Erum Ashfaq’s works on display at Jharoka Art Gallery
ISLAMABAD: Instinctive artist Erum Ashfaq has put up her 26 oil paintings that depict the country’s rich cultural heritage.
The solo exhibition started at the Jharoka Art Gallery and was set against the backdrop of classical buildings holding an element of diversity and intensity with an effective play of light and darkness that imparted ecstatic beauty to her work.
The self-taught artist, Erum Ashfaq, is blessed with an inborn talent for painting and has achieved a notable place in the world of art in a very short time. Her exhibition is a testimony to her love for the country’s rich cultural heritage.
Erum’s interest in architectural heritage extends her canvas to the most unexplored areas like Bhera, Chiniot, Gujrat and Kasur. Shalimar Gardens, the Walled City of Lahore, Masjid Wazir Khan are also part of the exhibition.
She has exhibited her solo shows at the Shakir Ali Museum, Lahore, PNCA, Nairang Galleries, UET, Lahore and Alhamra Arts council for the Urban Forum.
Her works in group shows at Alhamra Arts Council, Lahore, Revivers Galleria, Vogue Art and National Gallery, Islamabad, on the Women’s Day were also exhibited.
Hungarian Ambassadors’ wife Emila Szabo inaugurated the exhibition,
which will continue until October 2.
Notable artists Rahi and Hajira were present on the occasion, while a number of people from different walks of life attended the inauguration ceremony.