Sujan Chitrakar

Sujan Chitrakar is associated with KU Art+Design since the time of its inception in 2003. He led the Department from 2005 to  2019. Prior to this, he served as an adjunct faculty member at Tribhuwan University and Khwopa Engineering College. He is also a founding member of Sutra, an artist-led group that primarily promoted alternative art practices in Nepal. With numerous national and international art workshops and exhibitions to his credit, he practices art extensively in public and private spaces — both individually and collectively.

He co-curated First Kathmandu International Art Festival, 2009 and contributed as a Creative Consultant for Second Kathmandu International Art Festival in 2012. He was a member of the curatorial team for Photo Kathmandu 2015 and 2016. One of his favorite curatorial projects remains “Birendra Pratap Singh – A Retrospective” organized by Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu. In his leisure, he and his friend Bhushan Shilpakar organize PechaKucha Night Kathmandu to bring diverse creative people to share their works and experiences.