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Sangeetha Thapa

Founder Director

Siddhartha Art Gallery

Sangeeta Thapa is founder and director of the Siddhartha Art Gallery in Kathmandu, and for 20 years has been actively involved in the promotion of contemporary art in Nepal. She has curated over 300 art shows of Nepali and international artists at Siddhartha Art Gallery. She co-ordinates workshops by visiting international artists with Nepali artists and students, and has conducted Community Art Projects. She works as a consultant for collectors of Nepalese Art and has won awards such as the Annapurna Award Celebrating Womanhood Navadevi Award 2006, and the Best Gallery of the Year Award 2005. She is also an art columnist for VOW magazine and for Nukta Art Journal, which is published in Pakistan. Sangeeta Thapa has recently been nominated onto the board of Patan Museum.