• Education

    Doctoral studies in Art Plastic, Paris, France

     

    Continuing Art Education, London, England

     

    University of Tehran, MA in Fine Arts, Tehran, Iran

  • Exhibitions

    2015

    Papermill Gallery, Todmorden Mills, “MEWS”, Toronto

    Propeller Gallery, “Gala lunch event”, Toronto

     

    2014

    Propeller Gallery, Centre for the Visual Arts, “Off The Wall”, Toronto

    Propeller Gallery, Centre for the Visual Arts, “Shared Places, Shared Spaces”, Toronto

    Arta Gallery, @ the Distillery, “Summer Heat III”, Toronto

     

    2013

    Propeller Gallery, “Off the wall”, Toronto

    Propeller Gallery, Centre for the Visual Arts, “New Members”, Toronto

    Arts & Letters Club of Toronto, “Continium”, Toronto

    Papermills Gallery, Todmorden Mills Gallery, “MESW”, Toronto

    Propeller gallery, “Salon 7”, Toronto 2013


    2012

    Propeller Gallery, “Off the wall”, Toronto
    Papermill Gallery, Todmorden Mills Museum, OSA members' exhibition, Toronto
    Propeller Gallery, Centre for the Visual Arts,” POLITICAL ACTS. It’s not about the art!”, Toronto
    Aurora Cultural Centre, OSA Members’ Exhibition – Celebrating 140 years, Aurora 
    Propeller Gallery, Centre for the Visual Arts, “Salon 6”, Toronto

     
    2011

    John B. Aird Gallery, “Mistletoe Magic 2011” Annual Silent Auction, Toronto
    Papermill Gallery, Todmorden Mills Museum, OSA member’s Exhibition of Selected works, Toronto
    John B. Aird Gallery, “Memory”, Open Juried, OSA 138th Annual Exhibition, Toronto


    2010

    Gallery Stratford, “Being in Time: Past to Present”, Stratford
    Arta Gallery, “A journey through Contemporary Iran” Distillery, Toronto


    2009

    Arta Gallery, “Vis-à-Vis” juried Exhibition, Distillery, Toronto
    Lennox Gallery, “Fly with the cage”, Toronto
    Pentimento Gallery, OSA Summer Exhibition, Toronto                
    Dunn Street Gallery, OSA Summer Exhibition, Oakville
    John B. Aird Gallery, “Open Mind”, Open Juried Exhibition, OSA 135th Annual, Toronto

     

    2008

    Marilyn Brewer, Contemporary Art Gallery/ HFC, “Tirgan Festival”, Toronto
    Win Henstock Gallery, OSA/GTA partnership, Oakville

    2007

    Ontario Society of Artists Gallery, “Presence”, Toronto
    John B. Aird Gallery, OSA New Memberships, “Induction”, Toronto
    John B. Aird Gallery, Collective works from the studios, Toronto


    2006

    Harbor front Contemporary Art Gallery, “Azure Dome”, Toronto
    Opera Hall, Toronto


    2005

    West Mount Gallery, Mississauga

     

    2004

    Arta Gallery, “4 Artists, 2 Generations, 1 Family”, Consisting of four family members, Distillery, Toronto
    Richmond Hill Academy of Arts, “Retrospective of Artwork”

     

    2003

    Julia C. Butridge Gallery, Austin, Texas
    Norwood Tower Gallery, Austin, Texas
    Wally Workman Gallery, Austin, Texas

     

    2001

    US Gallery, Austin, Texas
    Julia C. Butridge Gallery, AVAA 11th Annual Juried Exhibition, Austin, Texas

     

    2000

    Houshang Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
    Norwood Tower gallery, Austin, Texas


    1999

    Austin Visual Artists Association 10th Annual Juried Exhibition, Austin, Texas


    1998

    AVAA Membership Exhibition, 9th Annual Juried Exhibition, Austin, Texas
    Dell Jewish Centre, Joint Exhibition, Austin, Texas


    1997

    Union Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, Texas

    1996

    Jean Stephen Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

     

    1995

    MJL Impression Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    MN State Arts Fair, Fine Arts Juried Exhibition, Minneapolis, Minnesota

     

    1994

    Persian Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Kani Gallery, Berlin, Germany
    IG Median, Artists Association, Cologne, Germany
    Siegburg Artists Association, Siegburg, Germany

     

    1993

    Euro Center Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany
    Augustiner Gallery, “Domizil”, Bonn, Germany
    Sankt Augustin Gallery, Juried Exhibition, Germany


    1992

    Hitatchi Gallery, Dortmund, Germany
    Stadt Gallery, Troisdorf, Germany
    Interart Gallery, Cologne, Germany
    Art Direkt Gallery, Cologne, Germany


    1991

    Reich Gallery, Cologne, Germany
    Art Direkt Gallery, Cologne, Germany


    1990

    Porz Stadt Gallery, Cologne, Germany
    Alter Feuerwache Gallery, Cologne, Germany


    1989

    Kunstmuehle, Cologne, Germany


    1988

    Roemerberg Stadt Gallery, Berghausen, Germany
    Blau Haus Gallery, Spyer, Germany


    1985

    Salon Gallery, Minsk, Belarus


    1980-1984

    Various Exhibitions, Tehran and Rasht, Iran

     

    1981
    Museum of Contemporary of Arts, Tehran, Iran

  • Grants

    1999-2002

    Grant recipient from the City Cultural Contracts, Austin, Texas

  • Co-Founder

    2007- Present

    Behazin Cultural Society, Toronto

     

    1999- 2006

    Rumi Art Society, Austin, Texas

     

    1991-1993

    Art Direkt Gallery, Cologne, Germany

  • Others

    2011

    Recipient of the Viewer’s Choice Award, Papermill Gallery, Todmorden Mills Museum, Toronto
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbloFDEUZAA


    2008

    Axis of Art, Speech, “An Artist’s Life in Exile” Founders College, York University, Toronto


    1999
    Pastel demonstration, Palette Club, Senior Activities Centre, Austin, Texas

  • Artists Associations

    2007 -  Present

    Member of the Ontario Society of Artists, OSA, Toronto

     

    1996 - 2003

    Member of the Visual Artists Association, Austin, Texas

     

    2001-2003

    Member of Pastel Association, Austin, Texas

     

    1989-1994

    Member of Visual Artists Association, Troisdorf, Sankt Augustin, Siegburg, Germany

  • Media Presentation  |  Interviews

    2013

    Interview with Jadidonline, London, England

    www.jadidonline.com/story/05112012/frnk/shahla_e_jamal_visual_artist_eng

     

    2010

    Interview with Mehregan Magazin, Toronto

     

    2009

    Radio “Zamaneh”, Toronto

     

    2007

    “Women Images”, TV Station “Images of Women”, Radio “24 Hours”, Toronto

     

    2004

    Radio “Women Voice”, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

     

    1996

    Iranian Radio, Minneapolis, Minnesota

     

    1993

    Public TV station created and presented on female immigrant artists in Europe which broadcast once on National and twice on the local TV Station, Cologne, Germany

  • Publications

    1998

    Printed the artist statement in AVAANTI, Visual Artists Journal with 2 paintings on cover, Austin, Texas

    1993

    Illustration printed for the book’s cover, “Women’s Thought”, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Reviews

    2003

    AVAANTI Journal dedicated an issue to the art work of Shahla & her husband Mo Jamal, Austin, Texas

    1994

    Rhein-Sieg Zeitung Newspaper, Bonn, Germany

    1989

    Koelnische Rundschau and Koelnische Stadt-Anzeiger Newspaper, Cologne, Germany

    1987

    Spyer Tagespost Newspaperl, Spyer, Germany

    1987

    Die Rheinpfalz Newspaper, Ludwigshaufen, Germany

     

  • Collections

    Works in numerous private collections: Canada, USA (Minneapolis, Austin, L.A, Chicago, Washington, Boston,

    Seattle and San Jose), Germany, France, England, Sweden, Russia and Iran.