Asha Dangol is a visual artist who depicts the fusion of folk art, tantric religion, old scripts and secular images and deconstructs the binary opposition of sacred and profane. In his work, sacred images encompass the external mundane world, while nature and the physical world integrate religious icons images and symbols. Through his lines and color, he expresses misery and mystery.
A founder member of Kasthamandap Art Studio and the member of the Board of Director of the online art gallery E-Arts Nepal, he uses ceramics, mixed media, installation and paintings to convey his ideas.
He was the winner of the 2006 National Art Exhibition organized by the Nepal Association of Fine Arts, won the Gold Medal in 2003 from Arniko Yuwa Sewa Kosh, and received the Best Award at the National Film Festival in 2005. In addition to nine solo exhibition in Nepal, his works have been exhibited in Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka, France, Germany, Bangladesh, Belgium, South Korea, Holland and the United States.
He holds a master’s degree in Fine Arts from Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu. He has traveled to Thailand, India, USA, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Netherlands, France, Germany and Italy.