Samina Iqbal was born in Quetta, Pakistan. She received her BFA in 1997 from The National College of Arts Lahore, Pakistan and MFA from the University of Minnesota in 2003. She is a member of adjunct faculty at Appalachian State University since 2004. She works in printmaking, painting and installations. She has shown her work in England, India, Pakistan and USA. Samina lives and works between USA and Pakistan.