Sadia Salim received a B.Des in Ceramics from Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture (IVS), Karachi, and an Ed.M. in Art and Art Education from Columbia University, New York. She is a practicing artist and recipient of the coveted Commonwealth Arts and Crafts Award and Fulbright Scholarship. She has participated in and presented at local and international conferences, residencies and exhibitions. Salim has extensive experience in teaching art and design at the undergraduate level. Currently she is Associate Professor of Fine Art and Director Graduate Studies at IVS.