Gular Mustafa
Gular Mustafa:

Iraqi Dutch artist born in Baghdad lives and works in Canada since 2012.

Currently she is Resident artist in Living Art Center, in Mississauga Toronto.

Gular Mustafa is a visual artist, contemporary jewelry maker and object designer. She graduated from The Fine Art Academy in Baghdad and also studied art jewelry in Amsterdam.

Since 1995 her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in the Netherlands, Europe, Middle East, South America and Canada. Her work has also been published in a number of contemporary art books, magazines and newspapers.


Education

1990 - 1994 Fine Art Academy in Baghdad 
2007 – 2009 Silversmithing and metal forming, Amsterdam, Netherlands 
2011 -  Residents artist, 2 weeks in, Now Breath with professor Ruudt Peters, Ravenstein, Netherlands

Solo-Exhibition

2004 - Gallery de Kunst, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2000 - Gallery, kunst center "Catharinakapel", Harderwijk, Netherlands
1996 - Gallery, Artists Union – Amman

Group Exhibitions

2017 Craft Ontario Gallery Toronto
2017  Triple Parade project (Dialogue across You and Me to Them) GAUGUIN Gallery, Beijing
2016 Triple Parade project (Dialogue across You and Me to Them)  in TAFA Art Museum Tianjin
2016- Gallery Living art center Mississauga Toronto
2013 - Radical art project  Santiago de Chile
2011 - True Colours: New Traditional Jewellery in Museum for Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Netherlands
2010 - SIERAAD Art Fair in Amsterdam, Netherlands
2010 - New Traditional Jewellery, Netherlands
2010 - project ( I care a lot) in Gallery teresmihero, Lisbon
2010 - project ( I care a lot) in Gallery Platina, Sweden
2010 - project ( I care a lot) in Idare-Oberstein University, Germany
2009 - Modeshow 2009, Amersfoort, Netherlands 
2009 - Museum Laeden, Netherlands
2009 - Gallery Ja Ja, Amsterdam, Netherlands 
2009 – Rijk museum oudheden, Leiden, Netherlands 
2009 - Kunstvaarroute, Amersfoort, Netherlands 
2008 - Seen art Gallery, Amersfoort, Netherlands 
2008 - Word Art, Delft “Word Art Delft”, Delft, Netherlands 
2006 - Gallery “de Kliuw”, Heeze, Netherlands 
2004 - Gallery de Kunst, Rotterdam, Netherlands 
2003 - Gallery “de Kliuw” Heeze, Netherlands 
2003 - Gallery Beeldlijn, Amersfoort, Netherlands 
2002 - Groups exhibition in Museum, Den Haag, Netherlands 
2001 - Work shop "Trek in Kunst', Almere, Netherlands 
2000 - Art Project, “In tussen”, Antwerp, Belgium 

Awards

2017 Craft Ontario Gallery Toronto
2016 Triple Parade project (Dialogue across You and Me to Them)Tianjin- Chana
2011- New Traditional Jeweler, Netherlands
2011- WIK Kunst Amsterdam grants career
2010 - Project ( I care a lot) Sweden
2005- WIK Kunst Amsterdam grants career
1994 - Iraqi Creatives prize, Baghdad
1993 - Contemporary Iraqi Art prize, Baghdad

Publications

2016 Triple Parade project (Dialogue across You and Me to Them)Tianjin- Chana
2011 - Lark books 500 Rings, USA
2009 - Lark books 500 brooches, USA 
2008 - WAD word art delft book “Recycle Art”, Netherlands 
2002 - INCIA the book For ”Iraqi Contemporary art”, UK 
2000 - Book for Art Project, “In tussen”, Antwerp, Belgium