Soraya Sikander

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

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.

Shiblee Munir

Shiblee Munir was born into a family of fine artists, in the year 1982, in Jhang, Pakistan. Shiblee’s ancestors followed the first Mughal Emperor Babur from their native Afghanistan to Persia and then India, as part of his team of painters and calligraphers, remaining at the Delhi court until the early 19th century. However, with […]

Shiblee Munir

Shiblee Muneer was born in Jhang, Pakistan in a family of artists, in which miniature painting has been practiced for centuries. The family legend has it that Muneerʼs ancestors followed the first Mughal Emperor Babur from their native Afghanistan to Persia and then India, as part of his team of painters and calligraphers. The painting […]

Shiblee Munir

SHIBLEE MUNIR is a popular contemporary artist with a background in miniature painting. In his work, the artist uses the formalist methods of Mughal court atelier artists. An age old technique, imbibing all the classical principles. His artworks address issues of today; our biases, reading of history, cultural imperialism, religion and politics etc. Shiblee Munir […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ayesha Durrani

  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 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 […]

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

Bashir Ahmed

Bashir Ahmed was born in 1953 and was the department head of miniature department at the National College of Arts in Lahore. A distinguished artist Professor Bashir Ahmed has been a traditional miniature artist working in the original Persian and Mughal miniature techniques and training  generations of modern miniaturists. Book: Miniature painters, ‘Painters of Pakistan’ […]