Atif Khan

Biography

Muhammad Atif Khan graduated with Distinction in 1997 in Fine Art from the National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan. An illustrious career spanning 24 years has seen a plethora of international awards, residencies and workshops. In 1998, he was awarded the ‘UNESCO-ASHBURG Bursary for Artists’, and was appointed Artist in Residence at the Darat-Al-Funun in Amman, Jordan. He received the ‘Commonwealth Arts & Crafts Award’ in 2007.

Atif Khan was Artist in Residence at the Swansea Print Workshop in Wales (2005-06), London Studio in England (2008) and Glasgow Art Studio in Scotland (2008). He has shown his work in several prestigious museums; ‘Bradford Museum’ in UK, ‘Aga Khan Museum’ in Toronto, Canada, ‘Sharjah Art Museum’ in UAE and ‘Islamic Museum of Australia’ in Melbourne, Australia. He has also participated in art workshops in Bangladesh, India, Jordan and UK. He has had 19 Solo shows in Pakistan, UK, Jordan, Switzerland and India.

In 2014, the Aga Khan Museum commissioned Atif Khan to develop a large scale site-specific sculpture for its inaugural show in Toronto, Canada. In 2015, he won the Lahore Biennale Foundation’s Open Call competition; ‘Intersections’ and developed a large scale site-specific installation ‘City within a City’ at the Chowk Istanbul in Lahore, Pakistan.

Khan has also created public art installations for the 2nd Karachi Biennale in 2019, Britto Art Project in Bogra, Bangladesh in 2008 and several works for various organizations in Pakistan. He has participated in Biennale Internazionale Di Opere Di Carta in Schio, Italy, 2nd Karnaphuli Folk Triennial in Chittagong, Bangladesh and 1st Lahore Biennale (LB01) in Lahore and 2nd Karachi Biennial (KB19) in Karachi.

Alongside his independent art practice, Atif Khan teaches in the Department of Fine Art at his alma mater, National College of Arts in Lahore.

Exhibitions

Atif Khan

Tales of the Heart
27 October – 09 November 2022

Atif Khan

More Love Songs
22 October – 05 November 2020

Works

Atif Khan TG1072

Atif Khan
TG1072
Archival digital print on Waterford paper
18 x 24 in
Available

Atif Khan TG1073

Atif Khan
TG1073
Archival inkjet on Hahnemuhle paper
24 x 18 in
Available

Atif Khan TG1074

Atif Khan
TG1074
Archival digital print on Waterford paper
13.75 x 24.25 in
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Atif Khan TG1075

Atif Khan
TG1075
Archival digital print on Waterford paper
13.5 x 24.25 in
Sold

Atif Khan TG1076

Atif Khan
TG1076
Archival inkjet on Hahnemuhle paper
30 x 60 in
Available

Atif Khan TG-1077

Atif Khan
TG1077
Archival inkjet on Hahnemuhle paper
30 x 60 in
Available

Atif Khan TG-1078

Atif Khan
TG1078
Archival inkjet on Hahnemuhle paper
18 x 24 in
Available

Atif Khan TG-1079

Atif Khan
TG1079
Archival inkjet on Hahnemuhle paper
18 x 24 in
Available

Atif Khan TG-1080

Atif Khan
TG1080
Archival inkjet on Hahnemuhle paper
68 x 22 in
Available

Atif khan TG-1081

Atif Khan
TG1081
Hand-Stamping with ink on composite layers of thick acrylic panels
26.5 x 19.5 in
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Atif Khan TG-1082

Atif Khan
TG1082
Hand-Stamping with ink on composite layers of thick acrylic panels
26.5 x 19.5 in
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Atif Khan TG-1083

Atif Khan
TG1083
Hand-Stamping with ink on composite layers of thick acrylic panels
26.5 x 19.5 in
Sold