Born in 1974, in the city of Quatre- Bornes in Mauritius, Sultana Haukim is a contemporary multi-disciplinary artist working on issues concerning nature and women.
Sultana studied at the Mauritius Institute of Education (1996 – 1998) and subsequently completed her B.A (Hons) Fine Arts at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute. She had her first solo exhibitions in 2005 at ‘L’alliance Francaise’ of Mauritius. From then onwards she had been participating in various local and international exhibitions, workshops and residencies.
Her international group exhibitions include East African Biennale in Tanzania, Theertha in Sri –Lanka, Africa Artist’s Network in Kenya, 4th International Biennale of Beijing in China, AIFACS in India, Saint Malo in France and Greatmores Studio in South Africa. Sultana Haukim works as an art teacher in secondary state school in Mauritius and she is a visiting lecturer at the Fine Art department at Mahatma Gandhi Institute. She is a member of pARTage association of contemporary artists in Mauritius and is member of Arterial Network- Africa.