Ghulam Rasul is a well renowned Pakistani artist and his paintings are famous worldwide. He obtained his M.A in Fine Arts from the Punjab University and went on to take a Master’s degree in Printmaking in the USA, where he studied and taught from 1969 till 1972. Later he spent one year working with Professor Stanley William Hayter, at the renowned Atelier 17, Paris, and it is his involvement with printmaking that adds a unique signature element to Ghulam Rasul’s work.
His paintings usually depicts outdoor environment. Clifton Art Gallery have a wide selection of Ghulam rasul 100% original paintings.
A recipient of the President’s Pride of Performance Award, he mounted numerous solo exhibitions and represented Pakistan in many art events around the world. One finds idyllic landscapes in the artist’s oeuvre that are included in the national art collection.
In 1998 Ghulam Rasul opened Studio 542 in Islamabad. He spent his working years with the Pakistan National Council of the Arts, retiring as Director General in 2002.