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Tafazzul Hussain 
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Tafazzul HussainABOUT THE ARTIST

1) Presently working as an editorial cartoonist with “weekly Pakeeza International Toronto” and "Markham English news paper".

2) 1984 – Graduated with honor from “Art Instruction School” (Minnesota, USA) and received “PRESIDENT AWARD” on one of the portrait painting.

3)1984 - Attended live art classes under the supervision of prominent artist “Maxine” at Jewish community Center Toronto.

4) Student and worked under direct supervision of Jess Rubio. (Disneyland Fame).

5) 1978 - First painting was sold while studying in Karachi School of Art (Pakistan).

6) 1983 to 2010 - Credited 5 Solo Oil painting Exhibitions in Toronto.

7) 1985 – Several giant portraits (Indian movie stars) were painted; portraits were used during Indian concerts in Exhibition Place and Minkler Auditorium (Seneca College Toronto).

8) 1985 - Worked as cartoonist for local newspaper “Watan” news paper Toronto.

9) 1993 - Cartoons appeared in Toronto star.

10) Winner of several Juried art show held by “Scarborough art Council” Toronto.

11) An interview was telecast as an artist, on CHCH TV 11 (Hamilton), Global TV (Toronto) and Toronto TV (2010).

12) Voted and received “Best artist award” while working at Canada’s Wonderland, drawn well over 6000 live color portraits.

13) Since 2006, every year participated in “ART IN THE PARK” Markham, Ont.

14) Specialized in unique caricature style.

15) Portraits and paintings are widely in private collections.

16) 2009 - Participated and represented Canada in Iran International cartoon competition.

17) 2010 - Won 2nd prize in International portrait drawing competition held in China.

18) 2010 - Interview telecast on community TV channel. Toronto.

19) April 2012 Won Gold Medal- in International caricature competition.

20) Oct. 2012 Won Bronze Medal- in International caricature competition.

21) Studio and gallery, located in Markham, Ont.

22) Link to caricature site. in new window

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