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Bachelor of Fine Arts

Specialization Indo-Persian Miniature painting with honors


National College of Arts 

Lahore, Pakistan 


Minors: Photography, Printmaking (1&2), Painting, Digital Painting, Screen Printing

Honors & Awards


Renard and Ebraheem Award • Awarded to the Top Artist in the Miniature Painting Department 



First Class Honors • Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA)  • Miniature Painting Department  


2005- 2009

Full Scholarship for Academics Achievement • The National College of Arts



Prize Winner • Culture and Democracy Show • Held in Partnership with Heinrich Bӧll Stifung Foundation 



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



Brilliance Award • International Exhibition of Calligraphy held at Alhambra Art Gallery, Lahore



Distinction Award • Awarded the highest marks in the Lahore region in the June 2002 ‘O’ level examinations for Art and Design


February 2024 

Digitizing the miniature: Mahnoor Hussain and the spirit of feminism • Solo Show • Brown University’s Watson Institute and Saxena Center for South Asian arts • Providence, RI, USA


August 2023 

The 37th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition • Selected for a juried group show • Agora Gallery • Chelsea, NY, USA


August 2021 

Healing from within • Selected for a juried group show, guest juror Tam Gryn • Create! International Art Magazine • Virtual Show


March 2018

Art Brunch • Group Show • My Art World Gallery • Islamabad, PK


January 2018

The Art Rooms: Focus On Pakistan • Group Show • London, UK


November 2017

Chiaroscuro • Group Show • AnYahh Art Gallery • Dubai, UAE


October 2017

Zoetic: Five Contemporary Miniature Artists• Group Show • Ejaz Art Gallery • Lahore, PK


April 2013

Together We Stand Alone • Solo Show • The Drawing Room Art Gallery  • Lahore, PK


December 2009-2010

Char Rah • Group Show of Four Contemporary Miniature Artists • The Drawing Room Art Gallery • Lahore, PK


October 2009

Opening of New Contemporary Department • Group Show organized by Moulin de l’Est, a Parisian Cultural Society dedicated to the promotion of South Asian Art • Galleria Gomiero  • Milan, Italy 


July 2009

Pushing Boundaries • Group Show • Pakistan National Art Gallery (PNCA)  • Islamabad, PK


May 2009

Miniature Painting • Group Show • Alhambra Art Gallery  • Lahore, PK


April 2009

Miniature Painting • Group Show • Oceans Art Gallery  • Karachi, PK


March 2009

Trespassing Through Time • Group Show • En Vogue Art Gallery  • Lahore, PK


January 2009

Class of 2009 Thesis • Degree Show • The National College of Arts • Lahore, PK


November 2008

Culture and Democracy Exhibition •   Juried Group Show Prize Winner • Heinrich Bӧll Stifung Foundation in partnership with NCA • Lahore, PK


November 2007

Calligraphy Exhibition • Group Show • Ghazali Education Trust • Alhambra Art Gallery • Lahore, PK



Annual Young Artists Exhibition • Group Show • Alhambra Art Gallery  • Lahore, PK



Mural Painting • Commissioned for the Opening of the International Squash Tournament  • Lahore, PK

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