The Ambassador of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
His Excellency Akramul Qader
cordially invites you to a solo painting exhibition entitled
"In Quest of Identity"
by a renowned Bangladeshi Painter Professor Matlub Ali
On Friday, 19 April 2013 at 6.30 p.m.
at the Bangabandhu Auditorium, Embassy of Bangladesh
3510 International Dr. N.W., Washington DC 20008
Please R.S.V.P by 15th April 2013
E-Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Please find below a short Bio of Professor Matlub Ali.
Name : Emdadul Huq Md. Matlub Ali
Pen-name : Matlub Ali
Sur-name : Bablu
Father : Mvi. Md. Kheraj Ali
Mother : Sajeda Khatun
Spouse : Rehana Sultana
Date of Birth : 04 Boishakh, 1353 (Bangabda)
Madrassa Road, Munshipara, Rangpur.
Present Address : B-9, Tower Bhaban, Dhaka UniversityResidential
Area, Fuller Road, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh .
Phone : 880-2-9661469
Permanent Address : Swapnanir, Akhter Sarani (old Madrassa Road),
Working Places : Professor (1999), Department of Drawing & Painting, Institute of Fine Art, University of Dhaka;
Chairman(in charge), Department of History of Art (2011) & Department of Sculpture (2012), University of Dhaka.
Dean, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka (May16, 2010
to December12, 2013).
Present Position : Professer,Department of Drawing & Painting, Faculty of
Fine Art, University of Dhaka.
Other Involvements : a) President, Arts & Crafts Committee, (2nd Phase),NCTB Unit, Dhaka & worked as Editor & Writer of Teachers' Guide for class 1 to 4 & 5 under the project controled by NCTB Unit, Dhaka. (2002-2005).
b) Member, Board of Directors, Kheraj Ali Foundation
c) Member, Udichy Shilpy Goshthy Central Committee,
Dhaka & President of Udichy`s Dhaka University Branch. d) Advisor, Bangladesh Howaian Guiter Shilpy Parishad.
e) President, Kranty Shilpy Goshthy, Dhaka.
f) Founder- Secretary, Manab Shilpo-Shahitto-Shankrity
g) Syndicate Member, Bangladesh State University, Dhaka.
h) Former Member, Board of Trustees, Bangladesh
i) Forner Member, Board of Management, Bangladesh
j) Former Member, Board of Management, Bangladesh
Bangladesh Shishu Academy.
k) Former Member, Design Advisory Committee ,
Exhibitions : 1st Solo- 1968 (`Rangarup'/Press Club,Rangpur)
2nd Solo-1985 (College of Arts & Crafts, Dhaka)
3rd Solo-1995 (Bangladesh National Musium, Dhaka)
4th Solo-2005 (Zainul Gallery, IFA, Dhaka University)
5th Solo-2008 (Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, India)
6th Solo-2012 (Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka)
7th Solo-2013 (`The New York Art Collection', NY, USA)
8th Solo-2013 (Bangladesh Embassy, Washington DC, USA)
Have been participating in many National and International Group Shows at home and abroad since 1965.
Collections : Bangladesh National Museum, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka University Central Library, Bangladesh Bank, One Bank & in many private collections at home and abroad.
Other Experiences : Enlisted writer, lyricist & playwright (Bangladesh Betar &
BangladeshTelivision), mass-song writer, composer, art-critic & related to research-work about Shilpacharya Zainul
Abedin & Artist Rabindranath Tagore.
Publications : Author and Editor of a number of Books on various
subjects. (Major contribution: 7 publications on the life & works of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin).
Awards : `Agrani Bank Children Literature Award' (1985); Radio-Drama Competition Award (1996); `Zainul Abedin Smriti Parishad Sammanana' (2004) for research on Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin, Rangpur Shahitta Parishad Sammanana (2008), `Zainul Abedin Smriti Parishad Sammanana' (2012).
Present Address : B-9, Tower Bhaban, Dhaka University Residential Area, Fuller Road, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh .
Phone : 880-2-9661469.
Studio : `McTAli (Mactiali) Creative Cot'
Flat-9/B1, Level-10, Tower-3, Suvastu Najar Valley,
Ga-2, Pragati Sarani (near Gulshan-Banani area),
Cell No : 0173 260 8633
E-mail : email@example.com
Website : www.matlubalicolornforms.com
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/matlub.ali.75
Nirupam Dev Nath
First Secretary ( Political & Culture)
Embassy of Bangladesh
3510 International Drive, NW
Washington DC 20008, USA
Phone: ( 202) 244-3658