Spring, 12’x12’, Calligraphy Ink on Canvas
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Arash Shirinbab is an award winning artist and calligrapher and has managed to be a successful blend of artist, Arabic-Persian calligrapher, and designer, as well as art administrator, art curator, and entrepreneur for the past ten years. He has participated in over 70 exhibitions (over 10 solos) nationally and internationally in the U.S., Spain, Poland, Canada, Russia, France, Italy, and Iran; such as the Triton Museum of Art in California, the Kunsthaus-Berlin-Marbella Center in Spain, and the Saadabad Palace in Tehran.
 
Shirinbab has led over 4 dozen public art programs, has curated 5 international exhibitions out of over 1,500 submissions, and has conducted over 2 dozen calligraphy workshops and demonstrations including workshops at Fremont Main Library in California and University of Toronto in Canada, and a masterclass at the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy in Moscow.
 
Shirinbab’s calligraphy and artworks in his personal style, PoemPainting,  have garnered tremendous attention at galleries and museums and are acquired by museums such as the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy in Moscow and private collections around the world. They have gained international attention among curators, critics, and collectors and have been published in several art journals such as Level 25 Artjournal and press articles such as Tehran Times.
 
Shirinbab's works have won several national and international awards, being chosen among hundreds of arts worldwide which proofs the originality of my works and creativity of his style. Among his awards are the 1st Place and Best of the Show Award for the 50 Shades of Gray competition by Focus Point & Shape Gallery 2014, Special Recognition Award for My Art international competition from Art Quench Magazine 2013, and a $40,000 grant award as the leading artist and calligrapher from Creative Works Fund 2015.
About
Arash Shirinbab
Recent/Upcoming Exhibitions and Programs
  1. Jan. 16 - May 28, 2016
    Arabic Language of Quran Group Exhibition, San Francisco Public Library till March 20 and then at ICCNC till May 28
  2. Oct. 24, 2015- Jan. 9, 2016
    "Does Color Matter?" group exhibition at the Expression Gallery, Berkeley, CA. More information: http://expressionsgallery.org/artists-bios.php
  3. April- June 2016
    “Arts Alive Ingleside” public art banners project, OMI Cultural Participation Project of The San Francisco Foundation, San Francisco, CA; May 1, 2016 Revealing Ceremony and SOMArts Cultural Center in SF
  4. March 11- April 5, 2016
    “Celebrate Spring and Norouz with Art” exhibition at Madrigal Family Winery, Sausalito, CA
  5. Feb. 20- March 25, 2016
    “Rite of Passage” international environmental art exhibition, Gallery of the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (Feb. 20 to March 20) in Oakland, and San Francisco City Hall (March 25), CA
  6. June 4- Sept. 6, 2016
    "Literature and Art", Berkeley Art Passage, Berkeley, CA