Love in the air 2008

Modern lovers with modern gadgets Love in the Air was created in 2008, a beautiful year that brought great love and hope into my life. Love is such a bright light that always brings hope and peace, and romance to feel once again alive. This love expression has become so easy with new tools of […]

Struggle for Democracy

History in the making People Power works series, I created in 2006, when the people of Nepal, were in street for democracy in Nepal. I believe that nothing is more powerful than the public voice. This series shows the struggle of the public of Nepal to get democracy in Nepal. The mixed-media works have expressed […]

The long CV

RAGINI UPADHAYAY (Artist/Printmaker) Former Chancellor, Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (2014-2018) Nepal’s First Woman Chancellor at Art Academy President, Shivata Love Foundation, Nepal https://shivata-love.org Member, BP Koirala India-Nepal Foundation (BPKF) Former President, Women Artists’ Group of Nepal (WAGON) Former Director, Artist Proof Gallery, Nepal. Web: www.ragini-art.com Email: ragini_art@me.com EDUCATION 1982 Graduated in Fine Arts from […]

A sun never dies

A sun never dies, Buddha lights and Truth shines Since the beginning of time the sun never died like the real and authentic Truth, it lasts generation after generation despite the oppression, the violence or any obscurantism. The Truth is wisdom and has to be nurtured day after day. Here are my Buddhas, very afflicted […]

Artists’ residency

The artist residency is an excellent base to enjoy the Kathmandu Valley touristic spots while creating paintings and prints in a fully equipped studio. The guesthouse is a fully furnished first floor flat with two bedrooms, one dining/kitchen, one bathroom with 24 hours hot water, windows fitted with mosquitoes screens, heater during the winter. It […]

My life journey

Colours and works of art structure my life journey. Life changes, colours change ! Culture, traditions, customs, travels, encounters give different hues. Innocence I was born innocent in white colour as every child is born in one pure white colour. My journey started in a Nepali Brahman Hindu family; I was the fourth and last […]

Love in the air

This series is produced during 2008. It is strongly inspired by my trips to Europe which have marked my mind with places and communication habits. The omnipresence of computers, mobile phones, tablets are for me a great opportunity for lovers to exchange feelings and emotions.

People’s power

The People’s power series was created during 2006 – 2007 just after the revolution. The compilation of prints is inspired by the popular uprising in Kathmandu during April 2006. It overturned the one man rule imposed by King Gyanendra and restored the parliament prerogatives.