I make art, because that is how I communicate with the world!
Shaggag a visual artist, who exhibited her work in Sudan, the United States, UK, South Africa, Bulgaria & South Sudan.
Royal Drawing School, London, UK;
Art History, Sotheby's Institute of Art, London, UK;
Studied Printmaking, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US;
Graduated with a 1st class, Bachelor degree of fine art, at the College of Fine and Applied Art, Khartoum, Sudan.
Shaggag was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, did live in UK, Sudan, US, currently resides and works in the UAE.
2019, Group exhibition, Alowais Cultural Center, Dubai, UAE;
2018, SEE FEEL, Solo exhibition, Impact Hub Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan;
2015, Group exhibition at Elgenid Cultural Center, Khartoum, Sudan;
2015, exhibited Illustrations of "Alawdaa" Stella Gitano's book, which was published by Rafiki for Printing & Publishing, Juba, South Sudan;
Dec 2014, Group exhibition "Black and White", were she exhibited her installation "The Gift of Poetry", at the French Cultural Center, Khartoum, Sudan;
2014, exhibited two of her paintings, "Absence" & "What about Love?", at Elgenid Cultural Center, Khartoum, Sudan;
2014, Group exhibition in celebration of International Women's Day, she exhibited her work "Identity", French Cultural Center, Khartoum, Sudan;
2014, She curated an exhibition & participated in it, to fund the Khartoum Cheshire Home for handicap children, at Ozone Cafe, Khartoum, Sudan;
2013, group exhibition, at the Writers Union, Khartoum, Sudan;
2012, exhibitions with a group of artists at The Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA,US;
2012, exhibition at Ernst Cultural Center, Annandale, VA, US;
2011, exhibition at Lahz Gallery, London, UK;
2009, exhibited her work as part of the US Department of State- Art in Embassies Program, Washington DC, US;
2009, exhibition at Lessedra Gallery & Contemporary Art Projects, Sofia, Bulgaria;
Dec 2008 - April 2009, she participated in "Africa Now" exhibition, Washington DC, US;
2007, she participated in "Out of Bounds", an exhibition that celebrated the work of fourteen African women artists, Town, South Africa;
2006, Shaggag contributed artwork and essays for "Imagining Our Selves, A Global Generation of Women", an exhibition at the International Museum of Women in San Francisco, California.
2004, Participated in "Colors of Africa" exhibition, The Arts Council of Metropolitan Memorial UMC, Washington DC, US;
2004, "Out of Bounds" exhibition, University of New England, Westbrook College Campus, ME, US;
2003, Georgetown University, group exhibition sponsored by the Sudan Studies Association, Washington DC, US;
1998, Founded Sudan Artists Gallery, designing the website, editing content and coordinating communication with artists and gallery visitors (collectors, educator and students, etc.);
1997, Printmaking exhibition, Goethe Institute, Khartoum;
1996, Group exhibition at the Sudan National Museum, Khartoum;
1996, Graduation exhibition at Friendship Hall, Khartoum.
Works in Public & private Collections:
Mbari Institute of Contemporary African Art, Washington DC, US.
Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia, PA, US.
US Department of State, Washington DC, US.
The World's Women, Global.
College of Fine & Applied Art, Khartoum, Sudan.
UNICEF, Khartoum, Sudan.
Private collection of N. M. Sharjah, UAE.
Private collection, of Dr. & Mrs. Stephen Blum, Dallas, Texas, US.
Private collection of Ms. Sophie S., Philadelphia, PA, US.
Private collections of Mr. J. C-Davis, Philadelphia, PA, US.
Private collection of Ms. T. Kessel, Philadelphia, PA, US.
Private collection of M. Elnigomi, Sydney, Australia.
Private collection of A. Nuba, Khartoum, Sudan.
Private collection of Suda U., Khartoum, Sudan.
Private collection of O. Ahmed, Khartoum, Sudan;
Private collection of H. Elguzuli, Khartoum, Sudan;
Private collection of J. Khalafalla, Khartoum, Sudan;
Private collection of A. Abdulla, Khartoum, Sudan,
Private collection of A. Elsir, Khartoum, Sudan;
Shaggag founded the Sudan Artists' Gallery* in 1998- 2014, which was an online gallery dedicated to Sudan visual art.
Sudan Artists' Gallery, at first hosted on AOL hometown, which was a free server from 1998- 2001. Then moved to its own domain name, from 2002- 2014 (www.sudanartists.org). You can check the archived files of the site at, Way Back Machine
Internet Archive https://web.archive.org/web/*/http://sudanartists.org
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