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Shazia Qureshi

 

SHAZIA  QURESHI

Cell  #  0300-3662988

Email: shaziaumer69@yahoo.com

 

                                                

1969                Born in Karachi                      

 

 

EDUCATION:

2016                MA in philosophy.

1994                Diploma in Fine Arts (4 years) from Karachi School of Art

MAJOR: Printmaking & MINOR: Painting

1990                B.Sc. (Pre Engineering)

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

2018                Teaching drawing at Indus Valley School of Arts.

1999 –to date Teaching Drawing and Printmaking, Visual Studies Dept., University of Karachi

1994-1999       Teaching Drawing and Printmaking, Karachi School of Art

 

 

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED:

2018               Drawing Workshop by Australian artist Michael Esson, Indus Valley 

                       School of Art and Architecture                       

2017                Geometry: Investigating a six fold pattern conducted by Dr Lisa             

                        Delong             

                       Of ‘The Prince’s School of Arts,’ London. At VM Centre.

2017                Illumination: Islimi Design and brushwork conducted by Farkhondeh

                        Ahmadzadeh of “the Prince’s school of traditional Arts; London at VM    

                        VM centre.  

2016                “Knowledge as an engine for Socio-Economic Development” lecture    

                        Attended, University of Karachi.    

2016                International conference:” Cacehallenges of conflict- induced

                        Displacement and policy making in Europe and South Asia”

                        University of Karachi.                          

1998                Ceramic Workshop by Masood Kohari, Karchi School of Art

1997                Ceramic Workshop by Ishrat Suhrawardi, organized by VM Art Gallery, Rangoonwalla Community Centre, Karachi.

1997                Painting Workshop by Hermann Kremsnayer, organized by Austrian embassy, Karachi School of Art

1993                Egg Tempera Workshop by Andrew Young, Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi.

 

 

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2013               “Organized Chaos”, two- person exhibition, VM Art Gallery,Karachi.

1999               Dialogue”, solo, VM Art gallery, Karachi

1996               Paintings, Prints and Drawings”, two-person exhibition, VM Art Gallery, Karachi

 

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2017                “Botany of Desire” Koel Gallery, Karachi.

2016                We the people”, Sadeqain Gallery, Frere Hall, Karachi.

2014                First International Print Biennial Karachi, 2014”

2002                Roll Call”, VM Art Gallery, Karachi

2001                Third Edition”, International Small engraving Salon Carbunari, Florean Museum, Maramures, Romania.

2000                Pakistan: Another Vision”, Brunei Gallery, London. Huddersfield Art Gallery, Huddersfield, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow. Hot Bath Gallery, Bath and Victoria Art Gallery, Bath. UK.

1999                3rd Egyptian International Print Triennial”, Cairo

1999                Spaces Within” A.N Gallery Karachi

1999                ArtFest’99”, Sheraton, Karachi

1998                Urban Voices”, ArtFest’98, Sheraton, Karachi

1997                The Longer Now”, The AN Gallery, Karachi

1997                2nd Egyptian International Print Triennial”, Cairo

1996                International Print Exhibition, Portland Art Museum, Oregon, USA

1995                Group Show”, Sadequain gallery, Karachi

1995                18th International Independent Exhibition” in Kanagawa, Japan

1994                Art Caravan”, Karachi to Peshawar, A mobile exhibition.

 

 

PRESS:

 

2013                Celebrating Chaos, Salwat Ali, “Dawn” 13th October.

2000                Silent Dialogues, Moona Siddiqui, “The News” 30th Jan

1999                The Final Judgment, Marjorie Hussain, “Dawn – The Review”, 16-22 December

1999                An attempt to unveil the mystery of death, Salwat Ali,  “The News” 30th December

1999                Dialogue at VM, “Daily News”, 4th December

1996                Two Philosophies Under One Roof, Humayun Akhtar, 19th April

1995                Class of ’94, Marjorie Hussain, “Dawn – Tuesday Review”, June 20 -26.

 

 

WORKS IN COLLECTION OF:

 

2001                Florean Museum, Maramures, Romania

 

 

Updated January 2018