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The most anticipated announcement for kids and youth is here. We are announcing the results of ArtBeat – National ChildArt Competition and Exhibitions here, along with our respected jury who help us in selection and throughout the project.

We tried our best in dealing with child art; a very challenging task indeed when it comes to selection.

Theme : Kaisa Pakistan

Initial Jury  Final Jury

ARTBEAT 2015 - JURY OF SENIOR ARTISTS

R.M. Naeem

R. M. NAEEM lives and works in Lahore upon completing his BFA in 1993 as a distinction student at the National College of Arts Lahore subsequently held the position of assistant professor at his alma mater. In the past nineteen years, he has held eleven solo shows both in Pakistan and abroad and curated various important shows. In addition his work has been exhibited in numerous important group shows nationally and internationally, including The Asian Art Biennale Dhaka Bangladesh, The International Artists’ Biennale Iran, The Pyeongtack International Art Festival Lake Museum Korea, Art Expo Malaysia 2010, Slick Art Fair Paris 2010 France and in 2011 AAF Affordable Art Fair Singapore, 2012 Art Melbourne, Australia. Other nations that have shown his work various times are India, Oman, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Singapore, UAE, USA, China, UK, Norway, Srilanka and Canada. As an avid participant of art residencies, he has attended Eleven various art camps and residencies abroad over the course of his career. He has also conducted various art counselling workshops. Since 1994 promoting art through art education at his studio STUDIO RM. In 2008 he initiated the Studio RM (International) Residency programme in Lahore. RM Naeem’s work has garnered several scholarships, awards and prizes in Pakistan, including the National Award of Excellence in 2003. His work can be seen in various private and official collections and has been featured in both local and international art publications.

Dr. Shahida Manzoor

Dr. Shahida Manzoor is currently Principal of Punjab University, College of Art & Design. She has been awarded a Phd in Fine Arts from Ohio University where she also taught for 3 years. She received a Gold Medal in M.F.A Painting from Punjab University and has participated in several group exhibitions including All Pakistan National Exhibitions from 1986 till 1997.
As a dedicated art educator at University of Punjab for over 26 years she also continues to supervise other Phd students at the university. She has presented over 30 research papers on comparative and interdisciplinary arts in Ohio, USA. She has been awarded many scholarships for her performance including the Central Overseas Teacher Scholarship from 1997-2001 and acclaimed as the First Pakistani woman to earn Ph.D. degree in Fine Arts from USA.

Sadaf Naeem

Sadaf graduated in Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1st Div. with Honors from National College of Arts, Lahore in 2001. She is a Lecturer at Fine Arts Department of Kinnard College for women, Lahore since 2003. She has been involved in teaching drawing at R.M Studio in Lahore since 2002. Sadaf did her residency at Artist camp at Habarana village, organized by George Kyet Foundation, Colombo, Srilanka in 2002. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including different cities of Pakistan, India, London and Sri Lanka. Her Major awards hold ‘Euphonic Palate’ Organized by Nitanjli art gallery Delhi, at French Centre, Delhi , India in 2006, The Art of Giving, Paintings auction and exhibition at long room, lords cricket ground, London in 2005, Young Voices, paintings Exhibition, Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan in 2005, Group shows at Lionel Wendt Art Gallery Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2003.

Amina Ansari

Amina Ansari is an award winning British-Asian visual Diaspora artist, who studied at Central Saint Martin’s, London College of Printing in London and National College of Arts in Lahore. She has the honor of having two of her paintings at Windsor Castle’s in a collection to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s Jubilee.
Amina is also the Director of Communications for a charity , in learning ESOL and IT. She is strongly committed to diversity and equality combined with an understanding of many different cultures.
She has had over 6 solo exhibitions in the UK and over 9 group exhibits in UK, Pakistan, USA and Oman. One of her recent work was displayed at Brick Lane Gallery in February 2015, where the likes of Banksy, Wolgang Tillman’s, Bob and Roberta smith and Antti Laitenen have also exhibited. Amina has won many awards and prizes for her noticeable contribution as a young South Asian British female painter who has always tried to speak against violence amongst women and against social injustice.

Winners of ARTBEAT 2015

Please select a category for details

  • Category A: 4-9 years
  • Category B: 10-14 years
  • Category C: 15-18 Years
  • Category D - Marginalized
  • Category D - Special Needs

1st — Ahmed Murad — 3-Silver — DHA School Junior School Z Block DHA Lahore
1st Prize: 20,000 Rs
(10,000 Rs For Artist, 10,000 Rs For School)

2nd — Esa Farhan — 2-G — Beaconhouse School System, Hali Road, Kindergarten Branch, Rawalpindi
2nd Prize: 15,000 Rs
(8,000 Rs For Artist, 7,000 Rs For School)

3rd — Naba Abdul Sttar — III-Pink — Beaconhouse School System Upper Primary Branch Gujranwala
3rd Prize: 10,000 Rs
(5,000 Rs For Artist, 5,000 For School)

1st — Uswa Sattar Bajwa — VI-Green — Sialkot Public School Sailkot
1st Prize: 20,000 Rs
(10,000 Rs For Artist, 10,000 Rs For School)

2nd — Ghosia Ujala — 5th — Fatima Fertilizer School Sadiqabad
2nd Prize: 15,000 Rs
(8,000 Rs For Artist, 7,000 Rs For School)

3rd — Basim Zafar — VII-Yellow — Beaconhouse School System Middle Branch Johar town Campus Lahore
3rd Prize: 10,000 Rs
(5,000 Rs For Artist, 5,000 For School)

1st — Alishba Amer — O-II — Resource Academia Middle Section Hussain Chowk Lahore
1st Prize: 20,000 Rs
(10,000 Rs For Artist, 10,000 Rs For School)
Also Nominated for Sharjah International Biennale for Children’s Arts

2nd — Dawood Tahir — A1 — Individual Artist Lahore
2nd Prize: 15,000 Rs

3rd — Aneeqa Sikandar — A2 — Beaconhouse School System Canal Road Faisalabad
3rd Prize: 10,000 Rs
(5,000 Rs For Artist, 5,000 For School)


3 prizes of 5,000 each for children from marginalized background

Aliza Ibrahim — V — Bostaan’Ilm School Rawalpindi

Gulfam M Boota — 5th — Rising Stars Girls Elementry School Lahore

ZarAlam — 4th — Baacha Khan School LandiKotal Khyber Agency


3 prizes of 5,000 each for children with special needs

Usama — 5th — Pakistan Society for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled High School Lahore

Fatima Tariq — 9-A — Hamza Foundation Academy for deaf Lahore

Talha Sohail — V — Lahore Speech and Language School Lahore

WINNERS OF STUDIO RM Naeem RESIDENCY 2015

Selected 32 artists who will attend a studio residency in Lahore with Studio RM. The schedule of the residency will be shared with the selected artists in couple of weeks.

 

Fatima Shahzad III-Red Beaconhouse School System Peaco Road Lahore
Wania Ahad IV-A Lahore Grammar School Junior Branch 1-A/1 Lahore
Saaid Asim 5th Aitchson College Junior School Lahore
Alishba Khan 7-A APS Azam Garrison Lahore
Wania Khan III- Pink Bahria Town School Lahore
Haris Mansur 8th Beaconhouse School System Canal Side Boys Campus Lahore
Muhammad Faizan Hayat VII-Green Beaconhouse School System Garden Town Lahore
Noor Afzaal 7th Beaconhouse School System Liberty Gilrs   Campus Lahore
M.Ayyan Farooq VII-Green Beaconhouse School System Middle Branch Johar town Campus Lahore
Basim Zafar VII-Yellow Beaconhouse School System Middle Branch Johar town Campus Lahore
Eeman Habib V-Orange Beaconhouse School System Upper Primary Branch Gujranwala
Sarab Goraya 7th Bloomfield Hall School Gujrat
Seemal Akhtar 5-Red DHA Junior School Z Block DHA Lahore
Iqra Urooj 6th Fatima Fertilizer School Sadiqabad
Ghosia Ujala 5th Fatima Fertilizer School Sadiqabad
Mahnoor Rehan 8th FFC Grammar School Goth Machhi Sadiqabad
Zain Aslam VIII-A LACAS Burki Boys Campus Lahore
Hussain Hamid 8-A LACAS Johar Town Lahore
Umme Hafsa Naveed 4-A Lahore Grammar School 18-K Model Town Lahore
Fatima Asif 4-C Lahore Grammar School 18-K Model Town Lahore
Fateh Shah 6-Green Lahore Grammar School Canal Campus Faisalabad
Maryam Imran 4-B Lahore Grammar School EME DHA Lahore
Shah Fhad V Lahore Grammar School Gujrat
Alizeh Gillani 5-D Lahore Grammar School Middle Girls Section G1 Johar town Lahore
Areen Sohail 6th Learning Alliance DHA Lahore
Mehr Asim V Learning Alliance Gulberg Lahore
Khizar Imran 8th Resource Academia Middle Section Hussain Chowk Lahore
Azka Rafay Khan 9’O A Salamt School System Gilrs Branch Gulberg Lahore
Uswa Sattar Bajwa VI-Green Sialkot Public School Sailkot
Noor Binte Ammad Afzal 4-T The City School Girls Campus Sialkot
Haider Ali 4th Rising Stars Girls Elementry School Lahore
Gulfam M Boota 5th Rising Stars Girls Elementry School Lahore

WINNERS OF Punjab University RESIDENCY 2015

Selected 32 artists who will attend a sponsored workshop in College of Art & Design, Punjab University The schedule of the residency will be shared with the selected artists in couple of weeks.

 

Ibrahim Shaihd 5th Aitchson College Junior School Lahore
Tehreem Sohail Vi-G APS Azam Garrison Lahore
Mahnoor Zia IV-Green Bahria Town School Lahore
Danial Zafar 8th Beaconhouse School System Canal Side Boys Campus Lahore
Ashnab Janjua VII-Silver Beaconhouse School System Garden Town Lahore
Adan Farhan III-Red Beaconhouse School System Girls Primary Johar Town Campus Lahore
Ayrah Butt IV Beaconhouse School System Girls Primary Johar Town Campus Lahore
Adeel Ulfat Hussain II-Silver Beaconhouse School System Lower Primary Johar Town Campus Lahore
Mohd. Hissan Butt VII-Brown Beaconhouse School System Middle Branch Johar town Campus Lahore
Rabia Ishfaq IV Beaconhouse School System Upper Primary Branch Gujranwala
Rabia Sajal VII Beaconhouse School System Valancia Town Lahore
Mashaal Rizwan VII Beaconhouse School System Valancia Town Lahore
Myra Ali VII Beaconhouse School System Valancia Town Lahore
Maniha Haroon V-Silver DHA Junior School Z Block DHA Lahore
Amna VII Divisional Public School Girls (Morning )Sahiwal
Aimon Tanveer 8-A Fatima Fertilizer School Sadiqabad
Moaz Abdur Rehman 3rd Sepia Jadeed Dastagir Ideal School Boys Campus Jinnah Road Gujranwala
Mahnoor Irfan 3rd Crystel Jadeed Dastagir Ideal School Peoples Colony Gujranwala
Faris Zartash 5th-A LACAS Burki Boys Campus Lahore
Manahil Asghar VI_A LACAS Canal Side Campus Girls Branch Lahore
Samia Hassan 7-B Lahore Grammar School 137-E Model Town Lahore
Zainab Elahi III Lahore Grammar School 55 Main Gulberg Lahore
Zaryab Azam Niazi IV-B Lahore Grammar School Junior Branch 1-A/1 Lahore
Zahra Basil 5-C Lahore Grammar School Junior Girls Branch G1 Johar Town Lahore
Sair Aamar VI Learning Allaince Gulberg Lahore
Aqdas Zahra 8th National Model School Girls Section Sheikhpura
Areej Fatima 3-B Pakturk International School Junior Campus Lahore
Hashim Ali Dogar 7th Resource Academia Middle Section Hussain Chowk Lahore
Minahil Hameed Butt 9’O A Salamt School System Gilrs Branch Gulberg Lahore
Minahil Zahid 5th-Green Sialkot Public School Sailkot
Ambreen Munir 6th Green Earth Roshni School Lahore
Zaka Hafeez 6th Green Earth Roshni School Lahore

LIST OF SELECTED ARTISTS FOR EXHIBITIONS

We have divided the submissions in three regions, Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi. You can find your name / school according to your region.

Lahore Region
Lahore, Sheikhpura,Okara, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gujrat, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Multan, Sadiqabad,

Islamabad Region
Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Abbottabad, Peshawar, Nowshera, Mirpur(AJK), Wah Cantt,Jehlum

Karachi Region
Karachi, Sukkur

The results for individual artists are also given below. Please see “Individual artist” in your respective region.

Download List here

EXHIBITIONS

Islamabad Exhibition:

Opening Date: 16th September 2015
Timing:   5:00 pm
Venue: Sir Syed Memorial Society 19 Ataturk Avenue, G-5/1 Islamabad
This exhibition will run from 16th to 18th of September. 9 Am to 5 Pm.
Note: Selected artworks form Islamabad region will be exhibited in Islamabad Exhibition.
Islamabad Region Cities: Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Abbottabad, Peshawar, Nowshera, Mirpur (AJK), Wah Cantt, Jehlum.

Lahore Exhibition

Opening Date: 30th September 2015
Timing: 5:00 Pm
Venue: Alhamra Art Gallery Mall Road Lahore
This exhibition will run from 30th September – 3rd October . 9 Am to 5 Pm
Note: Selected artworks form Lahore region will be exhibited in Lahore Exhibition
Lahore Region Cities: Lahore, Sheikhpura, Okara, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gujrat, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Multan, Sadiqabad.

Karachi Exhibition

Opening Date 12th October 2015
Timming: 5:00 Pm
Venue: Karachi Arts Council M.R Kyani Road, Karachi
This exhibition will run from 12th – 13th October 2015. 9 Am to 5 Pm
Karachi Region Cities: Karachi, Sukkur

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