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Farooq Ikram has been affiliated with the Textile Museum of Canada since 2000 when he began working in the TMC Shop as a volunteer. In 2010, Farooq joined the TMC staff as Membership Coordinator and is currently responsible for the administration and growth of the Museum’s Membership program.
Farooq is a textile artist who holds degrees in Textile Design from the National College of Arts in Lahore, Pakistan and Fashion Design Pattern Making from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, NY. He has worked as an Associate Professor at the National College of Arts and continues to create and sell his line of one-of-a-kind, hand-painted fashion accessories throughout Canada and the United States. Prior to joining the TMC, Farooq worked in consulting, teaching and fundraising at the Royal Ontario Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario and Canadian Stage.