born 1985, Karachi, Pakistan
Wali Askarzai had arts lessons during his high school time as a refugee in Pakistan. After returning to Afghanistan he started Graffiti art in Kandahar and kept advancing his art. The subjects of Wali Askarzai’s paintings are various and range from abstract works and expressionism to realism. His works were displayed in group exhibitions in Kandahar, attended by Afghan president Karzai, who purchased one of Wali’s artworks.