Nisar Hossain is a painter from Bangladesh. He earned his BFA from the Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka, and completed his MFA from Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, India. Hossain is a specialist on contemporary painting, art material and folk painting, and has also published numerous articles on Art. His artworks are often marked by concepts portraying everyday perception of fear, insecurity, greed, and crisis of identity. Hossain’s works have been exhibited in Bangladesh and abroad. He is presently a Professor and Dean at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka.