HAIDER ALI - PAKISTAN FAMOUS TRUCK ARTIST
CEO of Phool Patti - An organization that aims to promote Truck Art across the globe
Haider Ali was born with innate talent and a knack for Truck Art in Karachi, Pakistan. At the age of seven, his truck artist father started teaching him truck art painting and insisted on an ability to draw straight vertical and horizontal lines. Using a vehicle as canvas is standard for Ali. He paints in the style used to decorate public transport vehicles on the streets of Karachi.
Having practiced truck art for 28 years so far, Ali has been making an impression across the globe as his aims is to keep on promoting Truck Art around the world. He first gained international attention in 2002 when he worked on the first authentic Pakistani truck in North America for the Smithsonian and has since exhibited at museums and institutions globally. In 2011, Ali also painted a truck in Luton, United Kingdom for a special Truck Art exhibition at the Stockwood Discovery Centre. Internationally, he has painted murals, structures, benches, trucks in the distinctive Truck Art style of Pakistan.
Ali’s family has been practicing truck art for the last 60 years. “Truck art represents us [Pakistanis],” he said. “We have mastered the art and it depicts a positive image of Pakistan before the world. We will continue with the tradition forever.”
Ali founded Phool Patti, an organization that promotes truck artists from Pakistan across the world. One of his aims is to train young artists to continue his legacy.
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