Work Experience

 

2011-2013                                Beaconhouse School System      Lahore, Pakistan

 

Advanced Level Art & Design Teacher

     

  • Responsible for course designing and setting examinations, thesis and portfolio guidance for Cambridge International Examinations. Responsible for instilling an understanding of visual perception and aesthetics  along with developing student's abilities of observation and analysis of the visual world, sensitivity, skill, personal expression and imagination. Focus on how to relate their skills to an enhanced knowledge of their own cultures, as well as an appreciation of practical design problems.

 

 

2010                                      Zahoor ul Akhlaq Gallery           National College of Arts

 

Management Team

 

  • Assistant Manager- Involved in organizing the book launch and allied exhibition of “Maazar Baazar”; The book has been produced and edited by Saima Zaidi, to present Pakistani popular culture through visual and documentary forms

 

 

2009-2010                         National College of Arts                       Lahore, Pakistan

 

Illustration Artist

 

  • Illustration Artist for Adaptive English Language Teaching Tool- ICT Islamabad.

  • Responsible for creating the main character of a Teacher and all the visual images per lesson.

  • Created detailed hand drawn keyframes which were later animated

 

2006- 2013                       Taufiq Hussain Couture                      Lahore, Pakistan

 

Creative Director

 

  • Established a new brand for accessories for Taufiq Hussain Couture

  • Incharge of client handling, overseeing promotional campaigns and organizing shoots

 

 

 

2004                                       Dawn News,                                           Lahore, Pakistan

 

Intern

 

  • Interned at the Marketing and Sales Department of Dawn News,

  • Organized a Spelling Bee for school-going children for Marketing purposes, responsible for creative visuals and slogans

 

2004                                       Government of Pakistan                     Lahore, Pakistan

 

Artist

 

  • Was Commissioned as an artist to take part in painting a mural for the International Squash Tournament taking place in Lahore, Pakistan

 

 

 

 

Awards and Honours
 

 

2018       Artwork featured in The Aleph Review Vol.2 (Literary and Art Journal)

2017       Selected for Art Rooms 2018 

2009        Awarded First class Honors in Miniature       painting (BFA) National College of Arts

2009         Renard and Ebraheem Award for Miniature Painting

 

2008       Awarded a prize for 3rd position  in the Culture and       Democracy Exhibition held at NCA in partnership with Heinrich Bӧll Stifung

 

2007        Government of Pakistan: Youth Talent Award; Regional Representative for Youth Delegation to China

 

2007         Young Artists Exhibition at Alhamara Art Gallery

 

2007         Ghazali Education Trust Calligraphy Exhibition

 

2003          Lahore American School Art Extravaganza

 

 

Exhibits

March           My Art Wolrd (Islamabad, Pakistan)

2018              “Art Brunch” - Group show

January         The Art Rooms (London, UK)

2018              “Focus on Pakistan” – group show

November     AnYahh Art Gallery (Dubai, UAE)

2017             “Chiaroscuro”- My Art World Pakistan

October        Ejaz Art Gallery (Lahore, Pakistan)

2017            “Zoetic”- Five Contemporary Miniature                              Artists

April                Taseer Art Gallery (Lahore)

2013                 “Together We Stand Alone”- Solo Show

September     Created Mural for Universal Peace Day,

2012               displayed at the Beaconhouse   School                              System, Liberty Campus (Lahore)          

 

December         The Drawing Room Art Gallery (Lahore)

2009-2010        "Char Rah"

 

October            Moulin De Lest (Milan,Italy)

2009                "Miniature Pakistane Contemporanee"

 

July                  PNCA (Pakistan National Art Gallery- Islamabad)

2009                “Pushing Boundaries”     

 

May                 Alhamra Art Gallery

2009                Miniature Group Show

 

April                Oceans Art Gallery (Karachi)

2009                 Miniature Group Show

 

March             En Vogue Art Gallery (Lahore)

2009               "Trespassing Through Time"

2010 - present

2010 - present

Education

 

2005-2009                            National College of Arts                      Lahore, Pakistan

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Fine Arts Specialization in Miniature Painting)

  • Minors: Photography, Print Making (1&2), Painting, Digital Painting, Screen Printing

  • Scholarship holder from 2005-2009 for being one of the top 5 students

  • Awarded ‘Honours’ for final year thesis project

 

2004                                       Lahore Grammar School                    Lahore, Pakistan

GCE ‘A’ Levels - Cambridge

  • Art and Design, Business Studies, Urdu Language

 

2002                                       Lahore Grammar School                    Lahore, Pakistan

GCE ‘O’ Levels - Cambridge

  • Gained the highest mark in the Lahore region in the June 2002 ‘O’ level examinations for Art (Distinction)

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