Memphis, TN, U.S.
2018 Upcoming Solo Show, Rohtas 2, Lahore, Pakistan
2017 Liminal Identities, Yeiser Arts Center, Paducah, KY, U.S.
2017 Art of the South, Linda Ross Gallery, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2017 Women's Invitational Exhibition, Eisenmann Center, Richardson, Texas, U.S.
2016 Islamic Art Festival, Solo Show, Sharjah Art Museum, United Arab Emirates
2016 Irving Arts Center, IARS Islamic Arts Revival Series, Irving, TX, U.S. Juror: Mariam Ikhtiar, Associate Curator of the Islamic Arts Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, NY U.S.
2016 Hyde Gallery, Memphis College of Art Alumni Biennial Show, Memphis, TN, U.S. Juror: Mark Scala, Curator of Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, TN, U.S.
2016 Artist Talk, Circuitous Succession Gallery, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2016 Lotus Harvest, Solo Show, Circuitous Succession Gallery, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2015 Circuitous Succession Epilogue, Scottish Rite Temple, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2015 Boardwalk Condominiums, Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.
2015 Studio Visit Magazine Selection for Winter 2015 issue
2015 MFA Thesis Show, Nesin Gallery, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2015 Nashville International Airport, Arts at the Airport-Flying Solo Exhibition, Nashville, TN, U.S.
2015 Bakehouse Art Complex, Associate Fellow, Miami, FL, U.S.
2014 LuminArte Gallery, 3rd Annual IARS Islamic Arts Revival Series, Dallas, TX, U.S.
2014 Southern College of Optometry, In Focus, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2014 Studio Visit Magazine Selection for Winter 2014 issue
2014 The Gallery at Watershed, Elegant Nude, Eugene, OR, U.S.
2014 Los Angeles County Museum of Digital Art, Electron Salon, Invitational Group Show, LA, CA, U.S.
2014 Las Laguana Gallery, For Every Season, Laguna Beach, CA, U.S.
2014 NY Center for Photographic Art, Same Different, Juror’s Selection Award, NY, U.S.
2014 Studio Visit Magazine Selection for the Spring 2014 issue
2014 Rust Hall, Persons of Interest, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2013 Finalist-South Main Design Challenge, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2013 “Best of Memphis” Memphis, TN, U.S.
2013 Ameriprise, Winter Collages, Invitational Solo Show, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2013 Hyde Gallery, Obsessions, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2013 Hyde Gallery, Art of Science, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2013 University of Memphis, Best of Memphis, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2013 Award, Best in Show in Best of Memphis by David Lusk, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2013 Nu Gallery, Pieceful, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2012 Brinkley Plaza, Draw, Color, Line, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2012 Service Master, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2012 Crosstown Arts, Untitled 414, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2012 Hyde Gallery, Eye of the Beholder, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2011 Belmont University, Connections, TAEA Tennessee Arts Education Association, Nashville, TN, U.S.
2011 Jackson Symphony Invitational Show, Civic Center, Jackson, TN, U.S.
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY *Reviews
Artnetnews, 16 Feminist Art Shows to See In Honor of Women’s History Month, 2017
Irving Televison Station, 2016
IARS Islamic Arts Revival Series, 2016 Art Gallery
IARS Islamic Art Revival Series Women’s Invitational, 2017 (Catalogue)
Islamic Art Festival, 2016 (Catalogue)
IARS Islamic Art Revival Series, 2016 (Catalogue)
101 Contemporary Artists, September 2016
Gallery Talk-Sarah Ahmad, January 2016
*In the Studio with Sarah Ahmad-Interview, January 2016
Weekly Update Newsletter, MFA Thesis Show, Memphis College of Art, April, 2015
*Viz City: The Elegant Nude, NPR for Oregonians, October, 2014
IARS Islamic Arts Revival Series, 2014 Catalogue, pages 61 & 78
*‘Person of Interest,” GOMEMPHIS, ’ February, 2014
NY Center for Photographic Art, Same Different, Juror’s Selection Award, February, 2014
Studio Visit Magazine, Fall 2014
Studio Visit Magazine, Spring 2014
Art of Science, Hyde Gallery, Catalogue, 2013
South Main Design Challenge Semifinalists, May, 2013
GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES
2017 Paducah Arts Alliance, Paducah, Kentucky, U.S.
2017 School of Visual Arts Summer Residency, New York City, New York, U.S.
2017 Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, Vermont. U.S.
2017 Vermont Studio Center Fellowship
2015 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, U.S.
2015 Artist's Grant, Vermont Studio Center
2013 Nu Gallery, Pieceful, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2012 Crosstown Arts, Memfix, Memphis, TN, U.S.
2009-12 Student Shows, PreK-8th grade, Jackson, TN, U.S.
RECENT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Part Time Faculty, Arkansas State University - Mid-South, AK, U.S.
MFA Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN, U.S. Merit Scholarship, Portfolio Scholarship, and President’s List.
MA in Education, Union University, Jackson, TN. Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi.
B.A. Fine Arts, National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan. Merit Scholarship & Talent Award for Art.