Syed Iqbal

1989-90 : Diploma in Fine Arts from the Platt Graphic and Art College in Pasadena, California, USA.
1995 : He also attended a 1 year residency in advanced modern painting at Bronfman Center for the Arts in Montréal, Canada

Solo Exhibitions
15 Solo exhibitions in Dhaka, Montréal and Toronto
1994 : Jojon Art Gallery, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1995 : Sheraton Laval Hotel Gallery, Montréal, Canada
1998 : Gallery 21, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
2001 : Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka
: Centre Pierre-Charbonneau, Montréal
2002 : Sherbrook Art77 Gallery, Montréal
2003 : Toronto Downtown campus Gallery, Canada
2004 : North York Gallery, Toronto.
2006 : South Asian Gallery of Arts, Okville, Canada
2007 : Brayham Concept Gallery, Toronto
2009 : Gallery Hittite, Yorkville, Toronto
: Cedar Ridge Gallery, Scarbrough, Toronto
: Robinson Studio Gallery, Toronto
2010 : South Asian Gallery of Arts, Okville, Canada
2013 : 1Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka

5 dual exhibitions in Dhaka, Toronto, Montréal and Los Angeles
1990 : With Sarah Benjamin, Mason Kelly Studio Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
1995 : With Emily Mirza, La Gallerie Landau, Montréal, Quebec.Canada
2005 : With Alex Gibbons, Northbound Gallery, North York, Toronto
2010 : With Tajuddin Ahmed, Tivoli Gallery, Dhaka
2012 : With Tajuddin Ahmed, Promenada Gallery,Mississauga, Canada

Group Exhibitions
47 Group exhibitions in Dhaka, Montréal, Toronto, Washington, Los Angeles, New York and other cities of the world

Awards & Achievements
2009 : People’s Choice Award for Best Artist, MMM South Asian Festival
1990 : Best Illustrator Award, Bangladesh National Book Center, Dhaka
1996 : Best Book Cover Design and Illustrator Award; Bangladesh National Book Center, Dhaka
1999 : Agrani Bank and Bangladesh Children Academy Award in the Novel and Short Story Category, Dhaka
2001 : Fobana Award; Federation of Bangladeshi Associations in North America Member OSA-Ontario Society of Artists & CSA-Society of Canadian Artists

Advisor, South Asian Gallery of Arts SAGA, Okville, Toronto, Canada

Present position
Freelance artist living in Toronto, Canada


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