Syed F Ahmad

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1986 Bachelor of Science, University of Texas, El Paso, TX

 

Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX

 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

SOLO SHOWS

 

“Glass Dreams”, Slantwall Gallery, The Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen,

Glen Allen, VA, Nov2008

 

“Abstractions in Glass: Essence of Water”, Semans Gallery, Durham Arts Council, 

Durham, NC, Sep-Nov 2007

 

“Emerging Artist of the Month”, Lanning Gallery, 

Sedona, AZ, Apr 2003

 

 

 

GROUP SHOWS

 

“Art of Faiths - Religions of the World: Diversity and Tolerance”, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 

Salisbury, NC, Nov 2012-Feb 2013

 

“High 5: Fifth Anniversary Exhibition”, The Galleries, Cabarrus Arts Council, 

Concord, NC, Aug-Oct 2012 

 

“Cauble Creek Artist Invitational”, Cauble Creek Vineyard, 

Salisbury, NC, Nov 2011

 

“Making Arrangements”, The Galleries, Cabarrus Arts Council, 

Concord, NC, Aug-Oct 2011

 

“Rethinking the Medium – Challenging the Boundaries”, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 

Salisbury, NC, Nov 2010-Feb 2011

 

“Classic Crafts”, Hooker Garrett Gallery, Piedmont Arts, 

Martinsville, VA, Nov-Dec 2009

 

“ELEMENTary- The Basics: Air, Earth, Fire, Water”, The Galleries, Cabarrus Arts Council, 

Concord, NC, Jun-Aug 2009

 

“Glass Expression”, The Art Glass Association of Southern California Juried Show, 

San Diego, CA, Nov 2004

Second Place Award, Special Category

 

“A Garden of Glass”, The Art Glass Association of Southern California Juried Show, 

San Diego, CA, Nov 2002

Third Place Award, Kiln-formed Category

 

“21st Century Tile: From Earth to Fire”, Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, College of St. Catherine, 

St Paul, MN, Oct 2002

 

 

 

AWARDS

 

Merit Award, 2012

Artsarben, Omaha, NE

 

Third Place, Glass Category, 2010

Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH

 

Award of Excellence – Mixed Media, 2006

Port Warwick Art & Sculpture Festival, Newport News, VA

 

Best in Category, Mixed Media 2D, 2006

Bethesda Row Arts Festival, Bethesda, MD

 

Art Sponsor Award, 2006

Downtown Festival & Art Show, Gainesville, FL

 

First Place Award, Glass Category, 2003, 2004

Riverwalk Art Festival, Naperville, IL

 

Merit Award, 2003

Woodstock Fine Art Fair, Woodstock, IL

 

First Place Award, Glass Category, 2001

Artfest, Henderson, NV

 

            

 

ART FESTIVALS

 

Scottsdale Arts Festival, Scottsdale, AZ 

Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival, Carefree, AZ

Celebration of Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ-Exhibitor for 9 years

Sedona Arts Festival, Sedona, AZ

Affaire in the Gardens, Beverly Hills, CA

Bodega Seafood Art & Wine Festival, Bodega, CA

La Quinta Arts Festival, La Quinta, CA

Calabasas Art and Craft Show, Calabasas, CA 

Southwest Arts Festival, Indio, CA 

Contemporary Craft Mkt., Santa Monica, CA

Artwalk, Thousand Oaks, CA

Artwalk, San Diego, CA

San Diego Arts Festival, San Diego, CA

Saratoga Rotary Art Show, Saratoga, CA

Sausalito Art Festival, Sausalito, CA

Los Altos Rotary Art Show, Los Altos, CA

KPFA Community Crafts Fair, San Francisco, CA

Downtown Aspen Arts Festival, Aspen, CO 

Avon Festival of Fine Arts, Avon, CO

Beaver Creek Arts Festival, Beaver Creek, CO 

Riverwalk Fine Art Festival, Edwards, CO

Westport Fine Art Festival, Westport, CT

St. Stephen’s Art & Craft Show, Coconut Grove, FL

ArtFest Fort Myers, Fort Myers, FL

Downtown Festival & Art Show, Gainesville, FL 

Artworks, Jacksonville, FL 

Riverwalk Art Festival, Naperville, IL

Art at the Glen Town Center, Glenview, IL

One of a Kind Show, Chicago, IL

Gold Coast Art Fair, Chicago, IL

Fountain Square Art Festival, Evanston, IL

Chicago Tribune N. Michigan Ave. Art Fest, Chicago, IL

Art Fair on the Square, Lake Forest, IL 

Oakbrook Center Invitational Craft Exhibition, Oakbrook, IL

North Shore Art Festival, Skokie, IL

Old Orchard Center Fine Art Promenade, Skokie, IL

Highland Park Festival of Fine Craft, Highland Park, IL 

Port Clinton Art Festival, Highland Park, IL

West End Art Fair, La Grange, IL

Woodstock Fine Art Fair, Woodstock, IL

Penrod Arts Fair, Indianapolis, IN 

Chautauqua of the Art, Columbus, IN

Smoky Hill River Festival/Fine Art and Craft, Salina, KS 

St James Court Art Show, 3rd Street, Louisville, KY

St James Court Art Show, Belgravia Section, Louisville, KY

Paradise City Arts Festival, Northampton, MA 

Bethesda Row Arts Festival, Bethesda, MD

Powderhorn Art Fair, Minneapolis, MN

Uptown Art Fair, Minneapolis, MN

Art in the Park, Blowing Rock, NC

Village Art & Craft Fair, Asheville, NC

Greater Charlotte Fine Arts Festival, Huntersville, NC

Art on Easy Street, Salisbury, NC

Fine Craft & Design Show, Raleigh, NC

Omaha Summer Arts Festival, Omaha, NE

Jersey Shore Fine Arts Festival, Ship Bottom, NJ

Morristown CraftMarket, Morristown, NJ

Artfest, Henderson, NV

Columbus-Worthington Art Fair, Worthington, OH 

Art In The Park, Medina, OH 

Craftfair @ Hathaway Brown, Shaker Heights, OH 

Summerfair, Cincinnati, OR

Salem Art Fair and Festival, Salem, OR

Sunriver Art Faire, Sunriver, OR

Fiesta Arts Fair, San Antonio, TX

Park City Kimball Arts Festival, Park City, UT

Port Warwick Art & Sculpture Festival, Newport News, VA

Allexandria Festival of the Arts, Alexandria, VA

Boardwalk Art Show & Festival, Virginia Beach, VA

Rest of the Best Festival, Bellevue, WA

Art Fair on the Square, Madison, WI

 

 

 

CORPORATE INSTALLATIONS

 

Bristlecone Advisors, Seattle, WA

Boston Consulting Group, Atlanta, GA

Lutheran Services for the Aging, Salisbury, NC

Dorothy G. Hoefer Comprehensive Breast Center, Newport News, VA

Blank Honors Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Parx Casino, Bensalem, PA