Amna Ilyas


2003 B.F.A (Honours)
National College of Arts, Lahore
2008-Date Taking sculpture Classes of 1st year Fine Arts dept. NCA
2005-2007 Served as Research Assistant at the department of Academics
2004-2006 Has been an Assistant of Mr. Saeed Akhtar in his drawing
2005-2006 Served at Lahore Grammar School for O’ Levels.

Solo Exhibitions

2009 ‘Paper Installation ‘at Vermont Studios Center USA.
2009 ‘Light Sculptures’ at Zahoor-ul-Akhlaq Gallery NCA Lahore
and at Rohtas I, Islamabad.
2008 ‘Of Portion & Postures’ at Rohtas II gallery Lahore.
2007 ‘Not White’ at Zahoor-ul-Akhlaq gallery NCA.
2005 ‘The Thin Line’ at Rohtas II Lahore.
2003 Wax – Pregnant with one inspiring possibilities at NCA.

Two Person Show

2007 ‘The White Cast’ at Canvas gallery Karachi, with Ahmed Ali

Group Exhibitions

2009 ‘The State of Things’, Aicon Gallery London, UK
2008 ‘Going Places’ at Canvas Gallery Karachi.
2008 ‘Small Scope’ NCA faculty Show at Zahoor-ul-Akhlaq
Gallery Lahore.
2008 International Art Expo curated by Ashok Art gallery Mumbai
2008 ‘Warmth of Words and Art’ at Farrago art gallery, Gurgaon,
2007 ‘International contemporary art exhibition ‘at Habitate Center,
New Delhi, India
2007 ‘International residency show’ at Global Art Village New
Delhi India
2007 ‘Young Artist Exhibition’ at Alhamrah Arts Council
2007 ‘70 SAARC Women’ at Hemail Art gallery on Women’s Day
2005 ‘Transformation’ at Alhamrah
2004 ‘Emerging Art Exhibition’ at V.M Art Gallery Karachi
2004 New work by NCA graduates at Ustad Allah Bux Gallery


2009 Full Fellowship for one month Residency in Vermont Studio
Centre USA.
2007 Full fellowship for one month International Artists Residency at Global Art Village New Delhi India


2010 20 Days Residency at Virginia centre for Creative art, Virginia
2009 Independent Studio Residency at TSA, Canada.
2009 One Month International Artists Residency at Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA
2007 One Month International Artists Residency at Global Art
Village New Delhi India
2007 Two Weeks Residency at Lalit Kala Akademy India