Arts Council Institute of Arts & Crafts – ACIAC
The Foremost art School of the city that has produced some leading artists and designers.
ACIAC is non-profit institution with a highly subsidized fees structure which making education accessible to a large section of society and prepares them or careers in Fine Arts, Graphic Design and Textile Design. In 51 years of its existence, the ACIAC Alumni has made a significant contribution to the cultural life of the city and country. Many of its graduates are prominent of artists of the country among them are Shaje Kazmi, Sania Kazmi, Imran Mir, Azra Fatmee, A.G. Khalid, Rouf Khalid, Nahid Raza, Shakil Siddiqui, Akram Spaul, Noorjehan Bilgrami, Tabinda Chinoy, Shakil Ismail, Omer Farid, Fasih Uddin Qureshi, Ahmer Ali Qazmi and Mansur Salim, Shehroz Wania, Sabah Naqvi, Masood Omar, Shaikh Rashid Siddiqui, Faizi Seema Tahir.
Its faculty has included renowned artist like Ozzir Zebi, Afsar Madad Naqvi, Liaquat Hussain, Bashir Mirza, Maqsood Ali, Mansoor Aye, Masood Kohari, Rasheed Ahmed Arshad, Maqsood Ali, Qudsia Nisar, Mehr Afroz, Mrs. Matri, Saima Rouf, Rubina Ashraf, Shahrukh Baqi, Farhan Ihsan, Munir Shah, Sadiq, Kamran Hamid, among others.
ACIAC was ream to bring at education of excellence to the talented young of all economic group of the city.
The work and interest of students provethat there is no dearth of talent in the country. In his words the Pakistani youth are very talented and if guided and encouraged, they can do marvels in any field. Furthermore the institute was providing young artists with excellent opportunities against meager fees.
Pakistani youth have the ability to bring the country to one of the most prominent positions in the art world. The need of the hour is to provide them with proper guidance and opportunities.
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