P.O. Box 31677, Al-Khobar 31952, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
E-Mails: abeeraatique@yahoo.com | aatique@isgdh.org


  • 12 Years solid teaching experience with The International Schools Group
  • Countless Articles published in Newspapers
  • AP Art Teacher with successful results of scores 4 and 5
  • IB Visual Arts Teacher were students will get successful results
  • An accomplished artist , interior designer and book illustrator
  • Well known in the whole NESA Region as an Artist, Rep, Charity worker and Art Teacher
  • Demonstrated achiever with exceptional knowledge and experience in all medias including digital art.
  • Strong Art History background combined with extensive knowledge of Islamic and European art.
  • Illustrator of ten books published in March 2006 by Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com
  • Fluency in several languages, along with exceptional confidence in public speaking and relations.
  • Skilled at learning new concepts quickly, working well under pressure, and communicating ideas clearly and effectively.
  • Extensive computer training, including knowledge of multiple photo editing software's.
  • Enthusiastic as well as experienced in overseas travel.
  • Earned a Competent Communicator Award at CIGI Toast Masters Club.


2000    Masters Degree in Fine Arts in First Division Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
1996    BFA Degree in Fine Arts Karachi School of Arts, Karachi, Pakistan
1992    BSc Degree in Home Economics Karachi University, Karachi, Pakistan
2005    Certificate Program in Interior Designing Indus Valley Institute of Arts, Karachi, Pakistan
2002    Computer Course in Photoshop and PhotoDraw Dhahran High school, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
2007    Joined Cosmos Toast Masters, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. www.cigitoastmasters.org/meetmembers.html
2008    CC Award Toast Master Club

Career History

2000-present   Chairman of Fine Arts Department in Dhahran American High School, International Schools Group, Saudi Arabia
  • Teaching Fine Arts at a College Preparatory Level for the past 12 years.
  • Illustrated ten books published in March 2006 by Barnes&Noble and Amazon.com
  • School Representative for North East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools (NESA) for two years
  • Conducted yearly exhibitions to display and sell student work in order to raise funds for “Habitat for Humanity”.
  • Played key role in organizing the annual “Habitat for Humanity” trip to Sri Lanka for four consecutive years.
1997 - 1998  Fine Arts Classes in Saudi Aramco, Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO)
  • Conducted Hobby Classes for Children and Adults of all ages, in medias including oils, acrylics, and watercolors.
  • Introduced crafts such as woodcarving, pottery, and different projects with plaster of Paris.
1994 - 1996  Taught Fine Arts and Arts & Crafts to grades 1-9 for two years at Falcon House School
  • 2006-2010 NESA Representative
1998  Consultant for interior Décor of Marhaba, a famous restaurant chain of Southeast Asian food in Northern Saudi Arabia.
1995-onwards  Consultant for Various Interior Decoration Projects, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia
  • Conducted various successful interior decoration projects in Pakistan as well as Saudi-Arabia before, during and after the completion of my degree.
  • Occasionally consult freelance interior decoration projects in Saudi Arabia as well as is Pakistan during the summer vacation.


  Solo Exhibitions, Pakistan
  2017 Gallery of Light in Mall of Emirates Dubai
  2017 Ductac Gallery, Dubai
  2016 Art Hub Gallery, Abu Dhabi
  2009 Solo Art Show at Desert Design - Saudi Arabia
  2000 Anna Molka Art Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan
  1997 Co-Opera Art Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan
  1997 British Arts Council Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
  Group Exhibitions, Pakistan, Saudi-Arabia
  2003 8th National Art Exhibition organized by National Council of Arts at Al-Hamra Art Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan
  1992-95 Sadequain Awards in Sadequain Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
  1995 Received Award Certificate in Water Color Painting conducted by P.N.C.A
  1996 Kunj Art Gallery
  1996 Cactus Art Gallery
  1997 INMA American Art Gallery, Saudi Arabia
  Group Shows, Pakistan, Saudi-Arabia
  2005 International Art show in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia
  2003 International Al-Khobar Art Exhibition, Saudi Arabia
  2002 International Al-Khobar Art Exhibition, Saudi Arabia
  2000 Crow Eaters Art Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan
  2000 Anna Molka Art Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan
  1999 Ejaz Art Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan
  1998 Shakir Ali Museum, Lahore, Pakistan
  1998 Pakistan’s National Council of Arts, Islamabad, Pakistan
  1998 British Arts Council, Karachi, Pakistan
  1997 V.M Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
  1997 Shakir Ali Museum, Lahore, Pakistan
  1997 P.N.C.A Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan


  Book Illustrations
  2006 Illustrator o Series of 8 books published by Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com published March 2006
  2010 Knife On Skin By Farhan Ansari - Published by Barnes & Noble
  2007 Lawrence of Arabia by Mark Chamberlain - Published in Saudi Arabia
  2013 "Nobviosa" published by Amazon.com
  Cover page Designer for Ten International Conferences
  2005   NESA Spring Teachers Conference, Turkey
  2005   ESL Conference, India
  2005   TARA Conference, Bahrain
  2004   Administrator’s Conference, Dubai
  2004   ISG Conference, Saudi Arabia
  2004   TARA Conference, Bahrain
  2005   ABC Conference, Bahrain
  2006   ISG Conference , Reaching for Excellence
  2008   TARA Conference, Bahrain
  2008   ISG Conference, Saudi Arabia
  2009   ISG Conference, Saudi Arabia, It’s all about kids…learning!
  2000-2009 Regular member of all NESA(North, East, South, Asia) Conferences
  2000-2001 Regular member of TARA (The Arabian Reading Association) Conferences
  2004 Presenter in TARA and in NESA Teachers Conference
  2003-2010 NESA Representative for Dhahran American High School, Saudi Arabia
  2007 Presenter in the TARA Conference
         Presenter in Toyc Conference
         Featured Speaker in ECIS Conference in Spain
  2008 Presenter in TARA Conference held in Bahrain
         Presenter in TOYC ( Teachers of Young Children )
         Presenter at the Toast Masters Divisional Conference, held in Saudi Arabia 17th April 2008 at the Meridian Hotel
  June 2008 Competent Communicator Award, Toast-Masters
  2009 Presenter at TARA Conference
         Presenter at ISG Conference in Saudi Arabia
  2010 Presenter in the TARA & TOYC Conference
  2013 Joined ARARTE in 2012 and will be presenting in Hong Kong at ARARTE Conference about Art Psychology

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