Born in 1986 in Lahore, Pakistan, Abid Aslam studied at the Hunerkada College of Visual and Performing Arts, Lahore. His passion for art convinced him to pursue a master’s program in visual arts from National College of Arts, Lahore in 2017 with an aim to develop a strong and independent point of view and a mature grasp of critical debate on contemporary art. Abid has to his credit 3 solo exhibitions in addition to numerous group shows. He was also represented by Anant Art Gallery in India Art Fair in 2017 and is the recipient of Special Award from Artist’s Association of Punjab (2016) and Arjumand Painting Award (2015). Abid has been an artist in residence at 1st Sanat Residency (2014) and First Karachi Biennale Trust Artist Residency (2019) which was in collaboration with Orangi Pilot Project, Karachi Pakistan.