Beaconhouse National University (BNU)

Professor Salima Hashmi

Director UMISAA (UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute for South Asian Arts)

Professor Emeritus

Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts & Design

Prof. Salima Hashmi, a Pride of Performance Award recipient, is a distinguished Pakistani artist, writer, art historian, curator, and educator. With extensive contributions in art, education, and curation.


A recipient of the Pride of Performance Award in 1999, Prof. Salima Hashmi is an internationally renowned Pakistani artist, writer, art historian, art curator and educationist. She taught at National College of Arts for 31 years before working as its principal for four years. She is one of the key persons who founded Beaconhouse National University and School of Visual Arts and Design. She is a reputed painter whose works have been exhibited in Pakistan and in international exhibitions. She has written extensively on the arts, and has curated exhibitions of contemporary art and traditional textile.


MA Art Education, Rhode Island School of Design, USA Diploma Art Education, Bath Academy of Art, Bristol University, U.K.

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