The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (NIFTH)/Lok Virsa started Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) trades in collaboration with the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) under Prime Minister’s “Skills for All” Hunarmand Pakistan Program.
In this regard, on the completion of the trade Creative Traditional Arts (Miniature Painting) taught by Ms. Raana Zehra, NIFTH-Lok Virsa will hold an exhibition titled ‘Ibtida’ at NIFTH Art Gallery, starting from 23rd December 2021 and ongoing till 4th January 2022. The exhibition will display the Artwork (Miniature Paintings) of the traineess.
Instructor Ms. Raana Zehra is an alum of the erstwhile National College of Arts (NCA), now upgraded to the National University of Arts, Lahore. She graduated with Miniature Painting BFA (Hons) in 1993. She has been on the faculty of Hunerkada Art School, Islamabad, Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi, and a Visiting Faculty at NCA, Lahore. Her inspiring miniature works have been exhibited around the world in prestigious art galleries and museums across the USA, Europe, and the Middle East
Her work titled “Intersections” exhibited at the American Center Islamabad in 1997 as part of Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Pakistan-USA ties was widely appreciated.
‘Ibtida’ will be inaugurated on 23rd December 2021 at 3 pm. Entrance and parking at GATE 3, Lok Virsa.