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Abeer Asim

 EDUCATION

2009-2010: Masters of Art, Ceramics, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, UK

2005-2008: Bachelors of Design, Ceramics, Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, PK

 

RESEARCH

2010: Art and Perceptions- understanding and appreciating the art works, undertook research on  

         development of perceptions towards artworks, compiled a dissertation for Masters degree

 

2010: Modernism and Postmodernism- to understand their existence within art worlds

 

2008: Studio Ceramics of Pakistan- past, present and future of ceramic 

         artists, organizations, institutions and exhibitions in Pakistan, compiled a dissertation for 

         Bachelors degree                                                                 

          

2007: Ceramic traditions of Indus Valley Civilization, Pakistan

 

2006: Tile works in Sindh, Pakistan

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, PK

2009:  Faculty, Material Sciences, B.design students

 

AHAN- Sindh Ministry of industries, Special initiatives, Govt. of Pakistan, Karachi, PK

2009: Ceramic design and technical Consultant, Technical, Design, Exhibition and Merchandise advisory for trainees

 

Shabir Tiles Pakistan, PK

2008:  Internee, Design and Sciences departments

 

Freelance and Private, PK 

2007-2009: Ceramic workshops for varying age groups to engage and enhance students’ creative skills through ceramic processes

 

The Citizens Foundation, PK

2007: Internee, Ceramic workshops for under privileged students

 

Abn Amro Bank, Head Office, PK

2005: Internee, Credit Assurance department

 

Computerworld and Raabta Magazines, PK

2005: Internee, Design, Editorial and Marketing departments

SELECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

Jan 2010 – Ongoing: Merge | Diverge, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth University, UK

Dec 2010: Inspiring you, inspiring me, Indus Valley Gallery, Karachi, PK

Oct 2010: Intro, Cardiff Design Festival, Royal Arcades, Cardiff, UK

Sep 2010: Merge|diverge, MA thesis show, Howard Gardens gallery, Cardiff, UK  

                (http://mergediverge.com/#)   

Nov 2009: Faculty Art5, Indus Valley Gallery, Karachi, PK

Oct 2008:  Ishq Vishq, Indus Valley Gallery, Karachi, PK

Jun 2009: Emerging Artists, VM art gallery, Karachi, PK
Dec 2008: Lala Land, thesis show, Indus Valley School, Karachi, PK

Mar 2008: Private view, American Consulate, Karachi, PK

 

PUBLICATIONS

2010: Publicity artwork for MA show, UWIC, UK (http://www.csad.uwic.ac.uk/maceramics/images/masters_exhib_2010.pdf)

 

2009: Young at art: growing pains; by Salwat Ali, 14 jun; Dawn News Gallery, PK

(http://artisturoosa.com/PDF/Sunday-14-Jun-2009.pdf)

 

2010: Merge| Diverge international group www.mergediverge.com

 

Skills:

Proficient in Printmaking and Print design processes;

Digital and Manual Photography;

Oil, water and acrylic Painting;

Power point and PhotoshopCS3 softwares