Monirul Islam is a Bangladeshi artist known to work with watercolour, printmaking, oil and mixed media. The artist has spent about 45 years of his career in Spain and his works often communicate messages of humanity. Islam is known to use sharp lines, dots, tiny motifs, cubes and symbols into his compositions and frequently attempts to diversify his works through various mediums. His works have been widely exhibited in Bangladesh and abroad. Islam is also a recipient of numerous awards including the Ekushey Padak, the highest civilian award; National Award of Spain Accesit, Calcografia Nacional; 7th National Award, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy; and the National Award of Spain, Calcografia Nacional, Spain; amongst numerous others.