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Satta Hashem

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Satta Hashem

Academic Qualification

1989 MA Fine Arts, Mural painting and decorative arts, Leningrad Vera Mukhina Higher School of Art and Design, Leningrad, USSR.


1994 Training, Decorative art, Artist's collective workshop, Stockholm Sweden.

1983 -1984 Training, Institute of Fine Arts, Surikof, Moscow, USSR.

1978-1980 Training, Ecole National des Beaux Arts, Algiers, Algeria.


The British Museum, UK

Museum of Contemporary Arts, Kaliningrad, Russia.

Leicester Museum & Art Gallery, UK

Stockholm City Council, Sweden.

Handelsbanken, Stockholm, Sweden.

Many private collections in Russia, Sweden, England, Qatar, Hong Kong and Japan.


2011 New Art Exchange Prize Winner - Nottingham Annual Open Art Exhibition, Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Nottingham - UK

2010 a hall at the Adult Education College, Leicester, was re-named Satta Hashem Hall to honour him.

2003 First Prize Winner - Nottingham Annual Open Art Exhibition, Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Nottingham – UK

Solo exhibitions

2017 Nothing is Unbeautiful, POSK Gallery, London, UK

2014 Large Scale Drawings in Black and Red, The Atkins Gallery, Hinckley, UK

2013 In Conflict: Reflections on the Constant War in Iraq New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK

2010 Colour and Mind/Fifth Exhibition, Pedestrian Arts, Leicester, UK

2008 Colour, Light and Mind; 500 small paintings as a Mural, Catmose Gallery, Oakham, UK

2007 Colour, Love and Mind, Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Northampton,


2007 One Thousand Drawings and One Painting, 20-21 Visual Arts Centre,

         Scunthorpe, UK

2007-2008 Freedom Exhibition, The Guildhall, Leicester, National Museums    

Liverpool, Salford Museum and Art Gallery, Tyne and Wear Museums, UK

2006 Colour and Mind/Static and Dynamic, Richard Attenborough Centre, Leicester,


2005 One Thousand Paintings and One Mosaic, An art installation, LCB Depot,

Leicester, UK

2004 Colour and Mind, Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery

2001-2003 New Maps to an Old Treasure. The City Gallery on Tour Exhibition,

Leicester, UK.

2001 Drawings to Poetry, The Ark, London, UK.

2000 Gallery CM Bellman, Stockholm Sweden.

 Group exhibitions

2016 International Mini-Print, UK

2015 Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum, Russia

2015 Rutland Open, Rutland County Museum, UK

2014 Open Art Exhibition The Cank Street Gallery,

2014 Passion2Print, Leicester

2014 Wistow Gallery, Wistow Rural Centre, Leicestershire, UK

2014 Belgorod State Art Museum, Russia

2014 The Polish Centre, London, UK

2013 Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum, Russia

2013 Geographies of War, UCL Art Museum, London

2012 Passion2Print, Oundle, Kettering, Leicester.  

2012 Rutland Open, Rutland County Museum, UK

2012 East Midlands Contemporary Art Auction, Djanogly Art Gallery, Nottingham,

2011 Midlands Open Exhibition, Castle Donington, UK

2011 Nottingham Castle Annual Open, Nottingham Castle Museum & Art

Gallery, Nottingham, UK  ( Prize Winner )

2011 Parallax Art Fair, La Galleria, Pall Mall, London, UK

2011 Spirits of War to Hands of Peace, New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester

2009 The Polish Centre, London, UK

2008 – 2009 Iraq’s Past Speaks to the Present, The British Museum, London, UK

2008 Passion2Print, City Gallery, Leicester

2008 Oceans Apart, The International Art Gallery, Liverpool

2008 Enlightenment Act I, The Blackie, Liverpool

2007 Island of Treasures Part II, two man show, the Richard Attenborough Centre,

     Leicester, UK

2007 Three Ways of Seeing, Architecture Week 07 AW07 Leicester, UK

2007 Art of England Art Show, Trentham, UK

2007-2008 Small print / Big impression International Mini-Print, Touring Exhibition,


2007 Spring Show, The Biscuit Factory Gallery, Newcastle, UK

2007 Island of Treasures, two man show, Cultural Exchanges, De Montfort

University, Leicester, UK

2006 Word into Art, The British Museum, London, UK

2005 Hidden Treasures, LCB Depot, Leicester, UK

2005 Outdoor mosaic, Hall Farm Nursery, Harpswell, Lincolnshire, UK

2004 The Arabian Horse, International Exhibition, Arabesque Gallery, Bahrain.

2004 Black Rain;  Reflections of War, Charnwood Museum, Loughborough, UK.

2003 Nottingham Annual Open Art Exhibition, Nottingham Castle Museum & Art

Gallery, Nottingham - Prize Winner

2003 The 2D Open Exhibition, Surface Gallery, Nottingham

2003 Contemporary Islam, Crescent Art Gallery, Scarborough

2001-2003 2nd International Exhibition of the Heart, Japan, UK, USA

2002 EWACC Group Exhibition, Global Cafe Gallery, London, UK

2001 Spread the Word, Towpath Gallery, Henley on Thames, UK

2001 Men's Work, Art Link Exchange Gallery, Hull, UK

Annual Exhibitions

2000 – 2010 Open Exhibition, City Gallery, Leicester, UK

2002, 2003, 2010, 2011 Annual Open Art Exhibition, Nottingham Castle Museum, Nottingham, UK

2000 - 2002 Derby City Open, Derby Museum & Art Gallery, Derby, UK

2002 - 2004, 2007 East Midlands Contemporary Art Auction, Djanogly Art Gallery,

Nottingham, UK

2002 – 2006, 2011, 2012 Knighton Lane Artists Group, Annual Exhibition, Leicester


Commissions and Residencies

2008 The Womb Project, Liverpool

2006 Leicester Museums, Liverpool Museums, Paintings on the theme of Freedom

2003, 2004 Poster for Refugee Week, June, Leicester Voluntary Action

2003 Wall painting Studieforbundet Vuxenskolan (Adult Education), Stockholm, Sweden

2003 Wall painting  Women's Refuge, Stockholm, Sweden

2002 Two circular paintings (3m diameter), Leicester Adult Education College, UK.

2002 Temporary exterior wall paintings Tensta Underground, Stockholm, Sweden (3m x 8m)

2000 - 2004 Tensta Marknad, Cultural Festival. Posters, cards and t-shirts, Stockholm, Sweden.

1999 Spanga/Tensta Council.  Design of informative exhibition with four paintings. Stockholm, Sweden.

1993 Full-time Artist, Stockholm  County Council, Stockholm, Sweden, 2 months

1993 Stockholm County Council. Six paintings for hospitals. Stockholm, Sweden.

1989 Invandrarverket. Monumental wall paintings.  Karslund,  Upplands Vasby, Sweden

1989 – 2007 A great numbers of private commissions in various countries.

Professional societies

Leicester Print Workshop, Leicester, UK

Languages spoken

Arabic, Swedish, Russian, English

Artist websites and online exhibitions