Risham Syed (b.1969, Pakistan) has a diverse art practice in which painting remains central while she also uses found objects, textiles, pattern, margins, borders and frames creating a context for the painted surface. Her work has been included in major national and international exhibitions.including the Manchester Art Gallery, ABRAAJ Capital Art Prize, Dubai, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, Asia Pacific Triennial Brisbane, Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art, China, Mohatta Palace Museum, Karachi, National Gallery of Art, Islamabad, Harris Museum, Preston, Barbican Center, London and the Fukuoka Triennial, Japan. Syed currently heads the Visual Arts Department at the School of Visual Arts and Design at the Beaconhouse National University, Lahore. She is a graduate of the National College of Arts, Lahore and the Royal College of Art, London.

Selected Works