Born 1979. Pakistan
MFA in Painting. Slade School of Art. London, UK
BFA. National College of Arts. Lahore, Pakistan
Lives and Work Lahore, Pakistan.


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016
  • Ruins. Jhaveri Contemporary. London, UK
2014
  • Work in progress. The Art House. Wakefield, UK
2013
  • Jhaveri Contemporary. Mumbai, India
2009
  • Rider Green Cardamom. London, UK
  • Rider Rohtas II. Lahore, Pakistan
2008
  • Gallery Espace. New Delhi, India
2007
  • Mid-career survey, Cartwright Hall Gallery. Bradford, UK
  • VM Art Gallery. Karachi, Pakistan
2006
  • ‘Sacred Souls, Secret Lives’ Ethan Cohen Fine Arts Gallery. New York, USA
  • ‘Sacred Souls, Secret Lives’ Green Cardamom. London, UK
  • Alhamra Art Galleries. Lahore, Pakistan
2004
  • Paradise Road Gallery. Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Zahoor-ul-Ikhlaq Art Gallery. National College of Arts. Lahore, Pakistan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
  • Karachi Biennale. Karachi, Pakistan
  • Everything Exists Now. Kristin Hjellegjerde. London, U.K.
2016
  • The Missing One. Curated by Nada Raza. Office for Contemporary Art Norway. Oslo, Norway
2015
  • Kurz / Dust. The Centre for Contemporary Art. Ujazdowski Castle. Warsaw, Poland
  • UNIVERSAL / PERSONAL. Curated by Aisha Khalid. Hinterland Gallery. Vienna, Austria
  • The human image: Masterpieces of figurative art from the British Museum. British Museum. London, UK
2014
  • Ethereal. Leila Heller Gallery. New York, USA
  • The importance of staying quiet. Yallay Gallery. Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
2013
  • Heritage Reinvented. Tryon St Gallery. London, UK
  • Portraits. Selma Feriani Gallery. London, UK.
  • Be A Man. Summaria Lunn Gallery. London, UK.
2012
  • Creative Cities Collection. Barbican Exhibition Hall. London, UK
  • Chosen’ Artgate Gallery. New York, USA
  • Catlin Prize, Londoncastle Project Space. London, UK
2011
  • ‘Drawn From Life’ Abbot Hall Art Gallery. Kendal, UK.
2010
  • ‘Beyond The Page’ Pacific Asia Museum. Pasadena, USA
  • ‘Drawn From Life: Drawing Form’ Green Cardamom Gallery. London, UK
2009
  • ‘Oog In Oog’ Speelhuilaan 171. Breda, The Netherlands
2008
  • ‘Nocturnal Songs’ Alahmra Art Gallery. Lahore, Pakistan
  • 13th Asian Art Biennale. Bangladesh
  • East – West Center Gallery. Hawaii, USA
2007
  • Inaugural Exhibition National Art Gallery. Islamabad, Pakistan
2006
  • 12th Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh
  • ‘Curious Ties’ The Lab Gallery. New York, USA
  • 9th National Exhibition of Visual Arts. Lahore, Pakistan
2003
  • Lionel Wendt Art Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka
2001
  • Shakir Ali Museum. Lahore, Pakistan

Selected Awards and Recognitions

2011
  • The Land Securities Studio Award. London, UK
  • Melvill Nettleship Prize for Figure Composition. UCL. London, UK
2006
  • Art OMI. New York, USA
  • Young Painter Award, Lahore Arts Council. Lahore, Pakistan
2005
  • ROSL Travel Scholarship: Residency at Hospital Field. Scotland, UK
2004
  • Vasl Residency (Triangle Arts Trust) Karachi, Pakistan
2003
  • International Artist Camp, George Kyet Foundation. Sri Lanka
  • Lionel Wendt Art Gallery. Colombo, Sri Lanka
2002
  • Merit Scholarship National College of Arts. Lahore, Pakistan
2001
  • Shakir Ali Museum. Lahore, Pakistan

Collections

British Museum, London, UK

Victoria & Albert Museum. London, UK

Queensland Art Gallery. Queensland, Australia

Burger Collection. Hong Kong, China

Creative Cities Collection. Beijing, China

Kiran Nadar Museum of Art. New Delhi, India

Pacific Asia Museum. Pasadena, U.S.A.

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