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Malva
“Malva” Omar Hamdi is a Syrian Kurdish artist. (1951-2016 ) born in Alhasakeh, Syria.
Malva worked as a graphic artist for the Syrian Press, where he also wrote articles on an Artistic Criticism. He settled in Vienna in 1978 and was awarded the Austrian Nationality, he was a member of the General Federation of Austrian Artists and the UNESCO, and a member of the Künstlerhaus – Wien.
His works of Art are widely exhibited in several art Galleries, including in particular, Arnot Gallery New York, which acted as a representative gallery of his works.
Art collectors and dealers, art galleries and exhibitions, museums, banks and Ministries of Culture, in addition to a large number of private property acquisitions in America, Canada, Austria, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Japan, Sri Lanka, and Russia, acquire his works.
One-Man Exhibitions “Selection”
• 1976-1977 – People’s Art Hall at Damascus, National Museum of Aleppo.
• 1987 -Vienna, Palffy Palace “Art Salon”
• 1989 – Vienna, Austrian Central Bank; Art Gallery Chicago; Lyzon Art Gallery Tennessee, Nashville; Gallery Kral, San Francisco; Gallery Arnot, New York; Gallery Ambassador, New York.
• 1990 – Gallery L’Atelier, Vienna; Gallery Celeste, Vienna; Art House, Göttingen, Germany.
• 1991 – Gallery Frankenstein, Berlin.
• 1992 – Wally Findlay Galleries, New York and Paris.
• 1993 – Gallery Art Forum, International Contemporary Art, Vienna; AI-Sayed Art Gallery/Assad Library, Damascus.
• 1994-1998 – Wally Findlay Galleries, New York, Chicago, Palm Beach, Florida.
• 2000 – Green Art Gallery – Dubai.
• 2000 – Wally Findlay Gallery – Palm Beach. 2002 – Rochan Gallery – Jeddah.
International and Group Exhibitions “Selection”
• 1980-1992 – Exhibitions of the General Federation of Austrian Artists, in Austria and abroad.
• 1985 – World Exhibition of the United Nations Office, Vienna.
• 1989 – Art Festival Messepalast, Vienna; The First Arab Art Festival; Art House, Göttingen, Germany.
• 1985-1993 – The Annual World Art Fair, Frankfurt, Germany.
• 1989 – International Fair of Contemporary Arts (Madrid Arco 89), Spain.
• 1990 – International Fair of Contemporary Arts (Milano EXPO 90), Italy.
• 1991 – Art Jonction International, Nice, France.
• 1992 – Bolognafiere (Contemporary Art Festival), Bologna, Italy; Auro Art, Verona; Künstlerhaus, Graz; EXPO Sevilla, Spain; Friendship and Peace Festival, Latakia, Syria.
• 1993 – International Fair of Contemporary Art (Budapest Art Expo 93). *1993 – Gallery Breitenbach, Una, Germany.
• 1994-1997 – International Art Fair, Frankfurt, Germany; Second International Festival of Sharjah.
• 1999 – Informelle Tendenzen im “Künstlerhaus”, Vienna.
• 2001 – Cairo, Biennale.
• 2001 – Artuell, Beirut / Atassi Gallery Damas 2002.
• 2002 – History Museum Vienna – Rathaus / New York Art Fair.
• 2003 – National Museum Cracow, Poland.
• 2003-Tehran Museum of Modern Arts
• 2004 Art NY – USA