Shada Safadi was born in 1982 in Majdal Shams in the occupied Syrian Golan. She finished a two-year class in painting and etching at Adham Ismail Institute in Damascus in 2003 before she joined the department of painting at Damascus University, which she graduated from with a degree in fine arts in 2005. Safadi is a founding member of Fateh Al Mudarris Center for Arts and Culture in the occupied Golan. She has participated in multiple exhibitions, including a solo exhibition at Fateh Al Mudarris Center in 2006. Her works were also part of exhibitions that took place in Damascus and Aleppo, Jerusalem, Ramallah, Birzeit, Bethlehem, Umea, and London. Recently, she participated in the Syrian Cultural Caravan, which had exhibitions in France, Germany, Norway, and Belgium.
Safadi won third place in the Young Artist of the Year award, organized by the A.M. Qattan Foundation in 2008, with her work In the Presence of the Crow. In 2014, she was also an artist-in-residence for three months at Cité internationale des arts in Paris. She currently lives and works between Majdal Shams and Ramallah.
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