Shamim Reza, a researcher, teacher, and craft artist was born in 1975, and brought from Manikgonj, completed his B.FA and M.FA degree from the Faculty of Fine Arts, and majored in crafting from the University of Dhaka. He started his career as a craft researcher and product designer in one of the renowned brands "Jatra" in 2004. Later he worked with other leading brands "Aarong" " Rang" "Nagordola" and "kay craft" as a designer. As a social activist, he aligned with National and international NGOs like " Action Aid", "Save the Children" and "MRDI" as a researcher and trainer for the rural development of Bangladesh. He is one of the pioneer leading designer in patchwork-based sustainable design in Bangladesh.
Shamim Reza joined the Department of Fine arts (Craft and Fasihon Design), Jahangirnagar University in 2014 Since 2018 till now he is working as Assistant Professor. He continuing his Ph.D. Research under Professor Dr. Lutfar Rahman one of the leading scholars in Asia. His research topic is, "A study of Aesthetic analysis of Darushilpa (woodwork) preserved in the National Museum of Bangladesh."
Craft based product designing, Sustainable designing, Taditional Art and Culture
JOURNAL PAPERShamim Reza, বাংলাদেশের ঐতিহ্যবাহী কাঁসা-পিতল শিল্প: সংকট ও সম্ভাবনা, The Jahangirnagar Review part- C, XXVIII, 2017.
Shamim Reza, প্রাচীন ও মধ্যযুগের বাংলা সাহিত্যকর্মে প্রাপ্ত দারুশিল্পের স্বরূপ।, The Jahangirnagar university Journal of fine art studies, 5, pp.61-91, Jun 2019.
Shamim Reza, বাংলাদেশের ঐতিহ্যবাহী দারুশিল্পের স্বরূপ অন্বেষণ।, The Jahangirnagar Review part C, XXXI 2020, pp.237-262, 2020.
Shamim Reza, পাতিনা শিল্প : ঐতিহাসিক শৈল্পীক দৃষ্টিকোণ থেকে শএকটি পর্যবেক্ষণ।, The Jahangirnagar Riview Part - C., XXX, pp.321-337, Saver Dhaka, 2018-2919.
Shamim Reza, শিল্প আঙ্গিক হিসাবে এ্যাপলিক আর্ট, প্রেক্ষিত বাংলাদেশ।, দ্যা জাহাঙ্গীরনগর ইউনিভার্সিটি জার্নাল অব ফাইন আর্ট।, দ্বিতীয় সংখ্যা, pp.21-38, Jun 2016..
OTHERShamim Reza, Group Art Exhibition: Art, Crafts, Painting and Photography.,
WWF Hall, IIC centre, New Delhi 3 India. 2006.Shamim Reza, Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre High Commission of India Dhaka., Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre High Commission of India Dhaka., Delhi, 2020.
Global Art CompetitionShamim Reza, 1st International Art camp And Exhibition in Memory of 95th Birth Anniversary of the great Artist S M Sultan., Group Art exhibition, Norail, 2020.
International Group Art exhibition Held in Narail, Bangladesh.Shamim Reza, Brilliant “The 4rth New Crafts “ International Artist Group Exhibition ., Bangladesh Shilpokala Academy, Dhaka., Group Art Exhibition ( International), Dhaka, 2018.
International Exhibition held in Bangladesh Shilpokala Academy, Dhaka.Shamim Reza, Rag picked colour( টোকানো রঙ), Bengal Gallery of fine Art, Dhaka., Solo Art Exhibition, Dhaka, 2006.
Solo Art Exhibition 2006 .
Bengal Gallery of fine Art, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Position: Master Trainer & Designer
Job Responsibilities: Training on Design Skill and product Development.
Position: Designer & Craft researcher
Period: 2005 - 2009
Job Responsibilities: Product Design and Development
Group Exhibition: Art, Crafs, Painting's and Photography Exhibition. 2006.
1st International Art Camp and Exhibition in Memory of 95th Birth anniversary of the Grate Artist S.M.Sultan, 2020.
SAARC Exhibition and Workshop on Handicrafts 2017
Brilliant "The 4th New Craft" International Artists Group Exhibition and Academic Seminar, 2018.
Shell and Soul' Art Exhibition 2009
Two man show 'Notun Ami' Art Exhibition 2008.
17th National Art Exhibition 2007
16th National Art Exhibition 2005
14th National Art Exhibition 2000
16th Young Artist Art Exhibition 2008
Young Artist Art Exhibition 2006
15th Young Artist Art Exhibition 2004
13th Yong Artist Art Exhibition 2000.
'The Tarantula' A group show on Environmental Degradation 1999.
National Wood Carving Contest and Exhibition, 1999
Art exhibition in Commemoration of 24th Deth Anniversary of The Father of The Nation. 1999
Art exhibition in Commemoration of 22th Deth Anniversary of The Father of The Nation. 1997
Period: March 2021- Still now
Design Development workshop 2022.
Period: March 11- 13 , 2022
Period: December 18- 23, 2021
Training on design skills and product Development: Diversified Handicrafts Products.
Department of Fine Art
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.