SYEDA FARIDA BATOOL

MA Art History and Theory (Research): College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Australia (2003)
Short course in hand papermaking, at New School of Social Research, NY (1995)

Bachelor of Fine Arts: 4 years degree in Fine Arts from National College of Arts, Lahore. Major: Painting, Minor: Sculpture (1993)

The artist lives and works in Lahore, Pakistan.

Select Solo Exhibitions

2006 The Blink, Rohtas 2, Lahore Pakistan

Select Group Exhibitions

2009 Contemporary art exhibit, featuring Pakistani artists Farida Batool, Adeela Suleman and
Tazeen Qayyum at Aicon Gallery, New York
Forces, Portimao Museum, Algrave, Portugal
2008 Tradition,Technique,Technology –II; Contemporary artists from Pakistan
Featuring Farida Batool, Ayaz Jokhio and Adeela Suleman, Aicon Gallery, Palo Alto
2006 No Man's Land, a web based international exhibition, concerning the political divides and
conflict present in every day life
2005 Circanvalcao, a communitarian art project in Portugal, in which I designed and constructed a
permanent sight specific artwork during the residency period of one month.
Beyond Borders: Art from Pakistan, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
2004 Skin, Rohtas 2, Lahore
INTERSTATION, Artists Beyond Boundaries, a mixed media video installation, Kudos Gallery,
Sydney, Australia
2003-4 Memories, an ongoing art project for Argentinean artists from Tacuman City
2003 Cairo Biennale
1997 Scope'97, a faculty art exhibition, National College of Arts, Lahore
1996 Installation show, National College of Arts, Lahore
1994-95 Womenscape II, Alhamra art gallery, Lahore

Awards

2000 – 2002 Senior Asian Artist: Recipient of Senior Asian Artist Scholarship, COFA, UNSW,
Jang Talent Award, Lahore
1990-93 NCA Merit Scholarship, National College of Arts, Lahore