shahin@shikhaliyev.com

SELECTED SHOWS
2017 Wills Creek Exhibition “Sentient Being/Being Sentient”
          Allegany Arts Council, Cumberland MD

2016 3rd  Maryland Regional Biennale, University of Maryland, College Park MD

2015 "Full Spectrum/Conversation on Color and Abstraction"
          Susan Calloway Fine Arts Gallery, Washington DC

2013 2nd  Maryland Regional Biennale, University of Maryland, College Park MD         

2013”Beauty and the Brain” Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington DC

2012“Generations” AIC gallery, Boston MA

2011 “Migration: Perspectives on elemental impulse” 39th street gallery, Brentwood MD

2008  "Immigration" Loyola University Crown Center Gallery, Chicago, IL
           Group Show, BoxHeart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2006 "Azerbaijani Artists in America" Georgetown University, Washington, DC

2004 "Ressam" IMF Gallery, Washington, DC

2000  Breton Woods IMF and World Bank Club, Breton Woods, MD

1999 "Exhibit of Azeri Artists" Decatur House Museum, Washington, DC

1998 "Contemporary Artists from Azerbaijan," World Bank Gallery, Washington, DC

1997 "Labyrinth," Group Show, Bahlulzadeh Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan

1996 1st Modern Art Biennale, The Georgian State Art Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia

1995 Young Turkish and Azeri Artists Exhibit, Istanbul, Turkey

1993 The Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul, Turkey

1993 "Three Artists from Azerbaijan", Gallery Hagelstam, Helsinki, Finland

1990-1997 Annual International Painting Symposium, Baku, Azerbaijan

1989 Days of Azeri Culture, Cultural Center, Abu-Dhabi, UAE

1988 "Paintings from Azerbaijan", Orangey Gallery, Saint-Paul, France

SELECTED PROJECTS
2013 Speaker at the “Beauty and the Brain” Art Show and Colloquium at American University

2009 Mosaic mural at the Peoria Recreational Center Mosaic, Peoria, Az

2008  Mosaic mural at the HIP Artist’s Residences, Hyattsville, MD

1999 Illustrator for a book of stories by Usif Samadoglu, Baku Azerbaijan

1996-1999 Director of “Ahar” Video Art Project, Baku, Azerbaijan

1997 Designer of UNICEF publication “Azeri Children in Transition,” Baku Azerbaijan

PUBLICATIONS

2011 Anthology of Azerbaijani Painters, Baku, Azerbaijan

2010 Reston Magazine, Reston, VA USA

2009 Gazette, Hyattsville, MD USA

2008 Hill Rag, Washington, DC USA

1999 Azerbaijan international, Sherman Oaks, CA USA

1998 Caspian, London, UK

EDUCATION
1986 Azerbaijan State Art College, Baku, Azerbaijan