“Painting – Which is in essence one and unchangeable – has always manifested itself in very diverse expressions. An artist gives clues, symbols and possibilities of interpretation but the rest is upto the spectator.

An artist can thus be called the bridge, the catalyst, the mirror, the seer------

It is to promote such artist and fine arts in general that Minaaz Art gallery has held a number of shows, especially exhibiting works of the younger generation of Contemporary artists.” – News time
“Art can be affordable. A lot of young artists sell their works for such amazingly low prices, and they are so good too.”

“This comes from a seasoned curator of an art gallery that is tucked away in the folds of Banjara Hills, but always comes up with an impressive show” – Indian Express.
“Minaaz Art Gallery, with good lighting and Ambience et al, seems to come closer to professional handling with every passing exhibition” – Deccan Chronicle
“Quite a few galleries have come up with view to create an atmosphere for art in the city. Minaaz Art Gallery holds exhibitions of promising young artists based in Hyderabad and elsewhere. Shahnaz Arni has succeeded in bridging the gap between artists and art Lovers” – Andhra Pradesh Times
“The recent portfolio of paintings in Mithila style by national award winning artist Shashikala Devi is on display at Minaaz Art Gallery. Each of the 20 odd paintings of different sizes takes the Spectator into a different world of rural, familiar and traditional art system” – The Economic Times
Shahnaz Arni, a graduate from the college of Fine Art and Architecture, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, has been running the gallery for the last 14 years. The gallery has held several successful group and solo show providing encouragement and impetus to the artists.
She has also exhibited her work in group and solo shows in all major cities of India