Bachelor in Fine Arts Department Peshawar University Pakistan ,1997
Diploma in Fine Arts Department Peshawar University Pakistan , 1972
Certificate in Graphic Arts and Painting from Japan Association of Graphic Arts
Technology, and Technical information center Karachi Pakistan, 1989
Certificate in Advance Painting Course in Abasin Art Council Peshawar pakistan,1983 Pakistan 1981 .
Certificate in Up-Grade Course in Book Designing & Illustration, NBC Lahore
Diploma in Marble & Stone from Scale dell Marmo in Carrara Italy 1975-76
Certificate in Graphic Art ( BLOCK PRINTING ) and Batik from Academy of bella Arts Modeling and Molding from Carrara Italy 1975-76.,
Certificate in Painting from Abasin Arts Council Peshawar Pakistan 1973.
Russian Certificate in Painting, 1970.
Artist, Painter, Graphic Designer, Decorator, Photographer. Advertising consultant, contracting with companies, businesses, etc. To Enhance their marketing campaigns.
CorelDraw, Graphic Advantage, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Freehand, InPage, Web design, ANA graphic design pro , Casemate, MS Word, Excel and WIMPC Design for signs.
Currently freelance working as graphic designer in Baba Printer Press , Advertising Agency NY
from 1999 using Adobe Photoshop, CorelDraw, MS Word and Illustrator. Making broachers, poster, logo, book cover designs, flyer, business cards, calendar, digital signs, advertisements for newspapers & layout design.
Currently freelance working as graphic designer with newspaper of Metro NY from 1998 using Adobe Photoshop, CorelDraw, MS Word and Illustrator. Advertisement for newspapers & layout design
Currently freelance artist & photographer
Worked as graphic designer in Paragon Sign Company From 2003 to Jan. 2004 using Casemate, Adobe Photoshop, CorelDraw, MS Word and Illustrator.Making sign, layout of sign & designs logo and vinyl cutting.
Worked as graphic designer in Scarborough Sign Company From 2000 to 2003 using ANA graphic, Adobe Photoshop, CorelDraw, MS Word and Illustrator. Making sign, layout of sign & designs broachers, poster, logo, flyer, business card and vinyl cutting.
Worked as graphic designer in Sunny Graphic NY From Jan. 1999 to June 1999 using Graphic Advantage, Adobe Photoshop, CorelDraw, MS Word and Illustrator. Making sign, layout of sign, logo and vinyl cutting.
Worked as graphic designer in Sir speedy from Jan. 1999 to June 1999 NY, software using Adobe Photoshop, CorelDraw, MS Word and Illustrator. Making broachers, poster, logo, book cover designs, flyer, business card, calendar, advertisement for newspapers & layout design
President of tasneem art gallery, Peshawar, Pakistan Thetasneem art gallery in Peshawar Pakistan is dedicated to the promotion and introduction of new and talented artist in Pakistan. It displays a variety of works including paintings, sculptures, photography and graphic arts. I also organizes competition and awards
PROFESSION ARTIST & DESIGNER
25 years experience in Painting, Graphic Art (BLOCK PRINTING) Batik, Graphic Designing
(COMPUTER , Decoration, Textile Designing, Photography, Press Printing, Jewelry Designs,
Stain Glass ,Stage Design, Float Design & Fabric Painting from 1983 to present. visiting arts lecture in Fine Art Dept., Abasin Art Council &Tasneem Art Gallery. 1985 to present teaching art classes at Fine Art Dept. Peshawar University &Abasin Art Council Pakistan 1983 to present.
Worked in Mian Mohammad Bashir's Arts Studio, Peshawar Pakistan 1972 to 1990
Art Director & Art Lecturer
Worked in Abasin Art Council Peshawar Pakistan ,1979 to 1986Art Director Artist , Photographer & Designer. Worked in Printing Corporation of Frontier Ltd. Pakistan 1979 to 1983.
Worked as Arts Lecturer in Fine Arts Dept. Peshawar University and Abasin Art Council,
Peshawar. Visiting Lecturer in Fine Art Dept. Peshawar University Pakistan,1985 to 1988.
Artist &In charge
Worked in Professor Buttini's Arts Studio in Carrara Italy 1975-1976.
Artist & Designer.
Worked in Islamabad as a designer and Artist with Korean Artist and Designers in Mass
Gymnastic Displays held in Islamabad organized on all Pakistan basis with Korean Expert in
Worked as a Designer, Photographer and Artist in Gemstone Corporation Ltd, Peshawar
Pakistan 1977 to 1978.
Art and Communications congress USA
Participated in 25th International Congress on Art and Communications in USA in 1998.
Treasurer Lion Club Pakistan.
Participated in International Convention in London 1998.
My Painting( MIGRATION ) Graphic print has been selected in United Nations High
Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Geneva got prize and published in Refugees
Newspaper and Magazine in Geneva Switzerland.
Prize and Awards.
Won Prize and Awards in Painting, Graphic Arts, Batic, Stain Glass, Photography, Graphic
Designing, Poster &Eid Design.
EXHIBITION ( one man Shows)
1 Fine art dept..Peshawar university in 1970
2 Peshawar city in 1974
3 buttni arts gallery in carrara Italy 1976
4 Iran culture center Peshawar 1977
5 abasin art council Peshawar 1978
6 Pakistan national council of arts Islamabad 1978
7 Fine art dept..Peshawar university in 1979
8 shakir Ali museum, Lahore 1981
9 American center Peshawar 1982
10 Pakistan national council of arts Islamabad 1982
11 abasin arts council Peshawar 1983
12 al-hamra arts council Lahore
13 abasin arts council hazara, abbattabad 1985
14 french cultural center Peshawar 1986
15 Fine art dept..Peshawar university in 1987
16 American center Peshawar 1987
17 Iran culture center Peshawar 1992
18 french cultural center Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore 1992
19 new York, California & Chicago USA 1994
20 Louisiana art gallery new arlane 1998
21 Fine art dept..Peshawar university in 1999
22 Williamsburg art and historian center new York 1999,2004,2006
23 abb art gallery in new york 2000
24 art gallery on 38th street new york 2003
25 Fine art dept..Peshawar university in 2005
1 Peshawar university in 1969-2006
2 Fine art dept..Peshawar university in 1970-2006
3 buttini arts gallery in carrara Italy 1976
4 china exhibition in china 1973
5 Japanese exhibition in japan 1975
6 Russian exhibition in Russia 1970
7 iran culture center Peshawar 1977-2005
8 abasin art council Peshawar 1978-2006
9 pakistan national council of arts Islamabad 1978-2006
10 international exhibition in Bangladesh 1981natinal exhibition in Pakistan national council of
arts Islamabad 1981
11 abasin art council 1982
12 cultural guild of Pakistan ( exhibition on Olympic games 1983
13 pakistan art council Karachi 1983
14 abasin art council hazaraabbattadbad 1983
15 idara-e-saqafatePakistan( graphic exhibition Islamabad 1984
16 idara-e-saqafate Pakistan 1984
17 al humra arts council Lahore graphic exhibition 1984
18 american center Peshawar ( afghan refugee exhibition 1984
19 S.S. hyder award abasin art council Peshawar 1986-87
20 iran cultural center Lahore afghan refugees exhibition 1984
21 fine art dept Peshawar 1984
22 american center Lahore afghan refugee
23 alal-humra arts gallery Lahore under idarasaqafat-e-Pakistan in1985
24 S.S. Hyder award abasin art council Peshawar 1986-87
24 All Pakistan graphic arts exhibition in idara-e-saqafat Pakistan Islamabad 1987
25 Group show of painting on 14th august 1987 in tasneem art gallery Peshawar
26 The first arts biennial of Pakistan in Lahore 1987 held under idara-e-saqafat Pakistan
Graphic print exhibition o berlin west Germany 1987
group exhibition of painting & prints by NWFP Artist at Fresh cultural center Peshawar 1988
The 3rd Biennial exhibition of print in Wakayama japan 1988
Abasin award in abasin arts council Peshawar 1988
Group exhibition of prints in India 1989
Group exhibition of prints in 5th international design competition in Osaka japan 1990
S.S. hyder award in abasin art council 1990 Peshawar
Graphic exhibition pnca Islamabad in 1991
Exhibition in abasin art council Peshawar 1991-92-93
Exhibition of prints in India 1992
Exhibition of prints in India 1992
Exhibition of prints in japan wakayama in 1991-92-93
Exhibition of prints in Holland 1993
Exhibition of prints & painting in USA 1994
exhibition of painting & graphic in sangre de cristo arts cultural center in Pueblo 1994
pacific Asia museum California 1994
art 95 in bardonia NY 1995, 18th annual artexpo in NY 1996
art 95 in NY 1995
S.S..Hyderaward A.A.C. Peshawar 1996-97
Gulgee award AAC Peshawar 1997-98
Willumburg art and historical center 1999-2008
Flushing town hall gallery 2002-2006
ABB art gallery in NY 2003,04,05
art gallery on 38th street new York 2003
ART WORK DISPLAYED AT:
Peshawar university Pakistan
Buttini arts gallery, Italy
Iran cultural center Pakistan
Abasin art council of peshawar Pakistan
Pakistan national council of arts Pakistan
Shakir Ali museum, Pakistan
American center Pakistan
Al-hamra arts council Pakistan
Abasin arts council hazar Pakistan
French cultural center Peshawar, islamabad Pakistan
Pacific Asian museum, California, USA
China exhibition, china
Japanese exhibition, japan
Russian exhibition , Russia
International exhibition, Bangladesh
Cultural guild of Pakistan
NWFP Float in house and cattle show in Lahore Pakistan cultural float on national day 1992. 1996. 1998
GRAPHIC EXHIBITION DISPLAYED AT:
Graphic print exhibition, berlin, west Germany
The 3rd biennial exhibition of print in Wakayama, japan
Group exhibition of prints, India
5th international design competition, Osaka, japan
graphic prints exhibition, wakayama, japan
sangre de crito art cultural center , Colorado, USA
pacific Asian museum, California, USA
Art 95, bardonia, NY USA
18th Annual art export, NY USA
1998 participant in 25th international congress on art and communications, USA
1998- Participant in international convention in London, England
1977- participant as a designer and artist with Korean artist and designers on mass gymnastic
display held in Islamabad, Pakistan
PRIZES AND AWARDS
INTERNATIONAL AWARD AND RECOGNITION
oil painting award from china1975
afghan refugees painting recognized by united nations high commissioner for refugees
(UNHCR) office. Geneva, Switzerland (received prize and work was published in refugees
newspaper and magazine 1985
2nd prize in graphic arts and batik, Italy 1977
2nd prize graphic and batik work, carrara, italy 1976
gold metal in graphic arts and batik India 1992
distinguished leadership award from American biographical institute 1997
2nd prize in refugees exhibition from Iran cultural center, Lahore, Pakistan 1984
2nd prize in 5th annual all Pakistan painting national exhibition and competition under idara
saqafat-e-Pakistan in al hamra arts council, Lahore, Pakistan 1985
Khyber award from halqa-e-saqafat Pakistan as best artist 1986
1st prize sarhadsaqafat mala in sarhad arts council. Peshawar Pakistan 1992
2nd prize in sarhadsaqafat mala in sarhad arts council. Peshawar Pakistan 1993
2nd prize in photography from pak salon group 1997
1st & 2nd prize in graphic arts Pakistan national council of arts Islamabad 1990 , 1992, 93, 95, 97,1999, 2002, 2004
AWARD PRESENTED BY ABASIN ARTS COUNCIL PAKISTAN
2nd prize in graphic arts 1973
2nd prize in graphic arts 1975
1st prize in water color 1974
3rd prize in batik work 1977
2nd prize in graphic art 1983
2nd prize in Olympic games graphic art in al-hamers art council Lahore 1984
1st prize in graphic arts abasin arts council S.S hyder award 1984
2nd prize in poster competition 1984
1st prize in graphic arts S.S. hyder award 1987
1st prize in graphic arts s.S.hyder award 1996
AWARD PRESENTED BY PESHAWAR UNIVERSITY PAKISTAN
2nd prize in achievement from fine arts department 1971
1st prize in craft 1968
2nd prize in Pakistan 1973
AWARD PRESENTED BY CANTT PUBLIC PAKISTAN
1st prize in art 1963
2nd prize in art 1964
1st prize in art and craft 1966
2nd prize in art 1968
Design & Manufacture of NWFP Float in Horse & Cattle Show in Lahore Pakistan Culture
Float on national day 1992,95,97.
SarhadSaqafati Mala in Peshawar to show tech. Of Fine Art students & Art lovers.
TV PROGRAMS ON PAKISTAN TV
Fanoos Peshawar TV. To teach photograph tech. 1996.
Aaj Da Din Peshawar TV. How to make sculpture Tech. 1996.
Sitaray Peshawar TV. To teach paintings students & Art lovers 1995
NaviShoch Peshawar TV. Interview to show my Paintings 1995.
Darankhan Peshawar TV. 8 programs to teach different tech. Of Fine Art 1994
Abasin from Peshawar TV 13 Program on TV to teach paintings 1993
TasveerKaAusTaraf Islamabad to teach painting to student & art lover 1992.
SaveraySaveray from Islamabad at national network teach Painting & Design 1991.
Jahana Fun from Islamabad TV. at national network teach Painting & Drawing 1990
New York Artists Equity Association, Inc. NY USA
Manhattan Graphic Center New York. USA
New York Photographic Association. USA
Flushing town hall gallery flushing USA
American Biographical Institute Research Board of Advisors USA.
American Biographical Institute England.
The International Association of Lion Club USA & Pakistan.
Culture Dept. Govt.Of NWFP, Pakistan.
Youth Affair Division Islamabad. Pakistan
Social Welfare Dept. NWFP Pakistan
Pakistan National Council of Arts Pakistan.
Pak Salon Photography Group. Pakistan.
Abasin Arts Council Peshawar Pakistan.
AmeriPlan of America USA.
Tasneem, an icon in the field of art was born at Peshawar Pakistan He received his formal education at Peshawar University Pakistan but was initiated into the world of art by his accomplished father. He has participated in numerous exhibitions & got many prestigious & reputed awards.
For Tasneem , painting came as an inheritance from his father Late M. M. Bashir a commercial artist, but the son turned the art compositions on painting, Graphic Art (print making) and photography
TasneemShahzad is an Artist from Pakistan is a talented print maker, Artist, Batik, Designer, Commercial Artist, Decoration, Textile Designer, Photography, press printing, Jewelry designer, Stain Glass, Print maker & Fabric Painter from Pakistan. Some People are born artist, some learn to excel to the zenith through sheer hard work, while these are very few who are God gifted born artist, and utilize their national talent to attain mastery of more than are discipline of this highly creative in field.
Tasneem was selected to include in a major exhibition of Pakistan print maker & painters in use in 1994, his Print & painting is illustrated in color. We felt that Tasneem works makes an important contribution in the context of contemporary art in Pakistan and USA. The artist who hails from Peshawar is now based in New York .He come to this world capital city some 11 years back when he was offered a permanent residence in the United State by the American government in recognition of this extraordinary artist talent.
Tasneem has already established himself as an exhibiting work artist with impressive credentials.His work has been exhibited in many galleries in U.S. Tasneem is dedicated to his art and to Continued work and development.
Tasneem do prints, Photograph and batik but his special interest lies in graphic and print making from woodcuts and linocut, He has matured in juxtaposing his sharps and colorful landscape and acquired mastery in distribution of space balance of shapes and strength of lines in creating graphic with architectural motifs capsuling alluring events in photograph may be a bone to most but to Tasneem, the award wining composition to appear right before his lenses.
His love affair with the lens and his enthusiasm moved him to join several photography Competition in which he repeatedly won prizes in varying categories both at home and abroad.
He has been to several countries for study. Since graduating in Fine Arts form University of Peshawar Pakistan
Tasneem, s passion with Fine Arts has taken him to Italy, France, Russia, Afghanistan, India, Bangladesh and
the United State to attain excellence in his skill and which he did with flying colors. In Italy he received a diploma in marble & stone and graphic arts while in he received special training in painting,
So far his art works have been display at more than 120 exhibitions both in Pakistan and several other countries & 40 solos shows even since his arrival in the United States & other countries, his works have been exhibited at more than 10 countries. He participated in an international groups exhibition of paintings in New York in 2000 to present
Tasneem’s unusual spirit of sharing his rich experience with others has not died down in the US either, as he says he is willing to train and open an art gallery and school in New York in Future
*He has 15 years experience in teaching Art Classes in Art Gallery, Fine Art Dept. Peshawar University &Abasin Art Council Pakistan
* Worked in Professor Buttini’s Arts Studio in Carrara Italy 1975-1976.
* Worked in Islamabad as a designer and Artist with Korean Artist and Designers in Mass Gymnastic Displays held in Islamabad organized on all Pakistan bases with Korean Expert in Pakistan 1977.
* Worked as a Designer, Photographer and Artist in Gemstone Corporation Ltd, Peshawar Pakistan 1977 to 1978.
* Participated in 25th International Congress on Art and Communications in USA in 1998
* Gemstone Corporation of Pakistan 1983-84
* Design & Manufacture of NWFP Float in Horse & Cattle Show in Lahore Pakistan Culture Float on national day 1992,95,97. SarhadSaqafati Mala in Peshawar to show tech. Of Fine Art students & Art lovers.
Participated in InternationalConvention in London 1998.
* His Painting (MIGRATION) Graphic print has been selected in United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Geneva got prize and published in Refugees Newspaper and Magazine in Geneva Switzerland.
* Recognition for Special Ability as an Artist in USA. Awarded American Permanent Residency Status on the basis of extra ordinary ability in Arts
* Won Prize and Awards in Painting, Graphic Arts, Batik, Stain Glass, Photography, Graphic Designing, Poster&Eid Design.