Ali Sheikh is a multidisciplinary artist and designer currently working in Toronto. His work considers the mark-making of existence and seeks to express the intensities of life through paint, ink, pencil, sound, and found object.


Inquiries/collaborations/commissions:

aaaalisheikh@gmail.com

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Education

2024 BFA in Drawing & Painting, OCAD University



Solo Exhibitions

2024 Whelmed, Wet, GradEx 109, OCAD University, Toronto, ON

2022 Grotto, Ada Slaight Gallery, Toronto, ON

2019 Food For Thought & select works, OCAD University Library, Toronto, ON



Group Exhibitions

2024
NATIVITY zine launch, Youthful Vengeance, Toronto, ON

2024
In the Church of My Heart, the Choir is in Flames, Remote Gallery, Toronto, ON

2024
And I Meant It When I Said You’re My Favourite Son, Youthful Vengeance, Toronto, ON

2024
Chosen Family, Bevy, 738 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON

2023 
Lithify, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, ON

2023 Powerhouse, Ignite Gallery, Toronto, ON

2023
Tonic, Nuit Blanche TO, 401 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON

2023
SEVEN Magazine Launch, 68 Abell St, Toronto, ON

2023
Refiguring, Clark Centre for the Arts, Toronto, ON

2023 Paraline, Midnight Arcade, Toronto, ON

2022
Gathering Divergence, Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario (CPAMO), Ada Slaight Gallery, Toronto, ON

2022
Blueprint for a Collective Home, Great Hall Gallery, OCAD University, Toronto, ON

2021
Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga, ON

2021 ABRACADABRA!, Gobstopper Gallery (Virtual)

2020 Under the Radar, 1444 Dupont St #10, Toronto, ON

2019 First Year Drawing group show, Ada Slaight Gallery, OCAD University, Toronto, ON



Publications & Freelance work

2024
Class Favourite Magazine Issue 02

2024
SEVEN NATIVITY zine

2024
Assorted Goods vol. 4 (self-published)

2023
Design for MARE Interpose Collection

2023
SEVEN Magazine vol. 1

2022
Assorted Goods vol. 3 (self-published)

2021 Assorted Goods vol. 2 (self-published)

2021 Illustrations for Girlfriend’s Girlfriend

2020 Illustration for Canadian Art Magazine, Winter 2021 

2020 Custom rugs for Family Fortune Studios

2020 Assorted Goods vol. 1 (self-published)