Artist Imran Manzoor talk about his Calligraphy works at Art Smiley Exhibition
Born & belong to the exuberant business city “Karachi” of Pakistan, Imran Manzoor alias “Imzy” was inclined towards arts & drawing since childhood. And at the age of 14 he gradually started sketching with pencils, markers then to water colors. Winner of several competitions in school, community & college levels. There after he was continuously getting awards & trophies at several province level competitions also.
Imran possess no formal trainings in Drawing & Paintings and truly a self-taught artist. Who never attended even any classes. Alongwith his growing age, he started Calligraphy inspired by his all-time inspiration since childhood the renowned calligraphy artist in Asia Mr. Syed Sadequain Ahmed Naqvi, Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Biggest govt. award of excellence), Pride-of-Performance & Sitara-e-Imtiaz etc. Imran excelled in this form of arts as well & won several competitions also.
Looking for livelihood & career, Imran moved to UAE & perused into a contrast career of Hardcore Sales & Management, worked with several multi-national print equipment supply companies for more than 2 decades, but the job was involving color & printing but painting was totally left behind & he got busy in work & career growth.
As we say passion cannot be suppressed & it emerged out, Imran took brush again in the year 2018 after exactly 20 years. Now to brush up this God gifted talent, he explored Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Markers & Pencil sketches, from calligraphy to Abstract, Figurative, Portrait, landscape etc.
- Graduated with Statistics, Physics & Mathematics from Karachi University
Extensive travelling, Photography, Cricket & Antique coin collector.
Artist Imran Manzoor participated with his Calligraphy works at Art Smiley Exhibition.