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Born in 1970, Gujranwala, Pakistan

B.A Fine Art (specialized in Miniature Painting), National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan (1995)
UNESCO Bursary for young artists (1997)

The artist lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

Select Solo Exhibitions

2008 Memory/Metamorphosis, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong
Unclaimed Territories, Aicon Gallery, New York
2007 Seeking, Seeping, Spreading, Rohtas II Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan
2004 Nature Morte Gallery, New Delhi
2003 Bose Pacia Modern Gallery, New York
1998 Gallery Espace, New Delhi
1996 Alliance Francaise Gallery French Center, Lahore, Pakistan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2009 Threshold: Forging Narratives in South Asian Contemporary Art, Aicon Gallery, New York
2008 Conversations Across Cultures: South Asian Imaginaries, Columbia
University, New York, USA.
2007 Lahore Lovelies, Aicon Gallery, London
Continuity and Change: Islamic Tradition in Contemporary Art, The Williamsburg Art and
Historical Center, New York
2006 Gendering Details, Art Square Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Karkhana, a contemporary collaboration, The Asian Art Museum, San Francisco
2005 Karkhana, a contemporary collaboration The Aldrich, Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut
Beyond Borders, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai
Re-Inventing Narratives, La Galerie Mohamed el Fassi, Rabat, Morocco
2004 Contemporary Miniature Paintings from Pakistan, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan
Karkhana Show, Rochedale, UK
Fine Art Resource Gallery, Berlin
2003 Siddhartha Gallery, Katmandu, Nepal
2002 Borderless Terrain, Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
Transforming Tradition: Contemporary Visions from Pakistan, World Bank Art Gallery,
Washington D.C.
United Nation Gallery, New York
2001 In an Exuberant and Profuse Manner, Bose Pacia Gallery, New York
2000 Pakistan Another Vision, Brunei Gallery, London; Huddersfield Art Gallery, Huddersfield,
UK; Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, UK; Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, UK
1999 International Exhibition of Common Wealth, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1998 Sanskrit Kendra Village, New Delhi
1997 Art Connoisseur Gallery, London
Gallery Martini, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Art Centre Gallery, Hong Kong
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Gallery, Hong Kong


1995 1st Prize, Artist Association of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
Distinguish Artist Award, Pakistan Art Academy, Lahore, Pakistan.
1990 1st Position, Fine Art Exhibition, Gujranwala, Pakistan.