Qamar Dagar, who empowered slum children of Okhla, gets award from President of India in Women’s International Day.
“Waah, you will be glad to know that our TAGORE VETERAN ARTIST also received NARI SHAKTI PURUSKAR this year..MS.QAMAR DAGAR,” Aseem Asha told OT.COM.
Pictorial Calligrapher, QAMAR DAGAR, belongs to family of renowned classical musician of India but she was always drawn towards visual Arts.
Hazrat Amir Abdullah Khan, her spiritual and calligraphy guide, inspired her to follow her ambition.
After her graduation in sociology from the University of Delhi, which helped her to be sensitive to the aspects of other cultures, she travelled to Europe as an accompanying musician with her family.
Her works are in private collections in India, US and Europe. She represented India at the International calligraphy festival in Iran.
Her pictorial calligraphy works are also exhibited at MOSA (Museum of spiritual Art) Belgium (2014). Exhibition: Forms of Devotion, Delhi, Shanghai, China and yog Parv, Lalit Kala Akademi, Delhi in March 2015.
She has received Women’s International Network Award (2012).
As founder of Qalamkaari Creative Calligraphy Trust (2011), Delhi, She has organized and curated International calligraphy festivals in Delhi and Jaipur. She is committed to working towards making creative and tradional calligraphy known the world over as an important visual art.