Muzzumil Ruheel is a visual artist based in Karachi. He was born in Lahore in 1985 and is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts, Beaconhouse National University (BNU) 2009. He has been part of the faculty at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture (Karachi), the School of Visual Arts, Beaconhouse National University (Lahore) and the Visual Studies Department at the Karachi University. His work is fuelled by the social fabric of society that surrounds him. From political developments to the incessant chatter of everyday life , his work seeps and weaves through all that is mundane.Muzzumil has established himself as a young, contemporary artist, exhibiting nationally and internationally. His work is part of important public and private collections.
Muzzumil has exhibited in solo and group shows nationally and internationally. “Hearsay” (solo) Canvas Gallery, Karachi 2015, “Lost in his own garden” (solo) Grosvenor Gallery, London 2016, “The alternate life of lies” (solo) Canvas Gallery, Karachi 2015, “And his beard grew and grew and grew” (solo) Rohtas Gallery, Lahore 2015, Letter of apology (residency) Kaladham Museum, Vijyanagar 2014, “...but some of them never happened” (solo) Canvas Gallery, Karachi 2014.
In group shows, his works were shown at the Karachi Biennale 2017, Pakistan, the Colombo Biennale, Srilanka 2016, "Digging deep, crossing far” Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin 2016, “In letter and spirit” Tarq, Mumbai 2016, the Young Moscow International Biennial, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia 2014, Present Re-Inventions, Grosvenor Gallery, London 2014. He was also a part of the Abhisaran Residency, India – a collateral event of the Kochi Biennale 2014. Earlier his work was shown at Lawrie Shabibi Gallery, Dubai, Wip Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden, Still Exotic, Collaborative Project, Cairo Documenta, Egypt, Space Invader, Aicon Gallery, London, UK, Grey Noise, Bastakiya Art Fair, Dubai, Through Other Eyes, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry and The Glynn Vivian Gallery, Swansea, Wales, UK, Parallel Lines, Cartwright Hall, Bradford City Art Gallery and Museum, UK, Media as Medium, UDK, Berlin, Germany and many others.