A.S.Rind is a Karachi based artist whose art is in demand throughout the country. His work has frequently been shown in exhibitions shown abroad and he has a number of solo exhibitions to his credit. Inspired by the poetry of the masters; Ghalib, Faiz Ahmed Faiz and Alama Iqbal. Rind illustrates his thoughts with portraiture portraying delicate female forms in colourful traditional dress and jewellery and classic symbols creating a narrative often accompanied by the poets text.
Rind is a versatile artist who graduated from the Karachi School of Art in 1988. He was at that time a super-realist painter who continued to study art and to explore contemporary styles of painting. He went on to practice calligraphy, illustrating historic architecture. Rind found his unique personal idiom in the new millennium by fusing moods and styles with great success using oil or acrylic as his media. The pictorial richness of the artist’s work is enhanced by his understanding of line, form and colour.