EDUCATION

2005      MFA Visual Arts, York University, Toronto ON

2000      BEd with Teaching Certificate, University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON

1998      BA International Development, University of Toronto, Toronto ON

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016      Being Home, Flux Media Gallery, Victoria, BC

2016      Being Home, The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, Kelowna BC

2015      Being Home, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, BC

2008      Remember, Ministry of Casual Living, Victoria, BC

2008      Endless Tether, Struts Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick

2008      Alone Together, Niagara Artist’s Company, St.Catharines, ON

2008      Fray, Gallery TPW, Toronto, ON

2007      Endless Tether, Khyber Centre for the Arts, Halifax, Nova Scotia

2006      Farheen HAQ, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC

2006      Breach, Trinity Square Video Gallery, Toronto, ON

2005      Image Bar, Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga, ON

2005      Endless Tether, Lennox Contemporary Gallery, Toronto, ON

2004      Breathing Space, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC

2002      Who Knows, Gallery at the Mac, Victoria, BC

COLLABORATIONS/PERFORMANCES

2016    Remembering Our Mothers. Participatory ceremony on Lekwungen territory with Gerry Ambers, Flux Media Gallery, Victoria, BC, Nov 18.

2016   Cradle, Table, Feast.  Participatory performance on Sylix territory.  Alternator Centre for Arts, Kelowna, BC, July 15.

2015   Drinking from my mother’s saucer. Video production with France Trepanier, Open Space, Victoria BC, Jan 2016

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012      Fashionality, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, ON

2011      Collected Resonance, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC (catalog)

2010      Pulse Interval, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC (catalog)

2010      Simplified Bodies, IMA Gallery, Toronto, ON

2010      The Video Body, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, BC

2010      Strange Days, Drawing Room Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan

2009      The Seen and the Hidden, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York City, NY

2009      The Emperor’s New Clothes, Talwar Gallery, New York City, NY

2008      Pulse Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, FL

2008      Adrift (2 person show), Forest City Gallery, London, ON

2008      Donkey Skin, Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre, Kingston ON

2007      Embodied Terrain, Gallery Gachet, Vancouver, BC

2006      Homecoming, National Gallery of Art, Islamabad, Pakistan

2006      In-Between, (2 person show), Truck Gallery, Calgary, ON

2006      Seeker, Sentry, Sage, Maltwood Gallery, Victoria, BC

2005      Dance of Pattern, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, ON

2005      The Living Stitch (5 year public art installation), Harbourfront Centre, Toronto

2005      Fatal Love, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

2005      Subject(ive) Aesthetics, A Space Gallery, Toronto

2004      Wrapped in Code (2 person show), Gallery 1313, Toronto

2004      GUARDIAN (performance) Toronto Alternative Art Fair International (TAAFI)

2004      Sacred/Profane, Redhead Gallery, Toronto

2004      Artwallah, Barnsdall Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2004      ExplorAsian, Roundhouse Community Art Centre, Vancouver, BC

2003      PRISM, The Advocate Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003      Artwallah, The Advocate Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003      The Tiger Returns, Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2003      Art in Exile, Artropolis, Vancouver, BC

2002      Cultural Intersections, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2002      BC Festival of the Arts, Surrey, BC

2002      Artwallah, The Advocate Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

SELECT SCREENINGS

2016     12 Gates Video Art Festival, June 2016, Philadelphia, PA

2015      Flux Media Gallery, MediaNet Screening, Integrate Art Crawl, Aug 2015, Victoria BC

2010      Mid-Life Shelf Life, VTape Screening, Toronto, ON

2010      Sites for Seeing, Struts Gallery, Sackville, NB

2009      The Factory, Hamilton Media Artist Centre, Hamilton, ON

2008      Toronto Alternative Arts and Fashion Festival, Toronto, ON

2008      Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Paris, France

2007      6th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2007      Regent Park Film Festival, Toronto, ON

2007      Dreamwalker Dance Company screening, Rivoli Theatre, Toronto, ON

2006      Women’s Voices for Change, Victoria International Arts Symposium, Carnegie Building, Victoria, BC

2006      Achtung Baby! Tranzit Ateliery, Slovakia

2006      Actung Baby! Ludwig Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Hungary

2006      Actung Baby! Casa Tranzit Haz, Romania

2006      Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto ON

2006      Espresso Bongo, Vancouver Island College of Art, Victoria, BC

2006      Far and Wide, Pacific Cinematheque, Vancouver, BC

2006      Edges Festival, Victoria, BC

2005      Tamasha! Design Exchange, Toronto

2005      New Toronto Works, curated by Pleasuredome, Toronto, ON

PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA COVERAGE

2012      "Crossing Channels: Essays on Contemporary Media Art in British Columbia" (Catalogue), Medianet, Victoria, BC

2012      Bernbaum, Joel, Interview, http://www.belfry.bc.ca/shows-archive/red/

2011      Smart, Amy, Times Colonist, Sept.22, 2011

2011      "Collected Resonance" (Catalogue), Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC

2009      "The Seen and the Hidden" ( Catalogue), Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY

2008      Grison, Brian, "Farheen HaQ: Unravelling Identity through Video", Focus Magazine, Victoria, BC, May, p.38-41

2008      Littleton, Lori, "Full Circle" The St.Catharines Standard, Fri. May 9, 2008

2008      Wren, Carolyn, "Alone Together" Exhibition Essay, Niagara Artists Company, St.Catharines, ON

2008      Root, Deborah, "Farheen HaQ: The Landscape of Impermanence" Exhibition Essay, Gallery TPW, Toronto, ON

2006      "In-between" (Catalogue), TRUCK Contemporary Art & EMMEDIA Gallery, Calgary, AB

2006      Goldman, Paula, "Imagining Ourselves", New World Library, Novato, CA

2006      Husain, Sarah, "Voices of Resistance", Seal Press, Emeryville, CA

2006      "Seeker, Sentry, Sage: Shades of Islam in Contemporary Art", (Catalogue), University of Victoria, Victoria BC

2005      Goddard, Peter, "Small Space Big Impact", The Toronto Star, Jul.24, 2005

2005      "Endless Tether" , ArtFlack 2, web review: http://www.artflack.ca/issues/2005-02.html

2005      "Fatal Love" (Catalogue), Queens Museum, NY, NY

2005      Goddard, Peter, "Religious argument made at wrap speed", The Toronto Star, Apr. 7, 2005

2005      Farquharson, Catherine, "Getting Personal: Women explore subjectivity", NOW Magazine, Toronto, Feb. 10-16, 2005

2005      "Subjective Aesthetics:, Asian Canadian Art News http://www.asiancanadian.net/2005/01/subjective-aesthetics.html

2004      Ahmed, Huma, "Pakistani Artists to Figure Prominently in Artwallah", Sept. 2004

2004      "Sacred/Profane" (Catalogue), Toronto, ON

2004      Sawatsky, Adam, The New VI arts coverage (TV) Artist Interview, Aug.5, 2004

2004      Welch, Wendy, "Urban Prayer", Monday Magazine, Aug. 26, 2004

ARTIST LECTURES

2014      Artist Talk, Medianet & Intercultural Association Youth Media Camp

2013      Artist Interview with Gregor Craigie (CBC), Belfry Theatre, Victoria BC, Feb.9.

2011      Artist Panel Discussion, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria BC

2011      Artist Talk, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria BC

2011      Artist Talk, VideoLab, Open Space, Victoria BC

2010      Artist Talk, Open Space Gallery, Toronto ON

2008      Artist Talk, Niagara Artists Company, St.Catharines, ON

2007      Artist Panel Discussion, Victoria, BC

2007      Artist Talk, Trinity Square Video Gallery, Toronto, ON

2006      Artist Talk, University of Victoria, Victoria BC

2006      Artist Talk, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna BC

2006      Artist Talk, MediaNet, Victoria BC

2006      Artist Talk, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC

2006      Artist Talk, Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga, ON

2006      Artist Talk, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, ON

2005      Artist Talk, Queen’s Museum of Art, NY

2004      Artist Interview, CTRL:Controlling Bodies, Controlling Spaces Conference, McGill/Concordia, Montreal QC

2004      Artist Talk, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC

2004      Artist Lecture, Feminist Research Group Conference, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON

2004      Artist Lecture Error 404: File Not Found: Communication & Culture Conference, York University, Toronto ON

2004      Artist Lecture Intersections: Art History Graduate Conference, York University, Toronto, ON

2004      Artist Lecture Erogenous Zones: Sociology Graduate Conference, York University, Toronto ON

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2014 --    Artist-in-Residence, Artemis Place for Girls, Victoria BC

2014       Juror, Media Arts Grants, Canada Council for the Arts

2013       Assessor, Canada Council for the Arts

2012      Juror, BC Arts Council

2013      Art Educator, "Drawing in Nature" Professional Development Workshop for Facilitators, Honeymoon Bay, BC

2013      Art Educator, "Traces" Professional Development Workshop for Teachers, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC

2012--   Programming Committee, Open Space, Victoria BC

2012      Art Educator, "Beyond Likeness" Professional Development Workshop for Teachers, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC

2011-12   Board Member, Open Space, Victoria BC

2011        Art Educator, "Collected Resonance" Professional Development Workshop for Teachers, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC

2005-06   Studio Instructor, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria BC

2005       Volunteer, AntiMatter Underground Film Festival, Victoria, BC

2005       Juror, Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grants, Toronto ON

2004       Curator, "Interscapes" Gallery 401, CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto ON

2004        Workshop Facilitator, "Art in the Woods", Victoria BC

2003-05   Programming Committee, South Asian Visual Artists Collective, Toronto ON

2003-05    Studio Instructor, York University (Electronic Art, Drawing, Theory), Toronto ON

AWARDS & GRANTS

2015     Canada Council for the Arts, Media Arts International Residency Grant

2014      Nominated for Sobey Art Award

2014      BC Arts Council Visual Arts Grant

2012       Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grant

2009      Canada Council for the Arts Media Arts Grant

2009      BC Arts Council Media Arts Grant

2007      BC Arts Council Media Arts Grant

2007      BC Arts Council Visual Arts Grant

2006      Artist of the Year, South Asian Visual Arts Collective, Toronto, ON

2006      Sarick Purchase Prize, York University, Toronto, ON

2006      Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grant

2006      BC Arts Council Grant

2004      BC Arts Council Visual Art Senior Award Scholarship

2004      Ontario Graduate Scholarship

2003      Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Grant

2003      DuMaurier Artist Grant

2002      Artwallah Visual Artists Travel Award

2000      Millenium Scholar

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