Amongst South Asia’s Contemporary Artists, Soraya Sikander, is one of today’s leading contemporary painters known for inventing the ‘Calligraphy Landscape’. Internationally recognised for her pioneering style, the artist has exhibited at galleries and museums in China, Singapore, Netherlands, UK, UAE, Pakistan and more. Trained from London Atelier of Representational Arts & University College London’s Slade Summer School, the artist is one of the few to have the distinction of being both, critically acclaimed, as well as a commercial success. Her recent exhibition includes the 8th International Beijing Biennale. Dubbed ‘Artist to Collect’. Soraya Sikander’s tonal landscapes are an interpretation of places seen from the mind’s eye.
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Ayesha Durrani is a modern miniaturist. She graduated in 2003 from the National College of Arts with a BFA. Ayesha has held several international exhibitions including at Unicorn Space Dubai, Unicorn Gallery Lahore, Aicon Gallery New York and Gallery 27 Cork Street, London, Dubai, New Delhi etc. Ayesha Durrani draws out feminist topics through her work exploring themes of female bondage and arranged marriages in Pakistani culture.
AAKIF SURI (B.1982) is one of today’s leading miniature painters. Known for his socio-political miniatures, Aakif is a graduate of the National College of Arts Lahore, 2006, with a distinction in Miniature Painting BFA. The artist has exhibited his miniatures at leading international art galleries including Unicorn Gallery UAE, Forth Eye Gallery Canada, Melbourne ART fair Australia, ‘Slick’ Art Fair Paris, Omani Society of Fine Arts, New Delhi, New End Gallery, Hampstead. CALL/WHATSAPP: +92 300 8260580
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. EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org