Maliha Azami Agha

Maliha Azami Agha
Qualification Institution GPA/Grade Year

Master of Arts University of the Arts 4.0 1990
Art Education (Major in Painting) Philadelphia, USA
M.F.A. Dept. of Fine Arts First Class First 1982
Graphic Design University of the Punjab, Gold Medal,

B.F.A (Hons.) Dept. of Fine Arts First Class First 1981
Graphic Design University of the Punjab,

F.A. (Intermediate) St. Joseph’s College for Women, Karachi.

‘O’ Levels St. Joseph’s Girls High School, Karachi.


1985 – todate
University of the Punjab, Lahore.
Asst. Professor (1997), College of Art & Design. (Previously Department of Fine Arts).

2005 -2006
Lahore College for Women University, Lahore.
Visiting Professor. (Subject: History of Art).

2003 – 2004
Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore.
Visiting Professor. (Subject: History of Art).

2000 – 2001
National College of Arts, Lahore.
Visiting Professor. (Subject: History of Design).

1993 -1994
Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture, Karachi.
(Subject: Practical course in Painting).

1993 – 1994
NahidRaza’s Studio Art, Karachi.
(Subject: Art History).

1989 – 1990
University of the Arts, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
Dept. of Continuing Education, (Subject: Graphic Design).
Dept. of Art Education.(Assistantship).
Dept. of Graphic Design.(Assistantship).
Independent Courses.
Art of Miniature Painting.(Practical course).
Philadelphia Museum of Art.(Lectures on Art in Pakistan & Miniature Painting).
Lectures on Art in Pakistan.

1985 – 1988
Danad Advertisers.
Visualiser.Copywriter. Art Director.

1985 – to date
Practising Professional Artist and Graphic Designer.


1. Certificate of Excellence, “DISTINGUISHED WOMEN OF PUNJAB”, Punjab Institute of Language,
Art and Culture. 2008.
2. Elizabeth C. Roberts Prize for Academic Excellence, (U.S.A.) 1990.
3. Mark & Leona Taylor Memorial Prize for Painting (U.S.A.), 1989.
4. Dean’s List, Summa cum Laude Graduate. (University of the Arts Philadelphia, U.S.A).
5. First Class First, University Gold Medal, Record Holder to -date
6. First Class First all three years in BFA (Honours), Scholarship holder, University of the Punjab.
7. National Award for Painting, (Artist’s Association of the Punjab). 1997.
8. Participation in group shows in both public and private galleries: Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad,
Philadelphia, Washington D.C.


History of Western Art
Conceptual Design
Counseling and Motivational Lectures