HIBA KALACHE

Lives in Beirut, Lebanon

EDUCATION

2005     MFA, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012     Alternate Worlds, The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space, Beirut, Lebanon
Under a Beautiful Sky, FFA Private Bank, with The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space, in collaboration with Nada Boulos El Assaad, Beirut, Lebanon

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014     Art Dubai, with Agial Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2013     Syri-Arts, Auction of Art from the Middle East and Beyond, the Beirut Exhibition Center, curated by Dr. Kathy Battista, Director of Contemporary Art, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, NY, Beirut, Lebanon
Journeys Through our Heritage, in collaboration with Janine Maamari and Marie Tomb, Beirut Exhibit Center, Beirut, Lebanon
Art Dubai 2013, with The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space, Dubai, UAE
Drawing Now Paris 2013, with The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space, Paris, France
2012     Watercolor Biennial 2012, Alfredo Guati Rojo National Watercolor Museum, Mexico City, Mexico
Seeing is Believing, Standard Chartered Auction, Dubai, UAE
Art Gwangju 2012, with The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space, Gwangju, South Korea
Art is the Answer!, curated by Diane Hennebert, Villa Empain, The Boghossian Foundation, Brussels, Belgium
Art Dubai 2012, with The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space, Dubai, UAE
2011     Rebirth, Beirut Exhibition Center, curated by Janine Maamari in cooperation with Daniele Giraudy, Beirut, Lebanon
In the Trenches, The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space, Beirut, Lebanon
2010     Slick Art Fair Paris, with The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space, Paris, France
Bastakiya Art Fair, with The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space, Dubai, UAE
Counting Thoughts, curated by Mayssa Fattouh, The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space, Beirut, Lebanon
Soft Sculpture, or The Ordinary Interpreted, The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space, Beirut, Lebanon
2008     Urban Jealousy, curated by Serhat Koksal and Amirali Ghasemi, Tehran Roaming International Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey; Berlin, Germany; and Belgrade, Serbia
Vital Signs, curated by Gary Sangster, Newcomb Art Gallery, Woldenberg Art Center, New Orleans
East of the West, curated by Anuradha Vikram, SomArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007     Minor Encounters, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Invadable, Cesar Chavez Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006     Some of These Things are Beautiful, site specific installation of the Arc Collective, Oakland, CA
Far West Students Art Exhibit, Center for Art and Public Life, Oakland, CA
Prologue and Epilogue, Blue Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005     Calling into the Void, curated by Nazanin Shehnasa, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
Sweet and Spicy, curated by Glen Helfand, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
While You Were Sleeping, video collaboration with Lina Boukhary, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Graduate Open Studios, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2004     Epicenter, curated by Marilyn DaSilva Tacoah Bruce Gallery, Oliver Arts Center, Oakland, CA
Graduate Open Studios, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2003     Bon Appetit: Food for Art and Art for Food, curated by Manray Hsu, Play Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA
99 Bottles, Build Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Pin Up Show, Long Pollack Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Big Little, Oakland Craft & Cultural Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
Exhibition in Motion, SNAG conference, sponsored by Velvet Da Vinci, Long Pollack Gallery, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013     Tomb, Marie, Journeys Through Our Heritage, Solidere, Beirut Exhibit Center, 2013, p.38
2012     Thiereau, Florence. "Hiba Kalache,” Agenda Culturel, Web, February, 2012.
Kolopp, Clement. L’Orient le Jour, Web, December, 2012
Stoughton, India. "Hiba Kalache’s colorful dreams of a far better world,” The Daily Star, Web, February 4, 2012
2011     Tomb, Marie, Rebirth, Lebanon XXIst Century Contemporary Art, Solidere, Beirut Exhibit Center, 2011, p.72
2009     Mikdadi, Salwa. New Vision: Arab Contemporary Art in the 21st Century, New York: Thames & Hudson, 2009, p. 180
2005     Raza, Sara. "Calling into the Void,” ArteEast, Web, October, 2005