Dr. Shahida Manzoor

Head of Department
Collage of Art & Design University of the Punjab, Allama Iqbal Campus 
EDUCATION
Ph. D. in Fine Arts (2003) Ohio University, Athens-Ohio, USA.
Major fields: Visual Arts (Painting, Sculpture, Architecture) Theater, Performing Arts
Minor fields: Aesthetics, Music Theory System 
Dissertation Title: Chaos Theory and Robert Wilson: A Critical Analysis of Wilson’s Visual Arts and Theatrical Performances
M.F.A. in Painting (1987) University of the Punjab, Lahore-Pakistan.
B.F.A. in Painting (1985) University of the Punjab, Lahore- Pakistan
F.A. (1979) B.I.S.E., Multan – Pakistan
Matric (1977) B.I.S.E., Multan - Pakistan
1991-94 Bachelor of Fine-Arts: with “Honors”(Equivalent to Masters,
Certificate Attached) National College of Arts, Pakistan.
Subjects: Sculpture (major) Painting (minor)
COMPUTER SKILLS:
2000 (Oct-Nov) Multimedia Web Design Workshop at NCA;
HTML Macromedia Flash
Dream Weaver
Sound Forge
Adob Photoshop
1997(June-Aug) Diploma in Computer Information, Complit City, Lahore, Pakistan.
Courses of the Diploma:
Basics Concepts of Software and Hardware,
Computer Hardware
Microsoft disk operating Systems 6022
MS-DOS (Disk operating System)
MS-Windows95-97
MS-Word (Microsoft Office 97)
MS-Excel (Microsoft Office 97)
MS-Access (Microsoft Office 97)
MS-Power Point (Microsoft Office 97)
1994 Aug-Sep) COREL DRAW ver.4.0, National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE: 
Sept 2004- to date Assistant Professor, National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan.
April2002- Aug2004 Lecturer, Oriental College of Arts, (11 Fazlia Colony) Lahore,
Pakistan.
Aug.2000-Feb.2001 Art Teacher, Lahore Grammar School, Lahore Pakistan. 
1997-2000 Working as an Instructor of Sculpture, Alhamra Arts Council, Pakistan.
May1996-dec2000 Visiting Lecturer Fine-Arts (Sculpture), National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan.
1995-1996 Art Teacher, Scarsdale School, Lahore,Pakistan.
PRESS REVIEWS:
Sun. November 21, 1999 Art Review, News (by Sajid), Pakistan.
Fri, January 20, 1995 Inquisitive Minds (by Farrukh Akbar) Frontier Post, Pakistan
Wed, January 18, 1995 Art Review, Jang (Urdu News Paper), Pakistan.
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:
Sculpture Mediums:
Terra-cotta and Ceramics Clay (with glazes).
Polyester Resin (P5 and P6).
Metal Casting (metals of low melting point e.g. Lead and Aluminium).
Wood (for wooden structures and assemblages, not wood Carving.)
Papier Machie.
DRAWING.
PAINTING.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 
2004 Fountain Sculpture, Gymkhana, Lahore, Pakistan.
2003 Interior of a Sweet Shop, Rahat Bakers, Lahore, Pakistan.
2000 Ceramic Tiles for the exterior of a house, Model Town.
1998 Sculptural Work for WAF (women Art forum), Pakistan.
1998 Interior Designed for a local Boutique, “Rongoli”now”Indigo”,Fortress Stadium, Pakistan.
1996 Cover Design of A Book “Scholarships Study Abroad”, For OCIHE (Organization for Cooperation in Higher Education), Pakistan.
1997 Garden Sculptures/ Fountains for Bahadur Group-Horticulture and Landscape Pvt. Ltd, Pakistan. 
1994-1999 The Planners (Architects, Town Planners, Engineers, Developers) Worked as an Interior Designer And Product Designer.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
1999 Coopera Art Gallery, Pakistan.
1998 Alhamra Arts Council, Pakistan.
1997 Scope (faculty exhibition), Gallery NCA, National College of Arts Pakistan.
1996 Exhibition, French center, Islamabad, Pakistan.
1996 Exhibition, NCA, Pakistan.
1995 Artists association of Punjab, Alhamra Art Gallery, Pakistan.
1995 Young Artist’s exhibition, Alhamra Art Gallery, Pakistan.
1994 Young Artist’s exhibition, Alhamra Art Gallery, Pakistan.
1994 Exhibition of thesis work, National College of Arts, Pakistan.
1993 Exhibition, Alhamra Arts Council, Pakistan.
2007
AWARD and PRIZES:
1995(Won 2nd Prize) Exhibition of Young Artists, Alhamra Art Council, Pakistan.
1991(Won 2nd Prize) Paper Dress Exhibition, NCA, Pakistan 
1993 (Won 1st Prize) Mural (group work) National College of Arts, Pakistan.
WORKSHOPS CONDUCTED:
2006June-July Sculpture Making Workshop, National College Of Art, Pakistan.
1996 September International Art Education workshop, National College of Art, Pakistan.
1995 July Art and Craft workshop with children. Scarsdale School, Pakistan.
Age group 5-13 yrs.
1992 Nov The Seminar And Exhibition On Urban Domestic Architecture Tradition In 
Pakistan.
2003june Sculpture Workshop, Oriental College Of Arts, Lahore.
WORKSHOPS ATTTENDED:
1996 International Sculpture Workshop, National College of Arts, Pakistan.
1999 July-Aug Writing a Research Proposal, National College of Arts, Pakistan.
1998 July-Aug Ceramics Workshop, Pakistan.
1997 July-Aug Photography Workshop Pakistan.
1997 May Restoration and Conservation of Sculptures, Islamabad, Pakistan.
1996 March Sculptures in Junk Material, French Centre, Islamabad, Pakistan.
SEMINARS ATTENDED:
• Seminar on: “Is Art Criticism Always Genuine”
Speakers: Dr. Shahida Manzoor, Dr. Murtaza Jafery, Dr. Shokat Mahmood, Quddus Mirza
Venue: Research Center, College of Art & Design Punjab University Lahore
• International Seminar on: “Lahore-- A Crucible of Influences”
Speakers: Dr. Barbara Schmidt, Dr. Shokat Mahmood, Dr. Jean-Marie Lafont, Dr. Eugene Ciurtin, Dr. Khalid Mahmud, Dr. Musarrat Hassan.
Venue: Research Center Lahore College for Women University Lahore
• Seminar on: “Art and Culture of Lahore” 
Speakers: Dr. Marcella Sirhindi (Abd ar-Rahman Chughtai), Dr. Jean-Marie Lafont (Lahore During the Sikh Period) 
Venue: Senate Hall, Punjab University (Old Campus) Lahore
• Seminar on: “Research Methodology” 
Speakers: Dr. Flomina
Venue: Research Center, College of Art & Design Punjab University Lahore.
• Seminar On: “How To Relate Studio Practice With Theory” 
Speakers: Dr Tabbussum Shaheen
Venue: Research Center, College of Art & Design Punjab University Lahore.
• Seminar On: “Transliteration” 
Speakers: Dr Shaukat Mehmood
Venue: Research Center, College of Art & Design Punjab University Lahore.
PRESENTATIONS:
• Presentation on: Pahari Painting
Venue: Research Center, College of Art & Design Punjab University Lahore. 
• Presentation on: Rajput Painting
Venue: Research Center, College of Art & Design Punjab University Lahore.
• Presentation on: Mannerism
Venue: Research Center, College of Art & Design Punjab University Lahore.
• Presentation On: Aesthetics And Philosophy Of Nietche .
Venue: Research Center, College of Art & Design Punjab University Lahore.
PUBLICATIONS:
“Gurdawara Hassan Abdal” Tourism International Scenario April 2007 
“Puppetry as A Form of Recognition” Tourism International Scenario May 2007