Rokeya Sultana

The simplicity in Rokeya Sultana's (b. 1958) formal arrangement, which sometimes exploits the elements of naïve art, the juxtaposition of paint areas, the dynamic and flowing line and her delicate attention to details combine to give her work a certain focus. Sultana's most recent work was presented at the Graphics Conference, New Orleans & San Francisco, Miami Art Fair, NY Art Fair and Bombay Art Fair.

After graduation from the Bangladesh College of Arts and Crafts in 1980 Sultana received a master degree in printmaking from Visva Bharati, Santiniketan, in 1983. Notable among several awards are the Purchase Award, Somerstown Gallery Biennial, NY (1992), Grand Prize,     3rd Bharat Bhavan Print Biennale  (1995), Bengal Foundation Award, National Art Exhibition (1999), Bangladesh Charushilpi Sangsad Biennale Award (2000), French Govt Scholarship at L'Atelier Le Couriere et Frelaut (2003), Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Award (2002), Fullbright Research Award (2012), Residency at College of Art and Design, University of New South Wales, Sydney (2015), Indira International Imprint Art Festival 2017, India (2017). Sultana is a member of the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka.