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Abdul Hadi Shala

November 2 – 16, 2015

Abdul Hadi Shala

Abdul Hadi Shala, Talalzatar Birthday, Triptych, 1981, 72x180cm, oil on canvas.

 

About Abdul Hadi Shala

1971 BA, Fine Arts College Cairo
MEMBERSHIPS:
1972 Palestinian union artist
1974 Arab union artist
1974 Member of International Association for Arts Paris –France
1998 Members of London Arts Council London – Ontario – Canada
1974 Member of General Arab Union of Arabic Artists Cairo – Egypt
1996 Member of Forest City Gallery London – Ontario – Canada
2007 Members of Arts Project London – Ontario – Canada
EXPERIENCE:
– Professional Artist , Graphic Designer ,Writer and cartoonist
BESSAN Newspaper – Art Director and Caricature – London, Ontario, Canada 1997-2006
Al-Fajr Al Arabi Newspaper Art Director and Caricature
London, Ontario, Canada 1999-2000
King’s College- Cartooning workshop for TESL
London, UWO 1997
The Kuwaiti Ministry of Information 1991-1995
Kuwait Institute for Science Research 1992-1995
Portrait artist for science and technology magazine
Corporation of the City of London
Sketching and drawing ,Pastel colours , Water colours
and Cartooning Instructor – London, Ontario, Canada 1999-2009
EXHIBITIONS:
In 1968-1999 I took part in many groups’ exhibitions in following countries:
Spain, Germany, Poland, Hungry, Tokyo, Malaysia, Cyprus, Kuwait, Morocco, Iraq, Bahrain, Egypt, Qatar Saudi Arabia and Canada.
GENERAL AND SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS:
2006 Artist Against war – Cube Gallery Ottawa – Canada
2006 Ramadan Exhibition – Lahd Gallery Reyad – Saudi Arabia
2004-2005 International Cartoon Exhibition Bucharest – Romania
2003 Members Exhibition”FCG”
2002 Artists against Occupaton “FCG”
2001 Open Air Project, Visual Fring – London Art Council,
2000 Small works on Paper, Forest City Gallery
1999 Harbour Front Center Toronto – Canada
1999-2003 Artistix Gallery, London – Canada
1999 Galleries@ the Galleria. London – Canada
1998 John Labatt Gallery, UWO London – Canada
Gibson gallery, London – Canada
Forest City Gallery. London – Canada
1997 Forest City Gallery (FIRST PRIZE) London – Canada
1998 Soften Gallery London – Canada
1996 Forest City Gallery (Members Exhibition)
Gibson Gallery (9th Mini Show)
1995 Gibson Gallery (8th Mini Show)
AL-SHARQA biennial UAE
1994 Cairo Biennial Egypt
1985- 2004 Abushehry Gallery Kuwait
1987 Special exhibitions (AL-EWAN Gallery) Kuwait
International Graphic Exhibitions Germany
1984 Alexandria Biennial Egypt
1983 Alef Gallery Kuwait
1980 El-Wasty Gallery Iraq
1977-1987 Kuwait Exhibitions for Arab Artist
1974 Arab Artist Biennial Iraq
1976 Arab Artist Biennial Morocco
1973-1981 General Exhibitions of Kuwait Association for Arts Kuwait
1973 Special Exhibition; National Gallery Libya
1968-1970 Various exhibitions Cairo, Egypt
COLLECTIONS
The following are international bodies and prominent person who own works of my creation:
2004 Abu Shehry Gallery Kuwait
2004 Cartoon Museum (2 Cartoons) Bucharest – Romania
The following are some international bodies and prominent person and other in Middle East, Canada and Europe:
Princess Shekha Al Sabah, Diana Haskett, Mayer of London, Ontario,MP Joe Fontana
Timothy Brosnan ( 15 Paintings),Dr.Maher Abu Sido (3 Paintings)
2004 Abu shehry Gallery Kuwait
1987 Al-Ewan Gallery – 2 Paintings Kuwait
1984 Qatar Association for Arts – 3 Paintings Qatar
1984 Qatar Ministry of information Qatar
1984 Mercedes Company – 2 Paintings Germany
1984 National Gallery Jordan
1980 Modern Art Museum – 5 Paintings Iraq
1977 Kuwait Oil Company – 17 Paintings Kuwait
1973 Kuwait National Council for Culture & Arts and Literature Kuwait
AWARDS
1971 Certificates of Distinction-Faculty of Fine Arts
1973-1990 Various Letters of Appreciations
1973-1990 A Number of Golden and Silver Medals
1981 Golden Sail Trophy
1997 First Prize (Drawing portfolio) Forest City Gallery