Talha Rathore, born 1970 in Gujranwala, Pakistan graduated from the National College of Arts, Lahore in 1995, specializing in miniature painting. In 1997, Rathore was awarded the UNESCO Bursary for Young Artists, and given the opportunity to complete a residency at the Sanskriti Kendra in New Delhi, India. Her work has been exhibited widely, including at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan; the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco; the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut; and World Bank Art Gallery, Washington DC. Among the group exhibitions that her work has been featured in are those at Chawkandi Art, Karachi, in 2011; Aicon Gallery, New York, in 2008; Rohtas Gallery, Lahore, in 2007; Nature Morte, New Delhi, in 2004; Bose Pacia Gallery, New York, in 2003; and Gallery Espace, New Delhi, in 1998. Her works have also been exhibited in various other galleries in the UK, Malaysia, India, China, Pakistan, Nepal, Germany, Japan, Morocco, Canada, Dubai, and the USA. The artist lives and works in New York.