New Exhibition opening at Laois Arthouse Stradbally


Laois Arthouse Gallery, Stradbally, Co Laois, presents  “Visible n Invisible” An exhibition of paintings by Hina Khan. The exhibition titled “Visible n Invisible” by artist Hina Khan,  of wonderful miniature paintings will be officially opened by Minister Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice on Saturday 11th January at 2.30pm.  Born and raised in Pakistan Hina Khan has received a masters in fine arts from Fjwu (Fatima Jinnah Womens University), with miniature paintings as her major. Hina has conducted several group shows in Pakistan and worked with esteemed organisations such as UNICEF, ICI, Lok virus to name few. She moved to Ireland in 2015 and pursued her career as a visual artist miniaturist. She has participated in several group shows in Dublin, Cork, Laois and Mayo and has had a solo show in Ballina Arts Centre in 2018.  Hina was awarded a Create and Fire Station Residency Award in 2018 at Fire Station Studios in Dublin and also participated in a summer school artist residency at West Cork Uillinn Arts Centre in 2019, taking part in events, seminars and artist talks. Hina Khan’s work is the constant search for the best way to interpret ideas and express ideologies through symbolism. Her experience of living in a Direct provision Centre has had a marked impact on her work. “Visible n Invisible” is all about the human hustle and bustle on the planet and a constant search for peace that doesn’t exist anymore.”  All are welcome to attend the opening on Saturday 11th January at 2.30pm or visit the Laois Arthouse to view  the exhibition which runs until Thursday 27th February.