K. K. Karmacharya
Date of Birth
20thMarch 1948, Kathmandu
- Kalapravin from Nepal Art School, Katmandu in 1965.
- B.A. from T.U. Kathmndu in 1975.
- Art Teacher - Sirjana College of Fine Art
- Member Secretary, Nepal Academy of Fine Art, 2010-14
- Assembly Member - Royal Nepal Academy from 2004-6
- President - Artists’ Soceity of Nepal from 2006-14
- Vice-president - Tri-murti Niketan, Kathmandu from 2006.
- Vice-president- Nepalese Society for Children's Literature (NESCHIL) 2009-13.
- Vice-president - Ramesh Vikal Sahitya Pratisthan 2009.
- Member - Artist’s Circle, Kathmandu 1979 – 1999.
- Coordinator - Artist’s Circle from 2000.
- Life Member - Nepalese Society for Children’s Literature from 1998.
- Painting since 1965
- Postage Stamps Designer from 1967-2005.
- Illustrations for book of Children’s litteratures.
- Prepared artistic impression of bronze statue of the future Maitriya Buddha 152.4 meters height and park for the Maitriya Project, to build at the holly ground of Buddha Gaya in India, Which will be after completion, the highes bronze statue of Buddha in the world.
- Prepared life size structure and design of the statue of legend artist, historic national hero of Nepal Arniko for bronze casting which is installed at Paitha, centre of the Beizing in China.
- Prepared design and structure of three life size bronze statue of Kavi Shiromani Lekhnath Paudel , Natyasamrat Balakrishna Sama and Mahakavi Laxmiprasad Devkota (Tri-Murti) installed by Tri-Murti Niketan at Sanchar Gram, Tilaganga, Kathmandu. In 2004.
- One Man Show of Painting at NAFA, Kathmandu in 1971.
- One Man Show of Painting at J. Art Gallery, Kathmandu in 1995.
- One Man Show of Painting at Hardtberg Town Hall of Bonn-Duisdorf, Germany in March, 2000.
- One Man Show of Painting "NEPAL-TAG 2000" at Bonn-Bad Godesberg, Germany in May, 2000.
- One Man Show of Painting "100 Images of Nepal" at Space Cell Gallery of Seoul, Korea in Jul 2005.
- One Man Show of Painting "Images of Seoul" at Kwang Gallery of Seoul, Korea in September 2005.
- Group Show of 5 artists “Nepal Art Group” Seoul, Korea.
- Group Painting Exhibition of Artist’s Circle, Kathmandu in 1983.
- Group shows 'Fraindship across Himalaya: China-Nepal Art Exhibition' at Beijing in China of selected Nepalese and Chinese eminent artists -2012.
- (i) 401 stamps designed by 2006.
- (II) Artwork for 41 Books of children’s literature of Nepal.
- National Art Exhibition at NAFA, Kathmandu in 1965-1972.
- “Go to Village” Art Exhibition, Kathmandu in 1969International Art Exhibition at NAFA, Kathmandu in 1971.
- India Triennial Art Exhibition in India in 1981.
- Asian Art Biennial, Dhaka, Bangladesh in 1991.
- Asian Art Biennial, Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2002.
- Asian Art Biennale Dhaka, Bangladesh 2006.
- International Art Exhibition at Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu in 1997.
- Asian Art Show, Fukuoka Art Museum at Fukuoka, Japan in 1985.
- China-Nepal Art Exhibition of chinese and Nepalese artist, Beijing, China.2013
- Painting Workshop, chinese and Nepalese artist, Beijing, China. 2013
- Portrait workshop, Sirjana College of Fine Arts, Uttardhoka, Kathmandu.2014
- Commissioner from Nepal to Asian Art Biennale Dhaka, Bangladesh 2006.
- Gorkhadakshinbahu in 1989.
- Golden Jubilee Medal of Late His Majesty the King Birthday from Civic Main Committee 2052 B.S.
- Silver Jubilee Medal of Late His Majesty the King Accession in 2053 B.S.
- Silver Jubilee Medal of Late His Majesty the King Accession from the Civic Main Committee 2053 B.S.
- National Award in Art (Rastriya Pratibha Puraskar) by HMG in Kathmandu 1997.
- Medal of Birendra – Aishworya Sewa 2058 B.S.
- Honour of Best Stamp Designer by Nepal Philatelic Society in 1981.
- Honour of Best Stamp Designer of the year 1987 for the stamp of Late H.M. King Birendra 1987 by the Austrian Government Printing Office in 1988.
- Honour of Tri-Murti Samman 2003 AD
- Honour of Janamat Kalakar Samman 2003 AD
- Honour of painting themed “Family at work” reproduceing as miniature on UNICEF Official FDC for Nepalese National Flag Stamp issued by UN in 1983.
- Neschil Children Book Award for the Best illustrations of the year 1993, 1995, 1997 And 2000 for the book of “Kathakoseli – 1, ChampaMayalu Kaka”, “Suna Pankhi Chari”,
- Honour of Spectrum 2012, Kathmandu
- Several districts of Nepal and India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, China, HongKong, S. Korea, Austria, Germany and Switzerland.
- Australia, S. Korea, N. Korea, Japan, U.K., Germany, USA, Canada, China, NAFA Kathmandu and several galleries and private collectors of Nepal.