Joseph Siddiqi is an artist-educator working in painting and drawing. His studio art practice explores connections between mindfulness and the creative impulse, embracing contemporary methods of working with traditional materials including oil painting on linen, acrylic collage, egg-tempera on wood panels, and colour pencils on paper.
Siddiqi's paintings have been shown in solo exhibitions in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary and Montreal, as well as in group exhibitions across Canada and in the United States. He has been awarded grants for his work by the Concordia University Part-time Faculty Association, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, and the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation. His work can be found in public and private collections, including the Artists Space Collection of Artist Files in New York, the Canada Council Art Bank in Ottawa, Colart Collection in Montreal, and Athabasca University Art Collection in Northern Alberta. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in Painting from Boston University and teaches in the Department of Studio Arts at Concordia University in Montreal.