Biography

 

Sohad Lachiri is a self-taught visual artist of Arab origin currently living in Spain. She has been showing her work since the 1980s. It is possible to identify the presence of the African influence of her roots in the evolution of her pictorial work and it is this maturity that leads her to take part in different exhibitions, both group and solo.

In 1988, she received a grant to take part in art Workshops at the Circulo de Bellas Artes, a cultural organization in Madrid, Workshops led by Alexanco and Guerrero.

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Throughout this entire period, alongside her pictorial work, the artist has engaged in other forms of artistic expression, including ceramics and original graphic works using different techniques such as screen printing, lithography, monotyping, engraving, digital work, etc.

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Works by Sohad Lachiri can be found in a number of museums, foundations and public collections, including the Congress of Deputies in Spain, AAVC (Visual Artists Association of Catalonia); Antonio Pérez Foundation in Cuenca; Sofia Imber Museum of Contemporary Art in Caracas, Venezuela; Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts in Amman, Jordan; Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain; Euro-Arab University in Granada, Spain; Cervantes Institute in Amman, Jordan; Egyptian Institute of Islamic Studies in Madrid, Spain; Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain; and Televisión Española, Foundations Josep Llorens Artigas, Cajamar ….

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2015

Collective exhibition, “The Dialogue of Fire” perteneciente a la  colección de cerámica de la Fundación Josep Llorens Artigas. Evento oficial colateral de la 56ª Bienal de Venecia en Palazzo Tiepolo Passí, en Venecia, Italia.

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Collective exhibition “Grands Feux” perteneciente a la colección de cerámica de la Fundación Josep Llorens Artigas, en la Galerie Catherine Houard, en París, France.

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2014

Solo exhibition. “Actividad sutil”. Microteatro por Dinero, “They Create Festival” Madrid, Spain.

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2013

Collective exhibition. “Lo que pintan las mujeres”. Antonio Pérez Foundation. Cuenca. Spain.

 

2011    

Solo exhibition. Cultural Center Casa de Vacas. Madrid. Spain.

 

2010    

Collective and itinerant exhibition. “Rompiendo fronteras” (Breaking borders). Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts. Minnesota, USA.

 

2009    

Collective and itinerant exhibition. “Rompiendo fronteras” (Breaking borders). Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Washington and Connecticut, USA.

 

2008    

Collective and itinerant exhibition. “Rompiendo fronteras” (Breaking borders). Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts. Arkansas and Hattiesburg, USA.

 

2007    

Solo exhibition. Works on paper. Municipal hall La Paloma, Madrid, Spain.

 

Collective and itinerant exhibition. “Rompiendo fronteras” (Breaking borders). Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts. Melbourne and Sheppartón, Australia.

 

2006    

Collective and itinerant exhibition. “Rompiendo fronteras” (Breaking borders). Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts. Orense, Spain.

 

2005    

Collective and itinerant exhibition. “Rompiendo fronteras” (Breaking borders). Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts. Museo Risorgimento Complesso del Vittoriano, Roma, Italy.

 

Collective and itinerant exhibition. “Rompiendo fronteras” (Breaking borders). Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts. Cultural center Circulo del Arte (art circle), Barcelona, Spain.

 

2003    

Collective and itinerant exhibition. “Rompiendo fronteras” (Breaking borders). Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts. Beniki Museum, Athens, Greece.

 

Collective and itinerant exhibition. “Rompiendo fronteras” (Breaking borders). Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France.

 

Collective and itinerant exhibition. “Rompiendo fronteras” (Breaking borders). Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts IVAM of Valencia, Spain.

 

Collective and itinerant exhibition. “Rompiendo fronteras” (Breaking borders). Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts Tres culturas foundation, Sevilla, Spain.

 

2002    

Collective exhibition “Artenavas 2002”, Vicente Alexandre College, Navas del Marqués, Avila, España.

           

Collective and itinerant exhibition. “Rompiendo fronteras” (Breaking borders). Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts. Rhodes. Greece.

 

2000    

Collective exhibition. Kunstöln 2000. The black box gallery. Cologne. Germany.

 

Solo exhibition of paints and ceramic. Antonio Pérez Foundation. Cuenca. Spain.

 

1999    

Solo exhibition. Colegio Oficial de Aparejadores y Arquitectos Técnicos, Málaga, Spain.

 

1998    

Solo exhibition. Arco´98. Seiquer Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

           

Collective exhibition. Spanish contemporany graphic art, National museum of modern art, Cairo, Egypt.

 

1997    

Solo exhibition. Arco´97. EEGEE-3 Gallery and Seiquer Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

 

Solo exhibition. Tráfico de Arte Gallery, León, Spain.

 

Solo exhibition. Ceuta museum, Ceuta, Spain.

 

Solo exhibition to “Medicos del mundo” (World medical). Colegio Oficial de Médicos. Madrid, Spain.

1996    

Solo exhibition. Arco´96. EEGEE-3 Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

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Collective exhibition. “Seiquer from A to Z”, en el Cultural Center at Las Rozas, Madrid. Spain.

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Collective exhibition. “SAGA”. Salón de L’ Edition d’ Art, EEGEE-3 Gallery, Paris, France.

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1995    

Collective exhibition. Arco’95. EEGEE-3 Gallery, Madrid, España.

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Collective exhibition. “SAGA”. Salón de L’ Edition d’ Art, EEGEE-3 Gallery, Paris, France.

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1994    

Solo exhibition of graphic works. Viciana Gallery, Valencia, Spain.

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Collective exhibition. “Plats d’Artistes”. Josep Llorens Artigas Foundation, Gallifa, Barcelona, Spain.

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1993    

Solo exhibition. Seiquer Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

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Collective exhibition. “III Mostra Unión Fenosa”, A Coruña, Spain.

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1992    

Solo exhibition. Instituto Cervantes, Ammán, Jordan.

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1991    

Solo exhibition. Tráfico de Arte Gallery, León, Spain.

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Solo exhibition. Sala Alta Gallery, Cuenca, Spain.

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1990    

Solo exhibition. Término Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

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1989  

Solo exhibition. Siglo XV Gallery, Segovia, Spain.

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Solo exhibition. Egyptian Cultural Center of Islamic Studies, Madrid, Spain.

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1988    

Collective exhibition. Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain.

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Solo exhibition. Sala Alta, Cuenca, Spain.