Ishan Pariyar (born 1984) received his MFA Degree in Painting from Central Department of Fine Art, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal in 2013. He is the recipient of ‘National Fine Art Award’ from Nepal Academy of Fine Art, ‘Creative Young Artist Award’ by Siddhi Setuli Pratisthan, ‘Sita Shree Talent Award’ by Pant Memorial Academy, ‘Prashanta Memorial Scholarship Talent Award’ by Prashanta Memorial Society and numerous prizes and awards for his art practice. He has five solo shows to his credit and his recent solo exhibit was held at Siddhartha Art Gallery in June 2019. His painting was selected for the prestigious and Asia’s oldest Biennale ‘18th Asian Art Biennale’ at the Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka Bangladesh. He was selected in AIR_MCUBE artist in residence by Gallery MCUBE in 2014 & ‘Artists Residency Program’ by Bindu space for artists’ in 2012.
He has participated in national/international art exhibitions including the National Exhibition of Fine Arts organized by the National Association of Fine Arts (which transitioned to the Nepal Academy of Fine Arts) since 2006, ‘A Space for Freedom & Equality’, American Center Kathmandu, American Embassy in Kathmandu, Amalgam 2018 at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Himalayan Art Festival by E Arts Nepal 2018/19 edition, China -South Asia Art Exchange Exhibition, Kunming, China, Nepali Magic -featuring Art and Impressions from Kathmandu and Himalayas in Virginia, USA, ‘A Flight of Nepali Art’ by Danfe & DC at Eastbourne UK, ‘Nepali Pasal’ the Nepali Shop at Asia Kula Kula Ring, Asia Culture Center in Gwangju South Korea, ‘Imago Mundi Nepal Collection’ exhibition at Taragaon Museum, Boudha Kathmandu, 6th ‘Incubate International Art Festival’ in Spain, Shraddhanjali’ Asia Level Art Show, AAO in Orissa India, ‘Art for Nature’ Relief fund for Wildlife Victims RFWV & EBA Project at Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu, Breaking the Silence: Ending Impunity’ organized by Story Kitchen at Himalayan Hotel, ‘ ‘International Watercolor Festival’ International Watercolor Society, at Nepal Art Council, ‘Nepali Watercolor Painting’ by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, “7th/8th/9th/10th Park Art Fair” by Park Gallery, ‘Return to Nature’ an art excursion and exhibition by Park Gallery.