Unicorn Gallery is pleased to present on January 10th, 2013 an exhibition of selected works from a new series of paintings by critically acclaimed international artist, Soraya Sikander. The new series titled ‘In, At and Around’, shall be on display from 10th till the 17th January 2013.
About Soraya Sikander
Soraya Sikander is a painter and sculptor. After graduating from the Beaconhouse National University Lahore in 2008, the artist, set-up her studio practice between Karachi, Dubai and London; and worked in a variety of media including woodblock carving, video, and water-based silkscreen prints- these were developed further in 2011 at the Print Club Studio in London.
In 2012, Soraya joined UCL’s Slade School of Fine Art, where she produced wooden sculptures wrapped in pipes, mesh and foam, installing these in a variety of settings – and carried out a self-initiated private project of painting cityscapes from memories of her travels.The artist also worked on-location around the areas of: Battersea, Highgate, King’s Cross and Wimbledon. This is the first public showing of her London diary. Soraya is exhibiting her paintings and drawings in a solo exhibition in her hometown (Karachi) after three years.
She has participated in ten exhibitions, a mix of solo shows, group exhibitions and public viewings in U.K, Singapore, Dubai and Dhaka. Her work has been written about by Professor Gerda Roper, Juliet Highet, Marjorie Husain, Mohsin Jaffri and M.S. Kureshi.
Address: Unicorn Gallery, D116/1A, Block 4, Scheme 5, Clifton, Karachi. Pakistan.
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