Farida Zaman received her art education in England and went on to a foundation course at the Chelsea School of Art in London. Graduating at the top of her class with honours from the Wimbledon School of Art, Farida built an international career as a freelance illustrator in Geneva, London, New York, and Toronto. Her work has been exhibited at private shows and public galleries in New York City, New Jersey, and Toronto. Her limited edition prints were exhibited and sold at the American Craft Museum in New York City to wide acclaim. Her fine art - paintings and limited edition prints - have sold largely through private showings and her art has been used in posters, book covers, children's book illustrations, clothing, packaging, and giftware. She is a member of the Society of Illustrators in New York, SCBWI (Society for Children's Bookwriters and Illustrators), and CAPIC (Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators in Communication). She has been on the judging panel of several prestigious art and writing competitions.In addition to the Avenue Road Arts School, Farida has run workshops at the Ontario Center for Art and Design (OCAD University) and provided voluntary art classes to Toronto District School Board elementary schools based on her published work. Visit www.faridazaman.com.
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