Nusra Latif Qureshi

Nusra Latif Qureshi (b. Lahore, Pakistan 1973) graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the National College of Arts there. From 1996 to 1999 Qureshi served as a visiting artist the miniature painting department at her alma mater. In 2002, she completed her Master’s degree in Fine Art at the Victorian College of the Arts at the University of Melbourne. She lives and works in Melbourne.

Qureshi has shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions across Asia, the United States, Europe and Australia, including in 2004 a solo exhibition at Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Karkhana: A Contemporary Collaboration, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut, and San Francisco Asian Art Museum, USA, and Beyond Borders: Art of Pakistan, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, India, all 2005; in 2006 she was included in the 5th Asia-Pacific Triennial, Queensland Art Gallery. More recent exhibitions include An Ever Expanding Universe, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Australia, 2008; Living Traditions, National Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2009; East West Divan: Contemporary Art from Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan, The 53rd Venice Biennale, Italy, also in 2009; and in 2010, The Rising Tide, Mohatta Palace Museum, Karachi, Pakistan, and Beyond The Page, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, USA. In 2011 Qureshi exhibited in Beyond the Self at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra and in Realms of Intimacy: Miniaturist Practice from Pakistan at the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, USA.