Studies in Islam lecturer Soheila Esfahani will be one of the artists featured as part of the group exhibition Human Nature at Carlton University Art Gallery in Ottawa. It will feature 14 Ontario artists who look and the state of the natural world and our impact on it. The opening of the exhibit is on Monday, April 27 from 5:00-7:30 pm, and everyone is welcome to attend. The exhibition will run until August 23, 2015.
Esfahani has also been nominated for the Jameel Prize at Victoria and Albert Museum in London, UK. The Jameel Prize is "an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition. Its aim is to explore the relationship between Islamic traditions of art, craft and design and contemporary work as part of a wider debate about Islamic culture and its role today."