Graduating with a BFA from the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi, in 2014, Shanzay Subzwari’s work combines elements from Mughal miniature paintings, currency notes and popular culture.
Shanzay has had solo and group shows in Karachi and Lahore. Internationally, she has shown at the Moniker Art Fair, London, UK, and the Kesisme Municipality, Istanbul, Turkey, and will be a part of Imago Mundi – the Luciano Benetton Collection at The Venice Biennale 2019. She was invited to be a ‘Watch and Talk’ participant at the Festival Belluard Bollwerk International, Fribourg, Switzerland in 2016, and attended the SAARI Residency in Mynamaki, Finland, in 2018.
Shanzay graduated with a Distinction in Dissertation, and the Academic Excellence award in Fine Art. She has been writing art reviews and articles for various publications and gallery catalogues since 2014.