Ayesha Siddiqui is a significant young contemporary Pakistani Painter. She has a doctorate in Fine Arts (Studio Practice) from the University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. In Pakistan she is the youngest artist with a Studio Practice doctoral degree in Fine Arts. She is a Punjab University Gold Medallist in M.A Fine Arts and is also a Gold Medallist in Master of Computer Science from The National College, Lahore (University of South Asia). Her studio based research visually investigates simple geometric forms and their evolution in Western and Pakistani art practices. During her distinguished academic career she received six gold medals. Siddiqui has the honour of representing Pakistan in the 13th and 14th Asian art Biennale (2008 and 2010 respectively) in Dhaka Bangladesh and in the 3rd and 4th Asian Art Expo in Beijing, China, 2011 and 2012. She has fourteen solo shows of paintings and drawings to her credit and has participated in numerous group shows in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Jordan, China and U.K. Her paintings are included in many important public, corporate and private collections in many countries. She has read papers at international seminars and has published articles on the contemporary painting trends in Pakistan, in various magazines and journals of repute. Currently she is preparing for her fifteenth solo show of paintings and is working on her book “Picture Wall of the Lahore Fort”.