Prof. Dr. Mohammad Ali Bhatti is a world renowned portrait painter. He earned his MFA(painting major), from the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, and PhD in Interdisciplinary Arts from the Ohio University in 1998. Dr. Bhatti creates classical custom oil portrait paintings for official, corporate and private commissions. His oil portraiture demonstrates a level of craftsmanship and refinement that is unique among contemporary portrait artists. Mr. Ali was born and raised in Pakistan and for the last 30 years has been painting portraits of numerous prominent personalities of Pakistan, India, Malaysia, United States of America, Singapore, Thailand and Middle East.
Dr. Bhatti believes that “A great portrait painting goes far beyond merely capturing a faithful likeness. The physical process of applying ...Read More
An exhibition of paintings by Mohammad Ali Bhatti held at the Chawkandi Gallery,
includes a series of artworks depicting a way of life in Sindh that is rapidly changing…
"Refreshing" that is what you say when you see the paintings by Mohammad Ali….
His paintings are not just a display of paint.
"As I view it, (Portrait of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai)Ali's imaginative reconstruction
of a portrait offers a momentous accent on a process of configuration.
"Mohammad Ali painted various portraits of persons of historical significance
to the Southern Campus. His contributions have paved the way for the establishment of a portrait gallery.
"Ali is a man of significant artistic ability. His growth as a professional painter
during the completion of MFA in painting at Edinboro University was impressive.
"Alternating between swift, long strokes and soft scribbles, Mohammad Ali quietly sketched
the face of the woman sitting before him. After ten minutes …..
"The crowd erupted into thunderous applause the moment
a life size portrait of former Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad was unveiled. There were 'oohs' and 'aahs' as ….