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Thursday, December 28, 2023

One-Day Seminar Explores the Rich History and Matrix of Islamic Calligraphy and Illumination Designs at Pakhtunkhwa College of Arts (PCA) AWKUM


In a captivating one-day seminar hosted at Pakhtunkhwa College of Arts (PCA) AWKUM, Mr. Zahir Shah, a highly skilled artist hailing from Karachi, delved into the intricate world of Islamic Calligraphy and Illumination Designs. The event, attended by art enthusiasts and students alike, provided a unique opportunity to explore the rich history, techniques, and artistic nuances of these revered Islamic art forms.

Mr. Zahir Shah, with his expertise and passion, guided participants through the intricate details of Islamic Calligraphy, showcasing the beauty and significance of the written word in Islamic culture. The seminar also explored the mesmerizing world of Islamic illumination designs, unraveling the historical matrix and symbolic elements embedded in each stroke.

The seminar, characterized by engaging discussions and live demonstrations, left attendees inspired and enlightened about the profound artistry that lies within Islamic Calligraphy and Illumination Designs. The event reflects PCA's commitment to fostering artistic exploration and appreciation within its creative community.


Friday, March 10, 2023

AWKUM Fraternity Shines at Lyallpur Art & Literature Festival, Wins Best Art Team of Pakistan and Best Ambassador Awards


AWKUM Fraternity has brought laurels to the university by winning the Best Art Team of Pakistan Award and Best Ambassador Award in the 8th Lyallpur Art & Literature Festival. Salman Khan, Sheema Khan, and Sayyeda Farsa Urooba, students of PCA, secured top positions in the painting and calligraphy competitions, respectively. Syed Usama Shah, a student of IBL, secured the third position in the Naat competition. The students also attended various workshops, exhibitions, and seminars, including a photography workshop by Mr. Raja Bashir and a textile design industrial development workshop at Moti Fabric Pvt Ltd. The students received several art commissions and projects from dignitaries, and these accomplishments would not have been possible without the support and guidance of PCA AWKUM's respected principal, Fazli Sattar Durrani.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Walk in Interview for the Post of Visiting Lecturers (Arts & Design) at Pakhtunkhwa College of Arts (PCA)

The Pakhtunkhwa College of Arts, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan needs Lecturers on Visiting for a period of one semester (current Fall 2018) in Arts & Design. Walk-in-Interview will be held in the office of Dean, Faculty of Arts & Humanities (Garden Campus) as per following schedule:

Date & Time
Minimum Qualification
Basic Design
01:00 PM
·         1st Class Bachelor of Design (B. Des) for Design Subjects
·         1st Class Bachelor of Fine (BFA) for Fine Arts Subjects
(Obtained after 16-Years of Education as per H.E.C Criteria) 
Fine Arts
Art History
Communication Design

1. Interested candidates are required to appear for interview and bring their CVs, original documents and attested copies thereof to the Office of the Dean Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (Garden Campus) at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, 09/10/2018.
2. In case of foreign degree, the applicant(s) must produce HEC Equivalence Certificate.
3. In-service candidates shall apply through proper channel. They must submit No Objection Certificate from their employer/Institution.
4. No TA/DA is admissible.

Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan