Uma Shankar Shah

Contemporary Artists


Born in 1963, Janakpur. Shah graduated in Painting (1988). He pursued further education in painting and completed his post-graduation in 1991.


His works incorporate the forms and contents of early Nepali religious and folk arts and they depict the image of nature and Hindu mythologies appealing for the preservation of natural and cultural heritage of Nepal.


He is presently a Lecturer of Painting in Tribhuwan University.


  • 2013

    Best Etching Award at Art Fest Doral in Miami.
  • 2014

    Best Etching Award at Art Fest Doral in Miami.
  • 2019

    First prize winner in Xu Yuan International Print Biennial in China.


  • 2006

    Shanti Yagya, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • 2016

    Roti-Beti Visual Arts Gallery India Habitat Center, Delhi by Gallery Ganesh.
  • 2019

    Evolutionary Traditions, Chongquing, China.
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