As a Fulbright Scholar, Rabia Ajaz completed her MFA in Painting/Drawing with a Distinction at the Pratt Institute, New York in 2013. Earlier she finished her BFA in Painting with Honours from Beaconhouse National University, Lahore in 2009.
She has been a member of the visiting faculty at the National College of Arts and Beaconhouse National University, Lahore.
Rabia received an Artist’s Grant to attend the residency at the Vermont Studio Center in 2017. She was also awarded the residency at the Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts, NY 2021.
Her work is not dictated by a single ideology or a committed style but varies according to the several themes she explores in her paintings. Her work has received widespread critical acclamation in both Pakistan and abroad. She currently lives and works in Lahore.