- Tara Prasad Ojha
Tara Prasad Ojha was born in Kalikasthan VDC 9, Doti District, Mauwa Village in Far west Nepal on 25October 1965 as the eldest son of ShriYajnaRaj Ojha who is known and respectfully called as Gurujee and is now a retired teacher and literary figure in far-west Nepal. With his father as the main source of inspiration in art, T.P. Ojha received his Master’s degree in Fine Art (Sculpture), Master’s degree in Political Science and Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Tribhuvan University (TU) in 2010, 2005 and 1992,respectively. He has been teaching sculpture in Lalitkala Campus (Fine Arts Campus) Kathmandu for two years. With four solo Sculpture Exhibitions to his credit and he has participated in numerous group art exhibitions and activities. His selected works include: Nepal-German week in Kathmandu on the occasion of silver jubilees of His Majesty King Birendra’s Accession to throne in 1996, National Art and craft exhibitions organized by NAFA since 1996, 15th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh 2012, Namaste Embracing Cultures Nepal America Art Exhibition 2013 by Nancy Scheinman Curator Baltimore USA, ‘From Portrait to self Portrait’ 2012 Photographer Antonio Nodar UK, Residential Sculpture Workshop in Butwal Hill Park in 2010, A visual art symposium on up cycling of waste materials form Mt. Everest 2012 “Journey Towards our Future” “Mt. Everest-8848 Art Project I-2012” organized by ‘Da Mind Tree’ the Art Club Nepal and ‘International Sculpture symposium’ Komagane Park Pokhara 2013 in Nepal.
Mr. Ojha has been felicitated multiple times: e.g. the national talent award 1993 by the Ministry of Education, outstanding young Nepalese award with Gold Medal in 1996 by Nepal Jaycees, 3rd and 2nd prize,28th and 29th National Art and Craft Exhibition by NAFA in 1996 and 1997, Regional Talent Award 2009 Ministry for Cultural and Constitutional Assembly. He is an Assembly Member of the Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, since 2010. He is the campaigner on environmental issues through Nature Conservation Campaign 2066 B.S. Art creations of TARA (Nep., Star) can be viewed at www.facebook.com/tara.ojha, firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 977 - 9843493539 / 9749020760.
Father's name : Mr. Yagya Raj Ojha
Mother’s name : Man Kumari Ojha
Date of birth : 25 October 1965
Gender : Male
Marital status : Married
Nationality : Nepalese
Birth place : Kalikasthan – 9, Mauwa, Doti District, Seti Zone, Far-western Nepal
Contact addresses : Tara Prasad Ojha, Dhangadhi Municipality, Ward No. 2 Dhangadhi, Kailali District.
New Baneshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal
Cell phone number: 9749020760
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- Masters of Fine Arts (TRIBHUVAN UNIVERSITY) Lalit Kala Campus, Kritipur, Kathmandu (Running)
- Masters of Art (TRIBHUVAN UNIVERSITY), Siddhanath Multiple Campus, Mahendranagar (2005)
- Bachelors of Fine Art (TRIBHUVAN UNIVERSITY), Lalit Kala Campus, Kathmandu (2005)
- Bachelors of Commerce (TRIBHUVAN UNIVERSITY), Kailali Multiple Campus Dhangadhi, Kailali (1992).
- I.Com. (TRIBHUVAN UNIVERSITY), Kailali Multiple Campus Dhangadhi, Kailali (1989).
- Schooling (SLC Board of Nepal), Trinagar Secondary School Dhangadhi Kailalii (1986)
- Coordinator: United Scholars' Academy Higher Secondary school Dhangadhi Kailali,
- Assembly Member: Nepal Academy Of Fine Arts, Kathmandu.
AWARDS AND HONOURS
- ‘National Talent Award 1993’ on the field of Art from the Ministry for Education.
- ‘National Pride Youth Talent honour 1996’ (2053 B.S)
- The Outstanding Young Nepalese Award with Gold Medal 1996.(2053 B.S)
- Contemporary 3rd Prize 28th National wise Art and Craft Exhibition in 1996 (2053 B.S). National Association of fine Arts Kathmandu, Nepal.
- Contemporary 2nd prize 29th National Art and Craft Exhibition in 1997 (2057 B.S) by NAFA (National Association of fine Arts Kathmandu.)
- Honour received from kailali public library Dhangadhi Kailali on the occasion of Golden jubilee ceremony Dhangadhi Kailali 2006 (2063 B.S)
- Received Resional Talent Award 2065 from the Ministry for culture and constitutional Assembly.
ART SHOW & PARTICIPATION
- Nepal German week in Kathmandu on the occasion of silver jubilee of his majesty king's Accession to the Throne in 1996
- 27th National Arts & Craft Exhibition on the Occasion of silver Jubilee of his Majesty King's Accession to the throne Organized by The National Association of fine Arts 1997.
- 28th National Exhibition of Art and crafts 1997 on the auspicious Occasion of His Majesty the king’s 53rd Birthday Celebration.
- Fuknoka Asian Art Museum. Fuknoka City, Japan.
- Solo Sculpture and Painting exhibition on the occasion of kailali festival 2006 (2063B.S.) Dhangadhi, Kailali.
- Solo Grand Sculpture workshop exhibition on the occasion of far west festival 2007 (2064 B.S).
- Solo Sculpture exhibition in Kathmandu 2009 (2065 B.S)
- Solo Sculpture exhibition 2009 in Dhangadhi, Kailali.
- Participated and Organized painting workshop in kailali 2010 (2066 B.S.)
- National Art Exihibition - 2011/012 (Nepal Academy of Fine Art, Naxal, Kathmandu)
- Fine art Festival-2012 (Nepal Fineart association, Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal, Kathmandu, Nepal)
- …From Portait to Self-Potrait… -2012 (Photographer Antonio Nodar, UK, Kathmandu Contemporary Art Centre (KCAC), Nepal)
- Metal casting workshop(19th February – 2nd March) -2012 (As a Co-coordinator, Nepal Academy of Fine Art, Sita Bhawan, Naxal, Kathmandu)