Bio

born in 1989 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, she studied drawing and painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka, with a 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. She currently lives & works in Vienna. 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. Recently she received fügerpreis(2021) from Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria.

Education

MA 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

Solo Exhibitions

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

Title: Dear Fish | 17.10.2020-30.11.2020, Online solo show, Art Collection Schlichtner, Vienna, Austria.
https://artcoas.com/kuenstler/aklima_iqbal/42.html

Group Exhibitions


Rundgang Exhibition-2022 | January 20-23, 2022, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria.

Parallel Vienna| September 07-12, (Artcare Booth), 2021, Semmelweis Vienna,Austria.

Parallel Vienna| September 07-21, (Represented by Contextual painting, Akbild), 2021, Semmelweis Vienna,Austria.

21. SYMPOSIUM 2021I eu-art-network| September 03,2021, Cselley Mühle in Oslip, Austria.

Darkness Project 2021| 07 July, In the wood, Pater, 2021,Vienna, Austria.


The Hybrid Exhibition 2021| May 21-04 June, Desiderio Gallery, 2021,Vienna, Austria.
21. SYMPOSIUM 2021, eu-art-network| August 25- September 03,2021, Cselley Mühle in Oslip, Austria.

Grafik meets Contextual painting (Buro Veritas Woche)-2021| May 12-15, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, 2021,Vienna, Austria.

Real Stories (Questionme&answer –Group show III)-2021| February 24-06 March 2021, Das Moebel das Café, Vienna, Austria.

1st Yanjiao Biennial (Made in Mind,Series 2)-2021| January 16-23,(Online Show), 2021,Beijing,China.

Light at the end of the tunnel| December 03-19, AA Collections Gallery, 2020, Vienna,Austria.

Parallel Vienna| September 22-27, (Artcare Booth), 2020, 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.

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

Fügerpreis|2021, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria.

Art Auctions


14th Young Art Auction | October 12- November 12, 2020, Artcare, Vienna, Austria.
Female Art Auction | March 08- March 20, 2021, Artcare, Vienna, Austria.
Parallel Art Auction | September 07- September 12, 2021, Artcare, Vienna, Austria.
15th Art Auction | November 25- November 27, 2021, Artcare, Vienna, Austria.

Residency Program

21. SYMPOSIUM 2021, eu-art-network| August 25- September 03,2021, Cselley Mühle in Oslip, Austria.

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.