Shahla Bebe is an award-winning photographer, was trained in graphic art, photography and post-production.
By 1996, photography had become Shahla’s profession and passion. Her life experiences led her to fine art photography as the best medium for artistic expression. Shahla has maintained a keen involvement all throughout in different groups and organizations dealing with political and social concerns. Most prominent of her concerns have been gender issues. She believes that the Digital Art creates unique and powerful means to speak about issues that torment or exhilarate her.
Shahla Bebe’s Digital art as well as photography has been on display in various group exhibitions in the States, Canada, and Europe.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
2015, “Down Town Los Angeles” selected to digitally display at Louvre Museum via “See Me”
2014, “Rapture”, from “Dance with Me” collection received a recognition at International visual art online exhibition
2007, “Butterfly” selected in APA (American Photographic Artists) show among of 3000 photographs in Pacific Design Center.
2006, “Ballerina” received the best of the Santa Monica Faculty/Alumni exhibition in Santa Monica Collage.
2002, “Shame” was selected for exhibit at the “photo LA” is the largest photographic fine art convention/exhibition on the west coast.
2001, “The Unknown Woman” was ranked third among works exhibited by 65 women photographer at the House of Photographic Art that was sponsored by WIPI (Women in Photography international).
2000, “Shame” was so well received that a Los Angles Times art critic opened a review of the exhibition “Veiling / Unveiling” with applause of Shahla Bebe’s art work.
2015 “ The Exposure” See Me, digital display, Louvre Museum Paris, France
2014 “ Global Art Foundation” , West Lake, CA, USA
2013 “Anti Violence” , Seyhoun Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA, USA
2012 "Give Us Your Best Shot" , OCCCA (Orange County Center for Contemporary Art). Orange County, CA, USA
2011 “ 30 Voices” Show, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2009 “Human Rights Art Show” Santa Monica, CA , USA
2008 “ Visual Art “ show Berkeley University, Berkeley, CA, USA
2007 “Global Warming” City Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2007 “Camera work” APA (advertising photographer of America) Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA, USA
2005 “Alumni Photo Show” Santa Monica Collage, Santa Monica, CA, USA
2005 “Seven Sin” Pacific Art Center, Santa Monica, CA, USA
2004 “Siva” Society of visual Artist, Sherman Oaks, CA, USA
2003 “Artists for Peace: Nudes not Nukes” Merging – one Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, USA
2002 “Persia 2002” Celebrity Center International, Hollywood, CA, USA
2002 “Women, Religion, Ideology” University of Denver, Denver, CO, USA
2002 “Photo Impact” Santa Monica Annex, Santa Monica, CA, USA
2002 “Photo l.a.” Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA, USA
2001 “Hollywood Bound” France Howard Goldwyn Library, Hollywood, CA, USA
2001 “Tea Time“ House of Photography Art, San Juan Capistrano, CA, USA
2001 “Women Art” Aula Magna, University of Stockholm, SWEDEN
2000 “Veiling/Unveiling” Eagle Rock Community Cultural Center, Eagle Rock, CA, USA
1999 “Vav Gallery” Concordia University, Montreal, CANADA
1999 “20th Annual Spring Photo Show” Art & Photography Gallery, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA, USA
1998 “Beauty” University of the District of Columbia (UDC), Washington, DC, USA
1997 “Photo Genic Studio” Hollywood, CA, USA