Ontario College of Art & Design
Graduate with Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree.
International Art Fairs
Beijing Contemporary Art Fair, Beijing, China.
Sidewalk Gallery - An Indian Summer - Solo Show, Hong Kong, China.
Lipman Contemporary Art - Shirin Sahba: New Paintings - Solo Show, Toronto, Ontario.
La Galerie Espace - Mer De Citron, Bateau De Merveilles - Solo Show, Montreal, Ontario.
Lipman Contemporary Art - Day Dreams - Solo Show, Toronto, Ontario.
Galerie Sorance- Shirin Sahba and Sherry Mitchell New Works. Curator: Soraya Centeno-Curtis. Victoria, B.C.
401 Richmond- Salon 401 - Thesis Exhibition. Curator: Ontario College of Art & Design. Toronto, Ontario.
Le Gallery- Christmas Sale. Curator: Will Kucey. Toronto, Ontario.
OCAD Gallery- Roots Show. Curator: Christine Swiderski. Toronto, Ontario.
Sidewalk Gallery. Hong Kong.
Louise Lipman Contemporary Art. Toronto, Ontario.
The Nanaimo Art Gallery. Nanaimo, B.C.
Galerie Sorance. Victoria, B.C.
Gibson Fine Art. Calgary, Alberta
Art Related Work Experience
Receptionist, Assistant to Director, Assistant Archivist - Deitch Projects Gallery. New York, New York.
January 2002-Jan 2003
Visual Arts Instructor - The Children's Theatre Company- Teaching art classes to inner city kids.
Apprenticeship- With Canadian artist Otto Don Rogers at his private studio. Picton, Ontario.
Media & Press
Interview in Femina Magazine - New Delhi - India
Interview & Editorial in I Home Magazine - Shanghai, China
Interview with China Radio International - Beijing, China
"Brewing Storm" painting selected as cover of Ayeneh-E-Jahan Persian Magazine. Studiocity, California
"The Flower Sellers of Kashmir" painting selected by the Multifaith Action Society to be published in the 2009 Multifaith Calendar. Vancouver, B.C.
"Amongst The Coral" painting selected as cover of Payam-i-Baha'i Persian Magazine. Article about the aritst on the inside titled "Shirin Sahba". May 2008 issue. no.342. P.52-53. Toronto, Ontario.
October 2006 - 2007
Paintings displayed on the set of CBC Television's The Gill Deacon Show on weekdays. Toronto, Ontario.
Interviewed by Vision T.V. for television series Recreating Eden. Vancouver, B.C.
Paintings used for covers of a literary publication - Varqa International Children's Magazine. Vol. I number 3, 4 and 6.Vol. II numbers 3 and 7.
Review on artist's "Roots Show" in Toronto's Iranian newspaper-"Shirin Sahba's African Experience", Shahrvand. Vol. 13, no.838. November 14, 2003, p.32.
Fluent in English and Persian with a working knowledge of Arabic and Hebrew