Rashid Rana

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Born in Lahore, Pakistan
Lives and works in Lahore
Master of Fine Arts, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, USA
Bachelor of Fine Arts, National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan
Selected Solo Shows
Gallery Chemould at Art Basel Miami 2009, Florida, USA
Solo Show, Chemould Prescott Road + Chatterjee & Lal at Hong Art Fair, Hong Kong
Solo Show, Art Public – Cabinet P.H., Geneva, Switzerland
Solo Show, Chemould Prescott Road + Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai, India
Shanghai Contemporary - Best of Discovery, Nature Morte, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China
Reflected Looking, Nature Morte, New Delhi, India
Solo Show, Nature Morte, New Delhi, India
Identical Views, Philips Contemporary, Mumbai, India
Identical Views, V.M. Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan and Nature Morte, New Delhi, India
Non-Sense, Rohtas Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan and Non-Sense: One Person Show, Zahoor ul Akhlaq Gallery, NCA ,Lahore, Pakistan
Selected Group Exhibitions
Where Dreams Cross: 150 Years of Photography from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland
Beyond the Page - The Miniature as Attitude in Contemporary Art from Pakistan, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, USA
Armory Show, Jack Shainam Gallery, New York, USA
The Empire Strikes Back: India Art Today, Saatchi Gallery, London, U.K.
Where Dreams Cross: 150 Years of Photography from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, Whitechapel Gallery, London, U.K.
Contemporary Art from Pakistan, Devi Foundation, New Delhi, India
Armory Show, Nature Morte/Bose Pacia Booth, New York, USA
Art Dubai, Green Cardamom Booth, Dubai, UAE
Art Hong Kong, Green Cardamom Booth, Dubai, UAE
Lines of Control, 3rd Line Gallery, Dubai VM Gallery Karachi; Green Cardamom, London
Ornamentation, Belvedere Museum, Vienna, Austria
Arco, Chaterjee & Lal Booth, Madrid, Spain
Group Show, Columbia University, New York, USA
Re-Imaging Asia, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany
Desperately Seeking Paradise, Pakistan Pavillion at the Art Dubai-2008, Dubai, UAE
Art Dubai, represented by Green Cardemom and Chemould Prescott Road, Dubai, UAE
Group Show, Elementa, Dubai, UAE
Face East: Contemporary Asian Portraiture, Wedel Fine Art, London, UK
Inaugural Show (of the new venue), National Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan
Group show: Contemporary Art from Pakistan, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, USA
The Politics of Fear, Albion, London, UK
Mirror Worlds, Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand
5th Asia Pacific Triennale, Queensland Gallery of Art, Australia
EX-OTICA, Gallery Vitamin, Turin, Italy
Artissima Art Fair, Turin, Italy
Grid-Matrix, Kemper Art Museum, St Louis USA
Lille 3000: Desi Pop, Lille, France
1st Singapore Biennale, Singapore
Beyond the Page: Contemporary Art from Pakistan, Asia House, London, UK
Beyond the Page: Contemporary Art from Pakistan, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Art Basel, represented by Nature Morte, Basel, Switzerland
Art Taipei, represented by Nature Morte, Taiwan
Asian Contemporary Art Week, organized by ASIA Society, Gallery Korea NY, USA
Flights of Fancy, Royaat Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan
Mirror Worlds: (traveling exhibition), Institute of the Modern Art , Brisbane, Australia
Parallel Realities: 3rd Fukuoka Triennale, (travelling to) Blackburn Museum of Art, Blackburn, UK
Bitmap: International Digital Photo Project, Loop, Korea
New Media Art from Pakistan, Artist Village, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Beyond Borders: Art from Pakistan, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, India
Parallel Realities: 3rd Fukuoka Triennale, Fukuoka Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan
Three Person Show, Bose Pacia, New York, USA
Mirror Worlds: Contemporary Video from Asia, Australian Center for Photography, Sydney, Australia
South Asian Master: Old Masters and Young Voices, Alahamra Art Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan
Art Summit IV Exhibition, National Gallery of Art, Jakarta, Indonesia
KOVIDEO: 1st Durban Video Festival, Kazna Gallery, South Africa
Playing with a Loaded Gun, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
Along the X axis: video art from India and Pakistan, Apeejay Gallery, New Delhi, India
10th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh, Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka ,Bangladesh
9th Cairo International Biennale, Cairo, Egypt
2003-Pier II Gallery in Taiwan 2002-Jamaica Center for the Arts, NY
Playing with a Loaded Gun , Apexart, New York
Miniatures Pakistanises, Maison d'Art Contemporarian Chaillioux, Paris, France
Global Priority, traveling exhibition, 2004- San Francisco Arts Commission gallery, San Francisco
Around Miniature, Royaat, Lahore and at Canvas Gallery, Karachi
Painting over the lines: Five Contemporary Artists from Pakistan, York Quay Gallery, Toronto, Canada and at Indo Center for Art and Culture, New York, USA
Crossing the Line (Site Specific project at Jackson heights NY), A Project of Queens Museum of Art, New York, USA
Context, Bare-Foot Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Another Vision: 50 years of Pakistani Art (Traveling Exhibition)
Brunei Gallery, SOAS London, Oldham Art Gallery, Haddonfield Art Gallery, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, UK
Awards, Grants and Residencies
Associate-ship of the National College of Art, Lahore, Pakistan
HAT exchange program residency: Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester , UK
International Artist of the Year Award 2002-2003, SAVAC: South Asian Visual Arts Collective, Toronto, Canada
Hathor Prize, 9th Cairo International Biennale, Cairo, Egypt
Darmiyaan workshop, Neher Ghar Gallery, Lahore Pakistan
Artist in Residence, Gasworks, London, UK
Creation &Production Grant, Ontario Council of the Arts, Canada
Art-Link International Artist's Workshop, Sri Lanka
Creation &Production Grant Ontario Council of the Arts, Toronto Council of the Arts, Canada
Creation &Production Grant Canada Council for the Arts, Canada
Distinction Award; Degree Show, National Collage of Art, Lahore, Pakistan
Selected Public Commissions and Projects
Rusholm Project, artists: Rashid Rana Subodh Gupta, organized by SHISHA Manchester, UK
Aar Paar Project, Mumbai, Karachi
Associate Professor, School of Visual Arts, Beaconhouse National University Lahore, Pakistan
Dept of Fine Art & MA Visual Arts, National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan
Pakistan School of Fashion Design, Lahore Pakistan