Dr. Meinam Irikhomba Meetei

Designation: Assistant Professor

Specialization: Painting

Contact: 6909014520

Email: irik2020 [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in

NET+JRF, Ph.D.

  1. Name: Dr. Meinam Irikhomba Meetei

  2. Designation: Assistant Professor

  3. Department: Fine Arts

  4. Specialization: Painting

  5. Phone/Mobile: 6909014520

  6. E-mail: [email protected]

  7. Highest Educational Qualification: NET+JRF, Phd.

  8. Research Area: Contemporary Visual Art Practice.

  9. 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).

 

GROUP SHOW:

 

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.

 

EXHIBITION PARTICIPATED:

 

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.

 

WORKSHOP ATTENDED:

 

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.

 

SEMINAR PRESENTED:

 

  • 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.

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

  • 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.