Shaheer Zazai is a Toronto-based Afghan-Canadian artist with a current studio practice both in painting and digital media. His practice focuses on exploring and attempting to investigate the development of cultural identity in the present geopolitical climate and diaspora.
NADA House, Governors Island, New York | Maya Fuhr, Alexa Hatanaka and Shaheer Zazai with Patel Brown Gallery
There and Then at A Space Gallery, Toronto (Nov 24, 2020 - Aug 31, 2021)
Dyssica.: Connecting People, curated by Patrice Chou, Taiwan (May 1 - 22, 2021)
Whaaaaats: International Contemporary Art Fair, booth curated by Patrice Chou, Taiwan (May 7 - 9, 2021)
Burning Glass, Reading Stone 4: Is, but will be - at Blackwood Gallery UTM
Fundraiser artwork to help Toronto Refugee Shelter (Matthew House) with COVID related needs - Click Here for Details
Artwork Sales via Patel Brown Gallery
Zazai's recent solo exhibition titled 'A Study in Human Error was mentioned in Globe and Mail, Click Here to read the article.
Zazai's digital body of work was covered by Ajam Media Collective, Click Here to read the article.
Zazai's Carpet No. 7 from his digital carpet series was a finalist for Equitable Bank's Emerging Digital Artist Award (EDAA) in 2018.
Zazai's solo exhibition of his digital works in 2018 was covered by CBC Arts, Click Here to read the article.