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Explorations in Paint: A Gallery Showing

An afternoon  exhibit of artwork from Regent Park residents who studied for 6 weeks with professional artist Iftikhar Uddin Ahmed. Join us on Saturday, January 12th, 2013, for:
· Q&A with Iftikhar Uddin Ahmed
· A live painting demonstration
· A children's arts & crafts table
· A presentation of more than 25 portraits and landscapes

Iftikhar is a professional artist, originally from Bangladesh, who has exhibited all over the world and now lives in St. James Town. You may have seen him at Daniels Centre of Learning events, or seen his work in the gallery there. Iftikhar has contributed to each Gallery showing at the Daniels Centre of Learning since it opened in early 2012, and was featured as a guest in our Artist Speakers Series. 
Since receiving his masters of  Fine Arts from the University of Bangladesh in 1986 Iftikhar has won numerous awards , and contributed to many exhibitions worldwide. Some of which include:
  • Over 75 art exhibitions in The USA, South Africa, Pakistan, Iraq, China, India, and Australia
  • Group painting in Metro Hall, Toronto Canada 2008
  • Best award in painting from the “Artists of the World” Scholars, Paris, France 1994.



Tai Chi

Learn the Worldwide popular Tai Chi 24 Form and discover the mystery of Chinese culture. Deeply rooted in Chinese mediation, medicine and martial arts, Tai Chi combines mental concentration and controlled movements to focus the mind, challenge the body and improve the flow of "qi" - the life energy thought to sustain health and quit the mind. 

Time: Every Thursday 6-8pm, June 13 - July 18

Location: MDC Partners Courtyard - Daniels Spectrum

Registration is Required

For more information please e-mail to or call 647-349-2244

*Wear Flat Shoes and Comfortable Clothing



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