Nahid Raza is a feminist painter. A graduate of the Central Institute of Arts and Crafts (CIAC in 1970) she is now a Principal at the same college. She held her first exhibition the same year, at the Goethe Institute. In the 80s Nahid’s work largely dealt with Baloch Chawkandi Tombs. With time the artist went on to develop a new style dealing largely with the theme of womanhood. She has participated in several exhibitions in Pakistan and abroad and her work has been vastly featured in magazines and art publications including Dr. Akbar Naqvi’s Image and Identity as well as Pioneering perspectives by Niilofur Farrukh.