Rajesh Nepali (Maunik) is a portrait artist based in Kathmandu. He was born in Bhajang district, Nepal, with humble beginnings. Having inherited an acute interest in art from his father, Maunik holds his Alma mater, Budhanilkantha School, in high regards, where he was granted a full scholarship, and it was there he learned and honed the much needed tools for his passion.
For nine years, Maunik has been an Arts and Design/Craft lecturer at various schools and colleges in Kathmandu. Currently, he shares his time instructing A-Level students of NAMI college and working as a Country Coordinator at Nepal Pestalozzi Foundation.
You can ask Maunik to make you portraits here at The Kathmandudes. You can also buy his art from our payhip store.
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