China’s prestigious National Museum to display Jimmy Engineer’s art work


KARACHI, Jan 12 (APP): To further consolidate the decades old Pak China friendship and to further deepen the bond between the two countries, a donation of a historical work of art by renowned Pakistan artist, Jimmy Engineer, has been made to the National Art Museum
of China, Beijing.
This is the first time ever any Pakistan artist’s work has been featured in China’s premiere museum. The Chinese Consulate in Karachi
approached Jimmy Engineer to donate one of his works to China’s museum and after going through a vetting process, the museum accepted a masterpiece for their permanent collection.
The painting that has been selected for the museum is titled,
‘International Architectural Composition’. It is a 3 feet by 6 oil
on canvas painting completed last year.
In the third week of March, the Embassy of Pakistan in Beijing
will be organizing an art exhibition, featuring Jimmy Engineer’s work.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to China Masood Khalid, along with Jimmy
Engineer will officially present the said painting to the National Art Museum of China.
Jimmy Engineer is an artist and social worker who has devoted his
life to help the less fortunate, especially disabled children, through
his art.
He has organized and participated in a number of initiatives to raise funds for such causes.
“As an artist and social worker, I feel I have a responsibility to promote a positive image of Pakistan not only within the country but all over the world,” said Jimmy Engineer.
He has won around 85 commendation certificates and awards from
different organizations across the globe including National Endowment of  the Arts Award, USA in 1988, Gold Medal by International Cosmopolitan Rotary Club of Pakistan in 1997, Human Rights Medal by the Human Rights Society of Pakistan in 2000, Sitara e Imtiaz in 2005 and The Peace Ambassador’s Medal by China World Peace Foundation Beijing in 2016.