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Abdul Ghafar Afridi

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Birthplace
peshawar

Birth year
1983

Lives in
lahore pakistan

Schools
national college of arts lahore, 2005, BFA(distinction)

Tags
exhibition/performance, sculpture, conceptual, figurative, abstract, video-art, gallery mixed-media installation

Statement

Curriculum vitae

Abdul Ghafar Afridi      

Father name:  Malik Zahir Shah Afridi                                         
Born: 04-04-1983                                                                  
Location: Peshawar

Live: Lahore.

Contact information:

Permanent Add: Bara Khyber agency Qalanga Akakhel Malik Zahir shah house Peshawar Pakistan
Current add: 6 Ghalib colony nadeem shaheed road samnabad Lahore Pakistan.
Cell: 92-333-9253391
Email: ghafar551@yahoo.com  :  afridighafar@gmail.com


Who:

Fine Artist/Creative person.

Forte:

Sculpture/interior and set design/contemporary installation.

Thesis result:

Distinction.

Education:
Metric: Iqra cadet school Peshawar passes with 1st division
Intermediate: 1st year from Army public school and college Peshawar pass with 1st division
2nd year from Hayathabad science college Peshawar pass with 1st division
Bachelor1: Private B A from Peshawar University passes with 1st division
BA subjects: Law and Politics
Bachelor2: National College of arts Lahore passes with Distinction

Major: Sculpture
Minor: Painting, Video art, calligraphy, Photoshop.

Style:

Straight and Bold, I like to reach out to viewer through my Art work.

Residencies:

Vasl “Taza Tareen 4” resident 2009 at Karachi.

Awards:

Topped 1st year foundation class exhibition of sculpture at NCA 2005.
Topped 2nd year class exhibition of sculpture at NCA 2006.
Winner of “Young Artists award” in Young Artists exhibition Through out Pakistan by Alhamra Art council 5th April 2007.

Winner of “National youth award “through out Pakistan by youth ministry of Pakistan Islamabad 12 Aug 2009.



Workshops:

Sculpture workshop with Ida rue special students 2009.

Art share presentations:

1st art share presentation at VM gallery Karachi.
2nd art share presentation at jamshuro university Sind.


Exhibitions:

Young Artists exhibition by Lahore Art council at Alhamra Art Galleries 2007.
Worked displayed at mirage hotel 2007.
Calligraphy exhibition by Gohar Qalam at alhamra Art Galleries 2007.
Culture and Democracy exhibition by Attiqa at Nca Gallery 2008.
Fine arts degree show at NCA 2008/09.
Residency exhibition at IVS gallery Indus Karachi 2009.
Participated at shanakht festival “Gift to Pakistan” held by Karachi Arts council 2009.

Skills:

Realistic 3D Sculptures,
Stylized sculptures,
Wood carving,
Stone carving,
Junk Sculptures,
Portraits,
Busts,
Relief’s,
Molding Casting,
Composition detail and design of sculpture,
Creative and imaginative work,
Lighting installations,
Contemporary installations,
Set designs,
Interior designs,
Video Art,

Animations in clay,


Medium:
Plaster, Clay, Fiber glass, Matt, Oil paints, Water colors, florescent colors, stone, wood, plastics, Realistic clothes, Lattice, Silicon, Pleistocene, Hard board, Gypsona bandages, Metal, Junk, coal, Bamboo, PVC pipes, Deco paints, Canes, wires, Candles, Wax, Prints, stuff, Paper, Paper mash, Black lights, Simple lights.


Knowledge of the Arts:

Through different modules and workshops have a critical understanding of business, history and theories of Fine Arts .
Practical experience about fine and visual arts through the different modules on the course exploring; print, painting, miniature, video art, and photography.

Interpersonal Skills:

Volunteered as a student ambassador and representative working in a team helping out an Earth quack in Kashmir.
Experience of working with general public.
Enthusiastic and confident with working with clients and as a team member.

Workshops:

Workshop of Video Art by multimedia faculty.
Drawing Workshop by Shallale.
Set designing workshop by different societies of NCA.

Others:

Lighting in charge for annual festival at NCA.
Volunteered as a Stage designer helping out in Eastern Western festival.
Voluntarily helping out in production of Notanki, Mime, and Alif adaab.


Performance:

Performed as a performer in notanki at Nca.


Software’s:

Adobe Photoshop
Paint shop
Movie maker
Microsoft Office.

 

Link of work:

http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/yourgallery/artist_profile/Ghafar+Afridi/107969.html


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