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A K M Alamgir Huque

Present Position
Full-time studio artist residing in Saskatchewan, Canada

Born in 1953 at Dhaka, Bangladesh


1979 : MFA (Graphic Printmaking), M S University of Baroda, Gujarat, India
1975 : BFA (Drawing and Painting), Institute of Fine Art, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh


2000 : Individual Assistance Grants, Saskatchewan Arts Board
1995 : Mini Prints International Award, Barcelona
1979 : Best Printmakers' Award, Young Artists Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
1976-79 : Scholarship under Cultural Exchange Program, between the governments of Bangladesh and India
1972-75 : Best Printmakers' Award, Institute of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka

Solo Exhibitions

2009 : Nature-Offerings, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka
2008 : Prairie Consciousness, Ken Segal Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
2005 : Mastering the Colours, Collectors' Choice Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada
2004 : Aerial Visions, Image 54 Gallery INC, Calgary, AB, Canada
1997 : Painting Exhibition, Art Works, Saskatoon
1996 : Etching Prints Exhibition, Barcelona Mini Prints International, Barcelona
1996 : Exhibition of Painting and Prints, Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, University of Saskatchewan
1992 : Saskatoon Public Library Abstract Painting Exhibition, Morrison Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada
1992 : Yorkton Arts Council Painting exhibition, Godfrey Dean Art Gallery, Yorkton, Canada
1990 : Saju Art Gallery, Painting and Pastel exhibition, Dhaka
1990 : Alliance Francaise de Dacca, Dhaka
1979 : Graphic Prints and Drawing Exhibition, Desh Art Gallery, Dhaka
1979 : Graphic Prints and Drawing Exhibition, MaxMullerBhavan, Mumbai
1977 : Graphic Prints Exhibition, Faculty of Fine Arts, M S University of Baroda, Gujarat

Group Exhibition

2000 : 'E/Motion'–Three person show, Agora gallery, Soho, New York
1998 : 'Moments of Form and Colour', three person etching show, Saskatchewan Arts Council, Saskatoon
1998: Tokyo International Mini Prints Triennial, Tama Art University Museum, Tokyo
1998 : International Prints Triennial, Kanagawa, Yokohama, Japan
1997 : 9th International Independent Exhibition of Prints, Kanagawa, Yokohama
1994-97 : The Travelling Exhibition of 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th Mini Prints International Exhibited in UK, France, Spain, Finland, RoK
1997 : International Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola, Republic of Macedonia
1997 : Intergratia'97 International Prize Winner Exhibition 1994-1995, Krakow Poland
1996 : International Miniature Art Biennial, Salle Sargustin-Che'evier, Quebec, Canada
1995 : 45th North America Prints Exhibition, Boston Art Complex Museum, Boston
1995 : 18 th International Independent Exhibition of Prints, Kanagawa, Yokohama
1994 : International Exhibition of Graphic Arts, Bitola, Republic of Macedonia
1991-94 : Group Show at Humanum Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada
1990 : Contemporary Art of Bangladesh, organized by the French Embassy, Dhaka
1981-89 : Asian Art Biennial Bangladesh, Dhaka
1988 : 5thMostra Intenazionale, Catania, Italy
1987 : International Prints Biennial, Ljubjana, Yugoslavia
1975-88 : National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shipakala Academy, Dhaka
1982, '79 : Young Artists Art Exhibition, Bangladesh Shipakala Academy Dhaka
1980-85 : Contemporary Art of Bangladesh- Malaysia, India, Bulgaria, China, Hong Kong
1985 : 5thInternational Art Triennial, New Delhi
1977-85 : Inter Graphic GDR (former East Germany)
1984 : 8th International British Prints Biennial, Bedford, England
: Norway International Prints Biennial, Norway
1983 : Mobile Exhibition of Nine Reputed Printmakers of Bangladesh- Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, and Khulna
: International Graphic Prints Biennial, Ljubjana, Yugoslavia
1980 : 11 Academy Award Winning Artists' Painting Exhibition, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1978 : 4 Bangladeshi Painters' Art Exhibition, Kolkata, India
1976-7 : Travelling Exhibition of the Australia Western Pacific- Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney, Albany, South Australia, Western Australia
1976 : Western Pacific Print Biennial, Melbourne


Listed in the International Directory of Printmakers' 97, Print Society of Poland (first edition published in
1998 from Poland)

Experience and Affiliations

2002-04 : Board Member, CARFAC SASK (Canadian Artist Representative)
1995-97 : Teaching Assistant in Printmaking, Department of Art and Art History, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
1992–95 : Artist in Residence in Printmaking, Department of Art and Art History, University of
Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
1981–88 : Head of Graphic Print Workshop, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka. Conducted several workshops during this tenure
1983 : Conducted graphic print workshops at Chittagong, organized by University of Chittagong and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
1979 : Conducted graphic print workshops at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka


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Seminar and other

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