Sha Sarwari is a multidisciplinary visual artist who came to Australia as a refugee. In 1999 he had to leave his home country Afghanistan. Since then he has called Brisbane home. In his work Sha aim to explore the contemporay discourse of refugee and sylum seeker. His work is influenced by his personal experience of seeking asylum in Australia and the journey that he went through becoming a refugee and ultimately anAustralian citizen.
Sha holds a diploma of Graphic Design from TAFE (2005) and a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University (2015) where he shortlisted to show in their annual Graduate Art Show (GAS).
He has participated in group exhibitions and has hold solo exhibition locally. in 2015 Sha was selected as a finalist in The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize and was awarded high Commendation Prizes.
For more information please visit the – Artist Website
Image: National Icon, Digital print, hahnemuhle archival photo rag matt paper. Edition 3/5. 102cm x 92cm