Born 1970, in Karachi, Pakistan

BFA in Sculpture with Distinction in Sculpture and over all distinction, Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi, Pakistan (1999)
MA in International Relations, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan (1999)

The artist lives and works in Karachi, Pakistan.

Select Solo Exhibitions

2011 Recent Works, Aicon Gallery, London
2010 After All It’s Always Somebody Else…, Aicon Gallery, New York
2008 Uncertainty- Rohtas 2, Lahore, Pakistan
Preview at Canvas Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
2007 Confinement - Commune Artist Colony, Karachi, Pakistan

Select Group Exhibitions

2011 Asia Triennial Manchester 11, Manchester Cathedral, U.K.
2009 Failing States: Recent works by Tazeen Qayyum, Aicon Gallery, London
2009 Hanging Fire: Contemporary Art From Pakistan, Asia Society, New York
2009 Signs taken for Wonders: Recent art from India and Pakistan, Aicon Gallery, London
Contemporary art exhibit, featuring Pakistani artists Farida Batool, Adeela Suleman and
Tazeen Qayyum at Aicon Gallery, New York
Group show Steel Life, La Triennale, Milano
2008 Farida Batool, Adeela Suleman and Tazeen Qayyum, Aicon Gallery, New York
Tradition,Technique,Technology –II; Contemporary artists from Pakistan
Featuring Farida Batool, Ayaz Jokhio and Adeela Suleman, Aicon Gallery, Palo Alto Video Loop 08’Barcelona, Spain
Fiera Internazionale d'Arte contemparanea International Exhibition of Contemporary Art-Bologna, Italy
Women of Light, Galerie Davide Gallo, Berlin
2007 Preview Berlin, The emerging art fair, Berlin
An intensity of Space & Substance, National Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan
Love, National Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan
Articulating The Subtext, Alliance Francaise, Karachi, Pakistan
2006 Flights of Fancy, Royaat Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan
Body, Amin Gulgee Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
Calligraphy, Amin Gulgee Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
2005 Urban/Culture, CP Open Biennale, Jakarta, Indonesia
Beyond Borders, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai
2004 Spielen mit geladenem Gewehr (Playing with the loaded gun), Kunsthalle Fridericianum Kassel, Germany
2003 Twenty-four Shots per second, Kara Film Fest, Karachi, Pakistan
43rd Premio Suzzara, Associazione Galleria Del Premio Suzzara, Italy
Playing with the loaded Gun, Apex Art, New York
Canvas Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
2002 Imagined Workshop, 2nd Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial, Fukuoka, Japan
2001 The Thakhti Show, Freer Hall, Karachi, Pakistan
2000 Art Festival: Urban Voices, Karachi, Pakistan