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Nida Bangash is a Visual Artist, born in the city of Mashhad in eastern Iran, raised in Pakistan. Bangash transcends and transects four languages and infinitely more artistic cultures and practices. Trained at The National College of Arts, Lahore Pakistan, in the traditions of Persian and South Asian manuscript painting, Bangash also studied at The Prince's School of Traditional Arts in London and was awarded a second MFA from Southern Methodist University in 2019. Over the years Bangash's practice - which has expanded to include paintings, media work and performance art, utilizing intricate patterns and precise details to weave in personal identity and experience to investigate the complexities of immigration, colonialism, culture, and race. 


Bangash’s artwork has been shown in the Crow Collection of Asian Art Museum, Dallas; The Reading Room, Dallas; Women And their Work, Austin; Kent Gallery, Florida State College Jacksonville; Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design; Idea Store, Whitechapel Gallery, London; Belconnen Arts Center, Canberra, Australia; TheJamJar, Dubai; Saeed Akhtar Studio, Lahore; Zahoor-ul Alkhlaaq Gallery, National College of Arts, Lahore; Drawing Room Gallery, Lahore; and Canvas Gallery, Karachi.

For over 15 years, Bangash has engaged with students across various different countries through residencies, lectures, workshops and academic teachings. In 2022-23 Bangash was an adjunct at University of North Texas where she thought Persian and South Asian Painting techniques along with books making. Bangash is currently a Professor of Foundation Studies and Savannah College of Art and Design as a part of SCAD-Now Faculty. 

Bangash Currently Lives and works in Dallas, Texas 

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