Murtaza Jafri

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Murtaza Jafri
Born (1958-03-07) March 7, 1958 (age 66)
EducationNational College of Arts, BFA (1982–1986)
Chelsea College of Arts, MA (1996–1997)
University of East London, PhD (1998–2002)
Known forPrincipal of National College of Arts, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Fine Art
MovementPop Art, Traditional Art

Murtaza Jafri (born 7 March 1958) is a Pakistani painter, draftsman, sculptor and art-educator. He is also principal/Vice Chancellor of National College of Arts, Lahore, a post he has been holding since August 2013. Jafri has been teaching art since 1987 and has taught at National College of Arts, he has also supervised PhD candidates in leading universities of Pakistan and abroad. Jafri has also served as director at Pakistan National Council of the Arts, Islamabad from 1989 to 1990. Jafri also has studied in various universities, including National College of Arts (Pakistan), Chelsea College of Arts (England), University of Brighton (England) Concordia University (Canada), Université de Montréal (Canada) and Algonquin College (Canada). Jafri has a PhD in Fine Art, Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of Arts degree.

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