Lives and works in Montreal, QC


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

B.F.A. Studio Art, with Distinction, Concordia University, Montreal, QC (1999)

Année 4 - Art, École National des Beaux-Arts de Bourges, France (1998)



2007-Present    Concordia University, Department of Studio Arts, Part-time Faculty, Painting & Drawing, Montreal, QC

2018-2019        Université de Montréal, Department of Art History and Film Studies, Instructor, Painting, Montreal, QC   


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 

2003    The Marauders, Boston University Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA

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

2000    Peinture, Galerie Luz, Montreal, QC


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, curated by Holly Fay, Art Gallery of Regina, 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, Montreal, QC

2010    Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal, QC

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

2007    Newzones Gallery, Calgary, AB

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

2004    Spike Gallery, 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 PaintCopley 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

2001    Hayes, Siddiqi, Studham, Galerie Luz, Montreal, QC

1998    Partcours, Église Saint-Pierre, Bourges, France

1997    Drawing the Line, Espace 522, Édifice Belgo, Montreal, QC



2020    Joseph Siddiqi: Mindfulness with Fine Art, moderated by Dr. Sanath Mahawithanage, Centre for Mindfulness-Based Research and Practices, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka (virtual)

2015    IdeaLab.03, moderated by jake moore, Centre for Teaching and Learning, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

2014    CUPFA Microtalks: Light and Landscape, hosted by Lorraine Oades, Engineering and Visual Arts Building, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

2011    Part-time Faculty Research and Creative Works Showcase, J.W. McConnell Building, Concordia University, Montreal, QC



2021, 2019, 2015, 2012, 2010    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

2003, 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

2001    RBC Canadian Painting Competition, Finalist (Eastern Canada)

1999    Gouvernement du Québec, Programme Jeunes Volontaires, Art Production and Exhibition Grant

1997    Office franco-québécois pour la jeunesse, International Student Exchange Bursary (Québec-France)


Andy Murdoch, ‘Video: Joseph Siddiqi takes his painting and drawing courses online’, Concordia News, August 19, 2020. 

Chris Hutchinson, In the Vicinity of Riches (Goose Lane Editions / icehouse poetry: Fredericton, NB, 2020), cover.

K.I., ‘Siddiqi + Wendt: From Art Toronto last week …’, Monochromatic Axonometric (blog), November 4, 2018.

Terence Corcoran, ‘Joseph Siddiqi: New Paintings’, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, ON, 2015. Exhibition text. 

Jason Franz, ed., International Painting Annual 4 (Manifest Press: Cincinnati, Ohio, 2015), pp. 166, 168-9. 

Hope (Art Gallery of Regina: Regina, SK, 2014). Exhibition catalogue with text by curator, Holly Fay. 

‘2014 Convocation Exhibit’, Thomas A. Edge Archives and Special Collections, Athabasca University (online), 2014. Exhibition text.

Chris Hutchinson, A Brief History of the Short-Lived (Nightwood Editions: Gibsons, BC, 2012), cover.

Peter Simpson, ‘Siddiqi Shines at Galerie St-Laurent + Hill’, Ottawa Citizen - The Big Beat (online), July 19, 2011.

Gaëtan Morin Éditeur, Le m@rketing: 2e édition (Chenelière Éducation Inc.: Montréal, QC, 2010), cover.

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

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

Chris Hutchinson, Other People's Lives (Brick Books: London, ON, 2009), cover.

Laurel MacMillan, ed., RBC Canadian Painting Competition: Ten Years (Friesens: Altona, AB, 2008), p. 75.

Danielle Poisson, ‘Joseph Siddiqi’, MV Biographies: Petits mots sur la vie et le travail de personnes de grand intérêt (blog), December 7, 2008. 

Pam Klicki, ‘In the Galleries: The Moderns’, Where Calgary, Vol. 21, No. 4, 2002, p. 37.

Suzanne Dubuc, ‘Visage Paysage: Une exposition de Joseph Siddiqi’, Les Maisons de la Culture de la Ville de Montreal, janvier-février, 2002. Exhibition text.

The New Canadian Painting Competition 2001 / Le Concours de nouvelles peintures canadiennes de 2001 (Canadian Art Foundation: Toronto, ON, 2001). Exhibition catalogue.

Exposition Partcours (l'Association Arensort: Bourges, France, 1998). Exhibition catalogue.


Artists Space Collection of Artist Files, NYU Fales Library & Special Collections, New York NY

Athabasca University Art Collection, Athabasca AB 

Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa ON 

Colart Collection, Montreal QC 

Hotel Arts, Calgary AB

Private collections