Tazeen Qayyum


Tazeen Qayyum is a contemporary miniature painter who received her BFA in Visual Arts from the National College of Arts Lahore, Pakistan in 1996. Her work has been shown internationally in both solo and group exhibitions, some of which include ‘Holding Pattern’ at the Toronto Pearson Airport, ‘ The Veiled’ at the Textile Museum of Canada, ‘The Rising Tide’ at the Mohatta Palace Museum, Pakistan, and ‘Urban Myths & Modern Fables’ at both the University of Sydney, Australia and at the Dorris McCarthy Gallery at the University of Toronto Scarborough. Qayyum’s work was included in the 10th Asian Biennale in Dhaka, Bangladesh (2002), the 2nd Painting Biennale in Tehran, Iran (2002) and has been featured at the Sotheby’s and the Christie’s South Asian Modern & Contemporary Art auction in New York (2008-12). Qayyum was awarded a UNESCO bursary (2000) to work and exhibit in Vienna. Qayyum lives and works in Toronto, and in addition to her practice, conducts workshops to introduce miniature painting to artists and students.


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