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JOSEPH SIDDIQI

(b. 1972, Canada)

Living and working in Tiohtià:ke/Montréal, QC

 

EDUCATION

2004    M.F.A. Painting, Boston University, Boston, MA

1999    B.F.A. Studio Art with Distinction, Concordia University, Montréal, QC

            Année 4, École National des Beaux-Arts de Bourges, France (1997-98)

 

TEACHING

2007-Present    Part-time Faculty, Concordia University, Montréal, QC

2018-2019        Instructor, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC

 

WORKSHOPS & PRESENTATIONS

(2023)   “Walking, Sitting, Drawing”, Contemplative Pedagogies Initiative, Centre for Teaching and Learning, Concordia University, Montréal, QC (virtual)

2020    “Mindfulness with Fine Art”, Centre for Mindfulness-Based Research and Practices, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka (virtual)

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015    New Paintings, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2013    New Work, Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa, ON

2011    Stories from the Inner-city, Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa, ON

2009    Night Paintings, Newzones Gallery, Calgary, AB 

2002    Visage paysage, Maison de la Culture Mercier, Montréal, QC 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS & ART FAIRS

2020    Deck the Walls!, Newzones Gallery, Calgary, AB

2018    Art Toronto, with Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2017    Art Toronto, with Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2016    Art Toronto, with Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2015    Landscape/Cityscape, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2015    Art Toronto, with Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2015    Preview 2015, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2014    Hope, Art Gallery of Regina, Regina, SK (curated by Holly Fay, artist, Regina, SK) 

2014    Toronto International Art Fair, with Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2014    Convocation Exhibit, Athabasca University Main Building, Athabasca, AB

2013    Toronto International Art Fair, with Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2012    Toronto International Art Fair, with Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON

2011    Tom Hopkins Memorial Exhibition, Battat Contemporary, Montréal, QC

2008    Grand Opening, Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa, ON

2005    Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY

2004    MFA Thesis Exhibition, Boston University 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

2003    The Art of Drawing, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA

2003    Fresh Paint, Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA

2003    Limited Edition Multiples, Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa, ON

2002    Introductions, Newzones Gallery, Calgary, AB

2002    New Gallery Artists, Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa, ON

2002    Landscape Painting, Studio 21 Fine Art, Halifax, NS

2001    RBC Canadian Painting Competition, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

1998    Partcours, Église Saint-Pierre, Bourges, France

 

GRANTS & AWARDS

2021    Concordia University Part-time Faculty Association, Professional Development Grant

2019    Concordia University Part-time Faculty Association, Professional Development Grant

2009    Canada Council for the Arts, Visual Arts, Production Grant

2004    Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, Artist Grant

2003    Boston University, Dean's Scholar Award

2003    Boston University, Travel Grant to Madrid, Spain

2002    Boston University, Constantin Alajalov Graduate Scholarship

2002    Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, Visual Arts, Project Grant

2001    Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, Artist Grant

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Andy Murdoch, “Video: Joseph Siddiqi takes his painting and drawing courses online,” Concordia News, August 19, 2020.   https://www.concordia.ca/cunews/main/stories/2020/08/19/video-joseph-siddiqi-takes-his-painting-and-drawing-courses-online.html

 

Chris Hutchinson, In the Vicinity of Riches, Goose Lane Editions / icehouse poetry, 2020. Cover.

 

K.I., “Siddiqi + Wendt: From Art Toronto last week …” Monochromatic Axonometric (blog), November 4, 2018.   http://monochromatic-axonometric.blogspot.com/2018/11/siddiqi-wendt.html

 

Terence Corcoran, “Joseph Siddiqi: New Paintings,” Mira Godard Gallery, 2015. Exhibition text.

 

Jason Franz, ed., International Painting Annual 4, Manifest Press, 2015. 166, 168-9.

 

Hope, Art Gallery of Regina, 2014. Exhibition catalogue. 

 

“2014 Convocation Exhibit,” Thomas A. Edge Archives and Special Collections, Athabasca University, 2014. Exhibition text,  https://www.athabascau.ca/archives/online-exhibits/2014-convocation-exhibit.html

 

Chris Hutchinson, A Brief History of the Short-Lived, Nightwood Editions, 2012. Cover.

 

Peter Simpson, “Siddiqi Shines at Galerie St-Laurent + Hill,” Ottawa Citizen - The Big Beat (blog), July 19, 2011.

Gaëtan Morin, ed., Le m@rketing: 2e édition, Chenelière Éducation Inc., 2010. Cover.

 

Richard Rhodes, ed., “Preview: A Canada-wide guide to the season's best exhibitions,” Canadian Art, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2009. 35.

Susan Blackman, ed., “Collectors' Guide to Gallery Events.” Canadian Brushstroke Magazine, Vol. 11, January/February, 2009. 27.

Chris Hutchinson, Other People's Lives, Brick Books, 2009. Cover.

Laurel MacMillan, ed., RBC Canadian Painting Competition: Ten Years, Friesens, 2008. 75.

 

Danielle Poisson, “Joseph Siddiqi,” MV Biographies: Petits mots sur la vie et le travail de personnes de grand intérêt (blog), December 7, 2008.  http://noudanou2.blogspot.com/2008/12/siddiqi-joseph.html

 

Pam Klicki, “In the Galleries: The Moderns,” Where Calgary, Vol. 21, No. 4, 2002. 37.

 

Suzanne Dubuc, “Visage Paysage: Une exposition de Joseph Siddiqi,” Les Maisons de la Culture de la Ville de Montréal, janvier-février, 2002. Exhibition text.

The New Canadian Painting Competition 2001 / Le Concours de nouvelles peintures canadiennes de 2001, Canadian Art Foundation, 2001. Exhibition catalogue.

 

COLLECTIONS

Artists Space Collection of Artist Files, New York, NY

Athabasca University Art Collection, Athabasca, AB 

Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, ON 

Colart Collection, Montréal, QC 

Hotel Arts, Calgary, AB

Private collections

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