Muhammad Abrar is a visual artist and educationist based in Lahore, Pakistan. He holds a BFA degree from NCA (National College of Arts) Lahore, where he was awarded Honors for his efforts in 2014.
Abrar works in mosaics, printmaking, painting, and performance art. In his art practice, he deals with the idea of logocentrism within the tradition of Islam. He also tries to explore and strengthen the elements of co-existence between tradition and modernity. His work has been exhibited in numerous galleries nationally and internationally. He was also awarded the 11th ‘Young Artist’ award at Alhamra Art Council, Lahore in 2015. Muhammad Abrar has displayed his works at Artsoch Contemporary, Lahore; Madina Art Centre, Madina; O Art Space, Lahore; Art Chowk, Karachi; Zahoor ul Ikhlaq, Lahore; Gandhara Art Space, Karachi; Rangrez Art Gallery, Lahore; Gallery 7, Karachi; Ejaz Art Gallery, Lahore; Alhambra Art Council, Lahore and National College of Arts, Lahore.
Alongside maintaining a diverse art practice, Abrar has been working on various projects to develop contemporary ideas of art education in different institutions. He has taught at the National College of Arts and the Lahore College for Women University in the fine arts department. His selected works are part of the permanent collection of the Madina Art Centre, Madina, and Ambiance Boutique Art Hotel Karachi.