Orion Shima | CV


1969  born  in Tirana, Albania

1989-1993  National Academy of Arts, Painting Department, Tirana, Albania

lives and works in Tirana, Albania


Selected Exhibitions

2020 Side by Side,Gallery’70 Contemporary art Tirana, Albania

2019 In paper&plex, Gallery’70 Contemporary art Tirana,Albania

2011  “Painting of Modern life” Onufri XVIII Edition/National Gallery of Arts, Tirana

2011  54 nd-Edition of Venice Biennale – Official Albania Pavillion

2009  “Cosi vicina,cosi lontana, Art in Albania before and after 1990”/Contemporary Art Museum in Villa Croce – Genoa, Italia

2008  “Do you know a place where the paradoxes blossom”/Onufri XV Edition/National Gallery of arts, Tirana

2008  Art&Architecture /Realities and Visions/National Gallery of Arts

2007  52 nd- Venice Biennale /Collateral Event/Galleria Contemporanea/Venice,Italy

2006  4 artists/National Gallery of Arts, Tirana

2006  “There is no place like home”/Onufri XIV/National Gallery of Arts , Tirana

2006  Artexpo/National Culture Centre/Tirana

2004  Graphics/Zero Gallery/Tirana

2003  Group show /XXI gallery

2003  Group show /Carousel de Louvre /Paris

2003  Group show /New York

2002  Zoumbulakis Gallery/Athens

2001  Mediterranea I /National Gallery of Arts/Tirana

2001   Mediterranea I /Rome

1999  “In an out”Onufri XIII Edition/National Gallery of Arts, Tirana

1999  Torino Biennale Young Artists/Mediterranea /Torino, Italy


Solo Exhibitions

2020 Hortus conclusus –FAB Gallery,Tirana, Albania

2019 Between darkness and light Gallery’70 Contemporary art Tirana, Albania

2018 Images of memories Hague, Netherland

2015 Memories of water Tardini Gallery Venezia, Italy

2014 Survival of imagesCasa Mantegna ,Mantova –Italy

2012  Counter-landscape /National Gallery of Arts, Tirana

2005  Dusk/Zero Gallery /Tirana

2002  Bireality/National Gallery of Arts, Tirana

2000  Informal sensibility /XXI Gallery/Tirana

2000  Private Gallery /Bielefeld , Germany

1999  Nostalgia /XXI Gallery/Tirana

1997  Amimony Gallery/Ioannina, Greece

1995  Abstract/National Gallery of Arts, Tirana

1994  Angels/Amimony Gallery/Ioannina, Greece