachal Dastak, The statesman etc.
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  •  I have made  more than 600 paintings and  have opened an Art Gallery at Shyamnagar, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh.

ACHIVEMENTS

  • Many renowned personalities such as PM Sh. Manmohan Singh, CM Sh. Virbhadra Singh, Amitabh Bachan, Salman Khan, Rohan Govaskar etc. have appreciated my work and I have also presented them their portraits and sketches. 
  • I went to organize my exhibitions in the foreign countries and made my nation proud by my art. 
  • Thanks 
  • Mukesh Thapa