On Tuesday, March 24th, Syed Hosain kindly lead us through his studio for our first
studio visit of Virtual Connections. This studio visit was held on Instagram Live, VISIT THIS LINK FOR THE FULL VIDEO.
Syed Hosain is a working artist, stay at home father, and political activist that lives in Minneapolis. Hosain received his bachelor of fine arts degree at the University of Karachi, Pakistan. He has exhibited in the Twin Cities, New York and Pakistan. He is currently painting figurative, impressionistic work, and he often sees his life through the filter of his artistic practice. He recently received the Minnesota State Arts Board’s Artist Initiative Grant, and will soon commence a series of paintings relating to Muslim immigrants in Minnesota. Hosain had a solo exhibition at Soo Visual Arts Center in 2018 and the University of Minnesota Morris.