This Incredible Teenager From Lyari Paints The Most Breathtaking Portraits

By Maham Sozer | 12 Jun, 2017

Incredible Pakistani artist Jawad Baloch is gifted

Meet young artist Jawad Baloch.

Source: Rahul Aijaz


He’s 17 and he can create art like this.

Source: Art Culture Society / Facebook


Artist Jawad Baloch works with his father Jan Mohammad at a painting shop near Shah Bhittai Hall in Lyari, Karachi.

Source: Art Culture Society / Facebook

Twitter user @rj_kulsoom saw his work on the Facebook page Art Culture Society and decided to share it with the rest of the world.


Artist Jawad Baloch doesn’t limit himself to iconic Hollywood personalities.

Source: Rahul Aijaz
Source: Rahul Aijaz


His abundance of talent is incredibly breathtaking

Source: Rahul Aijaz

The Karachi-based artist has 5 years of experience and now works at a painting shop in Lyari.

He matriculated from GBSS and prefers portraits and face paintings. His expertise lies in pencil work which his informal teachers, his father and Prem encourage and refine.


The Internet has been amazed at how talented the young artist Jawad Baloch is.

Via Facebook

The Internet has proven it’s worth in supporting new talent throughout Pakistan (Remember our pyaara chai wala?)

This bright-eyed boy’s talent has unbridled potential and deserves grooming and recognition. Whether it’s a sponsorship to attend art school or helping commission his portraits for art exhibitions, every little bit is important. In light of the saddening death of guitarist Amir Zaki, it’s obvious that the artists and performers of Pakistan need and deserve support whether, federal or civil. It’s terrible that we use them and indulge in their art and dry them out and take, take, take without giving back.

It’s time to give back. It’s time to support people like Jawad.

You can reach out to us if you’re looking to commission this incredible artist for a piece.


Cover Image via: Art Culture Society / Facebook

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