MH INITIATIVES
MEHREEN HASHMI

CV

Education

  •  2009, Bachelor's in Fine Arts, Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, placed in principal's honor's list.

Curatorial Experiences

  • 2018,’From here to there’, a group show of 33 emerging artists at ArtKaam Gallery, Karachi

  • 2018, ‘Asia Peace Film Festival, Karachi Edition

  • 2018, ‘May we not go up there’, a five person show at Studio 7 , Karachi

  • 2017, ‘Munaqqash’, a public art project by I AM Karachi at National Museum.

  • 2017, Chief curator, Karachi Art Summit.

  • 2016, ‘Global Videos’, Global event in collaboration with Stitching White Cube, Netherlands.

  • April 2016, ‘Sangat’, hosted by Culture and Tourism Department, Government of Sindh, at National Museum of Pakistan.

  • March 2016, “Arq”, in collaboration with Culture and Tourism Department, Government of Sindh, at Gallery Alliance Francaise de Karachi.

  • November 2015, "Birwa", Sadeqain Gallery, KMC Department, Government of Sindh.

  • December 2014, “Show Down-Epreuve De Force”, Alliance Francaise de Karachi.

  • February 2014, ‘Raison de etre”, Gallery Alliance Francaise de Karachi.

  • August 2013,"Paywasta Reh Shajar Se-2014", an on-going educational art project.

Group exhibitions

  • 2018, ‘May we not go up there’, a five person show at Studio 7 , Karachi

  • 2017, ‘Modern Panic VIII’, curated by James Elphic, Guerilla zoo, London, UK.

  • 2017, ‘Eilaand Hopping’, curated by Jeroen Van Paassen, at Staadkantein, Alkmaar.

  • 2017, “AiRO residency“, online international residency by Cold bench.

  • 2017, “Duizend Bommen en Granaten” , Kunsthal 45, Den Helder , Netherlands.

  • 2016, “Global Art Village’, an international show organized by Stichting White Cube, Landshut, Germany, Zandaam, Netherlands and Copenhagen, Denmark.

  • 2015,"Basiliq", Group show, at Sadeqain Gallery, Frere Hall, Karachi.

  • 2015," Agha-ze-Safar", a project of Pursukoon Karachi by Koel gallery at Frere Hall, Karachi.

  • 2014, 'Live Auction’, at Islamic Museum of Art, Australia.

  • 2013, “Collaboration”, Zahur-ul-Ikhlaq Gallery.

  • 2013,”Urbanic Kaleidoscope”, Warehouse, Karachi.

  • 2012, “Coordinated Linear motions”, VM gallery.

  • 2010, “Surface Linings”, KSA art gallery.

  • 2010, “Emerging Talent”, VM art gallery.

Awards and acknowledgments

  • 2018, ‘Millennial of Inspiration’ , Ladies Funds by Dawood Global Foundation.

  • 2017, Prince Clause’s artist travelling grant.

  • 2015, ‘Art Commendation Award’, Ladies Funds by Dawood Global Foundation.

  • 2014, Certificate of acknowledgement from Islamic Museum of Australia for Generous Donation of artwork.

  • 2009, Rangoonwala Fine Art Thesis scholarship Award.

Press Coverage

  • ‘Artist and Curator Mehreen Hashmi Gives A Voice to Survivors of Abuse’ , The Healing Power of art and artists, 2018

  • ‘Munaqqash unveiled at National Museum’, Dawn newspaper, 2017

  • “Achievers honored at Ladies Fund Awards”, The News International,2016

  • Profile interview by Manizhe Ali, Glam Magazine, December 2015

  • ” Birwa opens at Gallery Sadeqain’ by Peerzada Salman, Dawn newspaper November 2015

  • “Basileeq, Five artists at the Sadeqain Gallery’ by Marjorie Hussain, MAG Magazine, Oct 31-Nov 06 issue 2015

  • "The bold and the beautiful" by M.Saeed Qureishi, Dawn newspaper,November'2015

  • "Basaleeq at Gallerie Sadeqain" by Peerzada Salman,Dawn newspaper,October'2015

  • "Of rituals and taboos passed on" by correspondence, Express Tribune,October' 2015

  • "Picasso and the blue dogs by Peerzada Salman,Dawn newspaper,August'2014

  • Catalogue: “Play”, the 6th IVS Alumni Show, 2014

  • “Students' art show concludes” by Peerzada Salman, Dawn newspaper ,September’2013

  • “On-the –spot” by Rida Sakina,Express Tribune, January’2011

  • Catalogue: “ Collaboration”, the 5th IVS Alumni Show, 2013

  • “Liner Art ;Language of the line” by Fariha Nasir, Dawn newspaper, August’ 2011

  • “Showcasing graduate art” Dawn newspaper by Salwat Ali, January 2011

  • “Girls Definitely Can”, interview by Khuzaima Fatima Haque, SHE Magazine, 2010

  Publications

  • 2018, ‘Cultural exchange through Goethe-Institut’, Nigaah Magazine, Edition-74.

  • 2018, ‘A divine calling; a solo show of Sana Nezam’, Nigaah Magazine, Edition-73.

  • 2017, ‘Spirit of Visual’, The ArtZine, a magazine by The Artling.

  • 2017,’ Karachi Art Summit 2017; Curatorial challenges’, Nigaah Magazine, Edition-72.

  • 2017, ‘Making public an element of his art work, works of Obaid-ur-Rehman’, Nigaah Magazine, Edition-71.

  • 2017, ‘Munaqqash ; an on-going public art project at National Museum’, Nigaah Magazine, Edition-70.

 Teaching experiences

  • August 2016 to present date – Art and Design Coordinator (part time) for grade X to XI at The Learning Tree, High school campus.

  • August 2016 to July 2017- Visual Arts Instructor (part time) for International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Year 2 at Beacon house School System, IBDP Campus.

  • 2015-To present date, IB DP Examiner.

  • August 2012 to May 2016- Head of Department(Arts)/MYP-DP VA Instructor/ CAS Coordinator, at The International School, Karachi.

Educational workshops

  • 2015, ‘DP Visual Arts (Category 2) (Online Category 2) organized by IB Professional Development.

  • 2015, ‘DP CAS Cat 2’ at The NIST International School, Bangkok organized by IB Professional Development.

  • 2015, Arts; ’Delivering the online Middle Years Program Curriculum Online Cat2’.

  • 2013,’Leadership and Integrity in Assessment’ organized by TAKE.