Shikh Sabbir Alam

Shikh Sabbir Alam

Born in Kushtia, Bangladesh


  • 2016 MFA, Oslo National Academy of the Arts (Kunsthøgskolen I Oslo)
  • 2008 BFA, Faculty of fine arts M.S. University of Baroda, India.

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2021 “ Zoology” curated by Benedict Vandaele. Zebrastraat, Ghent. Belgium.
  • 2020 “Poetic Faith” SMAk museum gent, Belgium.
  • 2020 “Old Tree” Hordaland Art Center, Bergen, Norway.
  • 2019 What’s behind your bellybutton? Gut feeling? Gelb Atelier Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 2018 “Destinýs Gratinee” Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway.
  • 2018 Serendipity Arts Festival Goa, India.
  • 2018 “TRUST” les brassures, liege. Belgium.
  • 2018 Samdani art Award, Dhaka Art Summit.
  • 2017 “Fruits are tasty” at Gallery Destinýs Atelier, Oslo, Norway. ( Solo Show)
  • 2017 ”Young invited” Five Young artist group show at gallery LNM Oslo, Norway.
  • 2016 Graduation Show, Masters of fine arts, Kunstnernes Hus Oslo, Norway.
  • 2016 Spring felling’s, Galleri Seilduken, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Norway.
  • 2014 Daejeon Asian art show, Korean trade exhibition Center, South Korea.
  • 2013 20th national art exhibition, Silpokola academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 2012 Contemplating the contemporary- 1. Dhaka art center Dhaka.
  • 2011 Winds of Artist in residency program 2011 exhibition organized Aakar and gallery Jol rong.
  • 2008 – 2011 Participated in Crack international art camp, Kushtia, Bangladesh.

Awards, grants

  • 2018 Nominated for Samdani Art award.
  • 2017 Diverse stipend for nyutdannede kunstnere, Kulturrådet / Arts Council Norway.
  • 2017 Exhibition project grant, Arts council Norway.
  • 2014 Master studies in Oslo national academy of the fine arts Norway, Under Quota Scholarship.
  • 2008 Nasrin Mohammedi Award, M.S. University Baroda, India.
  • 2011 Aakar artist residency program, Dhaka, Bangladesh,

Permanent Collection

S.M.A.K, the Municipal museum of Contemporary Art Ghent , Belgium.
Fiorucci Art trust, London
Private collections in Bangladesh, India,Norway