Hamra Abbas (Pakistani, )

Timeline

1976
Born in Kuwait
1996–1999
BFA (Sculpture), National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan
1999–2002
Visiting faculty, National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan
2000–2002
MA Visual Arts, National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan
2002–2004
Mater student, Universität der Künste, Berlin
2004–2006
Lecturer at Universität der Künste, Berlin
2007
Private lecturer at National College of Arts, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Lives and works in Islamabad and Berlin

Exhibitions

2008
Buffaloes in Combat, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto
2008
Art Hong Kong, Green Cardamom, Hong Kong
2008
Dubai Art Fair, Green Cardamom, Booth B52, Dubai
2008
In-Situ, Shake Before Use, ARTIUM de Alava, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
2008
Adventures of the Woman in Black, Green Cardamom, London (solo)
2008
New Works, NCA Gallery, Rawalpindi (solo)
2008
God Grows on Trees, Schultz Contemporary, Berlin (solo)
2008
God Grows on Trees, Zahoor-al-Akhlaq Gallery, NCA, Lahore (solo)
2007
Not Only Possible But Also Necessary-Optimism In The Age Of Global War, 10th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul (catalog)
2007
Urban Myths and Modern Fables, UTS Gallery, Sydney (catalog)
2007
Inaugural show, National Art Gallery, Islamabad (catalog)
2007
Contemporary Art from Pakistan, Thomas Erben, NYC
2007
Divination, B 22, Hamburg/Paris
2007
Politics of Fear, Albion gallery, London
2006
Dorothea Konwiarz Stiftung Galerie, Berlin (solo)
2006
Lessons on Love, Rohtas 2, Lahore (solo)
2006
Zones of Contact, 15th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney
2006
Beyond the Page, Asia House, London and Manchester Art Gallery
2006
Open day, Vasl International Artists Workshop, Gadani
2005
Zeitsprünge Raumfolgen, ifa Galerie, Berlin, Stuttgart
2005
Full House, Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, Schöppingen
2005
Meisterschueler Prize Winners of UdK, Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin
2005
Bueno Ensemble, ARC Gallery, Chicago
2005
Mind Wrestlers, Parsons Paris School of Design, Paris
2005
KOVIDEO 1st Durban Video Festival, Mumbai
2005
13 Boxes, Goliath Art Space, Brooklyn, New York
2005
I can’t really explain what it’s like where I live, but someday I’ll take you there, The Phatory, New York (solo)
2005
Men in White, Vermont Studio Center, USA (solo)
2005
Beyond Borders, Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai
2004
Art from Pakistan, Houses of Parliament, London
2004
Meisterschueler Prize Exhibition, Universitaet der Kuenste (UdK) Berlin, Berlin
2004
Aarpaar 3, Lahore | Karachi | Mumbai
2004
Miniature from Pakistan, Fukuoka Museum of Asian Art, Fukuoka
2004
Open Studios, Triangle Artists’ Workshop, Brooklyn, NY
2004
8th Symposium Junge Kunst, Guetersloh
2004
FreiRäume, A Project by FreiStil e.V., Berlin
2004
Love It or Leave It, 5th Cetinje Biennial, Cetinje
2004
Creative Insecurity, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
2004
Meisterschueler Exhibition, Universitaet der Kuenste (UdK) Berlin
2004
Along the X-Axis: Digital Art From India and Pakistan, New Delhi
2004
Playing with a Loaded Gun, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
2003
Junger Westen 2003, Kunsthalle Rechlinghausen, Rechlinghausen
2003
EyeTwisters, Houston Community College, Northline Gallery, Houston, TX
2003
Peace with India, Neher Kinarey, Lahore
2003
Miniatures Pakistanaises, Maison d’Art Contemporain Chaillioux, Paris | K3 - Project Space, Zurich
2003
Contemporary Miniature from India/Pakistan, Fine Art Resource Gallery, Berlin
2003
Cultural Juxtaposition, Southwest School of Art and Craft, San Antonio, TX
2002
Art and Ashes, Gallery NCA, Lahore (solo)
2002
Interrogating Diversity, Betty Rymer Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
2002
Digital Visions, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
2002
Hamra Abbas and Nosheen Saeed, sCanvas Art Gallery, Karachi
2002
Painting Over the Lines: Five Contemporary Artists from Pakistan, Indo Center, New York City, NY |
2002
York Quay Gallery, Toronto
2002
Around Miniatures, Canvas Art Gallery, Karachi
2002
The Takhti Exhibition, Gallery Sadequain, Karachi
2002
Ray of Hope, Gallery NCA, Lahore
2001
More Smoke Than Fire, Gallery NCA, Lahore (solo)
2001
One Just Right for You, NCA, Lahore (solo)
1999
Embodied Meaning, NCA, Lahore (solo)