Sania Mubarak Ali

Assistant Professor/HOD Textile Design

Academic Degrees

Master of Art Education, SVAD, Beacon House National University 2021 - 2023

BS Design, Major in Textile Design, Visual Studies Dec 2012


Assistant Professor & Head of Department Textile Design, Institute for Art & Culture-Lahore, Sep 2021-present
Lecturer & Thesis In-charge, National College of Arts-Rawalpindi, 2017-2021
Adjunct Faculty & Thesis Supervisor, Fine Arts Department, Fatima Jinnah University for Women-Rawalpindi, 2016- 2021
Adjunct Faculty & Thesis Supervisor, Department of Computer Arts, Fatima Jinnah University for Women-Rawalpindi, 2017-2019
Free-lance Textile designer, 2013-present
Board Member-Textile Design, Jinnah University for Women-Karachi, 2015-2018
Lecturer & Thesis Supervisor, Indus University-Karachi, 2013-2016
Visiting Faculty, Bahria Foundation School of Fashion Design, Karachi, 2014-2015




Sania is an instructor, an educationist, and a supervisor of Textile Thesis at the School of Art. She received her Master’s degree in art Education from Beaconhouse National University, Lahore. Her bachelor’s degree in Textile design, from the University of Karachi, with distinction and a Gold medal. She has presented research papers at national and international levels like in India. Along with that, she has taught and gained research experience in prestigious art universities of Pakistan like the National College of Arts. She has worked as a textile artist and freelance designer since 2011 for the local and international markets. She has a command of textile techniques, printing, and mixed media which are her strength and artistic expression. She has exhibited artwork in multiple art shows conducted in Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi/Islamabad. She has been awarded certificates for providing services as an educator, researcher, and artist. For ten years, supervised research, thesis, and other textile courses to undergraduate and graduate students in Karachi and Rawalpindi/Islamabad art schools. She has also developed Textile curriculums and been a board member of studies during her professional career.


Thesis Project
Mini Thesis Project
Sustainable Textile
Thesis Report Writing
Research Methodology for Art and Design
Conceptual Weaving
Textile Print Design
Textile Techniques


Presented the concept of “Need of Sustainable Textiles in Education System” in “International Virtual Conference on Museums” held on Nov 19, 2022
Presented the paper with title, “A STRONG WOMAN RAISE A SELF-WILLED TEEN”-A case study on the utilization of art for inner expression by a determined adolescent” in “Re-writing Her-Story” conducted by The History Enthusiasts Itihasa Saptaha- 3.0, India” held from May 13-19, 2023.

Exhibitions, Workshops, Curation


  • Participated as Textile Artist in “Metamorphosis” at Institute for Art and Culture, Lahore on December, 2022
  • Participated as Textile Artist at “Beacon house National University, Lahore on 5-6 August, 2022
  • Participated as Textile Artist in “Reviving the Tradition of Art, culture and Historical Legacy, 4th Edition Virtua Sargodha Literary Festival” on 7-9 April, 2021.
  • Participated as Textile Artist in “The Art Train” virtual exhibition, on 6-16 April 2021.
  • Participated in “2nd National Art Exhibition”, Sargodha [group show], 2020
  • Participated as Textile Artist in Islamabad Art Festival, “Multiplicity” 2019
  • Exhibition on “Mosaic Art” 2019
  • Exhibition on “Weaving” at Karachi Expo Center, 2011


  • Attended Workshop on “Applying Project Management to Cultural & Creative Industries” by Quality Enhancement Cell, 2022.
  • Attended Workshop on “Curriculum Development and Scheme of Studies” by Quality Enhancement Cell, 2022.
  • Attended Workshop on “Eco-Printing & Dyeing” by Indonesian Embassy, 2019.
  • Conducted Workshops on, “Wet Felting”, “Paper Making”, “Kalamkari”, “Ikat Weaving” “Material Exploration”, “Zardozi Embroidery” & “Mosaic Art” at National College of Arts, Rawalpindi from 2017 till 2021
  • Attended Workshop on “Research Paper Writing Skills” in 2013.


  • Curated, Art Exhibition at National College of Arts-Gallery, Rawalpindi, 2019


GOLD MEDALIST in graduation, Department of Visual Studies, Major Textile Design-2012
Received Distinction Certificates in Secondary Board Examination (Islamic Education-94% Marks & Pakistan Studies80% Marks) in 2007
Received Appreciation Letter from Head of Department for Achieving Highest points in faculty and course evaluation for 3 years in 2019 at National College of Arts-Rawalpindi.
Honorary Certificate by Lucky Textile Mills, Pakistan, in 2015.