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Sam Shahsahabi Visiting Artist Talk


November 3, 2016 at 1:30pm

Togo Salmon Hall, Room 114

Multimedia Artist


sam shaSam Shahsahabi was born in Iran. He obtained his BFA from Azad University in Tehran. In the mid-1990s, Sam’s satirical cartoons were exhibited in the prestigious international caricature exhibitions: Nasredin Hodja and Yumiyury Shimbun. He also worked as a freelance graphic designer and cartoonist for Jonge- Sanaat Magazine, Film Magazine, and Air Kayhan. After completing an MFA at York University (Toronto) in 2002, he moved to Elliot Lake, Ontario to teach at White Mountain Academy of the Arts. He also served as the Director and Curator of the James K. Bartleman Art Gallery at White Mountain Academy. Sam is currently an assistant professor at Lakehead University where he has taught painting and creative drawing since 2009. He also specializes in public art and kinetic and mechanical installation. His artworks exhibited in Canada, Iran, Turkey, and Japan.


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Date(s) - November 3, 2016
1:30 pm

Togo Salmon Hall, Room 114


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