The National Institute of Popular and Traditional Heritage (NIFTH) / Lok Virsa launched the trades of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in collaboration with the National Commission for Vocational and Technical Training (NAVTTC) in the under Prime Minister Hunarmand Pakistan’s “Skills for All” program.
In this regard, at the end of the Traditional Creative Arts trade taught by Raana Zehra, NIFTH-Lok Virsa will organize an exhibition titled “Ibtida” at the NIFTH Art Gallery, from December 23, 2021 until January 4, 2022. The exhibition will present the works of art of the trainees.
Instructor Raana Zehra is an alumnus of the former National College of Arts (NCA), now promoted to Lahore National University of the Arts. She graduated in BFA miniature painting in 1993. She was a faculty member at Hunerkada Art School, Islamabad, Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi and a visiting faculty at NCA, Lahore.
His inspiring miniature works have been exhibited around the world in prestigious art galleries and museums in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. His work entitled “Intersections” exhibited at the American Center in Islamabad in 1997 as part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Pakistan-US relations was widely appreciated.
‘Ibtida’ will be inaugurated on December 23, 2021 at 3 p.m. Entrance and parking at GATE 3, Lok Virsa.
The National Institute of Popular and Traditional Heritage (Lok-Virsa) was established in 1974 with the mandate of promoting cultural heritage and its role in economic reforms, investment, industry, education, literature, the fight against poverty, human rights and human development.