Designation: Assistant Professor
Email: irik2020 [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in
Name: Dr. Meinam Irikhomba Meetei
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Fine Arts
Highest Educational Qualification: NET+JRF, Phd.
Research Area: Contemporary Visual Art Practice.
Area of Interest: Contemporary Art, New Media Arts, Installation, Mural Paintings.
ACADEMIC & TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2007: Master of computer Application (M.C.A.) from Manipur University.
2011: Master of Visual Arts (M.V.A.-Painting) from Assam University.
2012: UGC-NET(DEC.) Qualified in Visual Arts.
2013:UGC-NET(JUNE) Qualified in Visual Arts.
2013:UGC- NET+JRF(DEC.) Qualified in Visual Arts.
2018: Phd. Declared from Assam University.
2016: Work as Guest Faculty in the department of Visual Arts Manipur University of Culture (M.U.C.) till 7th July, 2017.
2017: Work as Visiting Lecturer in Imphal Art college till 10th October, 2018.
2018: Work as Guest Faculty in the Department of Fine Arts, Manipur University till Dec. 2019.
AWARDS AND HONORS
2005: Award of Young Artist Fellowship, Ministry of culture, New Delhi.
2016: North-East Harmony Award, Org. by Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra Society, Guwahati in collaboration with Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
2016: 2nd M.K. Priyobrata Singh Memorial award, Org. by Manipur Cultural Integration Conference and Art Society Manipur.
2017:Art Society Manipur Annual Art Award (ASMAAA).
2014: 35th Annual state Exhibition of Art (M.S.K.A), Honorable Mention.
2009: Dwijendra –Doli Memorial Trust Prize, Silchar, Assam.
2003: Eastern Zonal youth festival(A.I.U), Vinova Bhave university, Jarkhand, (1st Position in Cartooning)
2004: National Youth Festival(AIU), Jiwaji University, Gwalior(M.P.), (3rd Position in Cartooning)
2002: Inter university youth festival( 1st Position in Spot painting).
2002: Open painting competition org. by Family welfare Department (special consolation prize).
2004: MUFEST (M.U.), (1st Position in Spot painting, 1st Position in Poster Making, 2nd position in Clay modeling, 3rd position in cartooning, 2nd position in Collage Making).
2006: UNIFEST (M.U.), (1st Position in Clay Modelling, 1st Position in Collage, 3rd Position in Cartooning).
2019: Finext Awards and National Exhibition of Mini Artworks, Bhopal, M.P.
2019: “ Voice from the Land of Polo”, Org. By R&V Art house at 621 Gallery Railroad Square Tallahassee, Florida, U.S.A., dated: 1st February, 2019.
2018: “ Voice from the Land of Polo”, Org. By R&V Art house at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai. Dated: 22nd September, 2018.
2018: “Book of Art/ Arts Fest, 2018”, org. By R&V Art house at Hotel Imphal, dated 9th Sept. 2018.
2017: Abir First Take 2017, Kanoria centre of arts and LP Hutheesing Visual art centre, Ahemedabad, Gujarat. Org. by Abir foundation.
2017: North East India Mosaic of Art & Culture, held on 14th -18th Jan. 2017, at Katmandu, Org. by India Cultural Centre.
2015: 2nd North East Group Exhibition of Arts at Manipur State Art Gallery, Palace compound, Imphal East Inaugurated by Insang Song, Director Korean Cultural Centre, New Delhi.
2012: Four men Exhibition, Virtual exhibition through www. Directoryartist.net,2012.
2019: 60th National Exhibition of Arts (NEA), Lalit Kala Akademi. Dated 25th March to 8th April, 2019 at National Gallery of Modern Art and Sir J.J. School of Arts, Mumbai.
2016: 9th North- East states exhibition of Art (NESEA) 2016, Org. by Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra Society in collaboration with Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
2016: 2nd M.K. Priyobrata Singh Memorial Art exhibition 2016, Org. by Manipur Cultural Integration Conference and Art Society Manipur.
2017: Art Society Manipur 7th Drawing Exhibition, 2017.
2015: 7th Annual State Art Exhibition 2015, Org. by Art Society Manipur.
2013: 10th Manipur State Art Exposition-2013.
2012: 36th Annual State Exhibition of Arts 2012, MSKA.
2011: 35th annual state exhibition of art(MSKA), 2011.
2001: IAC student Art exhibition, 2001.
2003: 1st Manipur State Art Exposition, 2003.
2004: 2nd Manipur State Art Exposition , 2004(MSKA).
2004: All Manipur State level painting competition cum exhibition, 2004.
1996: Manipur State Kala Academy, 1996.
2004: Artist’s workshop 2004 sponsored by Camlin Pvt. Ltd and Fine Arts committee, MUCC.
Dream Circle 2005, sponsored by Artist circle, held at Lake Land Country Club, Kolkata.
2014: 3rd Regional Art Workshop, organised by Art & Cultural Research Development Society, Shilpangan an Institute of Art & Craft, Malugram, Silchar-2, Assam.
2015: Multimedia Artist Workshop, Organized by Art Society Manipur (ASM).
2016: North-East Painting and Sculpture workshop and Seminar on Contemporary Art, 25th to 31st March, 2016. Org. by Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra Society in collaboration with Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
2016: International Painting & Sculpture Workshop (11th Ishani Kala Sangam 2016), sponsored by ONGC Tripura Asset, Org. by Govt. college of Art & Craft Agartala.
2016: Invited artist for Regional Painting Camp at Moreh, Manipur, org. by Lalit Kala Academi, Kolkata.
2017: Invited artist for Regional Painting Camp 2017 at Agartala, Tripura, org. by Lalit Kala Academi, Kolkata.
2017: Invited artist for Regional Painting Camp at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, org. by Lalit Kala Academi, Chennai.
2018: Invited artist for National Art Festival (NE) at Patnitop (Jammu), org. by Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi.
National Seminar on “Emerging Trends and new perspectives in the teaching learning practices in performing and visual arts” IGNOU, Maidangarhi, New Delhi . Dated: 29-30 January, 2014.
National Seminar on “New perspectives of health and physical education in school", NERIE, Shillong. Dated: 19-20 February, 2014.
National Seminar on “Issues and Trends in contemporary Art and Communication” Sponsored by ICSSR, Assam University.
International Seminar on “Media Initiative for peace and communal Harmony in North East India” Organized by Department of Mass Communication, Assam University & Centre for Bangladesh Studies, Assam University, Silchar. Dated: 30-31 January, 2015.
International Conference on “Visual Narratives of North-East India: Issues of Identity and Ethnicity in a Multi-Cultural Space” Organized by Department of Visual Arts, Assam University under UGC (SAP-DRS-II), 2015-2020 on 9th-10th March 2016.
“Role of Visual Art in promoting Communal Harmony and Peace” Page no. 22-29, published in Intellection, Volume: IV, ISSN: 2319-8192.
“Contemporary Art Progress in Manipur: An analytical study” Page no. 33-40, published in Intellection, Volume: VI, ISSN: 2319-8192.
“A Silent melody of the blue hills- a case study of Manipur Contemporary Artist” published on Silpakala- A journal of Fine Arts, Tripura.
“ Traditional Doll of Manipur: An Aesthetic interpretation”, Art& Deal publication, Dec. 2019. ISSN0258-2074.
MEMBERSHIP: Life member of Manipur Art Society.