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Native to Bangladesh, Salbhi Sumaiya is a Conceptual & Visual artist based in Toronto. While she has a pallet of skills, her main focus remains on Fine Arts. She majored in Fine Arts & completed her Hon's in Graphic Design & Multimedia at SMUCT, Dhaka. She managed to land jobs at some of the top advertising firms in her country. She has won RBC awards, Newcomer & Refugee Artist Mentorship & Grants from Toronto Arts Foundation & Ontario Arts Council.
She is spreading her footprint through exhibitions in Canada, South Africa, Poland, Japan, Bangladesh & India and has got awards & credentials to show at both national & international levels.
She is an innovative conduit for social & political change. Her themes are based on raising awareness of various contemporary issues, faced in today's world. Some of the previous themes in her body of work are the mass extinction of animals caused by human interference and the calamities faced by Myanmar's atrocities against the Rohingya population.