The many dimensions of Niilofur Farrukh’s career in the visual arts include art criticism, art history, curatorial work, art education and art activism.
Through the 1990s she contributed regularly to Newsline and has written for national and international journals. She writes a monthly column, Critical Space for Gallery @ Dawn and contributes regularly to the editorial pages of the daily Dawn.
Through the 1990s she headed the Dept of Communication Design at IVSAA and is the former Dean of the Central Institute of Arts and Crafts, Karachi. She is also a member of the Advisory Committee of the State Bank Museum, Karachi and former member of the Curatorial Committee of National Art Gallery, Islamabad.
She is currently the President of AICA Pakistan, chapter of International Art Critics Association, Paris and co-founder of ASNA, an organization committed to build linkages between traditional craft and contemporary art.