Shahid attended St Martins School of Art and Parsons School of design in New York, studying Fashion, Photography and Illustration. After graduation, he did the fashion, music and art thing before opening an Art Space in the Brick Lane area of London. The purpose of the space was to examine the British Asian experience as it was evolving through fashion music and art.
The notion of the authentic self, exploring stories of the world within us and what drives behaviour pervades his work. He exhibits within the receptions and congregational areas of large organisations always creating a strong interactive element to his photographic installations, they are engagement pieces that facilitate self reflection, reveal fresh perspectives and start new conversations.
Shahid is a business psychologist working across the corporate world and a visual artist.