Exhibition of Paintings by Rural Artists 2013 Curator Sajjad Haider for UrgingPeopleToExcel UPTE

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#upte #UrgingPeopleToExcel #Exhibition You are invited with your family and friends to attend Group Exhibition of Paintings by Rural Artists at Rawalpindi Arts Council on November 04, 2013 ( Monday). Please join the inaugural ceremony at 2:00 PM. Guests from universities, colleges, INGOs, NGOs, Media, Art Institutions, Companies, and celebrities will be attending the inaugural. See the master pieces of calligraphy, landscape,thematic and truck art. It is an open invitation for all. There in no fee to see the paintings. Prices of the paintings will be affordable. You may place order for replica of the paintings. Price range may start as low as possible so that all of you may get something for your drawing room,institute, office, guest house etc. This exhibition is maiden volunteer project by the "UrgingPeopleToExcel". The UPTE is a non-political and non-religious online activism plus e-volunteerism to motivate people to excel. It was pioneered by Sajjad Haider . Core values of the UPTE are to motivate, to mobilize and to mentor people in their quest for excellence. Please google the phrase . "Urging People To Excel" to reach across social media and internet. Join the Facebook group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/upte.net/ More about the Urging People To Excel, and its founder can be found here. http://shstreetpainter.wordpress.com/about/ For any query please feel free to send an email or inbox message. streetpainter@hotmail.com sajjadhaider786@gmail.com facebook.com/sajjadhaider786 twitter.com/@streetpainter #upte, #urgingpeopletoexcel PLEASE SHARE AND COMMENT ON IT TO PROMOTE THE RURAL ARTISTS. THEY NEED YOUR SUPPORT AND APPRECIATIONS. Looking forward to meet you at inaugural! WARM REGARDS, Sajjad Haider (also known as) streetpainter Exhibition Coordinator Founder #UrgingPeopleToExcel


<ul><li> 1. Exhibition of Paintings by Rural Artists at Rawalpindi Arts Council November 04-10, 2013 Inauguration 2:00 PM (Monday) (Open invitation) Curator Sajjad Haider sajjadhaider786@gmail.com Twitter.com/@streetpainter Facebook.com/sajjadhaider786 Founder UrgingPeopleToExcel Motivate| Mobilize|Mentor </li> <li> 2. Artists Ustad Manazir Ahmed Khan Ustad Noor Hussain Late Ustad Bilal UmmiBashir Haider Tariq Mehmood Maher Rasheed Tahir Bilal Ummi Muhammad Hafeez Sikandar Hayat </li> <li> 3. Bashir Haider began his art vocation associated with sign-board painting using the signature: `Haider Arts. He continued his education to obtain a Bachelors Degree, with a diploma in drawing. He has diverse interest in Academe reading philosophy, literature, art and religion. Now teaching at the Government Special Education School Jauharabad, Bashir Haider is inspired by contemporary abstraction and figurative art. The bold, experimental aspect of the artists work witnesses his individuality, a unique self acquired idiom of calligraphy fused with abstraction. An exciting aspect of his work in exhibition is the artists invented font that appears from afar as a Japanese of Chinese script but on closer view is recognized as a new version of Arabic text. In his work movement is symbolized by a wheel incorporated in calligraphic work. Boats become a symbol of the imagination. A scholastic man, BH is desirous of taking advanced training in Fine Art to widen his knowledge of his subject. </li> <li> 4. Bashir Haider </li> <li> 5. Bashir Haider </li> <li> 6. Bashir Haider </li> <li> 7. Bashir Haider </li> <li> 8. Tariq Mehmood is another born artist who grew up in the village of Bakhar Bar Near Shah Pur Saddar. His aim in life was to study art and he struggled to achieve his ambition, taking a diploma in drawing, and teaching at the Government Middle School, Sargodha. His work in exhibition is a series of beautiful rural landscapes that capture the impression of autumn sunlight on the texture of mud walls. Tariq is another artist whose ambition is to study art further. </li> <li> 9. Tariq Mehmood </li> <li> 10. Tariq Mehmood </li> <li> 11. Tariq Mehmood </li> <li> 12. An outstanding and well known artist in the field of truck art is Ustad Manzir Khan. He has been working in truck and cinema hoarding art since the Seventies, and he is a portraitist of repute, the only portrait master in the entire truck market of Khushab. He is estimated to have painted 40,000 trucks in the last 35 years, with an average speed of five trucks per day. He is known to work tirelessly throughout annual holidays, beginning his work at sunrise and continuing till night. His record is seven portraits per day, taking an average of two hours to paint the complete portrait on the back of the truck. He refers to his work as `speed art and refers to the colours used as `Chingharhtay Rang, or dazzling colours. The Ustads students are witness to this speed momentum and the truck owners particularly enjoy his portraiture. Ustad Manzir Khan seeks acknowledgment for his life-long, astounding contribution to the field of Truck art. </li> <li> 13. Manazir Khan </li> <li> 14. Manazir Khan </li> <li> 15. The art of the late Ustad Bilal Ummi has been given on loan for exhibition by his family. He was a senior painter who is legend among the truck artists, known as a painter in the Khushab-Sargodha districts since the Sixties. The Ustad was also an excellent portraitist whose work may be seen today in the hall of the Government Technical Model High School, Jauharabad. (Self-portrait of Ustad Bilal Ummi) </li> <li> 16. Late Ustad Bilal Ummi </li> <li> 17. Hafiz Ahmed Shezad is a young man with a mature understanding of Kufic calligraphy. He is trained in Fazil Arabi and he is Paish Imam of a masjid in Khushab. Any spare time he has is given to creating new geometrical and floral compositions (ornamental or Naqashi work) of the Kufic calligraphy. Shezad gains great spiritual enlightenment from his work and aspires to reach an advanced level in calligraphy. </li> <li> 18. Hafiz Ahmed Shehzad </li> <li> 19. Hafiz Ahmed Shehzad </li> <li> 20. Hafiz Ahmed Shehzad </li> <li> 21. Ustad Noor Hussain, is the senior most signboard painter in Khushab. He is known with the name of Zahid Angvee. His calligraphy carved on marble can be seen in this exhibition. </li> <li> 22. Ustad Noor Hussain </li> <li> 23. Ustad Noor Husain </li> <li> 24. www.facebook.com/groups/upte.net </li> <li> 25. Script and Overview by Marjorie Husain Marjorie Husain is a Karachi based art critic and author who has been actively engaged in the promotion of Pakistani art for three decades. She has written several books on art and artists documenting the development of art in the country, and has written a text book for art students, Aspects of Art, that was printed by Oxford University Press in 2000. She has curated exhibitions of artworks from Pakistan in Germany, U.K., and India as well as Pakistan and acted as consultant for the exhibition of art from Pakistan held at the Pasadena Museum, California in 1995. In 2003 she co/curated the Retrospective exhibition of Jamil Naqsh held at the Mohatta Palace Museum, Karachi. She has lectured extensively on Pakistani art and artists and was interviewed on the subjected by BBC TV, 2007. She is a recipient of the Fatima Jinnah Gold Medal for services to art. </li> <li> 26. Thank you! Looking forward to see you at the inauguration on November 04, 2013 at 2:00 PM in Rawalpindi Arts Council. (RAC) The RAC is located near Pindi Cricket Stadium Double Road Shamsabad Stop Opposite Arid Agriculture University Murree Road Rawalpindi. Please feel free to write an email if you have any query or you want to place order of paintings. Sajjad Haider sajjadhaider786@gmail.com </li> </ul>