Hashem Khan Born: 1941, Chandpur, Bangladesh Education: BFA, Government Institute of Arts, Dhaka (presently Institute of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka), 1961; Research Scholar in Ceramics, Government Institute of Arts, Dhaka, 1961-63; Short-term training on Book Design and Illustration from ACCU, Tokyo, Japan , 1979 Awards: Ekushe Padak (Bangladesh's highest civilian award for contribution in the field of arts), 1992 Positions held: Taught at the Government Institute of Fine Arts, Bangladesh, for 44 years and retired as Professor in 2007 Present position: Freelance artist
[ Exhibition at Bengal ]
1. Bangladesh Contemporary Art Week
2. Contemporary Bangladesh : Art from a Vibrant Culture
3. Kolkata-Dhaka
4. Rhythm of Colours
5. anniversary exhibition I
6. Contemporary Colours and Images from BANGLADESH
7. The Sweet and the Sublime
8. A Return to the Forest
9. the VENETIAN window of BANGLADESH
10. Contemporary Paintings of Bangladesh - II
11. Nepal Rendezvous II
12. Rhythm of Colours
13. Song of Our Motherland
14. 40 - Of Struggle and Creativity
15. The 151st Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore . Exhibition of the works of 30 artists of Bangla
16. The Excitement in Things Various
17. Water Cooperation
Hashem Khan
Hashem Khan / হাসেম খান
Born in 1941 at Chandpur, Bangladesh

1961: Graduated in Fine Arts from the Government Institute of Arts, Dhaka (Presently Institute of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka)
1961-63 : Research Scholar in Ceramics, Government Institute of Arts, Dhaka
1979 : Short-term training on Book-design & Illustration from ACCU, Tokyo, Japan

Solo Exhibitions
1989 : Illustration Show, Tokyo, Japan
1992 : Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
2000 : Bangladesh National Museum, Dhaka
2002 : Shilpangon Gallery, Dhaka
2005 : Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka

Major Group Exhibitions
1963-03 : More then 40 group exhibitions & National exhibitions including 1st to 10th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh, Dhaka
1967 : 3rd International Tehran Biennale, Tehran, Iran
1970 : Tokyo Expo, Tokyo, Japan
1973-81 : Contemporary Art of Bangladesh in India, GDR and Hong Kong
1975-78 : 4th & 5th Triennale India, New Delhi, India
1980 : Asian Art Festival Fukuoka, Japan
1983- 89 : BIB (Biennale of Illustration Bratislava), Czechoslovakia
1983 : First International Children's Book Illustration Exhibition Japan
1991 : Biennale Illustration, Tehran, Iran
1995-99 : Contemporary Art of Bangladesh in India, Russia and Germany Important Works
1972 : Book designer and convenor of artists group for designing the book Bangladesh Constitution
1973 : Toured India with the Exhibition of Contemporary Art of Bangladesh in three important cities of India : Kolkata, Delhi and Bombay
1979 : Represented Bangladesh in an International Seminar on Children Book Illustration held in the International Year of Child, Japan.
1985-89 : Participated three times & represented Bangladesh in the Symposium and Exhibition of BIB (Biennale of Illustration Bratislava), Czechoslovakia
1986 : 20th Congress of IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) Tokyo, Japan
1989 : 8th International Oil Painting Workshop, Bulgeria and honoured as Best Artist among the participant artists of 14 countries
1993 : Represented Bangladesh as the Key-note speaker on Contemporary Art of Bangladesh in a symposium and exhibition of Graphic Print held in Kolkata, India
1996 : Toured Norway with a Children's team of Kachi-Kancher Mela.
1997 : Toured China with five member Cultural Delegation headed by Cultural Minister of Bangladesh.
1998 : Participated in an Artist Camp of Bangladeshi and Indian Artists in Kolkata, India.
1999 : Kolkata International Book Fair, Kolkata, India
1999 : Bonner Summer Festival , Bonn, Germany
1992 : EKUSHEY PADAK (Highest National Civilian Award for contribution in the field of Fine Arts)

Member of Jury Board and Special Committee for building of the Monument of Independence of Bangladesh at Suhrawardy Uddyan 1996-2001. Member of the three-man steering committee for building the National Art Gallery, National Theatre and National Music Center of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka 1998-2001. Chairman of the Jury Board of 1st and 2nd International Children's Art Competition of Bangladesh 1998 & 2000. Life member-Bangla Academy, Member of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Parishad and Bangladesh Shishu Academy. Chairman Bangladesh Artist's Association from 1988 to 1998; Member of Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Member of Bangladesh History Association. Advisory Member of Kachi-Kancher Mela (Children Organisation) 1970-2000. Founder Member of Dhaka City Museum, Bangabandhu Memorial Museum and Concord Heritage Museum. Member of the Board of Editors for Children Encyclopedia of 5 vols. Published by Bangladesh Shishu Academy.
Executive Editor of an album of 300 photographs on the life of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Convenor of a Board of National Curriculum of Arts & Crafts for Secondary & Higher Secondary Classes from 1995-1997. Chairman, Bangladesh Shishu Academy 2000-01. (National Children Academy)

Charukala Patth (Reading Art), Gulibiddha Ekattur (Bullet injury '71); I am the Student, with Two Teachers; Four books on Learning Arts & Crafts for Secondary Classes; Two books on Learning Arts & Crafts for Higher Secondary Classes; Zainul Abedin as an Artist Zainul Abedin as a Man Life of Zainul Abedin
Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (National Academy of Fine Arts) has published a 132 page volume Called HASHEM KHAN with hundreds of his painting reproductions & articles of eight eminent art critics in the year 2000
Present Position
Freelance artist
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