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Mohammad Iqbal
Born in 1964 at Chapai Nawabganj, Bangladesh

Solo exhibitions
2006 : Of Angels and Chariots, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2005 : MAD Fida, M.A.D. Sustainable Art+Design Centre, Newtown, NSW
2004 : We [Dhakai] are [Jamdani] Animals, Blacktown, NSW, Performance / installation / photographic exhibition as part of Other Places: New Media and Local Identities which, in turn, was part of [OUT OF GALLERY] A Series of Guerilla Exhibition in Western Sydney
2004 : Geometric beauties: patterns of Islam, Mezzanine gallery, Parramatta Heritage Centre, Parramatta, NSW

Solo exhibition :
Foyer Art and Craft Gallery, Holroyd City Council, NSW

Group exhibitions
2006 : 12th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh 2006, National Academy of Fine & Performing Arts of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2006 : David Adam Capra, Sardar Saaid and Fida Haq, SNAP! Gallery, Fairfield NSW
2005 : Artists Against Sedition Laws Exhibition, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula, NSW, 2005 : National Photographic Purchase Award, Albury Regional Art Gallery, NSW, 2005 : Crossings, Parramatta Heritage Centre, NSW, 2005 : Reverse Garbage Junk Love 2005 : Addison Road Gallery, Marrickville, NSW, 2005 : The 2005 Kodak Autumn Salon: Centre for Contemporary, Photography, VIC, 2005 : Placard Project Various artists: Mori Gallery, Sydney NSW
2004 : Granville Multicultural Festival Art Exhibition: Granville Youth & Community Recreation Centre, Granville, NSW
2003 : Futuh al-Ghaib (Revelations of the Unseen): University of Western Sydney, Bankstown, NSW, 2003 : Tap Environmental Art Award 2003: Darlinghurst, NSW, 2003 : Linden PostCard Show 2003: St Kilda, VIC., 2003 : Tap Gallery Amnesty International Show: Darlinghurst, NSW Community Cultural Development (CCD) projects
2006 : Bualkham Hills Shire Council access2art project : Artist facilitator for access2art . The program, in cooperation with Lifestart (www.lifestart.org.au), was designed to provide children with special need and their immediate families a happy and meaningful experience through art.
2005 : Spring Flowers, Campbelltown Arts Centre : Created a large mandala made of flowers and found objects as part of Spring Flowers, the spring festival organised by the Campbelltown Arts Centre.
2004 : Holroyd City Council's Traffic Control Box Project : Artist facilitator for ArtBox - a project of Holroyd Council that consisted of developing and executing art works for two traffic control boxes (TCB) in the area (one at cnr of Treves and Macfarlane St, Merrylands and the other one at cnr of Amos St and Hawkesbury Rd, Westmead) involving year 11 arts student of Catherine McAuley Catholic High, Westmead

Commissions:
: Liverpool Hospital, NSW through Affordable Art Australia, Two large-scale works using recycled material hung in the ambulatory waiting area of its mental health wing, 2006
: Parramatta Heritage Centre, NSW
: A digital domain companion in the form of a multimedia CD-ROM - for the touring exhibition 'Drawn Together' of drawings by Nora Heysen, Judy Cassab and Margaret Woodward
: Parramatta Heritage Centre, NSW
: A DVD of 'Drawn Together Artist Forums' , 2005
: Two DVDs of 'Drawing Together: A Workshop Celebrating Women And The Arts', 2005

Awards/mentions
2006 : Grass Roots Grant from WSN Environmental Solutions
2005 : One of four artists/art activists profiled at a half-day forum named 'Western Front: contemporary art from western Sydney' moderated by art historian Katherine Knight at the Blacktown Arts Centre, Blacktown, NSW, 2005 : 2nd Prize in 2-D category, Reverse Garbage Junk Love 2005, Addison Road Gallery, Marrickville
2003 : Recipient of NAVA Marketing Grant to build www.fidahaq.net.au, 2003 : 3rd Prize, Tap Environmental Art Award 2003 for 'Mother Earth', 2003 : Artfiles (www.artfiles.com.au) Artist of the Month for April 2003

Membership
: National Association for Visual Arts (NAVA) Australia
: dLux media arts NSW, Australia.

Present Position
Freelance artist residing in Australia