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FACING REALITY 

The Stories of Human Body by Kapil Mani Dixit

Felicitated with the prestigious Dallas Distinguish Alumni Award 2018, National Arkino Youth Art Award -2014, Kapil Mani Dixit is a well acclaimed International Visual artist of Nepal, with a degree in Fine Arts from the University of Texas at Arlington, Texas, USA. Kapil is regarded as a pioneer in introducing and promoting nude art in Nepal.

 

He is popularly known for his figurative artworks, especially for drawing nude figures from live models, the first of its kind in the country.

 

In the United States, Kapil has established a 'Kapil Dixit Excellence Award' at the North Lake College, Irving, Texas, to help outstanding art students in college. The award is still rewarded annually to those students who demonstrate an outstanding artistic ability and commitment to art.  Recognizing his contribution to his society through his art and charities in Nepal, he has recently been nominated as the 'Distinguished Alumni Award 2013' by the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, at University of Texas Arlington.

Kapil is also very fond of social work and has been associated with various charitable and noble causes through his artworks. In Sydney, he recently organized an art exhibition ‘Kathmandu to Sydney’ by exhibiting 28 paintings to raise fund for a school in remote Nepal. Some of his other contributions include: Art donation and auction to Maroubra Bay Public school to raise fund to build a playground for the children. Art Donation for Flood Victims in Nepal; Art Auction to help build two schools in two remote districts of Nepal: Argakhachi and Dolpa; Art Auction to help the Katrina Victims in the USA, and Art Charity to raise funds for the treatment of a Nepali Student in the USA

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