Master of Arts (Art Gallery and Museum Studies) | University of Manchester, U.K. | 2008 – 2009

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Major in painting, Minor in printmaking) | National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan | 2003 – 2006


  • Participated in a two-month Masterclass in Art Mediation, learning about ways in which exhibitions can be interactive and inclusive.
  • Guided audiences during the Rijksakademie Open Studios.

Participation in a four-day course Frieze: Contemporary Art in London Today.


Art Critic

  • Researching and writing on topics related to Art, Exhibitions, Culture and Museums for various art publications.

Preparatory School Islamabad | Pakistan | 2012 – 2017

Art Teacher

  • O’ Level (Grade 9-10) Arts course as per Cambridge curriculum.
  • Working with students of O’ Levels on their Art portfolios as well as developing their general knowledge of the industry.
  • Arranging gallery visits for the students within the Islamabad city area.

National College of Arts | Pakistan | 2013 – 2015

Assistant Professor

  • Visiting Faculty member for Introduction to Visual Arts course.
  • Delivering presentations on selected topics ranging from Art History to Museums and Culture.
  • Creating connections between guest lecturers and the students for different topics related to the Arts.
  • Preparing examination papers for the students based on the Visual Arts course.

Islamabad College of Arts & Sciences | Pakistan | 2011 – 2012

Art Consultant

  • Designed and delivered art course for grades 8 to 10.
  • Working with students of A-Levels on their Art projects and portfolios, as well as enhancing their overall knowledge of the art and culture industry.


National Art Gallery (NAG) | Pakistan | 2009 – 2010

Research Officer

  • Led the documentation/archival project for official artworks of Government of Pakistan.
  • Created database on information and condition of paintings held by public institutions.
  • Co-curated exhibitions within the gallery spaces and assisting the head of the Visual Arts division of the NAG.
  • Writing and editing texts for gallery labels, brochures and catalogues.
  • Arranged tours for groups from schools to observe and experience the NAG.

The Rohtas Gallery | Pakistan | 2008 – 2008


  • Managed the end-to-end operations of the art gallery.
  • Managed the revamp and renovation work of the gallery.
  • Organized and administered exhibitions of various artists from across Pakistan.
  • Liaised with clients and visitors.
  • Handled the sale process and delivery of artwork.

The Tyrone Guthrie Center | May 2023

  • Participated in a two-week studio residency program with Irish and International writers, poets, and visual artists.
  • Conducted research on the archives and historical significance of the Center.

L’Air Arts, Paris | May 2022

  • Participated in a two-week Art Research residency program with seven international artists.
  • Conducted research on Eastern European artists in Paris after World War 1, including offering a unique opportunity to learn about the history of the Ecole de Paris while reflecting on the significance of the atelier.

Arthouse Holland, Leiderdorp | May – July 2022

  • Participated in a three-month studio residency program with international artists from different parts of the world.
  • I worked with different media and techniques including drawing, painting and printmaking.

Ontario Arts Council Grant | March-August 2021

  • Received a grant in collaboration with Kunji Mark Ikeda, Eric Lawrence Taylor and Mayumi Lashbrook to research a cross disciplinary and cross cultural exploration of precious metals, seeds, and people across imagined and real borders.
  • We connected for a 7-week multi-disciplinary online creation residency, culminating in a public work-in-progress showing.
  • The grant had an application criteria and rigorous reporting standards that were met and in 2021 we had an initial research period supported by the Ontario Arts Council that took place online with a work-in-progress showing at the culmination hosted by L’AiR Arts.

Berlin Art Institute, Berlin | February-September 2021

  • Participation in an eight-month studio residency program, working on Text and Drawing.

L’Air Arts, Paris | January 2020

  • Revisiting the Roaring Twenties 1920/2020: Art, Culture and the École de Paris. L’Air Arts, Paris | January 2020
  • Participation in a three-week multi-disciplinary residency program. During the residency period, artists exchanged ideas with their fellow residents from other countries, participated in relevant professional development events and showcased their work. The goals of this residency was to support international dialogue towards an open and free society of today. Today’s Europe must remain open to the globalized world, including emerging countries, and artistic exchanges are an ideal platform to facilitate this urgent and complex goal.

8B2 | Chak Shahzad, Pakistan | March 2023

  • Sensing The Living
  • Three-person Exhibition

Full Circle gallery | Karachi, Pakistan | November 2022

  • Made in { }
  • Three-person Exhibition

Tagheer | Lahore, Pakistan | November 2022

  • Part and Parcel
  • Collaborative duo


  • Art Spring Berlin
  • Group Exhibition


  • Lisbon Art Weekend
  • Group Exhibition

Full Circle Gallery | Karachi, Pakistan | July 2021

  • Internal Landscapes-On the Wall/In the Mind
  • Group Exhibition

Thx again Berlin-A curatorial platform connecting communities through art | Berlin | May 2021

  • Peepal & Banyan
  • Group Exhibition

Artland | Art & humanities website | October 2020

  • Virtual Residency Exhibition


  • Galleri SoHo
  • Contemporary Independent Artists and Galleries

Artcade | Pakistan | July 2020

  • Virtual Group Exhibition

Virtual Exhibition | April 2020

  • Group Exhibition


  • Pakistan@100
  • Group Exhibition

Full Circle Gallery | Karachi, Pakistan | February 2017 – March 2017

  • 12 Faces 12 Spaces
  • Collaborative duo

Satrang Gallery | Islamabad, Pakistan | December 2016 – January 2017

  • Hazy Opposition / Silent Resilience.
  • Collaborative duo.

Full Circle Gallery | Karachi, Pakistan | May 2015 – June 2015

  • Hybrid Theory.
  • Two-person Exhibition.

National Art Gallery | Islamabad, Pakistan | March 2015 – April 2015

  • Rediscovering Female Narratives.
  • Group Exhibition.

Comsats Art Gallery | Islamabad, Pakistan | February 2015 – March 2015

  • Between the Lines.
  • Group Exhibition.

Satrang gallery | Islamabad, Pakistan | December 2013 – January 2014

  • As We Roll Along from Morning to Night.
  • Group Exhibition.

V.M. gallery | Karachi, Pakistan | November 2013 – December 2013

  • The Unknown can’t be avoided.
  • Two-person show.

MICA gallery | London, U.K. | November 2012 – December 2012

  • Contemporary Art from Pakistan.
  • Group Exhibition.

Art Chowk | Karachi, Pakistan | July 2012 – August 2012

  • Spontaneous Articulations.
  • Two-person Exhibition.

Rohtas 2 gallery | Lahore, Pakistan | March 2012 – April 2012

  • Cascading Lines.
  • Two-person Exhibition.

Alhamrah Arts Council | Lahore, Pakistan | April 2011 – May 2011

  • Blue, Orange and In-Between.
  • Solo Exhibition.

Khaas Art Gallery | Islamabad, Pakistan | February 2011 – March 2011

  • Perception vs. Progression.
  • Two-person Exhibition.

AGALAB | Amsterdam, The Netherlands | 2018 – 2019

  • In-charge Artists in residence.
  • Selection of the Artists in Residence for their work period at the organization.
  • Assisting and advising with the work process of each artist.
  • Critiquing and giving positive feedback during the printing process.
  • Curating and organizing the final exhibition by each group of Artists in Residence at the Bouwput gallery.

The Manchester Museum | Manchester, U.K. | 2008 – 2009

  • Visitor and Gallery Consultant.
  • Assisted with visitor queries; conducted survey and data analysis on the Mediterranean Gallery with a final report on suggestions presented to the museum management for implementation.

Venice Biennale | May 2019 – November 2019

  • My work was included in a collaborative art piece displayed at Participation in Imago Mundi, Pakistan segment.
  • My work was published in the catalogue created for the exhibition, Lines in the Sand: Contemporary Art from Pakistan.

Mail Art Collaboration, Amsterdam | March 2020-March 2021

  • Participation in a one year mail art correspondence project with Alberta based artist, Jennifer Rae Forsyth during the pandemic.
  • The works created were exhibited at Tagheer in Lahore, Pakistan.