Naheed Raza was born in Delhi in 1949. After graduating from the University of Karachi, she went on to learn printmaking at Wyne State University in Detroit. She is currently the Principal of the Central Institute of Arts and Crafts in Karachi. She has won several awards for her contribution to the field of arts in Pakistan, including the Presidential Award of Pride of Performance in 2007. She has been a part of various notable publications on art and artists in Pakistan, including “Pioneering Perspectives”, a book published on three Women Artists of Pakistan. Naheed has visited several countries across the globe for her solo and group exhibitions. These include Bezirk Museum, Vienna; Asian Art Biennial, Bangladesh; SAARC exhibition in New Delhi, and a group show called “Intelligent Rebellion” by Pakistani women artists in Bradford, England.