Nizar Kamal Ariffin
Biography Nizar Kamal Ariffin
Nizar Kamal Ariffin became active when he joined Senika (Pahang Art Society) in 1984 and became a resident artist at the Taman Seni Budaya in Pahang, and the next year, he had a dual first solos in Kuantan (Hyatt Hotel) and Kuala Lumpur (City Hall).
He graduated with a BFA at the Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1986, and moved to Kuala Lumpur in 1993. He joined the Conlay Art Colony commune in Kuala Lumpur in 1998. In 1999 and 2000, he received Honourable Mentions in the Philip Morris Asean Art Awards – Malaysia competitions.