Visual artist, illustrator and Art Writer
Shanzay Subzwari is a visual artist and writer who works with contemporary miniature painting, video, and papercutting. She completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi, and Master of Fine Arts with overall distinction from London Metropolitan University, on the British Chevening Scholarship. Subzwari has exhibited in the UK, USA, Italy, Turkey, and Pakistan. Between 2016 and 2020, she participated in the Festival Belluard Bollwerk International in Switzerland, the SAARI Artist Residency in Finland, and the GC Dean’s Seminar in Spain. She collaborated with Sadaf Fawad Khan Bridals and her Video Art commission for Platform Asia, funded by Arts Council England, has been selected for Film Festivals in Pakistan and the UK. Her work has been acquired by the South Asian Institute, Chicago; the AAN Collection; and the Furqan Ahmed Collection in Pakistan among others. She also hosts The Art Lounge Talks on Instagram Live.