Ghalib Baqar is one of the most prominent names in watercolor painting of Pakistan. His unique style and vibrant colors makes him stand out among the other contemporaries in watercolor painting.
After completing his education Baqar joined Baluchistan Arts Council and served there for 5 years. He taught at the Karachi Grammar School from 1992 to 2001. During this time he also regularly conducted workshops at the Karachi School of Art, Indus Valley School of Art and Visual Studies Department, KU. Despite his teaching and training engagements his own art always remained his top priority. He never took any break from painting. Baqar has eight solo exhibitions and over 100 international and national group shows to his credit. His first solo exhibition was held at BM Gallery in 1983 and it was inaugurated by noted scientist, intellectual, and painter Dr. Salimuzaman Siddiqui. In 1991, Baqar had a solo exhibition at Indus Art Gallery managed by Pakistan’s leading artist Ali Imam.
Ghalib Baqar has also won one international and six national awards in his career so far with bagging first prize at Biennial International Competition of SAARC countries in 1988 as the most prominent.