In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Ambreen Butt, a Pakistani-American painter and miniaturist. Continue Reading
Ambreen Butt is a Pakistani-American artist who specializes in both traditional Indian and Persian miniature painting and contemporary Western tradition. Her work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions, both nationally and internationally. Among the many institutions that have exhibited her work are the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston; the Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, New York; the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona; the Asia Pacific Museum in Pasadena, California; and more. Butt has been the recipient of many awards, including the Brother Thomas Fellowship from the Boston Foundation; Maud Morgan Prize from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; a Joan Mitchell Foundation grant; and a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario, Canada.
September 17, 2019