Omar is a concept artist, Illustrator, and designer, from Peshawar, Pakistan. He was originally trained as an Engineer, with an MSc in Mechanical Design and an MPhil in Robotics. He was also pursuing a PhD in Robotics, where he was researching topics like this, and this, but dropped out of the program and returned to Pakistan to build a career more aligned with his interests. He then taught himself digital art, and went on to work as a visual designer and consultant in a variety of fields, including corporate design, mobile games & apps, animated TV series, and product marketing campaigns.
He currently freelances, and can be contacted here.
Group Exhibition: "Kaleidoscope," Aqs Gallery, Islamabad (2014)
Group Exhibition: "Rang-Saaz (Dyer-Maker)", Alhamra Art Council, Lahore (2017)
Group Exhibition: "The Muslim Protagonist", Columbia University, New York City (2017)
Group Exhibition: "Pakistan Showcase," The Pakistan Association, Dubai (2017)
Group Exhibition: "FocusOn: Pakistan," Artrooms, London (2018)
Group Exhibition: "Crazy Multiply," Mayfly, Seoul (2018)
Solo Exhibition: “Peshawar+ : A Journey Through the Future,” Basecamp, Peshawar (2018)
Solo Exhibition: “Islamabad+ : A Journey Through the Future,” MyArtWorld, Islamabad (2018)
Solo Exhibition: “Lahore+: A Journey Through the Future,” Daftarkhwan, Lahore (2018)
Solo Exhibition: “Karachi+: A Journey Through the Future,” School of Tomorrow, Karachi (2018)
(The above solo exhibitions are part of the Pakistan+ series of exhibitions, sponsored by the Prince Claus Fund and the British Council. Details here)
- GEO News
- Dawn News
- The Indian Express
- The Missing Slate
- Courrier International
- The Week India
- The Express Tribune
- Kay2 TV
- The Nation
- Self Projections
Save the Children, The British Council, United Nations Education Foundation, Govt. of Pakistan, Lost Stories, Jabal Entertainment, The Express Tribune, The Missing Slate, GIK Institute, Patari.pk, Caramel Tech, Spot 'n' Park, Children's Global Network.