Nizar Macnojia was born in india 1964. His interest in art was sparked at a very early age. In fact, he was only nine years old when he sketched H. H. The Aga Khan III, and entered his first art competition when he was ten. After graduating from college, he worked as a graphic designer at Asiatic Advertising in Karachi where he was introduced to watercolor, oil painting and palette knife techniques by friend who were artist in attendance at the Fine art institute in Karachi.
In 1983, he held his first exhibition in Karachi. Since then, he has created many commissioned art works in all different sizes for commercial and home use.
1984, Nizar immigrated to US where he now resides in Houston, Texas. He currently concentrates on islamic calligraphy, his palette knife techniques in acrylic, and oil on canvas.