Born in 1979 in Shahdadpur, a small town in Sindh, Irfan Gul Dahri holds a Masters degree in Visual Art from National College of Arts and was awarded with Charles Wallace Visiting Artist Fellowship 2013/14 to study at Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, London. Dahri has remained active in various community projects regarding student counseling and training through lectures, seminars, discussions and formal art classes at NCA, UOG, PU, NTU, BNU, Studio RM and other institutions. Irfan received Arjumand Painting Award in 2017 as well as Chughtai Award and Principal’s Honors Award in 2003 for academic excellence in B. Design from NCA where he has been teaching as permanent faculty since 2006. Dahri has to his credit five solo shows along with numerous group exhibitions in Pakistan, UAE, Singapore, UK, USA and India. He has also participated in Karachi Biennale 2019, Art for Climate Change (Art Residency, Naran, 2018), Climate Change and Art – A Practitioners’ Retreat (Art Residency, Swat, 2016) and Vasl Residency (Karachi, 2007). Dahri currently lives and works in Lahore, Pakistan.