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Explorations in Paint: A Gallery Showing
January 12, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmFREE
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.