Aklima Iqbal

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artist´s name

Aklima Iqbal

birth date

1989

place of birth

Bangladesh

place of work

Austria

place of study

Diploma Program in Contextual Painting|October 2017 – Continuing. Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria. Major: Contextual painting Department. 

MA in Printmaking (Part time program) | October 2016- October 2017. The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław, Poland. Major: Digital printing & Printing expansion.

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) | 2012-2013. University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Major: Drawing and Painting Department. Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) | 2008-2011. University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Major: Drawing and Painting Department. 

Workshops

Anti-discriminatory communication-2018 By Perry Percy Baumgartinger. Academy of Fine Arts Vienna,Austria.

Post-Digital Printmaking Workshop-2017 By Paul Catanese (Associate Professors, Columbia college, Chicago US). The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław, Poland.

Mentoring Session by Richard Noyce (Artist, Writer & critic) from UK. The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław, Poland.

Egg tempera workshop 2008 by eminent artist Shahid Kabir. Zainul Gallery, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Water Color Workshop 2009 by Hamiduzzman Khan, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Awards

"In Search of the Impossible"|2017, 1st International Print Triennial in Cieszyn, Poland.

DEAN OF THE FACULTY OF ARTS AWARD. International Print Triennial in Cieszyn,2017

solo-shows selection

I have a plan | 12-30.04.2017, Gablota Przy Rektoracie, Ul.Plac Polski 3 / 4 , 50-416 Wroclaw, Poland.

group shows selection

Parrallel Vienna 2020| Sep 22-27, 2020 (Artcare Booth), Vienna, Austria. 

De|Real-2020| July 15-28, (Online Show), 2020, Dhaka,Bangladesh.

Made in Mind,Series 2-2020| July 21,(Online Show), 2020,Gallery  Mcube, Nepal. 

Mixtsherz Exhibition-2020| June 26-27, 2020, Artcare, Vienna, Austria.

 Rundgang Exhibition-2020 | January 23-26, 2020, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria. 

Rundgang Exhibition-2018 | January 25-29, 2018, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria. 

Der [Kun:st] Preis 2017 | 2017, [Kun:st] Kunst Stuttgart International-2017, Galerie Kerstan, Breitscheidstraße 48, 70176 Stuttgart, Germany. 

 "In Search of the Impossible"|2017, 1st International Print Triennial in Cieszyn, Poland, 1st Exhibited: Galeria Uniwersytecka w Cieszynie, Poland, 2nd Exhibited "Strefa Sztuki" gallery at the University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland.

Conversations | 2017, Exchange exhibition with refugee (Germany), Macondo Art Gallery,Wroclaw,Poland.

Why Poland? | 2017, Galerie Mutant Letterpress, Pl. Strzelecki 12, 50-224 Wroclaw, Poland.

Memory of Death| 2017, Gallery of Contemporary art MD_S, Wroclaw, Poland.

Mirror,Mirror after all |March 17-April 2nd 2017, Gallery of Contemporary art MD_S, Wroclaw, Poland. 

MOURN: Senses always make new sense (Process based show) |2012, Seven Senses (Compliment of Asian Biennale in Bangladesh), Dhaka Art Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 

Asian Art Biennale: 500mg |2012, Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 

Annual Exhibition |2010, Faculty of Fine Arts, Zainul Gallery, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. 

Group Exhibition of Water Color | 2010, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, Bangladesh. 

website

https://aklimaiqbal.com/

about the artist

Born in 1989 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, she studied drawing and painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka, with a  graduation in 2013 & post-graduation in 2015. From 2016 to 2017 she studied printmaking at the Akademia Sztuk Pięknych im. Eugeniusza Gepperta we Wrocławiu, Poland. Since 2017 she has been studying Contextual Painting at Academy of Fine Arts Vienna,Austria. She currently lives & works in Vienna, Austria.
In 2017 Aklima’s work was part of the 1st International Print Triennial in Cieszyn, Poland, entitled “In the search of Impossible”. For her contribution she was awarded with the Dean of the Faculty of Arts Award.

about the artist´s work

Aklima Iqbal // reader

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Aklima Iqbal // reader
2020
107 x 72 cm
acrylic on canvas
Aklima Iqbal // dreamer

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Aklima Iqbal // dreamer
2020
152 x 95 cm
acrylic on canvas
Aklima Iqbal // gardener

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Aklima Iqbal // gardener
2020
72 x 107 cm
acrylic on canvas