Tariq Javed graduated from the Karachi School of Arts, majoring Fine Arts. From then on, he proceeded to participate in group exhibitions and even solo exhibitions.
A selected list of his past exhibitions is listed below.

Year Solo - Exhibition
1979 Karachi Arts Council
1981 Karachi Arts Council
1982 Mehran Arts council, Hyderabad
Arts Council, Mirpurkhas
1985 Indus Gallery, Karachi
Al-Hamra Arts Council, Lahore
National Council of Arts, Islamabad
1986 Vision Art Gallery, Karachi
1990 Art Collectors Gallery, Karachi
1991 Idnus Gallery, Karachi
Art Gallery, Islamabad
1992 USA
London, UK
Art Collectors Gallery, Karachi
1993 Clifton Art Gallery, Karachi
1994 Clifton Art Gallery, Karachi
1995 Clifton Art Gallery, Karachi
Exhibition of Ceramics, Karachi Arts Council

Year Group - Exhibition
1987 1st Asian Art Biennale, Lahore
1989 4th Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh
Group Exhibitions in Japan, USA and UK, organized by P.N.C.A, Islamabad
1990 All Pakistan Sculpture and Ceramic exhibition, National Gallery, Islamabad
1994 Group Exhibitions, Pacific Asian Museum, California, USA