BIO

Farooq Mustafa’s works draws upon his own surroundings, often in a playful manner. By appropriating visually loaded imagery from his surroundings and transforming them into new works that can be experienced spatially and temporally. Farooq creates a self-derived environment from images loaded in the memory and surroundings to construct a new reality parallel to the original.
Farooq received his BFA in Visual Arts at the National College of Arts, Lahore before going on to the University of Tsukuba in Japan in 2002 where he completed the Post Graduate Research studies. Farooq Mustafa lives and works between Mito City, Japan and Lahore.


CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

2002-2004

Post Graduate research Studies, Department of Arts and Design, Tsukuba University,Ibaraki Ken, Japan.

Major: Painting

2001-2002

One Year Certificate Course in Japanese from Mito International JapaneseLanguage School, Ibaraki Ken, Japan.

1995-1999

Honors Graduate, National College of Arts, Lahore. Pakistan. 1999

Major: Painting

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

WORKSHOP

2004

Conducted Two week workshop on Miniature painting, Tokyo Japan.

2001

Conducted a One Week Workshop on “Paper making” for the MA (Hons.)  Visual Art Program at the, National College of Arts, Lahore. Pakistan.

2000

Conducted Two Week Workshop on Paper making at Studio 75, Karachi,Pakistan.

LECTURES

2009

Lecture and presentation “A Running Commentary of Pakistani Art 1947- till today”.Toyama Intl: Association Lecture Hall, Toyama Japan.

2007

Lecture and presentation “ Art in Pakistan since 1977 till Today”. Tokyo International Forum Culture Center, Tokyo Japan.

2006

Lecture and presentation “Revival of Indian Miniature in Pakistan”.  Pak-Japan Foundation,Tokyo, Japan.

2003

Visual Presentation “Contemporary Art in Pakistan”. Japan-African Association,TokyoJapan.

SOLO SHOW

2009

Untitled, Toyama Kenminkaikan exhibition Gallery, Toyama Japan.

2008

Untold Stories, Toyama Shinbun Art Gallery, Toyama Japan.

2004

Display, Gallery Tsukuba University, Japan.

2002

Untitled, Art Café Gallery, Yebisu. Tokyo, Japan.

1999

One man show at Off Set Portfolio Gallery, Islamabad. Pakistan.

1999

Thesis Show at Zahoor-ul- Akhlaque Theater, National College of Arts, Lahore,Pakistan.

TWO PERSON SHOW

2011

Ambiguous Journey- Two person Show at Canvas Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2012

44 Mito Art Fair-Group Exhibition, Contemporary Art Gallery, Mito Art Tower, Japan.

2011

Sargoshian, KhaasGallery Islamabad, Pakistan.

2011

Psychological Space, IVS Gallery Karachi, Pakistan.

2010

Art from Mito, Museum Of Modern Art, Mito Art Tower, Japan.

2009

Group Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, Mito Art Tower, Japan.

2008

Annual Group Exhibition, Toyama Art Center, Japan.

2007

Group Exhibition, Toyama Art Center, Japan.

2005

Non Black Art Exhibition, Bunka Center, Ibaraki ken, Japan.

2001

Non Black Art Exhibition at Bunka Center, Mito Ibaraki ken. Japan.

2000

Three person show at Canvas Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan.

2000

Graduate Show on 125th Anniversary of National College of Arts, Lahore. Pakistan.

2000

Group Exhibition at Crow Eaters Gallery, Lahore. Pakistan.

 
 

 

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