On cable TV channel “TVAsia” in their Monday, February 16, 2009 show “Community Roundup”, Pakistan’s famous and accomplished Parsi Zarathushti (Zoroastrian) artist, Mr. Jimmy Engineer, was shown being briefly interviewed on the occasion of an exhibition of his paintings in Houston, Texas. Some of his paintings were also pictured in the TV show.
The exhibition was titled “Ideology of Peace” and was held from February 3 – 14, 2009 at the Shangri La art gallery in Houston, Texas. Jimmy Engineer is considered as a messenger of peace and was appointed by the Mayor of Houston, Bill White as a Honorary Citizen and a Goodwill Ambassador for the City of Houston. The Consul-General of Pakistan, attended the exhibition and gave a welcome address.
Jimmy is known as a humanist whose paintings include those showing different architectures expressing harmony. Jimmy’s paintings are permanently on display in Pakistan’s art gallery besides being in private collections and museums in many countries aroud the world, and many postage stamps of his paintings have been released in Pakistan.
The profile of Mr. Jimmy Engineer is given on his website www.jimmyengineer.com .
We Parsi Zarathushtis are proud of you, Jimmy !