sujan chitrakar is a kathmandu based visual artist. he is an assistant professor and the head of center for art and design at kathmandu university. he is also a recipient of fulbright senior scholar award 2013-14 for an artistic research project at mural arts program of philadelphia. he facilitated kathmandu international art festival – earth | body | mind in 2012 as a creative and logistic consultant and has also co-curate its first edition – “separating myths from the reality” in 2009. he has several participations in international group exhibitions that include his representation for nepal at fukuoka triennale 2005 and colombo art biennale 2011. his solos include “utopian introspection! -random expressions within defined periphery”, 2004, “masticated faces” 2004 and “let’s talk about art, baby!” 2010-11. he is one of the founding members of sutra nepal, an artist-led group pro-active during 2003-08. sujan’s works are in private collections within nepal and abroad including in fukuoka asian art museum, japan. his slideshow presentation and talk venues include pennsylvania academy of the fine arts, university of notre dame, california institute of arts, university of utah, westminster college, cornish college of the arts etc.