Imran Qureshi (b. 1972, Hyderabad, Pakistan) graduated from the National College of Arts, Lahore in 1993. He is one of Pakistan’s leading figures in developing the contemporary miniature painting.
Qureshi has been the recipient of several prestigious accolades. In 2017 he was awarded the US International Medal of the Arts by the US State Department. In 2013 he was named Deutsche Bank’s Artist of the Year and in the same year, was invited to create the prestigious roof garden commission at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
He has held numerous international solo shows, including Imran Qureshi: The God of Small Things, Eli and Edyth Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing (2014); Midnight Garden, Gandhara Art, Pao Galleries, Hong Kong (2014); And They Still Seek the Traces of Blood, Zahoor Al Akhlaq Gallery, National College of Arts, Lahore (2010).