Bolo was born in 2014 and is 83 years old.
Bolo means 'Speak (Up)' in Urdu.
Bolo is from Pakistan. And New York City.
Bolo paints and sculpts questions.
Identity, religion, world affairs. Juicy shit.
Bolo is man and woman.
Bolo is order and chaos.
Bolo is Saks Afridi & Qinza Najm.
Bolo is a multi-disciplinary artist duo. With a process that is complementary in nature, the experience and dynamism between the two artists makes for work that aims to make the audience consider a different perspective. Fueled by it’s roots in Pakistan and it’s home in New York City, Bolo believes humanity’s need to connect is universal and knows no borders.
2015 Children's Museum of Manhattan, NYC
2015 Gallatin Gallery, New York University, NYC
2014 Miami Art Basel, The Fridge Art Fair, FL
2014 Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Netherlands
2014 Tate Modern, BP Art Exchange, UK
2014 Dumbo Art Festival, SAWCC, NYC
2014 Secrets of Us, Ceres Gallery, Chelsea, NYC
2014 Sacred Ego, Leigh Wein Gallery, Chelsea, NYC
2014 Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery, New York City
2013 Sacred Sinister, United Nation, Auctioned by Christie’s, Dubai UAE
2013 Morphism of Love, Coohaus Art Gallery Chelsea, NYC
2013 Peace & Conflict, Abu Dhabi Art Hub, Abu Dhabi, UAE
2013 Rising Meditation, Coohaus Art Gallery Chelsea, NYC
2013 Grand Love, Saffron Art Gallery, NYC
2013 Ego vs. Empathy, Governor Island Art Fair, NYC
2013 Light to Dark, Rush Art Gallery Chelsea, NYC
2013 Good to Bad, Gallery Brooklyn NYC
2013 Modern Conflict, Art Dubai (Sikka), Dubai, UAE
2013 Oscillating Reality, Green Point Gallery, NYC
2013 Dream of Love, Abu Dhabi Art Hub, Abu Dhabi, UAE
2013 East & West, SMV Gallery NY, NYC, USA
2013 Sublime Allegory, Time Square NY, NYC
2012 Small Works, Manhattan Borough President's Office, NYC
2012 Love & Ego, Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery NYC
2012 Memories, Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD), Atlanta
2012 Contemporary Artist, US Consulate, Dubai, UAE
2012 Utopia, Kobo Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2012 Spiritual Journey, Al-Meydan, Dubai, UAE
2012 Silent Conversations, ART-lanta, Atlanta
2012 Together, Urban Yogi, Dubai, UAE
2012 Golden Glory, Kobo Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2011 Blue, Art Couture Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2008 Passion, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
Academy of Art, San Francisco
Sculpture, Art Students League of New York
Mixed Media, Painting & Composition, Sculpture. Art Student League of New York
Drawing & Painting. Bath University, UK
Painting. Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD), Atlanta
Making the Invisible Visible: Learning from the Artist as Researcher. MOMA, NYC.
From Pigment to Pixel: Color in Modern and Contemporary Art.
Arabic Calligraphy, Print Making & Welding workshops. Tashkeel, Dubai, UAE
Eastern Connecticut State University, BSC, Business/Photography
P.hd, Psychology. Tennessee State University, USA