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Ayesha Akhbar


Ayesha Akbar

Born 1991

Lives and works in Lahore

BFA National College of Arts, Lahore (Major- Painting, Minor-Photography, printmaking, sculptor and miniature painting) – 2015



Upcoming Show:

Imago mundi Venice biennale – 2016/2017


Group shows

Open fields at PNCA Islamabad - 2016

Witness to history' at Frere hall Karachi - 2016

Diverse Dimension at Satrang Art Gallery Islamabad - 2015

The Hatchery show at Avant-Garde & Kitsch Art Gallery Lahore – 2015

Fine Arts degree show at N.C.A Lahore - 2015

Awareness of polio - Nairang Art Gallery Lahore - 2013

Art and Craft exhibition Tollinton Museum Lahore -2013


Awards & Achievements

Selected for Artist in residence Trelex Geneva, Switzerland -2015/2016

Selected for Artist in residence Galeri Miz Istanbul, turkey - 2015

Avant-Garde & Kitsch residency Lahore (A&K residency) -2015

Distinction in Painting (Fine Arts) - 2015

Grant for thesis project N.C.A Lahore- 2015

Award in creative art competition UET Lahore -2012




‘Conservation & Preservation of Art’ in Pakistan with, Mr. Martin Bernsted (conservator-restorer from Denmark) 2016

Rafi Peer Theater Workshop - Participated as a performer - 2011.    


Work and Experiences

Lecturer at Kinnaird College for women Lahore - 2016

Worked at Nishat Mills as a textile designer-2015-2016


‘Diverse Dimension’ – Published in The Dawn, the News, the Nation, the Pak art & the Art Now - 2015

The Hatchery Show – Published in the News & the Dawn- 2015

Degree show Article published in ‘The News’ on Sunday by Madhia Sikander - 2015

Degree show published in Art Now -2015