Mohammad Ali Bhatti

  • 1998     PhD in Interdisciplinary Arts
  • School of Interdisciplinary Arts, Ohio University, Ohio, USA
  • 1991     MFA Painting Major, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • 1978     MA Fine Arts, University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
  • 1974     BA Fine Arts, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan


  • 1978-1988     Professor and Director, Institute of Art and Design, University of Sindh, Pakistan.
  • 1988-1990     Served as Curator, Fine Art Gallery, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, USA.
  • 1991-1992     Assistant Prof. Department of Fine Arts, Ohio University Athens, (Teaching responsibilities: Drawing, Painting and Art History)
  • 1993-1995    Teaching Assistant- School of Comparative Arts, Ohio University, Athens (Teaching responsibilities: Painting, and Humanities through the Arts)
  • 1993-1995     Assistant Professor, School of Fine Art, Ohio University Southern Campus, Ironton (Teaching responsibilities: Drawing, Painting, and Humanities through the Arts)
  • 2003-2006     School of Art, University Sains Malaysia (Contract)
  • 2007-2011     Institute of Art and Design, University of Sindh, Pakistan.


Selected Solo Shows

  • 2016     “Splendours of color” Two Man at Ocean Gallery Karachi
  • 2016     Fist Prize winner at Water Color Society Houston TX
  • 2016     Honorable Mention 16th International Water Color Competition Houston
  • 2015     Nomad Art Gallery Islamabad
  • 2014    “Empty Souls” Momart Art Gallery, Karachi
  • 2013     “Spirited Hues” Mussawir Art Gallery Dubai
  • 2013     “Absurd Illusions” at Nomad Art Gallery Islamabad
  • 2012     “Silent Symphonies” at Collectors Galleria, Lahore
  • 2012     “Simple Improvisations” at Ocean Gallery, Karachi
  • 2010     “Sounds of Colors” at Revivers Galleria, Lahore
  • 2009     “Realistic Expressions” at Gallery 6, Islamabad
  • 2009     “Colors of the Indus” at Chowkandi Art Gallery, Karachi
  • 2008     French Consulate gallery, Karachi
  • 2008     “Impressions of Nepal” Sidharatha Art Gallery Nepal,
  • 2007     University of Sindh, Old Campus, Hyderabad
  • 2007     Majmua Art Gallery Karachi
  • 2005     Dr. Suchart Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2004     Diwan Budaya, Pennang, Malaysia
  • 1996     International Art Gallery, Athens, Ohio, United States
  • 1993     Hamilton Art Gallery, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, United States
  • 1991     Love Land Art Gallery Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, United States
  • 1990     Erie Museum of Art, Erie Pennsylvania, United States
  • 1990     One Man Show at St. Louis Art Gallery, St. Louis, United States
  • 1987     Sindh Artists Guild, International Art Exhibition, Hyderabad
  • 1983     “Unveiling of a creative portrait of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai,” Institute of Sindhology, Jamshoro
  • 1983     One Man Show at Pakistan Council of the Arts, Karachi
  • 1982     American Centre, Hyderabad
  • 1981     Institute of Sindhology, Jamshoro
  • 1978     University of Punjab, Lahore

Group Shows


  • Member, Board of Governor, National College of Arts, Lahore
  • Member, Board of Directors, SITCO (Sindh Indigenous and Traditional Craft Company)
  • Member Board of Governor, Centre of Excellence Art and Design, Mehran University
  • President. Sindh Artists Guild, Pakistan
  • Member, College Artists Association, USA
  • Member, Portrait Painters Association, USA
  • Member, Watercolor Painters Association, USA
  • Member, SAARC Painters Society, India.