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 the 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

Category A: 4-9 years

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)

Category B: 10-14 years

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)

Category C: 15-18 Years

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)

Category D – Marginalized

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

Category D – Special Needs 

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 ShahzadIII-RedBeaconhouse School System Peaco Road Lahore
Wania AhadIV-ALahore Grammar School Junior Branch 1-A/1 Lahore
Saaid Asim5thAitchson College Junior School Lahore
Alishba Khan7-AAPS Azam Garrison Lahore
Wania KhanIII- PinkBahria Town School Lahore
Haris Mansur8thBeaconhouse School System Canal Side Boys Campus Lahore
Muhammad Faizan HayatVII-GreenBeaconhouse School System Garden Town Lahore
Noor Afzaal7thBeaconhouse School System Liberty Gilrs   Campus Lahore
M.Ayyan FarooqVII-GreenBeaconhouse School System Middle Branch Johar town Campus Lahore
Basim ZafarVII-YellowBeaconhouse School System Middle Branch Johar town Campus Lahore
Eeman HabibV-OrangeBeaconhouse School System Upper Primary Branch Gujranwala
Sarab Goraya7thBloomfield Hall School Gujrat
Seemal Akhtar5-RedDHA Junior School Z Block DHA Lahore
Iqra Urooj6thFatima Fertilizer School Sadiqabad
Ghosia Ujala5thFatima Fertilizer School Sadiqabad
Mahnoor Rehan8thFFC Grammar School Goth Machhi Sadiqabad
Zain AslamVIII-ALACAS Burki Boys Campus Lahore
Hussain Hamid8-ALACAS Johar Town Lahore
Umme Hafsa Naveed4-ALahore Grammar School 18-K Model Town Lahore
Fatima Asif4-CLahore Grammar School 18-K Model Town Lahore
Fateh Shah6-GreenLahore Grammar School Canal Campus Faisalabad
Maryam Imran4-BLahore Grammar School EME DHA Lahore
Shah FhadVLahore Grammar School Gujrat
Alizeh Gillani5-DLahore Grammar School Middle Girls Section G1 Johar town Lahore
Areen Sohail6thLearning Alliance DHA Lahore
Mehr AsimVLearning Alliance Gulberg Lahore
Khizar Imran8thResource Academia Middle Section Hussain Chowk Lahore
Azka Rafay Khan9’O ASalamt School System Gilrs Branch Gulberg Lahore
Uswa Sattar BajwaVI-GreenSialkot Public School Sailkot
Noor Binte Ammad Afzal4-TThe City School Girls Campus Sialkot
Haider Ali4thRising Stars Girls Elementry School Lahore
Gulfam M Boota5thRising 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 a couple of weeks.

Fatima ShahzadIII-RedBeaconhouse School System Peaco Road Lahore
Wania AhadIV-ALahore Grammar School Junior Branch 1-A/1 Lahore
Saaid Asim5thAitchson College Junior School Lahore
Alishba Khan7-AAPS Azam Garrison Lahore
Wania KhanIII- PinkBahria Town School Lahore
Haris Mansur8thBeaconhouse School System Canal Side Boys Campus Lahore
Muhammad Faizan HayatVII-GreenBeaconhouse School System Garden Town Lahore
Noor Afzaal7thBeaconhouse School System Liberty Gilrs   Campus Lahore
M.Ayyan FarooqVII-GreenBeaconhouse School System Middle Branch Johar town Campus Lahore
Basim ZafarVII-YellowBeaconhouse School System Middle Branch Johar town Campus Lahore
Eeman HabibV-OrangeBeaconhouse School System Upper Primary Branch Gujranwala
Sarab Goraya7thBloomfield Hall School Gujrat
Seemal Akhtar5-RedDHA Junior School Z Block DHA Lahore
Iqra Urooj6thFatima Fertilizer School Sadiqabad
Ghosia Ujala5thFatima Fertilizer School Sadiqabad
Mahnoor Rehan8thFFC Grammar School Goth Machhi Sadiqabad
Zain AslamVIII-ALACAS Burki Boys Campus Lahore
Hussain Hamid8-ALACAS Johar Town Lahore
Umme Hafsa Naveed4-ALahore Grammar School 18-K Model Town Lahore
Fatima Asif4-CLahore Grammar School 18-K Model Town Lahore
Fateh Shah6-GreenLahore Grammar School Canal Campus Faisalabad
Maryam Imran4-BLahore Grammar School EME DHA Lahore
Shah FhadVLahore Grammar School Gujrat
Alizeh Gillani5-DLahore Grammar School Middle Girls Section G1 Johar town Lahore
Areen Sohail6thLearning Alliance DHA Lahore
Mehr AsimVLearning Alliance Gulberg Lahore
Khizar Imran8thResource Academia Middle Section Hussain Chowk Lahore
Azka Rafay Khan9’O ASalamt School System Gilrs Branch Gulberg Lahore
Uswa Sattar BajwaVI-GreenSialkot Public School Sailkot
Noor Binte Ammad Afzal4-TThe City School Girls Campus Sialkot
Haider Ali4thRising Stars Girls Elementry School Lahore
Gulfam M Boota5thRising Stars Girls Elementry School Lahore

LIST OF SELECTED ARTISTS FOR EXHIBITIONS

We have divided the submissions into 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

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