SANA ARJUMAND

Artist
Brief info

Sana Arjumand is a contemporary visual artist from Pakistan who has extensively shown internationally and locally. Born in Karachi in 1982. She graduated from the National College of Arts, Lahore, in 2005. In her work she has touched upon a range of subjects such as gender politics, identity and religion. Her current body of work revolves around mysticism and spirituality, in which the Moon has become a metaphoric symbol of love and light.

Sana has had solo shows in NewYork, Sydney, and in major cities of Pakistan. She has also participated in group shows in London, New York, Hawaii, Seoul, Amman, Delhi, Ahmedabad and Mumbai. Her work has been represented several times in Dubai Art Fair, Indian Art Fair, Abu Dhabi Art Fair, Art Basel Hong Kong, Flux Festival in London.

Huffington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Time Magazine, Art Now, Asia Art Pacific, Nat Brut, Indian Times, H.A.S magazine has reviewed her work. It has also been discussed in several International blogs and forums. Sana’s work appeared in Art Info as one of the "Top Ten Rising Stars in Pakistan and India".

She was also featured in local publications such as Friday Times, Blue Chip Magazine, Hello Magazine, Niche Magazine, Libas, Dawn, She Magazine, Express Tribune and The News. A book on Contemporary Pakistani Art, "Still The Eye Seeks" written by Salima Hashmi features her work "Bureau Car". "Making Waves- Contemporary Art" book written by Silwat Ali has reviewed Sana's international shows.

In 2009 she participated in the Art Omi Residency in NewYork. The same year she showed at Flux Festival, London, Dubai Art Fair, Delhi Art Fair and other group shows in Pakistan.

Her work has been collected by Francis J. Greenburger Collection (New York), Devi Art Foundation (New Delhi), Pondside Press (New York) and Rangoonwala (Pakistan) among other collections.

Sana's most recently showed at the United Nations head quarters in New York.