Miniature painting by Aisha Imdad.

Aisha Imdad

Sat May 17, 2025 - Thu Jul 3, 2025

Inspired by Indian, Mughal and Persian miniatures and frescos historically prized in her birthplace of Pakistan, Aisha Asim Imdad creates work that reflects traditional and contemporary approaches to painting. Based in research, Imdad’s work relies on historical texts as well as existing art for its conceptual underpinning. Reflecting on our relationship with the natural world, Imdad is currently exploring gardens as an important aspect of spiritual and mental wellbeing.

About the Artist

Aisha Imdad paints contemporary style miniature paintings exploring the myths, folktales, and history of South Asia, using watercolor and gouache techniques as her medium. Imdad has over 25 years of experience as an educator and crafts and heritage expert. She has a BFA and an MA (Hons.) in Visual Art from National College of Arts, Lahore. Imdad’s work has been exhibited in several shows across the United States and Pakistan.