Surendra Lawoti was born in Panchther in 1972. He received his MFA in Photography from Massachusetts College of Art and Design (2005) in Boston, USA. He now lives in Toronto, Canada, where he teaches Photography as an Adjunct Professor at the Ontario College of Art and Design University. His work has been exhibited internationally including Gallery 44 and Harbourfront Centre in Toronto; Les Territoires in Montreal; O’Hare International Airport in Chicago; Gallery Kayafas and Tufts University Gallery in Boston; Nepal Association of Fine Arts in Kathmandu; the Goethe-Institut in New Delhi; and Galeria Ateneo Porfirio Barba Jacob in Medellín, Colombia.