Selected Professional Photography Awards...

  • 2018 Photographer of the Year, Award of Excellence, POYi75, Pictures of the Year International Competition, USA
  • 2018 Marty Forscher Fellowship Fund Award for Humanistic Photography, presented by Parsons School of Design and PDN, USA
  • 2018 PDN Photo Annual Winner - Photojournalism/Documentary Category, USA
  • 2018 FENCE Winner, USA
  • 2018 Photographer of the Year, All About Photo Awards, USA
  • 2018 Gold Prize Editorial and People Categories - Tokyo International Foto Awards, JAPAN 
  • 2018 2nd Prize News Division/Feature Category, POYi75, Pictures of the Year International Competition, USA
  • 2018 2nd Prize Story Portrait Category - Istanbul Photo Awards, TURKEY
  • 2018 2nd Prize Story People Category - Moscow International Foto Awards, RUSSIA
  • 2018 Selected for the New York Times (Lens Blog) Annual Portfolio Review, USA
  • 2016 1st Prize Press Category - PX3 - Prix de la Photographie Paris, FRANCE
  • 2016 1st Prize Editorial Category –IPA - International Photography Awards, USA
  • 2016 1st Prize Portraiture Culture Category - PX3 - Prix de la Photographie Paris, FRANCE
  • 2016 1st Prize Portrait Category - Black And White Spider Awards, USA
  • 2016 1st Prize People Category - Black And White Spider Awards, USA
  • 2016 2nd Prize Press Category - PX3 - Prix de la Photographie Paris, FRANCE
  • 2016 3rd Prize Editorial Category –IPA - International Photography Awards, USA
  • 2016 Critical Mass Top 50 – Photolucida, USA
  • 2016 Royal Photographic Society’s International Print Exhibition 159, UK
  • 2015 1st Prize People Category – IPA - International Photography Awards, USA
  • 2015 1st Prize People Category - Black And White Spider Awards, USA
  • 2015 2nd Prize Portraiture Culture Category - PX3 - Prix de la Photographie Paris, FRANCE
  • 2015 2nd Prize Portraiture Children Category - International Color Awards, USA
  • 2015 2nd Prize Portraiture Category - PX3 - Prix de la Photographie Paris, FRANCE
  • 2015 3rd Prize Portraiture Children Category - Black And White Spider Awards, USA
  • 2015 Critical Mass Top 50 – Photolucida, USA
  • 2015 Eddie Adams Workshop, USA
  • 2014 1st Prize San Francisco International Photography Competition, USA
  • 2014 1st Prize Portraiture Category – IPA - International Photography Awards, USA
  • 2014 1st Prize Portraiture Category - PX3 - Prix de la Photographie Paris, FRANCE
  • 2014 1st Prize Fine Art Category - PX3 - Prix de la Photographie Paris, FRANCE
  • 2014 2nd Prize Portraiture Category - PX3 - Prix de la Photographie Paris, FRANCE
  • 2014 2nd Prize People Category - Black And White Spider Awards, USA
  • 2014 3rd Prize Portraiture Category - PX3 - Prix de la Photographie Paris, FRANCE
  • 2014 3rd Prize Portrait Category – Life Framer “Six Continents”, UK
  • 2014 3rd Prize Editorial Category – IPA - International Photography Awards, USA
  • 2014 Royal Photographic Society’s International Print Exhibition 157, UK

Additionally, Tariq’s work has been awarded Honourable Mentions over 130 times in various international photo competitions. 

Selected Commissioned & Group Exhibitions...

  • "Sapeurs of Brazzaville”, 20 June to 10 Sep 2018, Brooklyn Bridge Park/Dumbo, New York, USA
  • Head On Photo Festival, 5 to 20 May 2018, Sydney, AUSTRALIA
  • “Sapeurs of Brazzaville”, 22 June to 29 Sep 2018, De La Salle College, Manila, PHILIPPINES
  • "Priced out of the Favela" PDN Photo Annual, 25 June 2018, Tribeca Rooftop, New York, USA
  • "Priced out of the Favela. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil", FestFoto, 8 to 12 May 2018, Porto Alegre, BRAZIL
  • Siena International Photo Awards Exhibition, 28 Oct to 2 Dec 2018, Siena, ITALY
  • “Sapeurs of Brazzaville. A Portrait Series”, Maksem Cumhuriyet Art Gallery Taksim, 4 to 15 May 2018, Istanbul, TURKEY
  • Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 20 May to 26 Dec 2018, Detroit, USA
  • ICA Gallery, 12 to 16 May 2018, Tokyo, JAPAN
  • Siena International Photo Awards Exhibition, 29 Oct to 30 Nov 2017, Siena, ITALY
  • Photography Festival Bialystok INTERPHOTO, 11 & 16 Sep 2017, Bialystok, POLAND
  • Porto Photo Fest, 11 to 17 Sep 2017, Porto, PORTUGAL
  • Sicily Photobook Festival, 8 and 10 Sep 2017, Piazza Faro, Punta Secca, Sicily, ITALY
  • Indian Photography Festival (IPF), 22 Sep 2017, Deja Brew Art Cafe, Hyderabad, INDIA
  • Encontros da Imagem, 16 Sep to 14 Oct 2017, Braga, PORTUGAL
  • Tbilisi Photo Festival, 16 Sep 2017, Tbilisi, GEORGIA
  • GETXOPHOTO International Photography Festival, 30 Aug to 1 Oct 2017, Getxo, SPAIN
  • Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh, Retina - Scottish International Photography Festival, 10 to 21 July 2017, UK
  • Voies Off Festival, Cour de l'Archeveche, Arles, 4 July 2017, FRANCE
  • Titanic Museum, Belfast International Photography Festival, 10 June to 2 July 2017, UK
  • Krakow Photomonth Festival, Krakow, 19 May to 18 June 2017, POLAND
  • Belfast Photo Festival, Northern Ireland, 1 June 2017, UK
  • Copenhagen Photo Festival, 1 to 11 June 2017, DENMARK
  • Fotoleggendo Festival, Rome, 6 June to 15 July 2017, ITALY
  • Vienna Photo Book Festival, Vienna, 10 June and 11 June 2017, AUSTRIA
  • StreetFoto Festival, San Francisco, 9 June and 10 June 2017, USA
  • The Civic, Barnsley, 22 April to 3 June 2017, UK
  • Art Photo Barcelona, Passatge de la Pau 10, Barcelona, 5 to 7 May 2017, SPAIN
  • Head on Photo Festival, Sydney, 6 to 14 May 2017, AUSTRALIA
  • FestFoto Brazil, Porto Alegre, 9 to 13 May 2017, BRAZIL
  • "Photography LIVE", Festival Arena, Dubai, 4 to 6 May 2017, UAE
  • Artwork Network Gallery, Denver, 7 April to 1 May 2017, USA
  • The Museum of Somerset, Taunton, 14 Jan to 11 March 2017, UK
  • University of Brighton, 14 Dec 2016 to 7 Jan 2017, UK
  • Royal Albert Hall, London, 16 Nov to 11 Dec 2016, UK
  • Photomonth International Photo Festival 2016, Photoblock at The Old Truman Brewery, London, 13-18 Oct 2016, UK
  • Landskrona Foto Festival 2016, Helsingborgs Dagblads Photographic Salon, 19-28 Aug 2016, SWEDEN
  • Px3 Prix De La Photographie Paris 2016, Espace Beaurepaire, Paris, 12 to 15 July 2016, FRANCE
  • FotoFestiwal 2016, Lodz Art Center, 9 to 19 June 2016, POLAND
  • The Reminders Photography Stronghold Gallery, Tokyo, 13th to 28th Feb 2016, JAPAN
  • Menier Gallery, London, 7 to 16 Jan 2016, UK
  • Galerie Oberkampf, Paris, 4 to 11 Dec 2015, FRANCE
  • The Embassy Tea Gallery, London, 19 to 22 Nov 2015, UK
  • Documentary Photography Days, Turkish Photography Foundation, Istanbul, 7 to 15 Nov 2015, TURKEY
  • Documentary Photo Festival (DOCfield 15), Dummy Book Award, Barcelona, 1 July to 15 Sep 2015, SPAIN
  • Waterfront Hall, Belfast (Belfast Photo Festival), Ireland, 4 to 30 June 2015, UK
  • Monda Gallery, Dubai, 1 May to 15 June 2015, UAE
  • Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford, 14 March to 10 May 2015, UK
  • Royal Albert Hall, London, 16 Jan to 15 Feb 2015, UK
  • “Latinos in the UAE”, Artissima Art Gallery, Dubai, 30 Jan to 13 Feb 2015, UAE
  • Banbury Museum & Art Gallery, 22 Nov 2014 to 10 Jan 2015, UK
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales, 6 Sept to 8 Nov 2014, UK
  • Gallery Photographica, San Francisco, 10 to 24 August 2014, USA
  • Berkeley Gallery, Greenwich Heritage Centre, London, 31 July to 28 Aug 2014, UK
  • “The Road to Recovery, Sierra Leone”, Hellenic Centre, London, Sep 2012, UK
  • “A Prayer for Tohoku, Japan”, Cadogan Hall, London, March 2012, UK