The Language of Dreams
Kaukab Barni Merchant
November 25 - January 24
Kaukab was a faculty member at Karachi School of Arts, in Pakistan. She was also an art and design teacher as well as head of the Art Department of Karachi Grammar School. She has BA and B.ED degrees from Karachi University and Graphic Design diploma from Karachi School of Arts. She has illustrated many books and book covers.
She was selected for the Nuffield Fellowship from the United Kingdom to teach design in the Commonwealth Institute London and selected by UNESCO for book designing and illustration course. A recipient of numerous awards by the Government of Pakistan as well as being featured in international exhibitions, she was selected to decorate the First Family’s White House Christmas tree in 2002.
She is currently a substitute teacher in the West Des Moines Community School District. She closed her 4U2C Art Gallery after 16 years on Main Street Ames, and opened a home studio. She now primarily works on restorations of paintings and commissioned artwork.
See more of her work here https://www.facebook.com/4u2cArt/
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