Qudsia Azmat Nisar; The recipient of the President’s Pride of Performance, Pakistan 2018
Pakistan’s foremost painter of non-figurative abstract work in the medium of water-colour, Qudsia Azmat Nisar, was the recipient of the President’s Pride of Performance Award in Painting and Art Education 2018. It was a long overdue Honour for this pioneer of contemporary art in Pakistan.
Her work is vibrantly spontaneous, the wide, lyrical, gestures sweeping across hand made paper surfaces in glowing coalescence. Qudsia Nisar is well known as one of the country’s foremost Abstract Expressionist painters.
Jagy Hen Khawab Mein
Wasi Haider, a renowned artist of Pakistan, is recognized in various mediums across different genres. Termed as a “genuine and original painter”, he has extensively worked on calligraphy, figurative art and drawing work and has done numerous solo and group exhibitions both within Pakistan and abroad.
The artist’s work depicts extensive range of subjects, techniques and styles whereby imprints of different art movements are evident throughout his work including Pointillism, Cubism, Minimalism, Symbolism, Modern Art and Abstract Expression.