Rahat Naveed Masood

Rahat Naveed Masood
Qualification 2010 PhD, Fine Art by Practice Materializing the Spiritual in Contemporary Painting in Pakistan: An Artist’s Exploration of Figurative Art and Sufism. Kingston University, London.
1995 M.A. Art & Design, Kingston University, London.
1976 M.A. Fine Arts, University of the Punjab, Lahore.
1993-1997 Open Studio Student, Heatherly School of Art, Chelsea London.
1993-1997 Advanced Drawing Courses at Wimbledon School of Art, London.
1996 Watercolor Course at Heatherly School of Art, Chelsea London.
Career Teaching Experience:
30 Years of Teaching Experience in Painting, Drawing and History of Muslim Painting

Member of Selected Bodies:
2004-2007-2009 Member, Board of Governors, Alhamra Art Council, Lahore.
2010 Member of Board of Governors and Board of Trustees, BOT, National College of Arts, Lahore.
2010 Member, Board of Governors, Gulberg College for Women, Lahore.
1989-1991,1999-2002,2009 Convener and Member Board of Studies, College of Art and Design Punjab University.
2007 Member, National Advisory Committee for Review and Revision of National Curriculum Framework Fine art –XI-XII.
2006 Member, Curatorial Committee National Art Gallery, Islamabad.
2010-2011 Member, Selection Board, Lahore College for Women University.
2007 Member, Advisory Committee, Pakistan National Council of the Arts, Islamabad.
1989-1990 Executive Member, Artists Association Of Punjab.
2002-2009 Member, Board of Studies, Department of Fine arts, Kinnaird College for Women.
1993-1997 Council Member, Ridley Art Society, London.
1993-1997 Member, Free Painters and Sculptors Association, London.
1995-1997 Member, Women’s Art library, London.
1994-1997 Member, Indian Art circle, London.
1994-1997 Member, Islamic Art Circle, London.
1982 Member,Young Artists Association.

Work reviewed and evaluated in books, magazines and, newspapers by authors/art critics Salima Hashmi, Marjorie Hussain, Mariam Habib, Qudus Mirza, AtharTahir, Saira Dar, Bibigul, Dr. Khalid Mahmood, Dr. ShaukatMahmood, Dr. Munawar Ahmad, Ashfaq Rasheed, Anila Ghulam Hussain, Nadeem Alam, Dr.Marcella Sirhandi.
2008 Nov A Sensitive Soul by Irum Ansari, SHE Magazine.
2008 Beyond Light and Shade by Sami-ur-Rehman.
2007 Aug Appreciation by Qudus Mirza.
2007 Jun Character Sketches by Bilal Tanweer, The News.
2005 Aug I paint the state of my mind” by Quddus Mirza, The News, Encore, Sunday Magazine.
2005 Feb In the Studio by Marjorie Hussain, Dawn Gallery.
2005 Jul Painting is Born Again by Quddus Mirza, The News.
2004 Sep Female Fantasies by Fatima Raja, Friday Times.
2004 Nov The Pakistani Painters by Sajid Abbas, The Nation.
2004 Recent Reflections on The Nirvan Seeking Divine Ecstasy by Dr. Khalid Mahmud, Face On Megazine.
2003 Sep Passion to Paintby Sajid Abbas, The Nation.
2003 Jan Local Art & Global Threats by Quddus Mirza, The News.
2003 Aug Celebrating Humanity by Miriam Habib, The Dawn Gallery.
2003 Sep Woman of Substance by Sadaf Naeem, Daily Times.
2002 Dec Three Woman Artists by Saira Dar, Dawn Metropolitan.
2002 Oct Genuine Artist by Mashal Bukhari, Daily Express.
2002 Jan Commitment is the name of Art by Anila Ghulam Hussain.
2002 Jan Inner Thoughts and Inspiration by Bibi Gul.
2002 Apr Women Painters going Places by Marjorie Hussain.
2002 Unveiling the Visible Lives and Works of Women Artists of Pakistan bySalimaHashmi.
2000 Impressive Pastels by Dr. Marcella Sirhandi, Libas Magazine.
Dr.SohailaJaved explored the relationship between art and poetry, through my paintings in her doctoral thesis Sacred Experience: Hermeneutics of human Be(com) ing, Transforming through education-in-literature.University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
Exhibitions Selected Exhibitions:
2011 The Ishq Series, Solo Show, Ejaz Gallery, Lahore.
2011 The Ishq Series, Solo Show, Art Scene, Karachi.
2011 Passage through Pakistan, Royat Gallery, Lahore 2011.
2010 From Chicago to Lahore: Connecting Edge, Yates Gallery, Chicago, USA.
2010 Art Exhibition of the Contemporary Works by 17 of Pakistan’s most Talented Artists at the Omani Society for Fine Arts, Muscat, Oman.
2010 Art for Life, in aid of the flood victims, organized by Alumni of the College of Art and Design, University of the Punjab.
2010 Exhibition of Women Artists of Pakistan, National Gallery, Islamabad.
2009 Art Select Gallery, Dubai.
2009 Artists Association in Collaboration with The National Art Gallery, Islamabad.
2008 Eye to Eye, Nairang Galleries, Lahore.
2007 Grand Hyatt Dubai, Nitanjali Gallery.
2007 Many Facets of Eve, International Women Day, Hamail Art Gallery, Lahore.
2007 Trade Union, National College of Arts, Lahore.
2005 Art for a Noble Cause, Ejaz Galleries, Lahore.
2005 The Art of Giving, Indus Inspiration, Long Hall, Lords, National United Bank, London.
2005 Celebrating 350 years of The Taj, India International Center, New Delhi, Sheraton Hotel, Agra.
2004 Image of Pakistan at World Bank Islamabad, Pakistan.
2003 Exhibition of International Interchange of MokWud Hoe Art Association, Spirit of Asia, Korea.
2003 8th National Exhibition of Visual Arts, Al-Hamra Lahore, Pakistan.
2003 Land and Cultural Heritage of Pakistan, National Library Auditorium, Constitution Avenue Islamabad.
2003 Peace with India, Lahore.
2003 Fifty Six Years of Pakistani Painting, Alhamra.
2002 Paintings from Pakistan, the Niavaran Gallery Tehran, Iran.
2001 Sharjah Biennale, Sharjah, UAE.
2002 The Spirit Within, Three person show, Crow eaters Gallery, Lahore.
2002 Let Peace Prevail by Women Painters of Pakistan, VM gallery Karachi.
2002 Pakistan, Places and Faces, Lahore Museum.
2002 Past and Present, Ejaz Galleries Lahore.
2001 Takhti Exhibition, Freer hall Karachi.
2001 Three person Show, Rohtas Gallery, Islamabad.
2000 Solo Show, Ejaz Galleries, Lahore.
2000 Millennium Show, Ejaz Galleries, Lahore.
2000 Remembering Zahoor, National College of the Arts Lahore.
1996 Teddington in Bloom, Post Nostalgia Gallery, Teddington, UK.
1996 Art Connoisseur Gallery, Ridley Art Society, UK.
1996 Creators and Innovators, Bourne Hall Ewell, Surrey, UK.
1996 Human Form Re-Vitalised, Post Nostalgia Gallery, Teddington, UK.
1996 National Exhibition Pakistan, National Council of the Arts, Islamabad.
1995 Free Painters and Sculptors, Loggia Gallery, London .
1995 Ridley Art Society, Whitleys, London.
1995 Isis Gallery, London .
1994 Fantasy, Women Art Library Show of Fifteen British Women Artists, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah.
1991 All Punjab Exhibition of Paintings, Graphic Arts ,Calligraphy and Sculpture – Punjab Arts Council, Lahore.
1987 The First Art Biennale of Pakistan, PNCA, Lahore.
1985-2010 Participated in Artists Association of Punjab Exhibitions, AlHamra, Lahore.
1982 Young Artists Association, Lahore.

2007 Fatima Jinnah National Award for Meritorious Service in the field of Painting, Women International Day,.
1999 Artists Association of Punjab Award.
1991 Punjab Council of the Arts Prize for Outstanding Work.
1976 Gold Medal for attaining first class first position in M.A. Fine Arts, University of the Punjab.
1976 Gold Medal for standing first in the Social Sciences Humanities, in the University of the Punjab.