Elham Shafaei
EDUCATION:
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
  • Co-Founder & Editor at ContemporaryIdentities International Online Art Magazine, 2018-Present 

  • Fellowship Holder, USM, 2014-2016 

  • Fellowship Holder, USM, 2011-2013     

  • Graduate Assistant, School Of Arts, USM, 2011

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Member of Tashkeel Studio, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Present

  • Member of Iranian painters Association, 2007-Present

  • Member of the Institute of Promotion of Contemporary Visual Art, Iran, 2010-Present

AWARDS:  
  • 2ed Place Winner (Painting) in ASEAN and National Thai Artists' Art Creation Journey, "Artist Heritage of Southern Thailand", University of Taksin, 2014, Songkla, Thailand

  • Selected as International Alumni for the "Success Story Book". USM, 2016, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2016, Penang, Malaysia

ARTIST RESIDENCY:
  • International Contemporary Art Colony Cered, Virtual Artist Residency) Hungary, 2020

  • Aria Residency, Tehran, Iran, 2019

  • The Pickers' Hut @ Glaziers Bay, Tasmania, Australia, 2018

  • International Contemporary Art Colony Cered, Hungary, 2016

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
  • Solo Painting Exhibition, We Are Lost, Saye Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran, 2019

  • Solo Painting Exhibition, Museum dan Galeri Tuanku Fauziah, Penang, Malaysia, 2016   

  • Solo Painting Exhibition, Galeri Seni Mutiara, Penang, Malaysia, 2016  

  • Solo Art Exhibition, Run Amok Gallery, 2015, Penang, Malaysia 

  • Solo Handmade-Art Paper Exhibition, Adiwarna Gallery, Penang, Malaysia, 2012                                              

  • Solo Painting Exhibition, Parvin Gallery, Rasht, Iran, 2007

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
  • Group Art Exhibition, Covid Conversations, Tashkeel Studio, Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba, Dubai, UAE, 2020-2021

  • 2nd Puppet Group Exhibition (Online), Honaragah Online Gallery, Iran, 2020 

  • Online Group Art Exhibition, Gallery Lane Cove, NSW, Australia

  • Group Art Exhibition, Plastic, 40th SIKKA Art Fair, Represented by Tashkeel Studio, Tashkeel Al Fahidi, Dubai, UAE, 2020

  • Group Art Exhibition, Made in Tashkeel, Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba, Dubai, UAE, 2019

  • Group Painting Exhibition, Self-Sufficient, 7Samar Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran, 2019

  • Sikka 39th Art Fair, House of Failure, Represented by Tashkeel, Tashkeel House No. 10, Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, Dubai, UAE, 2019

  • Group Art Exhibition, January Blues, High Hopes on the Low Slopes of the New Year, The Old Church, Stock Newington, London, UK, 2019

  • International Nature Image Festival (FIIN), Nature and Science Drawing Exhibition, Theater of Vila Real, Portugal, 2018 

  • Cow Illustration Biennale, Dnipro City Central Library, Dnipro, Ukraine, 2018

  • Group Art Exhibition, Satu: Creative Collective Art Foundation, May Bank Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2018

  • Group Art Exhibition, Department of Culture and Heritage, Menarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2017

  • Sharjah Vantage Point. 5, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE, 2017 

  • Exhibition of the Year for Iran Painters Association Members, Pardis Mellat, Tehran, Iran, 2017 

  • 3rd Research Expo, Members of Association of Iranian Artist Under 40, Khane Honarmandan Iran (Iranian Artist House), Tehran, Iran, 2016   Group Drawing Exhibition, School of Art and Design, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2016                                      

  • Group Art Exhibition, Hin Bus Depot Art Centre, Penang, Malaysia, 2016                                                             

  • Group Art Exhibition, Art Colony Cered, Hungary, 2016                       

  • Duet Exhibition with Farhad Farkhian, Tuanku Fauziah Museum & Gallery, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2016, Penang, Malaysia                 

  • International Arts Exhibition 2015 to Glorify the 5th Cycle Birthday Anniversary of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhhorn, PSU Art Gallery (Arts and Cultural Center), Songkla, Thailand, 2015

  • International Print Ex-Change, Shang kun Luo Qi Museum of International Modern Art, 2014, Hangzhou, China

  • Group Exhibition of Painters Association, Khane Honarmandan Iran (Iranian Artist's house), Tehran, Iran, 2010                                         

  • Group Exhibition of Painters Association, Niyavaran Culture House, Tehran, Iran, 2008            

  • 2nd Exhibition of National Painting Institutes, Niyavaran Culture House, Tehran, Iran, 2007         

  • 4th Islamic World Painting Exhibition, Academy of Art (Saba), Tehran, Iran, 2005