The Son of Pakistan

Jimmy Engineer was born in 1954 in Balochistan (Loralai), Pakistan. His Parsi family could not have known then that he would grow up to break all barriers of caste and creed and truly define multi-ethnicity through his art and altruism.

Jimmy completed his schooling from St. Anthony’s High school, Lahore, and after a brief interlude at the Forman Christian College, he spent the next three years at the National College of Arts (NCA), expanding his creative prowess. It was in 1976 that he turned into a professional painter but his achievements went much beyond his artist’s creativity when he discovered a deep love for all his fellow beings, specially for the downtrodden. His art pieces soon became expressions of truth and his images began to speak of his compassion for the people he saw.

Although an artist by profession, Jimmy Engineer’s life has revolved around supporting troubled individuals as well as social work institutions, though he himself prefers to remain undocumented and unsung. His artistic performance has been acclaimed internationally particularly his series on canvas which depicts the Muslim toil in the wake of Pakistan’s Independence in 1947. The minute details, the layered imagery and the fine lines illustrating the transition of humans into tragic victims equal the skill applied by the Great Masters. His works have never failed to captivate successive generations of art lovers in Pakistan and abroad. Jimmy’s speaking impressions which have the power to move young minds and imbue them with a renewed sense of dedication for the country, have been exhibited extensively in Pakistan as well as abroad. The fortunes that he has earned have been generously spent on charitable work, which is what gives him satisfaction and he is
content in leading a simple life.

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To know, Jimmy – the man, Jimmy, the artist and Jimmy the humanitarian – you may steer through the photo gallery of his achievements, which validate his greatness as an artist and man.

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Jimmy Enginner's Exhibition on April 28 & 29, 2018 at Mississauga, 2018
  • Celebrated Award-Winning Pakistani Artist
  • Jimmy Engineer & His 'Retrospective' Art
  • Morning Show, Express 24/7
  • The book launch ceremony 27 Jan 2012

Jimmy Engineer - Art Exhibition

April 28 - 29, 2018 - Mindshare Workspace at Erin Mills Mall Mississauga.

You are invited to 'Cultures Transcending Borders' an Exhibition by world-renowned Artist Jimmy Engineer's limited edition Canvas paints, on Sale. DISCOVER

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