Shashi Kala Tiwari was born in 1950 A.D. in Kathmandu. Tiwari has a Bachelor of Fine Arts, majoring in painting, from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India and Bachelor of Arts and a diploma in the French Langauge from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu. Her work has been wildly exhibitied in Nepal and abroad. Participating in group shows in India, Japan, Bangladesh, United Kingdom, and Brazil. She is the recipient of several prestigious awards, including: the selected are Best Artist of the year NAFA (Nepal Association of Fine Arts) Nepal 1981 and 1984 A.D., Best Prize-Rastriya Sirjanatmak Pariwar1984 A.D., Best Artist (Countrywide) International Art Exhibition 1997 A.D.
Shashi Kala Tiwari is known for her whimsical expressionist paintings. Tiwari’s gestural brush-strokes express profound personal connection to nature. With vibrant mountains and colourful flowers – often accompanied by birds or human figures – she reveals a vision of nature uncontaminated by industrialisation. Her artworks showcase a world without out any social construction, geographical conditions, and free from the parameters of time.