“I like to use strong, sweeping, strokes of the brush, and commit to bold colors in my work.“ Shahla was born in 1956 in Iran and lived in Teheran where she studied literature and history until 1988. She spent two years at the Stockholm School of Art and also did a two-year handicraft pedagogical course Today she works as an art teacher. Shahla has had exhibitions in Sweden in May 2002, January 2004, March 2005, January 2006, March 2006 and August 2007.