Shafique Uddin

1962, British, b. Bangladesh


Shafique Uddin’s dense, colorful paintings reflect his early childhood in Borbobari, Bangladesh. He moved to England to live with his brother when he was nine years old. By the age of seventeen, he had his first exhibition, at the Whitechapel Gallery in London. He enrolled in Sir John Cass School of Art in 1984. His work has been featured in many exhibitions, including Outsider Art at Tate Britain in 2005.

Portfolio of Work

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Fish Pond With Figures, 1990

Gouache and watercolor on paper

Donated to the Milwaukee Art Museum

New York Dream, 1990

Gouache on black cardboard

Donated to the Milwaukee Art Museum