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Mohammed Fakruzzaman
Born in 1967 at Sylhet, Bangladesh

Education & Research
2002-03 : London Metropolitan University, Artist in Residence.
1996-99 : London Guildhall University, Sir John Cass Department of Art, BA Hons Fine Arts.
1990-93 : Institute of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Award
2000 : UK National Award, The Winsor & Newton Worldwide Millennium Painting Competition.
1991 : Best Medium Award. Institute of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Solo Exhibition
2005 : Solo Painting Exhibition, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
2002 : A Celebration- An Exhibition of Paintings & Prints, Mile End Park Gallery, The Ecology Pavilion, London. UK.
2000 : Print Exhibition, London Guildhall University. London, UK.
1995 : Painting Exhibition. Oxford house. London, UK.

Group Exhibition ( Selected )
2004 : Artists from East London, Allen & Overy, St Paul's, London, organised by Small Business Centre, London, UK
2002-04 : SAFE Studios Open, Summer Show, London, UK
2001 : Art Exhibition, Spitalfields Gallery, London, UK
2000 : The United Nations Millennium Art Exhibition, St. James's Palace State Apartment, London, hosted by HRH the Prince of Wales. Touring exhibition at the Mall Gallery, London. World Trade Centre, Stockholm and United Nations, New York, [ selected from The Winsor & Newton Worldwide Millennium Painting Competition, in aid of the Prince's Foundation and UNICEF ]
2000 : Relativities- 4th British International Miniature Print Exhibition, Bank Side Gallery London and City Gallery Leicester, organized by the Off-Centre Gallery Bristol and Louthborough University School of Art and Design, London, UK
2000 : The Art of Imagination, Mall Gallery, London, UK
2000 : Creative Link, Business Development Centre, London, UK. An exhibition of creative work by local artists influenced by the Middle East & Asia
2000 : Harlech Printmaking Open 2000, Gwynedd, Wales
1999 : BA Hons Degree Shows, London Guildhall University, London, UK
1999 : Special Print Exhibition, London Guildhall University, hosted by HRH Duke of Edinburgh the Prince Philips
1996 : Exhibition of Visual Art, Security and Investment Board premise, City of London

Commission Work
2000-05 : Artist In Residence, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London. Coordinated a painting and drawing workshop for Thomas Buxton Infant School, Museum in Dockland, London. Facilitated a traditional art and design workshop for local people and visitors. Brady Arts & Community Centre. Tower Hamlets, London. Taught contemporary painting and printmaking to all age groups. Was Visiting Artist at the Ragged School Museum, London. Coordinated a printmaking workshop for children aged 5-14 years. Children Discovery Centre, London. Coordinated an art and crafts workshop for children aged 5/7 years. Freeform Art Trust, Dalston lane London. Designed Water Sculpture for the Green Dragon Yard, London.
1995, 97 : Artist In Residency at Central Foundation Girls School, Thomas Buxton Junior School, Harbinger Primary School, with London International Festival of Theatre, 'Utshob' project for the 50th Anniversary of Indian Independence, collaboration work in Tower Hamlets, London, UK.

Publication ( Books / Exhibition Catalogue )
2005 : A Kaliedoscopic Journey, published by the Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka.
2003 : The Artist's Handbook by Ray Smith.
2002 : A Celebration- An Exhibition of Paintings & Prints. Introduction by Ray Smith.
2000 : Our World in the Year 2000, published by Sheeran Lock.
2000 : Relativities: The 4th British International Miniature Prints Exhibition, edited by Mike North.

Collection
Ragged School Museum, London. Winsor & Newton ColArt Fine Art & Graphics Limited, London. Green Dragon Yard Old Montague St, London. Education Department of Employment, London. Bromley by Bow Health Centre, London. London Guildhall University, London and many private galleries and collections in the UK and abroad.

Present Position
Freelance Artist, residing in London, UK