Born and raised in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, surrounded by monuments and iconic landmarks, the individual found inspiration in the rich cultural heritage. Moving to Pakistan, a passion for art emerged, offering a platform for learning and self-expression. Holding a master’s degree in fine arts from the University of Punjab (2007-2009) and another in interior designing from the National College of Arts (2010-2012), the artist values mentors who encourage out-of-the-box thinking.
Throughout her artistic journey, Saba found inspiration in mentors like Sir Saeed Akhtar, Sir Imran Qureshi, Sir Ali Azmat, and Sir Mughees Riaz, who encouraged her to think creatively and challenge her artistic boundaries. Her thesis, transformed into one of her initial exhibitions, delved into personal struggles and invaluable life lessons, creating a platform for self-expression. In her artworks, Saba explores the resilience and hope embodied by origami cranes, capturing the transformative journey from blocked vision to clear sight. Additionally, her paintings emphasize the multifaceted roles women play, portraying their struggles and the empowering process of overcoming obstacles.
Quoting, “Once all the struggle is grasped, miracles are possible,” Saba Haroon’s artistic narrative echoes the strength found within oneself. Her message goes beyond standing for the success of other women, urging insistence on it.