Mariwan Jalal

Mariwan Jalal

London, United Kingdom

About Mariwan Jalal

Mariwan Jalal was born in Kurdistan and now work and live in London. He is a mixed media artist whose work takes a critical view of social, political and cultural issues, referencing Kurdish tradition. Often confrontational, his work reproduces familiar visual and design signs, arranging them into new, conceptually layered installations.



2014 MA Printmaking University London of the Arts
2011 BA (Hons) Ceramics University London of the Arts
2005-2007 Student at City & Guilds Ceramics / 2005-200
2004-2005 National Diploma foundation Art and Design Newham College
1989 Diploma in Fine Art-Kurdistan/ Iraq

Solo Exhibitions:
2014 Park Cafe - London
2013- Iraqi Cultural Centre-London
2011- Sulamany museum- Iraq
2011- The Gallery/ Willesden Green
2009- Kurdistan, zamwa Gallery
2008- Paddington Library – London- UK
2007- Kenneth Moore Theatre hall –London- UK
2007- Picture House Greenwich – London- UK
2006-2007 Picture house–Stratford-London- UK
2006- Ilford library hall-London- UK
2004- M-art gallery –Arnhem – Holland
1995- 1998 Kurdistan

Group Exhibition:

2014 Bar Gallery-London
2014 The Camberwell College of Arts summer shows
2014 20MATRIX#2 exhibiting at The Landmark Arts Centre in Teddington-London
2014 Interim exhibition- Brixton East- London
2013 Kurdish film festival -Westbourn Studios- London
2013 BAR Gallery- London
2013- Hype‏- Chelsea College of Art London
2013- Proof- Brixton East- London
2013-Breathe-Core@Nolias Gallery-London
2013- - MATRIX#1 - Bridewell Theatre Bar Gallery- London
2011- SW1Gallery /Westminster Arts London
2011 Platforma Festival/ London
2011 The National gallery- Sulamany
2011 The Mile End Art Pavilion- London
2011 London/ GX Gallery-London
2011 Aberystwyth/ International Ceramics Festival, Arts Centre- UK
2011 London/ Camberwell College of Art
2011 London/ The Gallery-Willesden Green (Exhibition in Print2011)- London
2010 Sweden/Stockholm/Our new reality/ Workshop with children.
2010- Sweden/ Tellus Art/ art for a cause
2010- Japan/ JALA festival
2010- Sulamany/ Ceramics and Sculptures exhibition.
2010- The Biscuit Factory, Camberwell College Second Year Exhibition
2008- 2009 SW1 Gallery/London
2008- Zaal de laagte, Amstelveen, Nederland (group)
2008- SW1Gallery /Westminster Arts London (group)
2008- Exhibition at the Old Town Hall, Stratford
2007- Manchester memorial Halabja and Anfal
2005- Well-made 5 Town hall Stratford
2004- Well-made 4 Town hall Stratford
2004- Newham College
2004- London city airport
2003- Well-made3 Town hall Stratford/London
2003- Kurdish Association in London
1989 -2002more than (60) Exhibition Inside and Outside Kurdistan

2010- University Art in Sulamany
2010- Sweden/Stockholm children school.
2012- Taster session with Open Age.
2013-work as Technician art in St Mary Magdalene Academy School
Since 1995 -2014 -Writing Art articles and issue on art in many of magazines and newspapers