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Sardar Kestay

Artist (United States)
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About

Sardar Kestay
New York
Biography
• Born in Duhok, Kurdistan 1973
• Director of Duhok Gallery – 2009 to 2013
• Caricaturist in Waar Daily Newspaper
• Caricaturist in GEP Specialist Magazine in Caricature
• Member of Kurdistan Artist Syndicate
• Member of Kurdistan Journalist Syndicate
• Member of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)

Personal Exhibitions
• 2014: When the Body Speaks Exhibition,
Orazio Salati Gallery, NY, USA

• 2013: Exhibition at Dom Gallery, Merseburg, Germany

• 2012: Body,Grief and Rain Exhibition,
Duhok Gallery, Duhok, Kurdistan

• 2010: Famous Kurds Caricature Portraits Exhibition,
Diyarbakir, Turkey

• 2010: Famous Kurds Caricature Portraits Exhibition,
Zakho, Kurdistan

• 2009: Famous Kurds Caricature Portraits Exhibition ,
Duhok, Kurdistan

• 2006: Personal Caricature Exhibition, Sweden

• 2005: Color Paintings Exhibition, Duhok, Kurdistan

• 1998: Fifth Caricature Exhibition, Akre, Kurdistan

• 1997: Fourth Caricature Exhibition, Duhok, Kurdistan

• 1996: Third Caricature Exhibition, Duhok, Kurdistan

• 1995: Second Caricature Exhibition, Duhok, Kurdistan

• 1994: First Caricature Exhibition, Duhok, Kurdistan



Joint Exhibitions

• 2000: Participated in the International Red Cross Exhibition of
Posters, Duhok, Hewler and Suleymani, Kurdistan

• 2000: Participated in UNESCO Art Exhibition,
Hewler (Erbil), Kurdistan

• 2005: Participated in Caricature Exhibition, Egypt

• 2005 Participated in an Art Exhibition, Duhok, Kurdistan





Journal and Related Experiences
• Caricaturist in numerous Newspapers and Magazines(Waar, GEP)
• Designed book illustrations and book covers


Bibliographic

• Triple Cities Carousel by Ilana Lipowicz “Sardar Kestay makes the
body speak!”, March 2014 Issue, P21

• Doctorate Research Main Theme by Felah Shekerchy, PhD,
Dohuk, Kurdistan, 2012

• Rain of the Colors; A Reading through Artwork of Sadar Kestay
by Felah Shekerchy; Sot Al-akher Magazine, October 2012 Issue


Collections

• Duhok Gallery, Kurdistan Region
• British Consulate, Irbil, Kurdistan Region
• Duhok Governor
• Ministry of Culture, Iraq
• Hevot