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    Imrana Tanveer

    Mixed media | Pakistan

  • Imrana Tanveer

    Imrana Tanveer

    Mixed media | Pakistan

About Imrana Tanveer

Imrana Tanveer is a visual artist based in Karachi, Pakistan. Tanveer holds degrees from the National College of Arts, Lahore and the Textile Institute of Pakistan, Karachi. Her work incorporates weaving and textiles, and appropriates iconic images from Western and Pakistani art and culture to address social and political issues.

She has been awarded the ‘Gallery Exhibition Prize’ and is one of the 30 finalists of the Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2017. She is also the winner of IEAA Awards Exhibition in Brussels, Belgium. She has been shortlisted and featured in Golden 15 Award category of reputed International Emerging Artist Award hosted by Sabrina Amrani Gallery in May 2014. Islamic Art Magazine featured Tanveer’s first solo show in top 10 solo and retrospective exhibitions 2013. Her work is part of renowned collections within as well as outside of Pakistan.

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Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions

2019
Ode to Heaven, Solo show, Satrang Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan

2017
Sovereign Asian At Finalist Exhibition, The James Christie Room at Christie’s in Hong Kong
WITNESS 1st Karachi Biennale, 63 Commiserate, Karachi, Pakistan

2016
Heaven was the Place in Heart, Solo show, Sanat Initiative, Karachi, Pakistan
Roses were Blue, Solo Show Taseer Art Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan
SCOPE Miami Beach Art Fair, ArtPonte Gallery, Miami, USA
Laureates Exhibition of 4th International Emerging Artist Award (IEAA), TAG, Brussels, Belgium
Is She a Spinner of Yarns?, Gandhara Art Space, Karachi, Pakistan

2014
Crossed Wires, Satrang Art Gallery, Serena Hotel Islamabad, Pakistan
Waxing Lyrical, Chawkandi Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
Winner Exhibition of International Emerging Artist Award, Sabrina Armani Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE
Things That Appear, Khaas Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan
I.D, Margala Hotel in collaboration with My Art World, Curated by Lavinia Fillipi, Islamabad
Let’s Take It Outside, Gandhara Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
FRESH!, Amin Gulgee Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
Size and Scale are Not The Same, NM Gallery with Gallery 39K and DUCTAC, Dubai, UAE

Education

2010-2012
M.A (Hons.) Visual Arts
National College of Arts (NCA), Lahore

2004-2008
B.Sc. (Hons.) Textile Design Technology
Textile Institute of Pakistan (TIP), Karachi

AWARDS

March 2017
Sovereign Asian Art Prize finalists, Hong Kong

April 2016
Winner Artist of International Emerging Artist Award, Gallery Show Award at TAG Brussels, Belgium

May 2014
Awarded Golden 10 Category of International Emerging Artist Award (IEAA) organised by Sabrina Armani Gallery, Dubai

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