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Mohammad Rustam Khan: A Self-taught Artist

Born in Mir Pur Khas jn 1954 Mohammad Rustam Khan is largely a self-taught artist who achieved recognition through his extraordinary work. Rustam is a natural, God gifted artist without any formal training from any art institute.

Rustam is mainly interested in portraits and realistic work however he has worked almost in all fields including murals, mosaics, and even in 3D models.

His fame for portraits, still life and for an extraordinary attention to finest details in his paintings he consequently commissioned work of a mask to portray a burn face of a woman for the firs Pakistani Oscar award winner documentary 'Saving Face', directed and produced by sharmeen Obaid Chinoy.

The styles of this exceptional untutored artist range widely from portrait to landscapes and still life. Not only this but he used alomost all media. He also made building models and carved sculptures. Muhammad Rustam Khan's website address is www.arti

Pakistan Painting Competition 2015

Pakistan Painting Competition will be held at Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi on 23 March, 2015. The competition will be hosted nder The Red Sapphire & its wing Activity Club. There are 6 competition categoreis from toddlers to Juniors to Dctators. Registration fee is Rs. 1000 per participant. This is an open competition and any one can participate. The theme is PAKISTAN. Participants will bring their own canvas and paints. The competition will run from 09:00 am to 07:00 pm. Contact: 0336-2384724