Roohi Ahmed is a renowned contemporary artist and a prolific art educationist. She joined Fine Arts diploma at Karachi School of Art in 1988 and completed with majors in Sculpture in 1992. Roohi Ahmed is one of the most celebrated artistsproduced by KSA. Later she completed her MFA from the College of Fine Art, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney.
She works in almost all forms of art; two-dimensional, three-dimensional and digital. She has gained appreciation for her drawings, paintings, prints and installations.
After completing her formal art education, Roohi regularly exhibited her work at national and international forums. Alongside, she has attended various residencies and seminars. She has also curated the exhibition – Simply Paper and her co-curating credits include Michael Esson: A Survey of Drawing, Michael Kempson: A Survey of Prints, Aboriginal Dreams and Let’s Draw the Line and 6X6: The Labyrinth in Karachi.
Roohi has also contributed toward art education. She joined the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture (IVS) in 1992 and later coordinated the Foundation Programme at the IVS and lectured at the University of Karachi’s Visual Studies Department and the College of Fine Art, UNSW, Sydney.
Her role in promotion of art and art education is commendable. Her artwork is in the collection of National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Cicada Press, Sydney, ASAL Foundation, London, DEVI Art Foundation, New Delhi and Proctor & Gamble Karachi.