JOSEPH SIDDIQI

Born and living 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

             4e année, École nationale des beaux-arts de Bourges, France

EXHIBITIONS

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    "Joseph Siddiqi: New Paintings", Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto ON (Solo)

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

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

2015    "Joe Fafard, Peter Harris, Andrew Hemingway, Stu Oxley, Christopher Pratt, Joseph Siddiqi, Michael Thompson", Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto ON

2014    "Hope", Art Gallery of Regina, curated by Holly Fay, Regina SK

2014    "Convocation Exhibit: Recent acquisitions from the collection of Lorraine Woollard", Athabasca University Main Building, Athabasca AB

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

2013    "Joseph Siddiqi: New Work", Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa ON (Solo)

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

2012    "Toronto International Art Fair", with Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto ON
2011    "Joseph Siddiqi: Stories from the Inner-city", Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa ON (Solo)

2011    "Quebec Connections", Newzones Gallery, Calgary AB

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

2010    Consigned work, Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montréal QC

2009    "Joseph Siddiqi: Night Paintings", Newzones Gallery, Calgary AB (Solo)

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

2007    "Sunscreen", Newzones Gallery, Calgary AB

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

2005    Consigned work, Spike Gallery, New York NY

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

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

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

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

2002    "Joseph Siddiqi: Visage paysage", Maison de la Culture Mercier, Montréal QC (Solo)

2002    "Michèle Drouin, John Kissick, Sarah Nind, Joseph Siddiqi", Newzones Gallery, Calgary AB

2002    "Roberta McNaughton, Amy-Claire Huestis, Mona Shahid, Joseph Siddiqi", Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa ON

2002    "Landscape Painting: Christine Koch, Joseph Siddiqi, Lorraine Simms", Studio 21 Fine Art, Halifax NS

2001    "RBC New Canadian Painting - Eastern Finalists", juried by Alex Colville, Gerald Ferguson, and Jan Peacock, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax NS

 

ART PRESENTATIONS  

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

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

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


GRANTS & AWARDS

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

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

2015    Concordia University Part-time Faculty Association, Professional Development Grant

2012    Concordia University Part-time Faculty Association, Professional Development Grant

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 - lived and worked for a year in New York NY

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


PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS

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

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

2015    Jason Franz, Ed., International Painting Annual 4, Manifest Press, Cincinnati OH, pp 166, 168-9. 

2014    Hope, Art Gallery of Regina, Regina SK. Exhibition catalogue with essay by curator, Holly Fay. 

2014    "2014 Convocation Exhibit", Athabasca University Thomas A. Edge Archives & Special Collections, Athabasca AB. Exhibition text.

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

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

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

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

2009    Chris Hutchinson, Other People’s Lives, Brick Books, London ON. Cover of poetry book.

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

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

2002    Pam Klicki, "In the Galleries: The Moderns", Where Calgary, September, p 37.

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

COLLECTIONS

Athabasca University Art Collection, Athabasca AB 

Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa ON 

Colart Collection, Montréal QC 

Hotel Arts, Calgary AB

Private collections across Canada