Born in Montreal, Joseph Siddiqi is an artist known for his expressive abstract and cityscape paintings. He has shown with Mira Godard Gallery in Toronto, Galerie St-Laurent + Hill in Ottawa, Newzones Gallery in Calgary, Maison de la Culture Mercier in Montreal, the Art Gallery of Regina in Saskatchewan, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in Halifax, the Copley Society of Art in Boston, and Spike Gallery in New York.
Joseph holds a BFA in Studio Art from Concordia University and an MFA in Painting from Boston University.
He has been awarded grants for his work by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, and the Concordia University Part-time Faculty Association. His paintings can be found in private and public collections including the Canada Council ArtBank in Ottawa, Colart Collection in Montreal, Athabasca University Art Collection in Alberta, and Hotel Arts in Calgary.
As an educator, Joseph has been teaching painting and drawing courses in the Department of Studio Arts at Concordia University since 2007, and now teaches a special topics course: Materials and Techniques for the Contemporary Painter. He has also taught studio courses in the Department of Art History and Film Studies at l'Université de Montréal.
Joseph lives and works in Montreal and is represented by Mira Godard Gallery in Toronto. For more information, please see the Contact page.