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Sara Khan


Born in 1985

Lives and works in Karachi.

Faculty member at the Visual Studies, University of Karachi.


2004-2007               University of Karachi, Visual Studies BA (hons) FA(Distinction)



2011      'Redefining the Miniature', Modula Conceptio, Dubai- curated by Camilla H Chaudhary.

2010       Selected for Sovereign Art Prize, Hong Kong.

2010       'The Rising Tide: New Directions in Art of Pakistan 1990-2010', Mohatta Palace, Karachi- curated by Naiza Khan.

2010        ‘Being There’, Koel Gallery, Karachi- curated by Adeela Suleman.

2009        Taza Taseen, (Residency)VASL Karachi.

2009          ‘Recent Work by Graduates of Karachi University Department of Visual Studies’, Chawkandi Art, Karachi-curated by Zohra Hussain.


2009         ‘Mapping the Journeys: New Adventures in Miniature Painting’, Vogue Art Gallery, Lahore – curated by Nayab Shami.

2009        ‘Starring The Artists’ , IVS Gallery, Karachi - curated by Mehreen Zuberi.         


2008        ‘Emerging Talent Show’ , VM Art Gallery , Karachi- curated by Riffat Alvi.

2008        Visual Studies Show, Unicorn Art Gallery, Karachi -curated by Seemah Niaz.

2008        Five person show, Rohtas Gallery, Islamabad - curated by Alia Bilgrami.


2010    17th December, "Pakistan's Palette of Blood and Tears", 'The Rising Tide: New Directions in Art of Pakistan 1990-2010', Art and         Design, The New York Times,  by Jane Perlez.

2010        April, “Ingeunity of Being There”, Herald Magzine, by Nafisa Rizvi.

2010        14th March review (encore) “Being There”, Dawn news, by Quddus Mirza.

2009        April, “Been There, Done That”, News Line, by Salwat Ali.

2008        January, “Ring in the New”, News Line, by Salwat Ali.

2008        “Emerging Talent 2008”, Nukta Art Magzine, the Anxious century, vol 3 by Nafisa Rizvi.             

2008        12th July, “A defining event”, Dawn Gallery, by Marjorie Husain.