Born in Karachi - Pakistan

Lives and Works in Dubai – UAE

 

EDUCATION

 

2019   Rhode Island School of Design MFA - Painting

2009  National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan - Bachelor of Fine Arts 

2005  Indus Valley School of Arts & Architecture, Karachi - Pakistan - BFA - Painting

    

SCHOLARSHIP

 2017 MFA Scholarship (SEAF) Abu Dhabi

FELLOWSHIP

2016  The Salama bint Hamdan Emerging Artists Fellowship (SEAF) Abu Dhabi

SOLO SHOW

2015  'Murmuration', American University in Dubai

2014  ‘The Promised Land’, Saeed Akthar Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan

2008  Degree Show, National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS


2019 ‘RISD MFA Show 2019’, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York

‘Graduate Show’ RISD, Convention Centre, Providence, Rhode Island

‘Selected Students’ , RISD ’19, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island

2018 ‘Group Show’ RISD Painting Biennale, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island

'Expectations', RISD MFA group show, Field Projects, Chelsea, New York City

'N-X00: New Forms for Citizenship', MAS CONTEXT, The Venice Architecture Biennale, US Pavilion

 2016  'False Dawn', Rotunda Gallery, AUD, Dubai

'Community & Critique', Warehouse 421, Abu Dhabi

 2015   Royal College of Art, RCA Secret 2015, Art Dubai

 2014   'Dual', Two person Show, Bait Muzna Gallery, Muscat, Oman

 'Golden 15 Category', Group Show, International Emerging Artist Award, Sabrina Armani Gallery, Dubai

'Seeing is Believing' Group Show, Sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank, Lahore, Pakistan

‘Size and Scale are the not the same’, Group Show, Gallery of Light, DUCTAC, Dubai

‘Postcard Drawing’, Group Show, Saeed Akhtar Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan

 2013  'Women in Art IX’, Group Show, Courtyard Gallery, Dubai

‘Stateless’, Suden Sound festival, Berlin, Germany

‘The Absence Through Presence’, Installation SIKKA Art Fair, Dubai

‘Prufer Sequence’, NOISE & Whispers Exhibition, GV Art Gallery, London

Collaboration with Simon Coates and UK band ‘The Untied Knot’ - Microdot (Radio Al Barsha Version) as part of Reuse Aloud Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Vipralambha (Union Through Separation), Fission: Fusion, Tulsa, USA

  2012 Vipralambha (Union Through Separation),Obserwatorium Urban  Sound Festival, Turon, Poland Collaboration with Simon Coates

 2008 Transformation, Zahoor ul Akhlaq Gallery NCA, Lahore, Pakistan

 

RESIDENCY

2014 The Trélex Residency, Trélex, Switzerland - 4 Weeks

 

ART PROGRAMMES

2015  Campus Art Dubai 4.0, Core member

2014  Campus Art Dubai 3.0, Core member


COLLECTION:

Brown Arts Initiative Student Collection, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island