Iqbal Hussain

* SOLD IQBAL HUSSAIN is a painter of conscience! Born into Lahore’s notorious ‘Shahi Mohalla’ or the Red Light District, the artist’s trouble childhood is reflected in these sensitive and provocative, vocal paintings that explore the treatment of women. Having graduated from the National College of Arts in 1974, the artist went on to have […]

Imran Mudassar

Imran Mudassar has Bachelors in Fine Arts with a Distinction from National College of Arts, and was awarded the Award of Excellence by Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore. He has shown in Art Hong Kong (2010), “Assemble Reassemble”, Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi (2010). He has completed a residency at the Visual Art Collective (Khoj International […]

Asif Ahmed

  Asif Ahmed  graduated from National College of Art in 2004 with a  BFA 1st Division, Distinction in Miniature Painting. The artist has participated in several group and solo exhibitions in Pakistan and abroad. His modern miniatures explore traditional art, political intrigue, power and blending history with the modern.  Asif Ahmed’s miniatures have been auctioned internationally and […]

Ayesha Durrani

Ayesha Durrani is a leading modern miniaturist artist. Having graduated from the prestigious National College of Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Art degree, Ayesha has held several international exhibitions including at Aicon Gallery in New York and Gallery 27 Cork Street, London, Dubai, New Delhi, Unicorn Gallery Karachi and Lahore etc. Ayesha Durrani draws […]

Dua Abbas

Dua Abbas majored in Painting from The National College of Arts, Lahore and graduated with Distinction in 2009. Dua’s work is influenced by two decades of reading fiction and poetry and an inclination towards narrative storytelling. Dua has participated in several exhibitions in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Dubai and Delhi and is an active art reviewer […]

Shahid Jalal

SHAHID JALAL (Born 1948) is one of the outstanding members of the Association who has no art qualification from any institution and has therefore not been mentioned in their context. He has developed a style of his own which is executed with thick impasto brush strokes, the surface being further divided to form a subtle […]

Waseem Ahmed

Waseem Ahmed is a modern miniaturist based in Germany. Born in Hyderabad, Pakistan (1976) Waseem graduated from National College of Arts in 2000 with “Honors” in the field of Miniature Painting. He mixes Mughal tradition, fusing it with modern elements and through his work he comments on contemporary socio-political events. Waseem has participated in several solo […]

Attiya Shaukat

  Attiya Shaukat has a BFA in Fine Arts from National College of Arts as well as from the Lahore College of Women. Through her work she explores her personal narrative. Having suffered paralysis, the artist highlights images of spines, vertebrae and mechanical parts. Attiya uses the age-old tradition of miniature painting and incorporates it into […]

Attiya Shaukat

Attiya Shaukat has a BFA in Fine Arts from National College of Arts as well as from the Lahore College of Women. Through her work she explores her personal narrative. Having suffered paralysis, the artist highlights images of spines, vertebrae and mechanical parts. Attiya uses the age-old tradition of miniature painting and incorporates it into modern […]

Rind

A.S Rind is a popular artist amongst art collectors. Having graduated with a BFA in Fine Arts in 1988 from Central Institute of Arts and Crafts Karachi, the artist has participated in several group and solo exhibitions at galleries in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and abroad. Rind is known for his figurative paintings of women adorned with […]

Hajra

Hajra is one of today’s most established leading Pakistani artists. With a Diploma in Fine Arts from Government College of Art and Craft, Lucknow in 1964, Hajra is thre recipient of numerous art awards including Karachi Arts Exhibition at Arts Council, Karachi in 1966 and in 1982, she got the First prize in Haidar Awards, conducted by Abasin […]

Hanif Shahzad

  Hanif Shahzad is a senior painter best known for his cityscape paintings of Karachi. The artist has participated in a number of exhibitions and enjoys immense popularity amongst art collectors. Hanif Shahzad is a Karachi School of Art graduate and won first prize in a KSA competition in 1986. The artist’s large oil on […]

Amjad Ali Talpur

    Amjad Ali Talpur trained in miniature from the National College of Arts, Lahore. He teaches and practices at Jamshoro Sindh and his grid miniatures explore themes of country, culture, history, mughal and Islamic identity. The artist’s socio-political miniatures have been widely exhibited internationally. 345

Major Miniaturists 20 – 30 November 2014

Unicorn Gallery requests the pleasure of your company at the opening reception of the exhibition ‘Major miniaturists’ on Thursday 20th November 2014 from 5 to 8 pm. The exhibition brings together the choicest works of leading contemporary miniature artists.

Aqeel Solangi

Aqeel Solangi is an imaginative painter of nature and explores themes of time and memory and works in various mediums including painting, drawing and sculpture. He has been exhibiting nationally and internationally. Aqeel graduated with a BFA with honors in 2003 and MA (Hons.) Visual Art in 2005, both from NCA, Lahore. He was the […]

Eqbal Mehdi

Eqbal Mehdi was born in 1946 in Amroha, India and was a trained realist painter. The artist was influenced by the work of old masters particularly Rembrandt and Andrew Wyeth. During his lifetime Eqbal Mehdi received several awards for his outstanding drawings, and was commissioned by art collectors and organizations to paint portraits on large […]