Khairul Bin Arshad was born in Segamat, Johor in 1987. He graduated with a BFA from UiTM Shah Alam, after a Diploma from the Alor Gajah campus. Khairul has been actively participating in exhibitions around Kuala Lumpur – ‘Palette’ at Star Hill Gallery, ‘Young Contemporary Art’ at Nadine Fine Art, ‘Pop Up’ at HOM Art Trans and ‘Piece of Me’ at [email protected]
Other than Malaysia, Khairul also got the chance to exhibit in ‘Art KL-Melbourne’ in 2014 that was organized by [email protected] in Melbourne, Australia. He was also the Second Runner up in Tanjung Heritage Art Competition in 2007.
Khairul Arshad is part of the trio from the Klang-based Paksi, the others being Arikwibowo Amril and Mohd Akhir Ahmad. Paksi had its debut exhibition titled Berdiri at HOM Art Trans in 2015 and then Jogja Journal based on their month-long residence in Perahu Art in Jogjakarta in February 2016. Although each artist works independently, and possess unique styles of their own, the group ‘Paksi’ is bound by generating unique ideas together.