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Ghalib Baqar Meet the Artist !! With seven solo and over 100 group exhibitions to his credit. Born in Karachi on April 14 1956, 52 year old Ghalib Baqir happens to be one of the finest water colour artists of Pakistan. His first solo exhibition was held in 1983 at the B.M Gallery and was inaugurated by noted scientist, intellectual and painter, Dr Salimuzaman Siddiqui. In 1991, he had another solo exhibition at the Indus Art Gallery managed by Pakistans leading artist Ali Imam. Ghalib Baqir has over 20 years of teaching experience and bagged his first prize at Biennial International Competition of SAARC countries in 1988. He earned his diploma in fine arts in 1975 from the Karachi School of Art as the youngest diploma. International Art Biennale Award 1987 held in 1988 in lahore (Al-Hamra got 1st Prize (Non Oils) obtain Biennale Shield, 1984 1st prize (Water color) Abaseen Art Council, Peshawar, 1st Prize in Water Color in 1983 Sindh Artist Competitiion Arts Council Karachi. 1974 1st Prize in Fine Artes from Karachi School of Arts during student life, 1974 Best Entry Prize in Water Color Karachi Art Council and Second Prize in Oil in the same exhibition. Got Fairaq Award at Art Council painted some cuplits of Fairaq (Fairaq is the greates Urdu Poet of this century born and died in India)participate more than Exhibitions including Passaderana U.S.A 1994, Mirz Contemporary Art Gallery 1988 London U.K (Japan, India, Egypt etc)