Kanak Champa Chakma

Kanak Chanpa Chakma is an acclaimed Bangladeshi artist who won has national and international awards.
Chakma was born in Rangamati. She attended the School of Art, University of Dhaka in Bangladesh and received her Master of Fine Arts degree in 1986. Later she studied art at Pennsylvania State University in the United States from 1993 to 1994, where she received the Mid-American Arts Alliance Fellowship. She returned to Bangladesh after successful completion of her course.
Her paintings have been featured in over 100 exhibitions both at home and abroad, including Australia, India, the United States, Germany, France and England.[2] Her source of inspiration is the daily life of the Chakma people and the natural beauty of her birthplace, Rangamati. She uses the accepted language of mainstream art to represent traditional subjects. The different activities of women are the prime focus of her work.

2008: Olympic Fine Arts Medal, Beijing, China.
2006: Best of The show , Museum of Americas, Florida, United States
2003: Diploma Award from 2nd International Tashkent Biennale. Uzbekistan
2003: Grand Award, Latin American Art Museum, Miami, Florida, United States
1999: Honourable Mention Award, Silver Jubilee of Saju Art Gallery, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1993-94: Mid-American Arts Alliance Fellowship Award, United States
Master Zainul Abedin Memorial Award, Cultural Reporter Association of Bangladesh
2003: Best Personalities in Art, by Arabians Fashion beyond imagination, Dhaka
2002: National Award, Best Painting, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy
1994: “TOP TEN” Best woman Personalities in Bangladesh, Life Time achievement, Anonna Award
1992: 2nd Award on Modern Painting, International Miniature Art Contest, Florida, United States