Rukhsana Mahmood

Rukhsana Mahmood is a Karachi based calligrapher and illumination artist who has been affiliated with the field for eleven years. She received a BA in philosophy from St Joseph’s College. She is one of the first female calligraphers whose works have been nationally recognized and exhibited at the prestigious exhibition, Noon-Wal-Qalum Islamabad in 2017, where she also received the Women Best Calligrapher Award. She has also received the Best Female Calligrapher award at Sardar Bahadur Khan University, Quetta in 2015, and the Sadequain Award in 2013 and 2014. She has regularly exhibited at the Nomood-e-Khataati as well.