Irfan Gul Dahri

Lahore, Pakistan

Dahri holds a Masters in Visual Art from National College of Arts and was awarded with Charles Wallace Visiting Artist Fellowship 2013-14 to study at Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, London. In 2017, he won the 1st Prize in ‘Arjumand Painting Award’ and was honoured with national recognition. He participated in Climate Change and Art – A Practitioners’ Retreat, art residency in Swat in 2016; was selected for 8thNeerja Modi International Art Camp 2012 in Jaipur, and attended Vasl residency, Karachi in 2007. As a resident artist at Studio RM from 2008 to 2013, Irfan remained an active member in different community projects regarding student counseling and training through lectures, seminars, discussions and formal art classes. Irfan received the Chughtai Award and Principal’s Honors Award in 2003 for academic excellence in B. Design from National College of Arts, where he teaches as permanent faculty. He has been curating art exhibitions in Pakistan since 2016 and works at O Art Space, Lahore as Gallery Curator. Dahri has been exhibiting his work in Pakistan, Dubai, Singapore, England and India. He lives and works in Lahore, Pakistan.