AHMED ANVER

BORN 30TH NOVEMBER 1956 AHMEDABAD, INDIA.

QUALIFICATION:
INTERMEDIATE
DIPLOMA IN FINE ARTS CENTRAL INSTITUTE OF ARTS AND CRAFTS KARACHI. 1980
NATIONAL MUSEUM KARACHI, ARTIST, MODELER 1977 TO 1979
TAWAKKAL SCREEN PRINTING AND TEXTILE DESIGNER 1970 TO 1982
DIPLOMA IN TEXTILE DESIGNER SANG MEEART INSTITUTE SINGAPORE 1985

DESIGNATION:
MANAGING DIRECTOR SABUHA ART GALLERY.
CHAIRMAN OF THE ART BANK ARTISTS’ WELFARE ASSOCIATION (ESTB. IN 1990)
DIRECTOR OF GRAFIKA ART STUDIO.
CHAIRMAN OF PAKISTAN CHAPTER COMMITTEE OF FITMA, TAIWAN. 2008

EXPERIENCE:
PAINTING IN WATER COLOUR, OIL ON CANVAS,
PEN AND PENCIL, SCULPTURE, TEXTILE DESIGNING, GLASS ACHING,
CALLIGRAPHY, GRAPHIC DESIGNING AND SCREEN PRINTING WORK.

MEMBERSHIP:
MEMBER OF FINE ARTS COMMITTEE ARTS COUNCIL KARACHI. 1994
FEDERATION OF INTERNATIONAL TSA-MO ARTISTS, TAIWAN. (CHAIRMAN OF KARACHI CHAPTER).
THE BOMBAY ART SOCIETY, INDIA.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY, KARACHI, PAKISTAN.
PAKISTAN-INDIA PEOPLE’S FORUM (FOR PEACE AND DEMOCRACY (SINDH CHAPTER).
KARACHI PRESS CLUB.

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
BEST PERFORMANCE ART AWARD OF SHAMA CULTURAL ACADEMY MULTAN. 1992
IRAN CULTURE CENTRE SPECIAL AWARD IN CALLIGRAPHY 1995
SADEQUAIN AWARD IN CALLIGRAPHY 1995
MONOGRAM DESIGNING 101 AND BIG MURAL MALIR HALT MESS KARACHI, PAKISTAN ARMY.
GRAPHIC DESIGNING IN DOCUMENTARY FILM OF TURKMANISTAN.
GREETING CARD OF AGHA KHAN HOSPITAL KARACHI AND OTHER FOUNDATIONS.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
PUNJAB ARTS COUNCIL, LAHORE. 1983
MULTAN ARTS COUNCIL, MULTAN. 1984
INDIA HOUSE, KARACHI. 1985
SABUHA ART GALLERY KARACHI. 2004

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS:
11TH INTERNATIONAL WATER COLOUR EXHIBITION, MALAYSIA. 1996
12TH INTERNATIONAL WATER COLOUR EXHIBITION IN TOTTORI, JAPAN. 1997
50 YEARS INDO-PAK GOLDEN JUBILEE CULTURAL SAMAROH, HYDERABAD DAKAN, INDIA. 1997
BIENNIAL GRAPHIC EXHIBITION IN TEHRAN, IRAN. 1997
106TH ALL INDIA ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION, JEHANGIR ART GALLERY, BOMBAY, INDIA. 1998
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF TSAI-MO ART. MILLENNIUM SHOW, TAIWAN. 1999
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF TSAI-MO ART. INTERNET SHOW, TAIWAN. 2001
5th INTERNATIONAL CALLIGRAPHY COMPETITION IRCICA, ISTANBUL, TURKEY. 2002
INTERNATIONAL FLAG PAINTING EXHIBITION IN TAIWAN, USA, POLAND & FRANCE. 2003
6TH INTERNATIONAL CALLIGRAPHY COMPETITION IRCICA, ISTANBUL, TURKEY. 2004
16TH ASIA WATERCOLOUR ART EXHIBITION AT MALAYSIA 2004
3RD INTER. BIENNIAL OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD CNTEMPORARY PAINTING IN TEHRAN, IRAN. 2005
2005 INTERNATIONAL TSAI-MO CLOTHES ART EXHIBITION IN TAIWAN. 2005
2006 INTERNATIONAL TSAI-MO SQUARE CLOTH EXHIBITION IN TAIWAN. 2006
2007 INTERNATIONAL TSAI-MO TOTEM ART EXHIBITION IN TAIWAN. 2007
15TH INTERNATIONAL HOLY QURAN EXHIBITION IN TEHRAN -IRAN. 2007
VILLANO6 (IN SEARCH OF A GROUP EXHIBITION) 4 WALLS ART GALLERY IN DUBAI. 2008
2008 INTERNATIONAL TSAI-MO- ECOLOGY ART EXHIBITION IN TAIWAN. 2008

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
AMERICAN CENTRE, KARACHI, 1983
ARTIST OF SIND, THE ARTS COUNCIL, KARACHI. 1983
SPORTS PAINTINGS EXHIBITION, AL-HAMRA ART CENTRE, LAHORE. 1983
EXHIBITION OF CALLIGRAPHY, ARTS COUNCIL KARACHI. 1983
3RD, S. S. HAIDER AWARD, ABASEEN ARTS COUNCIL, PESHAWAR. 1983
SPORTS PAINT EXHIBITION, ISLAMABAD. 1983
INSTITUTE OF FINE ARTS, KARACHI. 1983
ARTISTS OF SIND, THE ARTS COUNCIL KARACHI. 1984
EXHIBITION IN SECOND NATIONAL BOOK FAIR, YMCA, KARACHI. 1984
EXHIBITION BY SINDH ARTISTS, THE ARTS COUNCIL KARACHI. 1984
ARTISTS ASSOCIATION OF SIND KARACHI. 1987
SADEQUAIN AWARD, KARACHI. 1992
ARTISTS OF SIND, THE ARTS COUNCIL KARACHI. 1992
SADEQUAIN AWARD, KARACHI. 1993
ARTISTS OF KARACHI, ARTS COUNCIL, KARACHI. 1994
2ND NATIONAL CALLIGRAPHY EXHIBITION, ISLAMABAD. 1994
SADEQUAIN AWARD, KARACHI. 1994
EXHIBITION FINE ART COMMITTE KARACHI ARTS COUNCIL, KARACHI. 1994
CALLIGRAPHY EXHIBITION, IRAN CULTURE CENTRE, KARACHI. 1995
THE FINE ARTS SOCIETY EXHIBITION IN ARTS COUNCIL, KARACHI. 1995
SADEQUAIN AWARD, KARACHI. 1995
PNCA. EXHIBITION IN BM ART GALLERY, KARACHI. 1995
THE FINE ARTS SOCIETY EXHIBITION IN LAHORE, ISLAMABAD, KARACHI. 1995
16TH ANNIVERSARY IRAN EXHIBITION, IRAN CULTURE CENTRE, KARACHI. 1995
PAINTING EXHIBITION, PRESS CLUB, HYDERABAD. 1995
CALLIGRAPHY EXHIBITION, ISLAMABAD. 1996
PNCA. EXHIBITION IN BM GALLERY, KARACHI. 1996
1ST ANNIVERSARY FINE ART, ARTS COUNCIL, KARACHI. 1996
KHWAJA FARID AWARD, MULTAN. 1996
SADEQUAIN AWARD, KARACHI. 1996
CALLIGRAPHY EXHIBITION, SADEQUAIN GALLERY, KARACHI. 1997
2ND ANNIVERSARY FINE ART, SADEQUAIN GALLERY, KARACHI. 1997
GOLDEN JUBILEE EXHIBITION IN ARTS COUNCIL, LAHORE. 1997
GOLDEN JUBILEE EXHIBITION IN ARTS COUNCIL, KARACHI. 1997
GOLDEN JUBILEE EXHIBITION IN ARTS COUNCIL, KARACHI. (FINE ART) 1997
CALLIGRAPHY EXHIBITION, ARTS COUNCIL, KARACHI. 1998
PNCA. CALLIGRAPHY EXHIBITION, ARTS COUNCIL, KARACHI. 1999
2nd INTERNATIONAL CALLIGRAPHY EXHIBITION, AL-HAMRA ART CENTER, LAHORE. 1999
GULBHAU CALLIGRAPHY EXHIBITION, METROPOLE HOTEL, KARACHI. 1999
CALLIGRAPHY 99 EXHIBITION, FUNKAR ART GALLERY, KARACHI. 1999
4TH NATIONAL CALLIGRAPHY EXHIBITION, N.C.A., ISLAMABAD. 1999
PANTING SHOW IN SADEQUAIN ART GALLERY, KARACHI. 2000
N.C.A. PANTING EXHIBITION, MARITIME MUSEUM, KARACHI. 2000
3nd INTERNATIONAL CALLIGRAPHY EXHIBITION, AL-HAMRA ART CENTER, LAHORE. 2000
ARTBANK ART EXHIBITION IN ARTS COUNCIL, KARACHI. 2000
ARTBANK 1st INTERNATIONAL CALLIGRAPHY EXB. ISLAMIC CUL. CENTRE IRAN. KARACHI. 2000
CALLIGRAPHY EXHIBITION, SADEQUAIN ART GALLERY, KARACHI. 2000
PAKISTAN ARTISTS FOUNDATION EXHIBITION, SADEQUAIN GALLERY, KARACHI. 2001
CALLIGRAPHY EXHIBITION, QURAN CONFERENCE, MULTAN. 2001
PAKISTAN ARTISTS FOUNDATION INTER. CALLIGRAPHY EXH, SADEQUAIN GALLERY, KARACHI. 2001
2ND NATIONAL EXHB. OF CALLIGRAPHY & CALLIGRAPH-ART, KUNG ART GALLERY, KARACHI. 2003
NATIONAL CALLIGRAPHY EXHIBITION, KHALIQ DINAL HALL, KARACHI. 2003
CALLIGRAPHY EXHIBITION, NATIONAL SAILING CENTRE, KARACHI. 2003
CALLIGRAPHY & ISLAMIC ART EXHIBITION, ART BANK, SABUHA ART GALLERY, KARACHI. 2003
PAK-INDIA PEACE & DEMOCRACY EXHIBITION, KARACHI. 2003
EARTHQUAKE RELIEF PAINTING EXHIBITION, KARACHI. 2005
IRANI & PAKISTANI ARTIST PAINTINGS EHIBITION, ART BANK, ARTS COUNCIL KARACHI. 2005
AN ART EXHIBITION FOR AL-REHMAN WELFARE, UNICORN ART GALLERY, KARACHI. 2006
HAMARA KARACHI & 3RD ANNIVERSARY OF GULMOHAR IN GULMOHAR, KARACHI. 2007
MOVING AHEAD INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION IN THE NATIONAL ART GALLERY, ISLAMABAD. 2007
1ST INTERNATIONAL ART’S EXHIBITION (CITY DISTRICT GOV.) IN KHALID DINHALL KARACHI. 2007
PCG 5TH INTER. CALLIGRAPHY & CALLIGRAPH ART EXHIBITION, LAHORE. 2007
MOODS OF CALLIGRAPHY IN NATIVE ART GALLERY, LAHORE. 2008