Art Shows and Exhibitions

Contemporary art pieces by Nafia Syeed exhibited in juried and group shows mostly in Northern Virginia


National Legal Aid & Defender Association Art Auction 

June 4, 2024

My alcohol ink painting "Pink Flame" at NLADA Exemplar Award Gala and Art Auction 2024.

Waddell Art Gallery Exhibition

February 19, 2024

So glad that the jury Melanie Kehoss selected my artwork "Every 15 Minutes" for the Waddell Gallery art exhibition. 

October 2023 Open Exhibit

October 11, 2023

My alcohol ink painting "Fire Starter" got selected by the Juror Robert Tillman for the October Open Exhibit at The Art League.

Gallery 75

September 9, 2023

Acrylic and gold foil on wood panel "Flying High" by me is now on display at the Gallery 75, Alexandria. 

52nd Annual Labor Day Art Show

September 1, 2023

My sculpture painting 'New Norm 1" was selected by the Juror Tom Doyle for the Labor Day Art Show at Glen Echo Park's Spanish Ballroom. 

People and the Planet Exhibition

August 2, 2023

The esteem panel of jurors: Karine Aigner, Alan C. Braddock, Tarah Hogue, Robert Yi selected my painting (alcohol ink) "Fire Starter" for the 'People and the Planet' exhibition at Touch Stone Gallery.

Gallery 75

July 9, 2023

Received invitation to exhibit my paintings at Gallery 75, one of the most visited galleries in the region. Right now my collage mixed media series "Happy Pill" is being displayed at the gallery.

NLADA - Social Justice Art Auction 2023

June 8, 2023

"Scream in Dream", one of my ink paintings were at the Social Justice Art Auction Gala by NLADA (National Legal Aid & Defender Association). 

Dimensions 2023 Sculpture Exhibit

June 7, 2023

Whitney Museum of American Art artist Jim Perry (the juror of the show) selected and awarded my sculpture painting "New Norm 1" with Honorable Mention for Dimensions 2023 Sculpture Exhibit at The Art League.

Falls Church Arts Show

May 27, 2023

Honored that my mixed media painting "A Tribute" received 'People's Choice Award' exhibited at the Falls Church Arts Show from May 27, 2023. 

The Falls Church Education Foundation "Little City, Big Joy" Gala & Auction

May 19, 2023

My "Save the Bees" painting (acrylic on acrylic sheet) were at FCCPS Annual Gala & Auction

Capitol Hill Art League: Juried Exhibition

May 8, 2023

My painting "Resilience" was selected by the jurors, Nicky Cymrot and Alan Braley for the Hill Center Galleries Juried Exhibition 2023.

Target Gallery: March150

March 11, 2023

"I Can Buy Myself Flowers": one of my alcohol ink paintings on wood panel was exhibited at the Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center for the 13th Annual March150 show.

SHEDC: Women's History Month

March 8, 2023

My alcohol ink painting "Ocean Dive" got selected by SHE:DC for their art exhibition celebrating Women's History Month at La Cosecha, Union Market.

Capitol Hill Arts: Environmental Chaos

March 4, 2023

Juror Colleen Garbaldi selected my painting "Engulfing" for the exhibition "Environmental Chaos" at Capitol Hill Arts in Washington DC.

Patrons' Show 2023

February 19, 2023

Mixed media painting "Slava Ukraini" by me at The Art League's Patrons' Show Fundraise 2023. 


Del Ray Artisans: Unseen

February 3, 2023

The jury Michal Gavish, who is a renowned artist and a scientist selected my two pieces of artwork named "Elevation" and "Flying High" for the exhibition "Unseen" at the Del Ray Artisan Gallery

Gallery Underground: Claim to Fame

January 30, 2023

National Juried Show Claim to Fame by Arlington Artists Alliance at Gallery Underground. Two of my paintings, New Norm and New Norm 1 had been selected for this juried show. The jury was Felecia Brice McFail, Calligrapher and owner of FOHTA Gallery

10 x 10 Art Show

January 13, 2023

"Tidal Blossom 1" was selected for the 10 x 10 Art Show by Shop Made in DC Gallery in George Town, Washington DC.

Petite December Show

December 8, 2022

My painting "Flower Power 1" was selected by the juror Lydia Ricci, an amazing miniaturist artist for the Petite December Show at The Art League, Alexandria.

November Open Exhibition

November 11, 2022

My painting "Isolation" was selected by the juror Joe Ramiro Garcia for the November Open Exhibit 2022 at the Art LeagueTorpedo Factory Art Center

Art League Exhibition

September 8, 2022

The juror Aaron Morgan Brown selected my painting "Gold Rush" for the Art League open exhibit at Torpedo Factory Art Center

Labor Day Art Show

September 3, 2022

My painting "Work from Home" was selected for 51st Annual Labor Day Art Show 2022 at Gen Echo Park by the jury Zoma Wallace, a curator, published art writer, and artist from Washington DC.

Work from Home by Nafia Syeed. Acrylic and oil on canvas.
Burning Bright by Nafia Syeed. Alcohol ink

NLADA Art Auction 2022

June 9, 2022 

My painting, “Burning Bright” was up for auction at NLADA Exemplar Awards Gala @ Dock5 on “Sustaining Racial Equity & Hope 2022” by National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA). 

Falls Church Art Gallery Exhibition

March 2022

One of my paintings called ‘Quarantine’ has been selected by Falls Church Art Gallery. I have created this painting in Spring 2021. The exhibition was mentioned in East City Art Journal.

DC Female Artists Exhibition

March 2022

My painting 'Tidal Blossom' has been selected to be exhibited at La Cosecha in Union Market along with other talented DC female artists organized by Shop Made In DC. 

Torpedo Factory Art Exhibition

November 2021

My sculpture 'New Norm' was selected by the juror Nicola Charles, an international curator and founder of 11:eleven contemporary art gallery in DC. The exhibition was held at Art League studio in Torpedo Art Center.

DC's Women Artist Show

March 2021

Two of my alcohol ink paintings "Dark in You" and "Follow Your Stream" were selected for a month long celebration (online) of DC's women artists organized by SHEDC.

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