Mughees Riaz


Date of Birth March 23, 1971


1999 Master in Fine Arts Painting from Department of Fine Art, University of the Punjab Lahore Pakistan.

1997  Bachelor in Fine Arts (Painting) from Department of Fine Art, University of the Punjab Lahore Pakistan.



2008   A river runs through it-Mughees Riaz-Book Published by Ijaz Galleries.

2008  Journey of the Spirit by Salwat Ali-Book Published by  Foundation for Museum of Modern Arts  FOMMA Evocative Landscape-Mughess Riaz –  Pg.No.220

2005  Art Views by Marjorie Hussain-Book Published by Foundation for Museum of Modern Arts FOMMA A Vision of Infinite Space – Mughess Riaz – Pg.No.181


Space Unlimited by Marjorie Hussain Dawn Gallery July 31


 Solo Exhibitions:

2011  Canvas Art gallery, Karachi Pakistan

2011 Preview at the drawing room gallery Lahore Pakistan.

2009 Nomad Art Gallery, Islamabad Pakistan.

2008 Ejaz Art Gallery, Lahore Pakistan.

2007 Canvas, Art Gallery, Karachi Pakistan.

2007 Preview at, Mughees Riaz, Studio Lahore Pakistan.

2005 Khas Art Gallery, Islamabad Pakistan.

2004  Canvas Art Gallery, Karachi Pakistan.

2001  Ejaz Art Gallery, Lahore Pakistan.

Group Exhibition:

2012  11 Artist live Auction Items, Concern worldwide Summer Party, London U.K.

2012  Portraiture Exhibition at Art Chowk The Gallery Karachi.

2010  4 Artist Group Show at Ocean Art Galleries Karachi Pakistan.

2010  2 Artist Group Show at Canvas Art Gallery Karachi.

2010  Expressions 17 Artist Group Show at Revivers Galleria Lahore.

2009  A show of Drawings, 10 Artist Group show at Voque Art Gallery Lahore Pakistan.

2008  Ambassadors of Pakistan, 12 Artist Group Show at Gallery 6, Art Gallery Islamabad Pakistan.

2008  12 Pakistani Artists Exhibition at East West center, Hawaii U.S.A.

2007  Pakistani Artists Group show at Taj Mahal palace & Towers Mumbai India.

2007  Pakistani Artists Group show at Hotel Leela  Kempinski Mumbai India.

2007  12 Pakistani Artists Group Show at Pratidev Art gallery Kensington London.

2006  15 Artist Group Show Clifton Art, gallery Karachi Pakistan.

2006  14 Artist, Group Show Rayaat Art gallery Lahore Pakistan.

2005  Group Exhibition at V.M. Art gallery Karachi Pakistan.

2004  Group Exhibition at Khuj Art gallery Karachi Pakistan.

2003  3 Artists Exhibition at Ejaz Art Gallery Lahore Pakistan.

2003  Group Exhibition at Canvas Art Gallery Karachi Pakistan.

2002  3 Artists Exhibition at Tariq Jay Art Gallery Lahore Pakistan.

2000  7 Artists Exhibition at Ejaz Art gallery Lahore Pakistan.

1999  A Group of Five Young Artists Paintings Exhibition at Ustad Allah Buksh Al-Hamara Art gallery, Lahore Pakistan.

1999  Group Exhibition at Anna Molka Art Gallery Punjab University Lahore Pakistan.

Participated Exhibition:

2012 Band Baaja Baarat at IVS Gallery, Karachi Pakistan.

2012 Summer Art Show at Nomat Art Gallery, Islamabad Pakistan.

2012  66 Statements at Gallery 6 Art Gallery, Islamabad  March 31

2010  The Golden Collection 1947–2010 a Landscape  and Seascape retrospective at Unicorn Gallery, Karachi.

2009  Changing the world through Art, at vogue Art gallery Lahore.

2009  Royaat Retrospective Painting Exhibition at Royaat Gallery Lahore Pakistan.

2008  Participated in International Exhibition of Visual Arts at Hyderabad Pakistan.

2007  Moving Ahead Painting Exhibition at National Art Gallery, Islamabad Pakistan.

2006  Body Beyond The Nude Painting Exhibition at Amin Gulgee Art Gallery Karachi Pakistan.

2006  Calligraphy Painting Exhibition at Amin Gulgee Gallery Karachi Pakistan.

2006  Transcending Borders an Art Exhibition at ITC Maurya Sheraton & Towers Delhi India.

2004  Image of Pakistan at World Bank Islamabad Pakistan.

2003  Exhibition of International Interchange of Mok Wud Hoe Art Association, Spirit of Asia Korea.

2003  The Vision of Landscape curated by Pakistan National Council of the Arts Islamabad Pakistan.

2003  Participated in 8th National Exhibition of Visual Arts at Ustad  Allah Buksh Art Gallery, Alhamra Lahore Pakistan.

2001 Participated in Takhti Exhibition at Sadequain art gallery, Karachi Pakistan.

2000  Participated in Millennium Show at Ejaz Art Gallery Lahore Pakistan.

2000  Participated in Millennium  Exhibition Punjab Artists  Association Lahore Pakistan.

1998  Group Exhibition at Coopera Art Gallery Lahore Pakistan.

1994  Participated in all Exhibitions held by Punjab Artists Association and the Young Artists Association.

Experience & Awards:

2003 National Excellence Award Visual  Art.8th National Exhibition of Visual Art organized by Pakistan National Council of Arts, Islamabad Pakistan.

2001 Presented a shield by Civil Services Academy, Lahore Pakistan.

2001 Won 1st Prize in Painting  Directorate General of Social Welfare Women Development Government of the Punjab, Lahore Pakistan.

2000 Worked as a Drawing Assistant at Saeed Akhtar Drawing Studio, Lahore Pakistan.

2000 Drawing Workshop with Colin David at Alhamra Cultural Complex Lahore Pakistan.

1998 Visiting Lecturer Painting since 1999 Department of Fine Arts University of the Punjab, Lahore Pakistan.

Publications Reviews:

2010 Anguished Souls by Marjorie Husain  Down News Paper.

2010 Nature bliss by Peerzada Salman Down News Paper.

2009 Master of Light by alone a Yosuf Blue chip Magazine Apr- May Issue No. 59.

2009 Artist Open a Window of Peace ‘by Shahina Maqbool The News.

2009 Lahore Based Artist Presents Tranquil Moods of Nature by Mahtab Bashir Daily Times.

2008 Re-Interpreting Nature by Marjorie Hussain Dawn Gallery.

2008 Still life by Shamim Akhter MAG Magazine.

2007 The Reluctant Painter by Quddus Mirza The News.

2007 Romance with Ravi by Faiza Cheema The Nation Sunday Plus.

2007 Languid Landscapes by Amra AN Dawn Gallery.

2005 The River Sutra by Asim Akhtar The News.

2004 Art & Soul by Salwat Ali News Line Magazine.

2004 Infinite Space by Shamim Akhtar The Nation.

2004 A Plain of his own making The News by Quddus Mirza.

2002 A scene by Mughees by Sajid Abbas The Nation.

2001 Landscape in a new light by Quddus Mirza The News May 3.Interview.