First death anniversary of Deepa Haq today
Deepa died after a brave and prolonged fight with cancer last year.
Deepa was born in Dhaka in 1953. She completed her BFA from the Institute of Fine Arts in 1978 and her MFA from Baroda University in India in 1982. She also studied at the prestigious John Cass School of Art.
She was a spirited artist who participated in almost all the Asian Biennale Art Competitions and events at the national level until her death. Her last exhibition was held at Shilpakala Academy gallery in 1998. The exhibition featured selected items from all her works. The academy also brought out a book titled Deepa Haq on the occasion.