Chaibia Tallal

Country: Morocco

Title:  Untitled

Medium: Oil on canvas

The World's Women On-Line!

Tallal was born in a suburb of Casablanca, Morocco. A self-taught painter, she was discovered by a Moroccan artist, Ahmed Cherkadh, and Pierre Gaudibert, Director of the Musée d'Art Moderne, Grenoble, France. One of her paintings was selected as the poster for the 1984 Contemporary Women's International Art Exhibition in Vitry-sur-Seine, France. Tallal's works are exhibited widely in Europe and the Arab World and are found in private and public collections worldwide.

Her selected exhibitions include: Forces of Change: Artists of the Arab World, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, 1994; Galerie d'Art Frederic Damgaard, Syria, 1991; Musée de l'Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, 1990; Neuve Invention, Collection d'Art Brut, Lausanne, Switzerland, and Swiss Institute, New York, 1990; Five Contemporary Moroccan Artists, Gallery Ana Izay, Beverly Hills, California, 1988; The African Influence Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, 1988; Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, 1988; Salon d'Automne, Grand Palais, Paris, 1986; Galerie Moulay Ismail, Rabat, Morocco, 1986; Indomptés de l'Art, Musée Granville, Besançon, France, 1986; and French Institute, Barcelona, Spain, 1985.
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