Shafique Uddin

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Shafique Uddin (born 1962) is a Bangladeshi-born British outsider artist known for his paintings.[1][2] Uddin was born in Borobari, Bangladesh (then East Pakistan), and moved to the United Kingdom in 1976.[1]

Shafique's first exhibition, at the age of seventeen, was at London's Whitechapel Gallery. He was a part of the 2005 Outsider Art exhibition held by the Tate Museum, London.[3] In 2016 he was a part of the Whitechapel Gallery exhibition Inner Worlds Outside.[4]

His work is included in the Arts Council Collection of Southbank Centre, London,[5] the Bradford Museums and Galleries,[6] the New Art Gallery Walsall,[7] the Irish Museum of Modern Art's Outsider Art Collection[8] and the Anthony Petullo Collection of Self-taught & Outsider Art at the Milwaukee Art Museum.[9][10]

Solo exhibitions[edit]

  • 1988 Shafique Uddin, Horizon Gallery, London, UK[11]
  • 1991 Shafique Uddin: Recent Paintings, Terrace London, UK[11]

Group exhibitions[edit]

  • 1986 Brushes with the West, Wapping Sports Centre, London, UK[11]
  • 1986 From Two Worlds, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK[11]
  • 1987 In Another World: Outsider Art from Europe & America, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, UK[11]
  • 1988 Numaish Lalit Kala: Indian Arts Festival, Bluecoat Gallery Liverpool, UK[11]
  • 1990 The British Art Show, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow & Hayward Gallery, London, UK[11]
  • 1990 In Focus, Horizon Gallery, London, UK[11]


  1. ^ a b "Uddin, Shafique | Benezit Dictionary of Artists".
  2. ^ "Resurgence". 1999.
  3. ^ "Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection" (PDF). accidental-genius. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Outsider Visions |". 21 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Untitled | Art UK".
  6. ^ "Relatives Gather at the Dead Woman's House; She Became Ill and Died Suddenly | Art UK".
  7. ^ "Two Friends Enjoying the Brilliant Sunshine and Magnificent Buildings | Art UK".
  8. ^ "Exhibition Guide". Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  9. ^ "Shafique Uddin | Milwaukee Art Museum".
  10. ^ Driven to Create: The Anthony Petullo Collection of Self-taught & Outsider Art. Milwaukee Art Museum. 1993. ISBN 9780944110355.
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h Keen, Melanie. (1996). Recordings : a select bibliography of contemporary African, Afro-Caribbean and Asian British art. Ward, Elizabeth., Chelsea College of Art and Design., Institute of International Visual Arts. London: Institute of International Visual Arts and Chelsea College of Art and Design. ISBN 1-899846-06-9. OCLC 36076932.