ArtistResume


Masters of Arts – Art Gallery and Museum Studies (September 2009)
University of Manchester.
Core Areas: Museology, Objects and Exhibitions, Gallery Learning and
Interpretation

Bachelors in Fine Arts (December 2006)
National Colege of Arts (NCA), Lahore, Pakistan.
Major in Painting, minor in photography and printmaking.

In charge-Artists in Residence (July 2018-May 2019) De Roos van Dekamaweg 71061 HR Amsterdam, The Netherlands (till may 2019)

Art Teacher – O’Levels (August 2012 – June 2017) Preparatory School Islamabad (Diplomatic Enclave, G-5, Islamabad, PAKISTAN)

Assistant Professor (Visiting Faculty) Foundation Year, Introduction to Visual Arts I and II (January 2013 – January 2015) National College of Arts, Liaquat Bagh, Liaquat Road, Rawalpindi, (PAKISTAN)

Art Consultant (August 2011 – June 2012) Islamabad College of Arts and Sciences (G-11 Markaz, Islamabad, PAKISTAN). Working with students of A-Levels on their Art projects and portfolios, as well as enhancing their overall knowledge of the industry

Research Officer (December 2009 – December 2010)

National Art Gallery (Islamabad, PAKISTAN) – Worked on government project for collation of artworks across Pakistan. Created database on information and condition of paintings held by public institutions.

Visitor and Gallery Consultant (November 2008 – April 2009)

The Manchester Museum (University of Manchester, UK) Assisted with visitor queries; Conducted survey and data analysis on the Mediterranean Gallery with final report on suggestions presented to the museum management for implementation

Curator (January 2008 – June 2008) The Rohtas Gallery (Islamabad, PAKISTAN) Managed the 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

Guest Lecturer at the National College of Arts, Rawalpindi (Pakistan)

Forum Speaker – IAPEX 2013, Islamabad. Presented paper on “Understanding the Museum; a Cultural Phenomenon”

Art exhibition reviewer for DAWN, Pakistan’s leading English newspaper, since 2010

Feature contributor for Blue Chip magazine on Art and Culture

Regular writer for Nukta Art, Pakistan’s bi-annual magazine dedicated to the Arts from the sub-continent

Feature contributor for Art Now, an online publication offering critical insight into the art of Pakistan.

Collaborative Duo at the Full Circle Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan titled ‘#12 Faces 12 Spaces’ (February 2017)

Collaborative Duo at the Satrang Gallery, Serena Hotel, Islamabad, Pakistan titled ‘Hazy Opposition/Silent Resilience’ (Dec 2016-Jan 2017)

Group exhibition at Gallery 6, Islamabad, Pakistan titled ‘Opening of GALLERY 6 at F6’, (August 2016)

Two-person exhibition at the Full Circle Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan titled ‘Hybrid Theory’ (May 2015)

Group exhibition at the National Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan titled ‘Rediscovering Female Narratives’ (March 2015)

Group exhibition at the Comsats Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan, titled ‘Between the Lines’ (February 2015)

Group exhibition at the Satrang Gallery, Serena Hotel, Islamabad, Pakistan titled “As we roll along from Morning to Night’ (December 2013)

Exhibition at the V.M Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan titled ‘The unknown can’t be avoided’ (November 2013)

Group exhibition celebrating International Women’s Day at Nomad Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan (March 2013)

Three-person exhibition at Nomad Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan (November 2012)

Group exhibition of Contemporary Art from Pakistan at the Mica Gallery, London, UK (November 2012)

Two-person exhibition at Art Chowk, Karachi, Pakistan titled ‘Spontaneous Articulations’ (July 2012)

Group exhibition at Gallery 6, Islamabad, Pakistan (June-July 2012)

Two-person exhibition at Rohtas 2 Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan titled ‘Cascading Lines’ (March- April 2012)

Solo Exhibition at Alhamra Arts Council, Lahore, titled ‘Blue, Orange and In-Between’ Pakistan (December 2011)

Group Exhibition at De Drawing Studio, Lahore, Pakistan titled ‘Virtuosity’ (April 2011)
Two-person exhibition at Khaas Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan titled ‘Perception vs Progression’ (February 2011)

Group exhibition at Alhamra Arts Council, Lahore, Pakistan (April 2010)

Group exhibition at the National Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan (March 2010)

Group exhibition at Khaas Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan titled ‘Dreams’ (June 2008)

Commission work for Dag Hammarskjold Buidling, New York, USA (August to October 2007)

Group exhibition at Nomad Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan (July to August 2007)

Two-person exhibition at Khaas Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan (May 2007)

Thesis exhibition at National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan (December 2006 to January 2007)

International Association of Art Critics (AICA) – since July 2012

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