Bashar Khalaf was born in Ramallah in 1991. He obtained his BA degree in Fine Arts from Al Quds University in 2013. His work “The Shadow of the Shadow” received the first award in the Young Artist of the Year Award organized by A M Qattan Foundation in Ramallah in 2014. This award helped him develop his work and gave him the opportunity to launch his career as a young artist. Currently, he works as a trainer and teacher in visual arts with a number of institutions and cultural centers. He won Ismail Shamout award in 2015, and the State Order of Honor for young artists from the Palestinian Ministry of Culture in 2018.
He participated in a number of group exhibitions including an exhibition in Bon in Germany (2013), “Suspended Accounts” exhibition -as part of the Young Artist of the Year Award- organized in Ramallah in (2014) and in London (2016), the group exhibition of artists participating in Ismail Shamout Award in Bethlehem (2015), Supermarket Stockholm Independent Art Fair in Sweden (2015), “Perspectives” exhibition at Zawyeh Gallery in Ramallah (2015), the opening exhibition of Gallery One in Ramallah (2015), “Sensorial Immunity” exhibition at Gallery One in Ramallah (2017) in addition to an exhibition on the life and works of the late artist Ismail Shamout in Ramallah (2017) . His first solo exhibition was organized in Gallery One in Ramallah in 2016.
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