Fine Art (Visual Art) Program

Fine Art (Visual Art) Program

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Sylvat Aziz

Associate Professor
M.F.A. (Visual Arts, Concordia Montreal), M.A. (Comparative Literature, GCU Lahore)
sylvat.aziz@queensu.ca
613-533-6000 ext. 75071

Portrait of Sylvat Aziz.

Biography

Sylvat Aziz trained at universities in Lahore Pakistan; Pratt Institute NYC, USA and Concordia, Montreal Quebec, where she earned undergraduate degrees in the sciences and graduate degrees for comparative literature and visual art. She was awarded the full year residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts and has held several funded residences in North America, UK, Europe and South Asia. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally, venues include: the Venice Biennale, the Istanbul Symposia,  National Gallery of Pakistan, Cartwright Hall Bradford England, Nickle Arts Museum Calgary, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton and Eicher Gallery, New Delhi.

Currently she bases her research in Cyprus (Nicosia/Kyrenia) and teaches in the Fine Art (Visual Art) Program.  She is also cross-listed with the Departments of Gender Studies and Cultural Studies, Queen’s University.

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