Sikkema Jenkins & Co

Shahzia Sikander

(Pakistani, b. 1969)

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Shahzia Sikander

Pathology of Suspension #2, 2005

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Shahzia Sikander

Template for Stalemate, 2009

Biography

Timeline

1969
Born in Lahore, Pakistan
1992
B.F.A., National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan
Shakir Ali Award/Kipling award, (highest merit award) National College of Arts Lahore
Haji Sharif Award, (excellence in Miniature Painting) National College of Arts, Lahore
Distinction Award, Thesis Project, National College of Arts, Lahore
1993 - 1995
Graduate Fellowship Award, Rhode Island School of Design
1995 - 1997
Core Fellowship, Glassel School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1995
M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island
1997
The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award
1998 - 1999
The Joan Mitchell Award

Exhibitions

2013
13th Istanbul Biennial, Turkey
2011
The Exploding Company Man and other Abstractions, San Francisco Art Institute, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco - USA (solo)
2010
Transformations, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo -JP (solo)
By Day, By Night, or some (special) things a museum can do: An Exhibition in two time zones, Rockbund Museum, Shanghai – CN
Transformation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo - JP
‘Stalemate.’ Sikkema Jenkins & Co. New York – USA (solo)
‘Shahzia Sikander Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection,’ Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. New York – USA (Curator) (solo)
Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York - USA
A Decade of Contemporary American Printmaking: 1999-2009, Tsinghua University, Beijing – CN
‘It’s fine as long as you draw but don’t film’, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London – UK

Literature

2009
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Shahzia Sikander Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection. Brochure. New York: 2009
Sikander, Shahzia. (Introduction) “Provenance the invisible hand.” Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Shahzia Sikander Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection. Brochure. New York: 2009
Stiles, Kristine, and Selz, Peter. (Editors) Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art, University of California Press, 2009. ISBN 9780520202535
2008
Shpungin, Diana. “Delicatessen.” (Exhibition Brochure) University Galleries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL: Nov. 9, 2007 – Jan. 26, 2008
CORE: Artists and Critics in Residence, c. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 2008 ISBN: 978-0-89090-162-5 p. 112
Daftari, Fereshteh, Interview with Shahzia Sikander, “Intimate Ambivalence.” IKON Gallery, Birmingham, UK: July 30 – Sep. 14 2008. “Interstitial: 24 Faces and the 25thFrame.” daadgalerie, Berlin, Germany: Oct. 25 – Dec. 6, 2008. ISBN: 978-1-904864-43-1
Guglielmino, Giorgio. How to Look at Contemporary Art (…and like it) 66works from 1970 to 2008.” Umberto Allemandi & Co Publishing, 2008, ISBN-978-88-422-1644-5
Heartney, Eleanor. “Art & Today,” Phaidon press 2008 ISBN: 9780714845142
Juncosa, Enrique. ‘Order. Desire. Light. : An Exhibition of Contemporary Drawings,’ c. IMMA Dublin 2008 ISBN: 9781-903811-90-0 (Exhibition Catalogue)
Sarah Kent, “Demons, Yarns & Tales.” The Dairy, London, UK: Nov. 10-22, 2008; The Loft, Miami, FL: Dec. 3-6, 2008. (Exhibition Catalogue)