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Imran Zaib have more than 30 years related work experience, as well as portfolio of varied accomplishments, as best portrait painter, exhibitions, graphic designer and famous illustrator. He studies and learn every aspect, technique, style, color etc from some of his favorite masters, Degas, Cezanne, Monet, Renoir, Rubens and from his mentor Inam Raja. Imran Zaib works receive excellent reviews both from his followers and professional art critics nationally and internationally. His perspective broadened after two Solo Exhibitions in USA.
Mehtab Ali began his career as a professional artist in 1982. His first solo exhibition was held at the Alliance Française in 1994. Since then he has had many solo and group shows at the national and international level. His talent as an artist is God given. He qualified with a B.Sc from Karachi University and mostly paints figurative traditional, cultural and urban women. He loves and enjoys his pen & ink drawings. A few of his worldwide special displays are, The Royal Family Palace, Brunei, The Islamic Centre, Washington D.C., USA, Alliance Française de Paris, The Japan Foundation, Tokyo, Japan and The Quaid E Azam portrait display at Sindh Assembly, Karachi.
Shahid is a renowned Pakistani Canadian painter and sculptor. He dabbles in writing and is a passionate rights activist and educationist. He is the Principal of Arts Council Central Institute of Arts and Craft, Pakistan. Shahid has exhibited his work around the world, including the UK, USA, Canada, France, Italy, UAE, India, and Pakistan. Famous writer and art critic Dr. Akbar Naqvi has done a critical analysis of his work in his book “Sense and Insanity.”Shahid plays the bridge between various genres of art and prominent writers like, Mushtaq Ahmed Yusufi, Anwar Maqsood, Zehra Nigah, Iftikhar Arif, Kishwar Naheed, and Gulzar have praised his extraordinary contribution to the world of art. Over time, Shahid has practiced and experimented with various schools and style of painting. He has also done portraits of leaders like Nelson Mandela, Benazir Bhutto, Justin Trudeau, Hazel McCallion, Salman Taseer, Hilary Clinton, Shahbaz Bhatti, Pope Francis and many great writers and poets. Arts Council Institute of Arts and Crafts (ACIAC) Shahid Rassam is currently leading ACIAC as Principal since 2017. Since he is in charge there are several positive changes anyone can witness. Objective is to make ACIAC in top list of Global institutes for Arts and Crafts Exhibitions: 2020,commissioned work by Mr.Rashid Abdullah(Chairman IBL Group Of Companies & Philanthropist).Asma-e-Hasna & Sooarh-e-Rehman casted in Aluminum & Gold plated. KB19 : Karachi Biennale 2019 at Bagh-e-Ibn-Qasim Solo exhibition “Ghalib & Gulzar series” at VMH Museum Kolkata, 2016. Solo exhibition “Tamasha Meray Aagay” at Koel Gallery,Karachi, 2016. Solo exhibition “Clockwise- Otherwise” at Koel Gallery,Karachi, 2013. Live Painting demonstration on a unique musical composition, painting auctioned for Sick Kids Foundation, Living Art Center, Mississauga Canada organized by SAGA, 2012. Solo exhibition Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC, 2011. Solo Exhibition at Bagash Art Gallery, Dubai. 2006. Group exhibition, Boston, USA, 2003. Group exhibition of Art and Liberty in France, Belgium, Scotland, 2002. Group exhibition at St. Martin College of Arts London 1999. Group exhibition J.N.T.U. College of Arts Hyderabad, India,1998. Ghalib and Gulzar (Called off two hours before the opening by BJP extremist). Commissioned Work& Auctions: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, portrait Prime Minister Narendra Modi, portrait Ruler of Dubai Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid al Maktoum, portrait. Mural auctioned at Christies, Dubai for UNFP program for earthquake victims, US $20,000. Visiting Lecturer: Shanti Nekaytun, Calcutta, and India 2016. Rabindranath Bhartya University, Calcutta, India 2016. JJ School of Art, Mumbai, India 2015. University of Toronto 2011. Al-Ain University UAE. Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation. UAE. Boston University, USA.
Shakir Ali Manganhaar belong to small village of tandoallahyar he is a diploma holder of fine art khanae farhang Hyderabad, from he is childhood he used to do art and visuals from his own observation and memory. His art work's statement he represent his work with the combination of two elements, art and design he enjoy design as a background of visuals and objects which belong to our Sindhi culture.
Sharjil Baloch born in Quetta in 1972, Medical graduate, Fimmaker and visual artist. Baloch has started his painting career in1995. Baloch has been commissioning uncountable portraits with high quality and standard. Baloch has been exhibited his work in numerous local and international exhibitions. Notably Italy, Peru, Poland and Serbia. Baloch has a good command on watercolor, acrylic and charcoal medium.
Tanweer Farooqi is a widely exhibited figurative painter who studied under the guidance of Iqbal Mehdi. Besides doing three solo shows, his work has been displayed at many group shows both nationally and internationally. Tanweer Farooqi also curated an award winning show at inaugural of IAF (Islamabad Art Festival) 2019. He is also currently the President of the Artists Association of Sindh and the Deputy Chairman Artists Association of Pakistan