Fatima Garzan is a multidisciplinary artist. She was born in Tehran, Iran and immigrated to Canada in 1992. Fatima had a BA in Economics and studied Fine Arts at the University of Waterloo where she received her Honours Bachelor of Arts in 2005. Garzan’s art practice spans across painting, printmaking, and installations. Her experimentation with an array of reclaimed materials, lead her work to different and unexpected concepts, and her work evokes cultural traditions and the power of re-using recycling materials in an increasingly congested world.
Garzan has exhibited in Canada, France, and Iran. She was the Artist-in-Residence in Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada for 2017, L’AiR Arts residency in Paris, France in October 2018 and in the summer of 2019, Atelier Circulaire in Montréal, Québec, Canada. She has work in the Canada Council Art Bank, the City of Kitchener, the University of Waterloo prints archive, and various private collections. She was one of the founding members of BOX, a regional art show showcasing local artists in Waterloo Region.