Mr. Naveed Khan

naveed.khan@fecid.paf-iast.edu.pk

Mr. Naveed Khan

Lecturer

Biography

Mr. Naveed Khan is a practicing contemporary artist, sculptor, designer, photographer, art educationist, critic and curator. Being a multi-talented artist, he has been engaged with both, the educational and industrial sector for more than fifteen years. He remained a faculty member at the Departments of Art & Design, University of Peshawar and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar for 11 years. He endured as a Creative Head and Lead Photographer at Nasir Rauf Media Solutions, Book Illustrator at KP Textbook Board, Creative Director at Studio86 and art journalist at leading newspapers of the country.

In the past fifteen years, apart from the participation in almost 60 shows, he has to his credit 8 solo exhibitions and 20 group-shows within Pakistan and abroad. He has curated several significant exhibitions of the local and international artists. He has been confessed more than fourty awards and many scholarships and grants at National and International level. He has also been part of several artists’ residency programs. He has directed and acted in several stage dramas, mimes and solo performances and received various awards. He is the founder and country head of Pastel Society of Pakistan (PSP) and Master circle member of the International Association of Pastel Societies, USA. Khan is also serving as an Art Advisor at the Abasin Arts Council Peshawar since 2017.

Mr. Naveed Khan is a contemporary visual artist, sculptor, designer, photographer, art educationist, critic and curator. Being a multi-talented artist, he has been engaged with both, the educational and industrial sector for more than 15 years. He remained a faculty member at the Departments of Art & Design, University of Peshawar and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar for 11 years. He endured as a Creative Head and Lead Photographer at Nasir Rauf Media Solutions, Book Illustrator at KP Textbook Board and art journalist at leading newspapers of the country. Apart from the participation in almost 65 shows and art residencies, he has to his credit 8 solo and 20 group- exhibitions and curated numerous art exhibitions within Pakistan and abroad. He has directed and acted in stage dramas and mimes and confessed more than 45 awards and various scholarships in the field of visual and performing arts.  He is the founder and president of Pastel Society of Pakistan and member of the International Association of Pastel Societies. Khan is also serving as an Art Advisor at Abasin Arts Council Peshawar since 2017.

Experience

  • Lecturer, Department of Design, Media and Digital Technology, PAF-IAST (Feb 2021-Present)
  • Founder/ President, Pastel Society of Pakistan (PSP) (2015-Present)
  • Art Advisor Abasin Arts Council, Peshawar, (2019-Present)
  • Creative Head/Curator, STUDIO86 (Art Gallery/Makeup Studio) 2015 to Present)
  • Visiting Faculty (Assistant Professor), Department of Art & Design, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University (Jan 2014 –Feb 2021)

Education

  • Mphil, Department of Archaeology, University of Peshawar, 2018
  • Bachelor of Art & Design (Honours), 2009, Department of Art & Design, University of Peshawar
  • HSSC, FA (Inter Science), Govt. Post Graduate College Mardan 2004

RESEARCH PAPERS

  1. The Magnificent Frescoes of Hanuman Temple at Katas Raj; Waiting for Appreciation
  2. Fresco Paintings at Berragi Haveli; Study and Documentation

PUBLICATION

  1. Fine Arts Grade XII (Textbook) for Intermediate Part-II, KP Text Book Board Peshawar   2021
  2. Fine Arts Grade XI (Textbook) for Intermediate Part-I, KP Text Book Board Peshawar       2019

NEWS PAPER ARTICLES

  1. On First National Pastel Art Exhibition: “The Twelve Pastelist” at Nukta Studios – Daily Leads Pakistan (Islamabad & Peshawar)                             
  2. “An Art Talk with Jahanzeb: Glimpses from the Past”- The Frontier Post, Peshawar, 8 Nov, 2017
  • “Artist’s from Twenty 2 Countries under 1 roof” – Daily Leads Pakistan, 16 & 17 May 2018

HONORS & ARTICLES

  • Book titled Musawir Aur Umeed: The Artist & Hope (life journey) published by KP Text Book Board, Peshawar 2015
  • Choosing Pastel in Pakistan by McKenzie Graham published in Pastel Journal, USA, August 2019
  •  The Artist of Hope by The Taqleem, International online blog, USA  2015
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