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Mohammed Al Shammarey

Birth Year

Country of birth

Country of residence

1962

Iraq

USA

Artist’s Story

A self-taught artist, Al Shammerey began exhibiting his work at his studio in the late 1980s / His work ranges from painting, photography, video, sculpture, and book art has been presented in solo exhibitions across the world, including at the French Cultural Centre-Iraq, Al-Balqa Open Gallery-Jordan, Orfali Gallery-Jordan, Dar Al-Anda Gallery-Jordan, FA Gallery-Kuwait and Simeen Farhat at Anya Tish Gallery-Houston, USA / In 2013 he exhibited alongside Azar Emdadi at Tabari Artspace, Dubai / He has participated in numerous international exhibitions and biennales, including the 9th Cairo International Biennale, the Frankfurt International Book Fair, the Alexandria Library, Egypt, Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, USA, and at the Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, USA / He is also a member of the UNESCO International Association for Plastic Arts the Iraqi Artist Association / In 2004 he received an award from the Festival of Mediterranean People, Bisceglie, Italy, and in 2003, the prize of Arab Pioneers from the Arab Pioneers Festival under the patronage of the Arab League/

Full CV

Solo exhibitions

2013 Dual exhibition with Azar Emdadi, Tabari Artspace, Dubai, UAE
2010 Simeen Farhat, Anya Tish Gallery, Houston, USA
2010 FA Gallery, Kuwait City, Kuwait
2004 Dar Al-Anda Gallery, Amman, Jordan
2002 Orfali Gallery, Amman, Jordan
1998 Al-Balqa Open Gallery, Fuheis, Jordan
1998 French Cultural Centre, Baghdad, Iraq

Selected group exhibitions

2009 Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, USA
2008 Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, USA
2005 Alexandria Library, Egypt
2004 Frankfurt International Book Fair
2003 9th Cairo International Biennale

Career Highlights

  • 2013 Dual exhibition with Azar Emdadi at Tabari Artspace, Dubai, UAE
  • 2009 Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, USA