Born in 1983, Tando Mohammad Khan, Ali Karimi graduated in Fine Arts (Miniature Painting) with honors from National College of Arts, Lahore in 2013. He explains that art has always been part of his family history; some of his ancestors were Sufi poets.He worked at the Sindhology Museum,Jamshoro (2002 – 2009), making sculptures and some other works for the Museum even before coming to NCA. And actually working in the museum made him realize to pursue proper academic art education. Hence, he left the job and joined NCA. Karimi has been exhibiting his work at various venues nationally and internationally along with projects with Mohatta Palace Museum, Karachi and other site-specific restoration projects. Currently he is working on preservation and Heritage projects in Sindh with Endowment Fund Trust since 2015. Karimi lives and works in Hyderabad, Pakistan.
Date of Birth: 1983-01-01 in Tando, Pakistan.
Qualification: 2013 BFA (Miniature Painting with Honors) National College of Arts, Lahore Pakistan
2018 Group show at Oartspace Galley Lahore.
2018 Group show at ArtChowk Gallery Karachi.
2018 Solo show Manifestations at ArtChowk Gallery Karachi.
2017 participate in the Imago Mundi Pakistan Project Curated by Ambereen Karamat &
2016 ” Art for Education” Pakistani Contemprary Art Auction. Hosted by The British High
Commissioner Mr. Thomas Drew Curated by My Art World. Islamabad
2016 Keean Reejhaayaan Tokhe, Fifty Artist from Sindh, Paying Tribute to ABIDA PARVEEN
Sponsored by ENDOWMENT FUND TRUST.
2015 Solo show DECONSTRUCTION at my art world, Islamabad,
2015 Solo show CHAOS at Chawkandi art , Karachi, Pakistan
2014 CARE OF ART? AUCTION of Contemporary Art, Lahore
2014 Two person show Kit and Kaboodle at Khaas Art Gallery
2013 Thesis display with title ATOMISM (Miniature Paintings)
National College of Arts
2013 Three person show at Chawkandi Art Gallery Karachi
2012 Three person show Exhibition of paintings and
drawings at Chawkandi Art Gallery Karachi
2010 ORIGAMI exhibition at Zahoor-ul-Ikhlaq
Gallery National Collage of Arts Lahore
2008 Participated in Art Exhibition and Dialogue “NO HONOUR IN KILLING”
Making Visible Buried Truth, At Institute of Art & Design University of Sindh Jamshoro Curated by: Niilofur Farrukh
2007 Participated in 1st International Conference on Art & Art Exhibition 2008
“New Vista’s in the 21st Century Art” At Institute of Art & Design
University of Sindh Jamshoro
2007 Participated in International Art Exhibition at Khaliq Dina
2005 Participated in Hyderabad COLORS OF INDUS 2005 Painting
Exhibition Mehran Arts Council Gallery Hyderabad
Curated by: Fatah Halipoto
2004 Participated in Group Exhibition by Art Council of Pakistan
2004 Participated in Group Exhibition at Institute of Sindhology
Museum, University of Sindh, Jamshoro
2004 Participated in Sadequain Gallery Karachi
2003 Participated in (UNFPA) International Poster Contest
Population and Environment at Islamabad
2001 Participated in Sadequain Gallery Karachi