Born in 1981,  Lahore, Pakistan 

Living & working in Gadigal Sydney, Australia

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​Exhibitions

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Solo Shows 

 

2020:   Veiling Unveiling, Wonderwall at TAP India. https://theartplatformindia.com/

2020:   Boundaries, Relevo Arts. https://www.relevoarts.com/

2013:   Glocal, Wonderwall, Delhi, India.

2011:   Solo, Rohtas II, Lahore, Pakistan.

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Group Shows 

2021: Faith, Wonderwall, Delhi Art Week, Delhi, India.

2020: 2020 Blacktown City Art Prize, Finalists Exhibition, The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre, Sydney,  Australia.

2020: When the Globe is Home: Art Theorema #2, Imago Mundi Collection, Gallerie Delle Prigioni, Treviso, Italy.

2020: Australian Muslim Artists, Finalists Exhibition, Islamic Museum of Australia, Melbourne, Australia.

2019: Australian Muslim Artists, Finalists Exhibition, Islamic Museum of Australia, Melbourne, Australia

2019: The Kudos Emerging Artist + Designer Award, Finalists Exhibition, Kudos Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2019: Ellipses-Between the Word and Image, Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur, India

2019: Hunters Hill Art Prize Finalists Exhibition, (highly commended), Hunter’s Hill, Sydney, Australia  

2019: Wonderwall: India Art Fair, Delhi, India.

2018: Contemporary Artists from Pakistan Exhibition: Diocesano Museum of Milano, Italy.

2018: East Meets West: Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, Italy . 

2018: Wonderwall: India Art Fair, Delhi, India.

2017: Promises to Keep: Apexart, New York, USA.

2017: Wonderwall: India Art Fair, Delhi, India.

2016: Finalist 2016 M16 Drawing Prize: m16 Artspace, Canberra, Australia.

2016: Watercolor Exhibition: RQAS Petrie Terrace Gallery, Brisbane, Australia.

2016: What Is Art To You, The Shop Gallery, Glebe, Sydney, Australia.

2016, International Women’s Day Art Exhibition, Tap Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

2016: Wonderwall: India Art Summit. Delhi, India.

2015: Hybrid Affects: Palazzo Redetzky. Milan, Italy.

2015: Surge: The Pakistan Issue, PIX : Goethe Institut, Max Mueller Bhavan. Delhi, India.

2015: Faith: Wonderwall, Delhi, India.

2015: Wonderwall: India Art Summit. Delhi, India.

2015: Surge: The Pakistan Issue: VM Art Gallery. Karachi, Pakistan.

2014: White Turban: Dhaka Art Summit. Bangladesh.

2014: Wonderwall: India Art Summit. Delhi, India.

2013: I: The Stainless Gallery. Delhi, India.

2012: Glocal: MA Thesis Show, BNU. Lahore, Pakistan.

2012: Wonderwall: India Art Fair. Delhi, India.

2011: Kerala Green: Travelling exhibition . SEHER and The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), through SAARC Countries.(accompanying catalogue)

2011: Identity Cards: Canvas Gallery. Karachi, Pakistan.

2011: After All: Royat Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan.

2011: i ≠ i:  Nairang Galleries. Lahore, Pakistan.

2011: Urban Condition: Poppy Seed. Karachi, Pakistan.

2011: Icon : Alhamra Art Council. Lahore, Pakistan.

2011: After All : Royat Gallery. Lahore, Pakistan.

2010: Pudducherry Blue: Travelling exhibition . SEHER and The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), through SAARC Countries. (accompanying catalogue)

2011: Memories of Another Day: The Stainless. Delhi, India.

2010: Show me Love: KSA Gallery. Karachi, Pakistan.

2010:Once Upon A Wonderland  : Exhibit 320. New Delhi, India.

2010: Young Blood: Canvas Gallery. Karachi, Pakistan.

2010: Resemble Reassemble : Devi Art Foundation. Delhi, India. (accompanying catalogue)

2009: Separating the Myth from the Reality, The Status of Women: International Art Festival. Nepal.(accompanying catalogue)

2009: Self as other: Alhamra arts council. Lahore, Pakistan.

2008: Colors of Peace: 39 K. Lahore, Pakistan.

2005: Inside out: ROHTAS II. Lahore, Pakistan.

2005: Self Portraits of Our Times: Rohtas II. Lahore, Pakistan.

2005: Voices: Exhibition of young artists: The World Bank. Islamabad, Pakistan.

2005: Transformations: Alhamra Art Council. Lahore, Pakistan.

2005: All Punjab artist’s association exhibition:  Alhamra arts council. Lahore, Pakistan.

2002: Thesis Show:  National College of Arts. Lahore, Pakistan.

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Education

2019-Today    Master of Fine Arts (Research), University of New South Wales, Australia

2017              Training and Assessment Certificate 4, CBD College, Australia;

2010-2011     Masters of Art and Design Studies, Beaconhouse National University, Pakistan.

1998-2002     BFA, National College of Arts, Pakistan.  

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Teaching​

2015             Assistant Professor, Fine Arts Department, National College of Arts, Pakistan.

2005-2012    Visiting Lecturer, School of Visual Arts and Design, Beaconhouse National University, Pakistan.

 

Publications/Paper Presentations

2019    Veiling and Unveiling: Attire of Women in The Urban Pakistan Reflecting Ideologies, Class and Confusion, Women in Asia Conference ,UNSW Sydney. 

2018    Localizing Globalization: Gender Ideologies of Pakistani Urban Citizens, 22nd biennial conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia(ASAA), University of Sydney.

2011    Misconception of Image Making in Islam, In Search of Religious Harmony, Seminar Proceedings. Ramkrishna Math. Pune, India.

Awards/ Grants/ Residencies

2019    Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship (RTP) at UNSW, Sydney, Australia.

2018    Italian Friends of the Citizens Foundation Emerging Artist Competition: Residency in Milan, Italy.

2016    International Women’s Day Art Prize (People’s Choice: Tap Gallery, Surrey Hills) Sydney.

2011    Kerala Green:  South Asian Artists Camp, Kovalam, India.

2010    Pudducherry Blue:  South Asian Artists Camp, Pondicherry, India.

2010-2012  ZZF Scholarship, Lahore, Pakistan.

2002    BFA Distinction Award:  National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan.

2002    The Shakir Ali Award for Academic excellence. National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan.

1999    Merit Scholarship:  National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan.