“In my work I search for significance of foliage and interweave a woman’s silhouette with psychological interiors and surroundings.”

Pakistan based visual artist Sadaf Naeem works in painting, sculpture, and installation. She received her Bachelor of Fine Art degree from the National College of Arts (Lahore, Pakistan), and has recently completed a Graduate degree from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (USA). She has presented solo exhibitions at O Art Space (Lahore Pakistan) in 2019, Chawkandi art Gallery (Karachi, Pakistan) in 2017, Koel art Gallery (Karachi, Pakistan) in 2015, Taseer art Gallery (Lahore, Pakistan) in 2013, and Ejaz Galleries (Lahore, Pakistan) in 2007. Sadaf was included in the Karachi Biennale in 2019, and produced an installation at Alliance Francaise. She has received “Award of merit in the memory of Ethel Portner” 2020, in the group show “Fiber Hawaii 2020” at Gallery lolani, Hawaii, USA. In 2017, she received a Nigaah Award in Landscape Painting. In 2019, she was included in the publication, “20 Pakistani Women Artists You Should Know,” edited by Tauqeer Muhajir. She has also participated in many group shows nationally and internationally.

Sadaf is an active art educator. She has taught at the professional colleges ‘Pakistan Institute of Fashion & Design’, and ‘Kinnaird College for Women’

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