August 2016 Artist of the Month

Rashid Arshed

EDUCATION

Studied art at National College of Arts, Lahore, Rutgers New Jersey and Parsons School of Design NY

M. A. History, Karachi University

ACADEMIC

2006-08: Head, Department of Fine Art, Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture, Karachi

2007/08: Juror Senior Thesis, National College of Arts, Lahore

1970-75 Principal, Central School of Arts and Crafts, Karachi

SELECTED SOLO AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016: Pacific Asia Museum, Los Angeles

2015: Chaffey Community Museum of Art, Ontario CA

2012: Koel Gallery, Karachi

2008: University of Bradford UK

2008: Tradition and Transition” Canvas Gallery, Karachi

2008: "Unseen Visions" East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

2005: “Beyond Borders” National Gallery of Modern Art, Bombay

2001: Pakistan, Another Vision: Victoria Art Gallery, Bath UK

1999: "In Retrospect" University Museum, UTM, Tennessee

1993: Art Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ

1992: The Heckscher Museum, Huntington NY

1979: Jersey City Museum. Jersey City New Jersey

1977: "Contemporary Reflections" Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield CT.

1974: "Calligraphy in Modern Art" Goethe Institut, Karachi

1972: Traveling Exhibition of Pakistani Artists; Rome, Brussels, Hamburg, Madrid, Bonn, Koln

AWARDS

2016: Pacific Asia Museum-Pakistan Arts Council Life Time Achievement Award

2015: Chaffey Community Museum of Art, California, Purchase Award for Permanent Collection

1992: Best of Show Award, Art Center of New Jersey

1992: Best in Mixed Media, Arts 92, Union County Arts Council, New Jersey

1991: Award of Merit, long Island Artists Guild

1989: Best in Oil, Arts 89, Union County Arts Council, New Jersey

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