On cable TV channel “TVAsia” in their Monday, February 16,
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 following profile (see below) of Mr. Jimmy Engineer is given on his
We Zarathushtis are proud of you, Jimmy !