Shanzay Subzwari is a visual artist and writer who works with contemporary miniature painting, video and papercutting. She completed her BFA with distinction (dissertation) from Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi, and pursued an MFA with overall distinction from London Metropolitan University, on the British Chevening Scholarship (2019-2020).
Shanzay has exhibited in the UK, USA, Italy, Turkey and Pakistan. She is currently part of a British Council-sponsored UK-Wales collaboration titled 'Flow'. Between 2016-2020 she participated in the Festival Belluard Bollwerk in Switzerland, the SAARI artist residency in Finland and the GC Dean’s Seminar in Spain. She had an Art x Fashion collaboration with SFK Bridals and her Video Art commission for Platform Asia, funded by Arts Council England, has been selected for Film Festivals in Pakistan and the UK. Shanzay’s work has been acquired by the South Asian Institute, Chicago, the AAN Collection and the Furqan Ahmed Collection. She currently hosts The Art Lounge Talks on Instagram Live.