Ahmad Shoaib Saljoqi is a lecturer of Islamic art at the Miniature Department, Herat University, Afghanistan. He has been on faculty at Herat University for the past seven years. He holds a master’s degree in Islamic art from Tarbiat Modares University of Iran. His area of expertise is manuscript illumination, and his works were recognized as one of the top five works from 36 countries in the 2016 World of Islam International Exhibition. He has designed and developed two coursebooks on manuscript illumination: Pearls of the City and Teaching Contemporary Manuscript Illumination. He is the professor of this manuscript illumination course.