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Usa_2009
Vermont Studios Center, september 2009 Paper 4 X 2.5 Feet © Amna Ilyas
May_2009
Light Sculptures, May 2009 Glass Lens 4 X 4 Feet © Amna Ilyas
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Light Sculptures, May 2009 Glass Lens 1 X 1 Feet © Amna Ilyas
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Codes to Remember!, 2010 Acrylic Varies © © Amna Ilyas
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Codes to Remember!, 2010 Acrylic Varies
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Untitled, 2010 Acrylic 6 X8 Inches
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Untitled 7, 2011 Acrylic 13 X 18 In. © Courtesy of the Artist and AICON GALLERY - London
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Untitled, 2014 Perspex 14"X12"
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Page one, 2014 Perspex 8"X4" © amna ilyas
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Forbidden Fruite, 2012 Plexiglass 14"X12" © amna ilyas
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Untitled, 2013-14 Perspex (White) 14"X12" © amna ilyas
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Another Few..., 2013-14 Perspex(White) 12"X10" © amna ilyas
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Another Few.., 2013-14 Perspex (White) 12"X10" © amna ilyas
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Untitled, 2014 Perspex(Red) 24"X24" © amna ilyas
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Untitled, 2014 Perspex(Red) 24"X24" © amna ilyas
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Mrriage of Reason and Squalor (Frank Stella), 2014 Printed Perspex(White Ink On Black) 28"X28"
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Sent Items, 2014 Printed Perspex(Black Ink On White) 28"X28" © amna ilyas
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Sent Items, 2014 Printed Perspex(Black Ink On White) 36"X12" © amna ilyas
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Unthethered Souls, 2012-13 Wooden Block Wth Light Inside Variable © amna ilyas
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Unthethered Souls, 2012-13 Wooden Blocks With Light Inside Variable © amna ilyas
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Immediacy, 2012 Fiber Glass With Metal Structure 60"X60" © amna ilyas
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Immediacy, 2012 Fiber Glass With Metal Structure 60"X60" © amna ilyas
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Immediacy, 2012 Fiber Glass With Metal Structure 60"X60" © amna ilyas
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Traces..., 2012-13 Print On Plaster 10"X7" © amna ilyas
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Traces..., 2012-13 Print On Plaster 10"X7" © amna ilyas
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Untitled Ink On Plexiglass
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Untitled, 2013-14 Ink On Plexiglass 14"X10" © amna ilyas
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I will Not see myself into Mirror again...., 2013-14 Paint On Perspex 36"X24" © amna ilyas
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I will Not see myself into Mirror again...., 2013-14 Reflective Perspex With Cut Outs 22"X19" © amna ilyas
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Mirror/Image, 2013-14 Reflective Perspex (Transparent) 26"X20" © amna ilyas
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This is an Image!, 2013-14 Plexiglass 36"X24" © amna ilyas
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Time and Spaces, 2013-14 Prespex(Reflective,Transparent) 18"X12" © amna ilyas
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Untitled, 2011-12 Printed Perspex With Light Variable © amna ilyas
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The Fence
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The Fence, 2011-12 Reflective Perspex With Light Variable © amna ilyas
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The Light House
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The Light House, 2011-12 Plexiglass With Light 24"X18" © amna ilyas
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Earth nad Sky, 2010-11 Reflective Glass With Light Variable © amna ilyas
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Pakistan
Lives in
Pakistan
Works in
Pakistan
Schools
National College of Arts,Lahore,Pakistan, 2003, Bachelors in Sculpture
Representing galleries
Aicon Gallery, London.Canvas Gallery, Pakistan.Rohtas Gallery, Pakistan.Ashok Art Gallery, India.Zahoor-ul-Akhlaq Gallery, Pakistan.
Tags
installation, conceptual, sculpture
Statement

Amna Ilyas

Pakistan

QUALIFICATION:                                                                                

2003                           B.F.A (Honors)

                                   National College of Arts, Lahore

EXPERIENCE: _                                                                                                            

2008-Date        Assistant Professor (visiting)Department of Fine Art, NCA.

2005-2007       Served as Research Asst. at Department of Academics, NCA.

 

FELLOWSHIPS/Awards :                                                                                                        

Sep-Nov-2013                   Full fellowship for Research Residency at Greatmore, Cape town, South Africa.

June –Aug-2012               Full fellowship for Glass Sculptures by kempinski art program, Bratislava, Slovakia.

http://www.kempinski.com/en/bratislava/hotel-river-park/press-room/news/the-kempinski-arts-programme-invites-the-pakistani-artist-amna-illyas-to-create-artwork-in-slovakia/

September-2009            Fellowship for one month Residency in Vermont Studio Centre USA.

November-2007              Full fellowship for one month International Artists Residency at Global Art Village New Delhi, India.

RESIDENCIES/WORKSHOPS:                                                                                                

June-2014                          International Artists Workshop at pARTage for 20 days, Mauritius

Sep-Nov 2012                   Two months Mix Media Residency at Norths lands &Edinburgh sculpture workshop, Scotland.           

June-August-2012           Three months residency at kempinski Hotels, Bratislava, Slovakia.

July-August-2012             International Glass symposium at Rona Factory Puch’ov, Bratislava.

Feb-2012                            Thupelo workshop by Triangle trust at Bag factory, Johannesburg, South Africa.

June-July – 2011               ‘Mansion’ an Artist residency for site specific work  in Lahore, Pakistan.

September -2009           One Month International Artists Residency at Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA.

November-2007             One Month International Artists Residency at Global Art Village New Delhi, India.

December-2007              Two Weeks Residency at Lalit Kala Akademy, India.

 

UPCOMING SOLO SHOW:    

January-2015               Solo Show at ‘Latitude 28’ New Delhi,India.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:                                                                   

April-2014                     ‘ Untitled’ at Canvas Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan.     

May-2012                      ‘Immediacy’ at Rohtas, Lahore, Pakistan. 

Febrary-2011                ‘Earth and Sky’ at Aicon Gallery ,London.

October-2010               ‘Woman,wounds and words’ at Seven Art Gallery, ,India.

September-2009        ‘Paper Installation ‘at Vermont Studios Center USA.

May&August-2009    ‘Light Sculptures’ at Zahoor-ul-Akhlaq Gallery NCA Lahore and at Rohtas I, Islamabad.

November-2008          ‘Of Portion & Postures’ at Rohtas II gallery Lahore.

September-2007         ‘Not White’ at Zahoor-ul-Akhlaq gallery ,NCA.

May-2005                       ‘The Thin Line’ at Rohtas II Lahore.

TWO PERSON SHOW:                                                             

 

October- 2007            ‘The White Cast’ with Ahmed Ali Manganhar at Canvas gallery Karachi, Pakistan.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:                                                                            

 

April-2014                  Color of Hope’ at Azad Bhawan,New Delhi,India.

September-2010     Gihon River Collectives ‘Copy0909 an Exhibition of VSC alumni, London. 

March-2010              ‘Young Blood’ at Canvas, Karachi, Pakistan.

December-2009       ‘The State of Things’ at Aicon Gallery, London.

March – 2008           ‘Going Places’ at Canvas Gallery Karachi, Pakistan.

November-2008      ‘Small Scope’ NCA faculty Show at Zahoor-ul-Akhlaq Gallery Lahore. Pakistan.

March-2008               International Art Expo curated by Ashok Art gallery Mumbai India

January-2008         ‘Warmth of Words and Art’ at Farrago art gallery, Gurgaon, India

November-2007     ‘International contemporary art exhibition ‘at Habitate Center New Delhi, India

November -2007    ‘International residency show’ at Global Art Village New Delhi India

REVIEWS:                                                                 

 

October-2010

http://tns.thenews.com.pk/amna-ilyas-exhibition-in-karachi/#.U13buFcVf0C

http://www.dawn.com/news/1101601/marriage-of-two-worlds

http://www.getguerilla.com/index.php/archive-menu-item-new/107-features-issue-32-ottawa-en

http://www.kempinski.com/en/bratislava/hotel-river-park/press-room/news/the-kempinski-arts-programme-invites-the-pakistani-artist-amna-illyas-to-create-artwork-in-slovakia/

http://tribune.com.pk/story/376409/art-installation-national-malaise-from-darkness-to-light/

http://www.webnoviny.sk/kultura/umelkyna-amna-ilyas-pricestovala-tvori/518866-clanok.html

http://dawn.com/2012/05/20/artists-perspective-just-black-and-white/

http://tribune.com.pk/story/376409/art-installation-national-malaise-from-darkness-to-light/

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2012%5C05%5C09%5Cstory_9-5-2012_pg13_6#.T6tUqeT-9jI.facebook

http://www.sevenartlimited.com/artistpress-1026.html

http://www.sevenartlimited.com/artistpress-1027.html

http://www.sevenartlimited.com/artistpress-1028.html

http://www.sevenartlimited.com/artistpress-1030.html

http://www.sevenartlimited.com/artistpress-1029.html

May-2009                  Change in Art by ‘Quddus Mirza’ The News.

May-2009                  The sight for sore eyes ‘Mariam Qureshi’ Daily Times.

November-2008      Her personal voyage by ‘Quddus Mirza’ The News.

September-2007     Hollow Casting by’ Madiha Sikander’ Hareld.

October-2007         Review by’ Asif Noorani ‘Dawn Gallery Karachi

September-2007    Scent of Woman By’ Bibi Gul’ Dawn Gallery Lahore.

September-2007    Not Faces-not Nudes By ‘Hina Massod ‘Daily Times.

September-2007    Exhibition Of Refined Sculptures By ‘Shoaib Ahmed ‘The Dawn.

May-2005                Wax Appeal by’ Quddus Mirza in ‘The News.

May-2005                Amna’s Art Exhibit By’ Maira Fayyaz ‘‘The Nation.

 

 

 

Links:                     

 

http://www.sevenartlimited.com/artist-1088.html

http://www.vaslart.org/xhtml/artdir...

http://www.aicongallery.com/artists/amna-ilyas/

http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/yourgallery/artist_profile/Amna%20+Ilyas/117598.html

http://www.cultureinside.com/en/member-profile.aspx/Member/amnailyas/

http://www.artslant.com/la/artists/show/121820-amna-ilyas

 

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