Faiza Khan was born in Abbottabad in 1975. Her father Professor Dr. Ayub Sabir taught many years in the government College of Abbottabad. Her mother Shirin Ayub, a gifted painter, left her career after marriage. Faiza painted pictures right from her childhood.
She studied from Army Burn Hall College Abbottabad from class prep (1980) up to higher secondary level (1993). She is trained in studio painting and post graduated from Oklahoma University abbreviated as OU. She completed her Bachelor of Art degree from University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. Her Secondary and Higher secondary studies were done at Burn Hall School and College, Abbottabad, Pakistan. She did many certificate courses in Web development, Java and C++.
She has held numerous exhibitions in Pakistan and USA. Some of her latest major exhibitions are:
Group Show Unicorn Art Gallery, Karachi, 15 April 2011
National Exhibition by RASTAY, “United – in the Age of Dialogue” at PNCA, National Art Gallery Islamabad, April 5, 2011 Faiza Khan curated the exhibition collected more than 500 art works from all over the country, represented 150 artists of Pakistan from many regions such D.I Khan, Multan, different areas of Baluchistan, Jamshoro, Mir Pur Khas Sindh, Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Abbottabad, Peshawar etc. etc. You can watch the video of this event can be seen at reference: http://www.rastayngo.com
Group Show "Eros, The Eternal Muse" USA Three Ravens Art Gallery, PA, USA Feb 11th, 2011
Group Show Three Ravens Art Gallery Philadelphia, USA June 4, 2010
Solo Exhibit of Paintings, Jharoka Art Gallery, Islamabad, 29 January 2010
Group Show Three Ravens Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Nov 2009
Nov, 2009 Group Exhibition, Nomad Art Gallery, Islamabad, on the Occasion of Independence Day of Pakistan, 2009
Solo Exhibition Hunerkada College of Visual and Performing Arts, Islamabad, Pakistan 29 May 2009
Group Show, Nomad Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan. 4 May 2009
There were many exhibits she participated in, after graduation and while being a student.
Her first solo exhibition of Islamabad was on 23 May 2009 at Hunerkada College of Visual and Performing Arts She is in the List of Pakistani artists who exhibit abroad and represent their culture: She received Gulgee Award from Abasin Arts Council Peshawar, Pakistan in the year 1998. She met with Ismail Gulgee who became a big source of inspiration for her which reflects in the abstract expressionistic nature of her work done in her early years. Later on while she was in her tenth grade she started learning from Naheed Saleem, a painter settled in Abbottabad. Then Mansoor Rahi, an eminent painter of Pakistan guided her for a few years.