For the past twenty years the focus of Waqas Wajahat’s practice has been the promotion and support of art, artists and not-for-profit museums and collectors. This practice is based on his deep knowledge and passion for modern and contemporary art.
As a long time collector and advisor to many artists and artists’ estates, including major art institutions, he has garnered deep experience and understanding of the many differing facets of the art world, rendering his knowledge and connections unique. Over his career, he has worked with museum directors and collectors to acquire and place key works in their collections. His past curatorial experience also enables him to assist museums to develop and deliver their exhibition programs, as well as securing the financial support to realize the institution’s ambition.
In his capacity as advisor to many artists and artists’ foundations, he has worked to protect and secure the legacy of these artists; developing long term strategies to foster a deeper understanding of their achievement while reaching a wider audience.
Waqas Wajahat utilizes his connections to the many areas within the art world to facilitate and nurture professional relationships between artists, institutions, curators and academics, and collectors and benefactors.