Khalid Khan



Khalid , known professionally as  graduated in fine arts from Karachi Fine Art Scool and began a career as a graphic designer. After undertaking his first exhibition in 1993 he visited London and in love with the city.
He went on to study media production and computer graphics and he spent 7 years working as a creative director for a German advertising agency. Returning to London’s art became his passion and living and now, as an acclaimed artist, he has exhibited exhibited in many European countries including Germany, France, Germany, Spain and the UK as well as countries worldwide like Pakistan.
Kaay’s paintings are a result of his restless nature and he works simultaneously in different styles and subjects. He feels strongly that a painting should depict an artist, not a style but without question his strong lines and powerful energy comes out in an unmistakable style of its own.

Khalid khan, also known as kaay, is an acclaimed artist who has to his credit solo painting exhibitions in the UK, Germany, and Pakistan. He has held group exhibitions in many European countries including France, Germany, Spain, and the UK.

In 1988 Kaay graduated in fine arts from a renowned Arts college in Karachi and soon began his career as a graphic designer. After his first solo painting exhibition in 1993 he got an opportunity to visit London. Having fallen in love with the city, he decided to make London his home and returned in 1995 to realize this dream. Here he pursued a studies in media production and computer graphics.

His career took him to Germany next where he spent 6 years working as a creative director in an advertising agency. However, his love for the city of London did not diminish. He followed his heart and returned to London and that is where he resides now.

Kaay’s passion for art never faded and for the last ten years his main focus has been painting.


1990     Group exhibition, American Consulate Karachi.

1991     Solo exhibition, Gallery 122 Karachi.

1992     Group exhibition, Indus Gallery Karachi.

1993     Solo exhibition, Gallery 122 Karachi.

2001     Solo exhibition, Werkstatt fur kunst und Design, Hamm, Germany.

2003     Solo exhibition, Hoxter Kunstzentrum, Germany.

2005     Group exhibition, Stadt Museum Warburg, Germany.

2009     Group exhibition, New Cross Art, London.