Creative Workshops

Paper Jewellery Workshop, Gallery 1855, Adelaide  2019

‘StART Arts’ Jewellery Workshop, Pepper Street Arts Centre, Adelaide 2018, 2019

‘Explore Arts’ Jewellery Workshop, Carclew, Adelaide, Australia 2018

‘Contemporary Jewellery Workshop’, Marden Senior College, Adelaide, Australia 2018

ArtWorks Contemporary Jewelry Workshops, in collaboration with Guildhouse & City of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia, 2018

Contemporary Jewelry Workshops, School of Art, Architecture & Design, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia, 2017

Raku Ceramic Workshop with Nabahat Lotia, School of Visual Art & Design, Lahore, Pakistan, 2014

MicroMosiac Glass workshop with Leonard Nolan, School of Visual Arts & Design, Lahore,          Pakistan, 2012

Workshop in Precious Metal Clay with Lisle Skriker, Dubai International Art Centre, Dubai 2011 


Skills Training

Skills and Product Development for ‘The Iqra Project’ with Labour & Love Pakistan 2015-16


Skills Training and Product Development for women in Muzaffargarh (South Punjab) in collaboration with PSDF (Punjab Skills Development Fund) 2012

Design, Implementation and Training through Certificate Courses in various trade skills (wood crafting, chain making, stamping and etching, fashion accessories), Beaconhouse National University, Lahore, Pakistan, 2012-13

Training workshop in the Traditional Art of Vessel making with Michael Boy in collaboration Anne Marie Schimmel-Haus, Goethe Institute, Lahore, Pakistan 2011

Master Trainer for Product & Design development for Bahawalpur Craftsmen (South Punjab) with AHAN, SMEDA (Small & Medium Enterprise Development Authority), Lahore, 2006 




2018         Group Show, Urban Cow Art Prize, Urban Cow Gallery, Adelaide.

2018         Group Show for SALA ‘Patterns’, Zu Design Gallery, Adelaide.

2018          Artist of the Month, Pepper Street Art Gallery, Adelaide, Australia.

2018          Group show, Kaminski Art Gallery, Hahndorf, South Australia.

2017          Group show 'Metal-Ink'  Project, UniSA, Adelaide 

2016          Group Show ‘Naughty or Nice’, Zu Design Gallery, Adelaide.

2015           Solo show of Jewelry Collection for ‘The Iqra Project’ at Pakistan Fashion Week,                          Lahore

2013           Group show for The Beijing International Jewelry Exhibition, Beijing  International                      Design Week, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology (BIFT), Beijing, China.        

2012           Group show, No Man’s Land Gallery, Delhi, India.

2012           Group show at Monsoon Festival, Alliance Francaise, Delhi, India




2016-2019    Ambassador for Pakistan, Art Jewelry Forum (

2014           Recipient of Australian Alumni Excellence Award for Education 2014 by the                                Government of Australia, presented by the High Commissioner of Australia.

2013           Nominated for MacJannet Prize 2013 Honorable Mention Award by Talloires                              Network, Tufts University for the ‘Humnawa’ Skills Development Project.


Recent Publications

Book Chapter

2018            Bashir, S 2018, ‘Unapologetic: A perspective on contemporary jewellery in                                 Pakistan’, Marigold Garland Compendium, Garland Magazine, Melbourne,                               Australia, pp.33-36

Journal Articles

2019             Bashir, S 2019, ‘ To Have and To Hold: Precious objects from a place                                          called Home’, Garland Magazine, Issue 14, 2019,                                                          

2017             Bashir, S 2017, ‘And They Lived Happily Ever After: Object narratives from a land                        far away’, Garland Magazine, Issue 9, 2017,


2017             Bashir, S 2017, ‘A Labour of Love: The Humnawa Project’, Garland Magazine,                            Issue 6, 2017


2016             Bashir, S 2016, ‘Unapologetic: A perspective on contemporary jewellery in                                  Pakistan’, Garland Magazine, Issue 5, 2016,                                                                  



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