Nadine Faraj

Nadine Faraj

Canadian (b.1977)

  • Watercolour

artist presentation

NADINE FARAJ is an artist invested in learning how healing transformation comes about. In her fluid, raunchy and sometimes humorous watercolours, figures emerge as deeply psychological beings with a full sense of their humanity. Recently, her works have addressed social issues such as sex and body positivity, feminism, antiracism and LGBTQI+ visibility.

Her artworks have been discussed in The Huffington PostHyperallergicA Woman’s Thing MagazineLe DevoirLa Presse, CBC NewsElephant,Huck and The Steidz. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Montreal’s Concordia University and a Master of Fine Arts from New York’s School of Visual Arts. Since 2020 she has been a member of Rizoma bringing art and poetry workshops to women who are incarcerated.

Faraj exhibits her art regularly in Canada, the US and the UK; she is represented by McBride Contemporain and Anna Zorina Gallery. Faraj lives and works in Tiohtià:ke/Montreal and Mannahatta/New York City, unceded lands of the Kanien’kehá:ka and Lenape respectively.

Her artworks