Ishrat Khan Vancouve Painter


ISHRAT KHAN was born in Agra, India and emigrated to Canada in 1965. He had his first one man show in Canada at the ElGreco Art Gallery, Montreal. His works were also exhibited in Vancouver at the Gallery of the Golden Key (Owned by artist Daniel Izzard) from 1965 to 1971, Vancouver Artist’s Group Show at the Vancouver Art Gallery 1967, Heatherington Gallery Park Royal West Vancouver, Silk Purse Gallery West Vancouver 2005 and North Vancouver Community Arts Council shows.

Besides Vancouver cityscapes, Ishrat also painted local people/ scenes while visiting  Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Azerbaijan and Vietnam.

Thrice awarded in international competitions sponsored by the United Nations and art institutes in his native Pakistan.

United States Information Service Sketch Club, Karachi, Presentations:

Dwight Eisenhower
The Aga Khan
Jacqueline Kennedy