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Zahrah Ehsan

Zahrah Ehsan is Lahore based visual artist in Pakistan. She received her BFA with Honours in 2012, with a concentration in Painting from the National College of Arts, Lahore. Her training at NCA has allowed her to expand the boundaries of her practice through experimentation in Painting, installation photography and performance. She has furthered her practice by exhibiting in galleries across Pakistan and internationally, as well as participating in an international residency at the Vermont Studio Center, USA.  Zahrah returned to her alma mater after graduation, where she is currently designing and teaching a number of studio and theory based courses including Painting and Drawing, as well as conducting a weekly seminar.

Zahrah has been experimental with her work having scavenged for possible materials from industry, popular culture, and utility incorporating it into her paintings that is mostly a critique on the gendered body, social conformity, notions of socially constructed and enabled childhood.