Fariba Kalantari is a visual artist. She has a PhD in cell biology from McGill University. She has been a research scientist at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NYC and McGill University Health Centre, Montreal. She is a self-educated artist working primarily with ink and acrylic.  She has exhibited in several solo and group shows, and has been the recipient of artist grants from Canada Council for the Arts and Ontario Arts Council. She lives in East York, Ontario, and online at faribakalantari.com.

Grants and Awards

  • Canada Council for the Arts, Research and creation grant- Early career visual artist, 2021

  • Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition assistant grant, 2020

  • New Market Juried Art Show, Sculpture award, 2019

  • Canadian Institute for Health Research, Postdoctoral fellowship, 2010 - 2012

  • Alma Mater Travel Award, ASCB Meeting, San Diego, 2008

 

Art Exhibitions- Solo

  • Parrott Gallery, Belleville, July and August 2022

  • Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener City Hall, November and December 2022

  • Toronto Don Mills Public Library, 2019

  • Guelph East Side Public Library, 2019

 

Art Exhibitions- Group

  • Parliament of Ontario Legislative building, Toronto, Ontario, 2022

  • Wilsonville arts & culture council, Going Home group juried exhibition,Oregon, USA, 2022

  • Colours of South Asia Juried exhibition, Beaux Arts Gallery Brampton, Ontario, 2022

  • Parliament of Ontario Legislative building, Toronto, Ontario, 2020 - 2021

  • HeArt of healthCARE, Virtual art exhibition, 2021

  • Colours of South Asia Juried competition, Visual Arts of South Asia, Brampton, Ontario, 2021

  • Inside Small virtual art exhibition, Vermont, USA, 2021

  • HeArt of healthCARE, Virtual art exhibition, 2021

  • The Social Distancing Festival, Virtual art exhibition, 2020

  • Mississauga Living Arts Centre, Tiny mighty heroes exhibition, Mississauga, Ontario, 2020

  • Federation of Canadian Artists, Annual International Mail-in exhibition, Vancouver, BC, 2020

  • Pickering virtual artfest, Pickering, Ontario, 2020

  • Beaux arts gallery Brampton, Virtual art exhibition, Brampton, Ontario, 2020

  • Colours of South Asia Juried competition, Visual Arts of South Asia, Brampton, Ontario, 2020

  • Art Room Gallery online, Virtual competition and exhibition, Finalist, 2019

  • Contemporary Art Gallery online, Virtual competition and exhibition, 2nd place, 2019

  • Internationale d’art miniature competition and exhibition, Lévis, Quebec, 2019

  • HAP (History + Art = Peace) juried art contest, Toronto, Ontario, honourable mention, 2019

  • Newmarket Old Town Hall juried competition, Newmarket, Ontario, winner sculpture award, 2019

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