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Articles & Reviews

2017

  • A delegation of members from the House of Lords meets with artists and intellectuals in the studio of Sara Shamma in Damascus, Andreh Salameh, Discover Syria, Syria, 28 November
  • Baroness Cox: War could not destroy the positive spirit of the Syrians, Shaza Hammoud, SANA, Syria, 27 November
  • Sara Shamma ... traces the deep impact of horror on the body and explores the depths of the self, Zara Sida, Al Ittihad press, November
  • Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum shares artistic impressions of life in wartime, Katherine MacAlister, The Oxford Times, UK, 6 October
  • Sara Shamma my portraits are discovery of the human soul, Diana Ayyoub, Emarat Al Youm, UAE, 26 August
  • Shamma merges between magical realism and childhood, 10 paintings capture the ramifications of time in one moment, Rasha Al-Maleh, Al-Bayan, UAE, 27 April
  • Syrian Born Artist Sara Shamma Exhibits In Dubai, Edward Lucie Smith, ArtLyst, London, 22 April
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma unleashes the inner child in new exhibit, Anna Seaman, The National, UAE, 14 May
  • Sara Shamma admires children’s imagination in her exhibition “London” Majdi Bakri, Al Ahram Al Arabi, Egypt 16 April
  • Sara Shamma “London” Art Bahrein, UAE, May
  • Hidden in plain sight, Muhammad Yusuf, The Gulf Today, UAE, 25 May
  • LAST CHANCE Sara Shamma: London, Magpie, UAE, May
  • Sara Shamma, her exhibition in Dubai discovery and celebration of imagination, SANA, Damascus, Syria, 30 March
  • Art speak for peace, Al Bayan newspaper, Egypt, 25 April
  • Sara Shamma The woman is the axis of the universe, ASIA, Beirut, Lebanon, 30 March
  • Sara Shamma news, London exhibition in Dubai, and the human is always her obsession, Discover Syria, Damascus, Syria, 28 March
  • Syrian artists, Canvas magazine, UAE, Jan-Feb issue
  • Sara Shamma: The artist does not reach the state of equilibrium in his creativity, Bassam Al-Taan, Al-Sada net, 5 February

 

2016

  • Artist's works show agony of war in Syria, CNN
  • Confronting Crisis: An Interview with Syrian Artists Tammam Azzam, Sara Shamma & Kevork Mourad, Lindsey Davis, ART21 Magazine, New York, Jan/Feb issue
  • Exile paints horrors of Syrian war, Jessica King and Ryan Sheridan CNN, KITV Channel 4, February
  • PORTRAIT OF A NATION’S NIGHTMARE, Simon Tait, January
  • Painting the Suffering: Sara Shamma’s World Civil War Portraits, Charlotte Schriwer, MEI Kaleidoscope, August
  • Syrian artist, Sara Shamma, fled the war with her family to start a new life in Lebanon, Rome report TV, Rome, Italy, August
  • Showcase: Syrian Refugee Artists- Transcending borders, nationalities and beliefs, TRT World TV, 11 July
  • Sara Shamma Wrapped in sorrow, Al Bath newspaper, Damascus Syria 28 April
  • Sara Shamma, Al Yamamah Magazine, KSA
  • Sara Shamma, Anything is replaceable except life, Jasmine magazine, Damascus, Syria, issue 18
  • Syria: Art in Conflict, Brian Whitaker, Al-Bab.com, September
  • Reflections on the work of Sara Shamma, Talaat abdul Aziz, Alyamama magazine, KSA, 21 April
  • Sara Shamma: these works are inspired From the "faces of people", CNN Arabic, 26 May
  • Sara Shamma .. Between color and passion, albaathmedia.sy, 24 November

 

2015

  • Exiled Syrian artist paints portraits of a brutal war, Zain Asher, CNN, 12 May
  • A bomb almost killed my children': Meet the Syrian artist who paints terror and torment of war
  • Liz Walters, the Telegraph, 16 May
  • ‘Syrian artist hopes to show human cost of conflict in new London exhibition’ By Vanessa Thorpe, The Guardian, 19 April
  • Syrian artist exhibits 'World Civil War Portraits', Today programme, BBC radio 4, 13 May
  • Sara Shamma paint portrait of war, Euro news, May
  • Artist Sara Shamma talks about her work on This Day Live, Arize TV, 19 May
  • Sara Shamma's 'World Civil War Portraits': Painting a nation's nightmare, Simon Tait, The Independent, 19 May
  • I don’t believe that political art can change anything’: Syrian artist Sara Shamma on the role of the artist in times of war, Vittoria Bonifati, The Art Newspaper, 19 May
  • Conflict of interest, the Monocle Weekly, Monocle 24, 17 May
  • Interview with Sara Shamma, Vanessa Feltz, BBC Radio, 13 May
  • World War Civil War Portraits - Sara Shamma, Bob Chaundy, HuffPost, 14 May
  • Sara Shamma: World Civil War Portraits, The Old Truman Brewery, culture whisper, May
  • Sara Shamma, World Civil War Portrait, Lorenzo Pereira, widewalls, May
  • Sara Shamma, ‘London Go’ with Luke Blackall, London Live Channel, 15 May
  • The Syrian tragedy in Sara Shamma’s paintings, Al Jazeera (Arabic), 17 May
  • Sara Shamma, World Civil War Portrait, Al Arabiya, 12 May
  • ‘Syrian painter tells story of her country’s dead’ By Vanessa Thorpe, The Observer, 19 April
  • Bikin Lukisan Jagal, Sara Shamma Riset ke Toko Tukang Daging, Indonisia,hot.detik, May
  • Exposição da artista Sara Shamma é aberta em Londres, globoTV, Brazil, May
  • Exiled Syrian artist Sara Shamma holds art exhibit in London, UK showing horrors of war in Syria…
  • Newsivity.International, May
  • Syrian artist hopes to show human cost of conflict in new London exhibition, Levant research institute, April
  • The dead of the conflict in Syria ... Living dead in an exhibition in London, BBC Arabic, 12 May
  • Syrian artist Shamma brings civil war portraits to London, reporting by Francis Maguire; writing by Marie-Louise Gumuchian, Reuters, 12 May
  • Syrian artist Shamma brings civil war portraits to London, Life style now, 12 May
  • Exiled Syrian Artist, Sara Shamma Speaks On 'War' Exhibition, Channels TV (Nigeria), 20 May
  • Sara Shamma, World Civil War Portrait, NTD TV (China), 13th May 2015
  • Sara Shamma wants to bring the dead victims back to life, Al Shaq Al Awsat, 13 May
  • Syrian artist holds exhibition in London for paintings on civil war, Al Quds Al Arabi, 13 May
  • Sara Shamma’s paintings blend realism and symbolism, Azzaman (Arabic printed in London), 10 May
  • Artist Sara Shamma brings Syria war portraits to London, The Arab Weekly, 12 May
  • Sara Shamma brings Syria war portraits to London, Al Sharq Tribune, 13 May
  • An exhibition about the war on Syria by Sara Shamma, Kassioun, 13 May
  • (Pictures) Solo exhibition of the artist "Shamma" entitled "World Civil War Portraits" in London, arts gulf, UAE, May
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma holds exhibition in London for paintings on civil war, Sameh Al Khatib, Amira Fehmi, Reuters Arabic, 12 May
  • works highlight the horrors of the Syrian war, Al Wasat, Libya, 12 May
  • An exhibition about the "war on Syria" in London, Al Watan newspaper, 6 May
  • Syrian artist holds exhibition in London on civil war, Al Bawaba news, Egypt, 13 May
  • Sara Shamma is holding an exhibition on the tragedies of war in Syria, Al Wasat Today, Jerusalem, 13 May
  • Sara Shamma is holding an exhibition in London for paintings commemorating people caught up in the war, Ennaharonline, 13 May
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma holds exhibition in London for paintings on civil war, Future TV, May
  • Sara Shamma is holding an exhibition in London for paintings commemorating people caught up in the war, presse-algerie, 13 May
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma holds exhibition in London for paintings on civil war, Sky news, May
  • Solo exhibition by Sara Shamma entitled "World Civil War portraits" in London, Discover Syria, 3 May
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma holds exhibition in London for paintings on civil war,  Albaladonline, May
  • Syria's pain in paintings, Maydany, Egypt, 19 April
  • "War on Syria" at Sara Sharma in London, Thawra newspaper, Syria, 7 May
  • Sara Shamma .. Where the eyes of killers do not tears, Hiba Ghanem, Alarabi Aljadeed, London, 27 May
  • Les peintres syriens : une scène artistique en exil, Emile Nasr, Le Safir francophone, Lebanon, April
  • Art Over Adversity: 5 Syrian artists confronting ideologies with creativity, RACHEL HOLMES The Metropolist, December
  • Gulf Canvases: May The Brushstrokes We Take, Light the Way, Sarah Elzeini, Huffpost, August
  • How the Global Refugee Crisis Is Impacting and Influencing Artists, ROB SHARP, Artsy, November
  • Sara Shamma, la douleur pudique, rencontre judaïques fm, France, March
  • The Artists: Sara Shamma And Aowen Jin The Conversation (podcast), BBC, London, 9 March
  • Interview with Sara Shamma, Syrian TV, May
  • After the war a lot of new artists emerged especially politically-speaking. It’s a new wave and It’s good to see the diversity Sara Shamma, Harper’s Bazar Arabia, January

 

2014

  • Syrian painter ”war changed my art”, Outlook podcast, BBC, London, December
  • Diaspora, ART&LAW NEGRI-CLEMENTI STUDIO LEGALE ASSOCIATO, October
  • Sara Shamma’s Diaspora, creative artists magazine, October
  • Sara Shamma’s Diaspora, Buro 24/7, October
  • Art Sawa ‘Diaspora’, Harper’s Bazar Arabia, October
  • Sara Shamma’s ‘Diaspora’ Syrian artist shares her feelings at having to leave her native Syria, By Chanelle Tourish, TimeOut Dubai, 11 November
  • Sara Shamma’s Diaspora, by Adam Grundey, Triplew.me, December
  • The diaspora dilemma: Sara Shamma’s paintings look for hope in times of loss, Anna Seaman, The National, 16 November
  • Sara Shamma .. Lost faces tell, Diana Ayyoub, Emarat Alyoum, Dubai, 21 November
  • Sara Shamma .. Syrian pain murals, Karim Al Najjar, Newsabah newspaper, Iraq, December
  • SARA SHAMMA Syrian artists start to come through the looking glass, Autonymous Journalism, February
  • Syria : artist Sara Shamma, West Asia Review, 12 January
  • Sara Shamma to "Erem": My main goal is to provoke the "ego", Erem news, 15 January
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma won the fourth prize for painting and special appreciation at the Florence Biennale in 2013, Discover Syria, 10 February
  • SHAMMA’S DIASPORA, by Edward Lucie Smith, contemporary practices, magazine UAE, vol 16

 

2013

  • L'été syrien (6) l'art pour survivre, Ouest France, 10 August
  • Sara Shamma Shows Plight of Syrian Refugees in First London Exhibition, Blouin artinfo, 29 October
  • Sara Shamma, Q (2011), criticismism, blogging for art’s sake, 1 December
  • Artist's Statement: Sara Shamma on Syria, Lebanon and art being "bigger than wars", Culture 24, 19 November
  • The power of art to evoke the human condition, laurencneal, 29 November
  • Sara Shamma: Q -The Royal College of Art, BY TRICIA TOPPING, Luxury Topping, 4 November
  • SARA SHAMMA: Q, by Tiffany Kaba, Luxury Topping, 16 December
  • Interview with ‘Q’ artist Sara Shamma, London Calling, 17 October
  • SARA SHAMMA, Q – INTERVIEW, P PSYCHOLOGY AND COLLECTIVE MENTALITY ARTICULATED IN WHIMSICAL BRUSH STROKES, Beaver online, 15 November
  • Art: Sara Shamma's Q and Mother and Child, Paul in London, 1 December
  • Female Syrian artist in first London solo exhibition, RCA, November
  • Sara Shamma: Q -The Royal College of Art, Concert News Online, 27 October
  • Sara Shamma: Q ,Arab British Centre, London, October
  • Sara Shamma on fleeing Syria and why she paints, IdeasTap, London, 29 November
  • THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS: Syrian artist Sara Shamma in Conversation at the
  • RCA, Love Art London, November
  • Sara Shamma's participation in the annual exhibition of the Royal Society of Portraits painters in London, Discover Syria, 5 May
  • Sara Shamma at the annual exhibition of the Royal Society of Portraits painters in London, Alriyadh newspaper, 31 May
  • Monocle Radio, Aperitivo, Interview, 7 November

 

2012

  • Sara Shamma “Story of a painting”, Aws Dawood Yaqoub, Alnour newspaper, Syria, 15 February
  • Artists Donate Works to be Sold to Benefit the United Nations World Food Programme at Christie’s Dubai Sale, Al Ghad, Jordan, 26 February
  • Seven Arab artists donate their work in support of the World Food Program At Christie's International Auction in Dubai, Al Jazeera, 2 March
  • Arab artists flourishing as uprisings embolden a generation, Al Watan Daily, Kuwait, 19 January
  • Artists Donate Works to be Sold to Benefit the United Nations World Food Programme at Christie’s Dubai Sale, Al Mustaqbal online, 24 February
  • Artists Donate Works to be Sold to Benefit the United Nations World Food Programme at Christie’s Dubai Sale, Asharq Al –Awsat, 25 February
  • Artists Donate Works to be Sold to Benefit the United Nations World Food Programme at Christie’s Dubai Sale, Emarat Al Youm, 24 February
  • Joining forces: Christie’s fights world hunger, Laura Adcock, Vision.ae, April      
  • Artists Donate Works to be Sold to Benefit the United Nations World Food Programme at Christie’s Dubai Sale, Josour Magazine, 25 February
  • Sara Shamma, WFP and “Fighting Hunger”, contemporary practices, Dubai, April
  • Artists Donate Works to be Sold to Benefit the United Nations World Food Programme at Christie’s Dubai Sale, Wam Ar, 23 February
  • Sara Shamma: To leave an impact, Ibrahim Abdulmalik, Alalem newspaper, Iraq, 11 September
  • The issuance of the first issue of the magazine "Imran", 3 September
  • Sara Shamma in her murals ... Balance within the data of the surreal sense, Adib Makhzoum, Al Thawra newspaper, Syria, 2 October

 

2011

  • Damascus Opera House unveils Fighting hunger painting by Sara Shamma for the first time in an attempt to challenge the drought in northeastern Syria, Syria news, 15 March
  • Al Maleh, Baghudharian and Sara Shamma in Dar al-Assad to serve the World Food Program, Discover Syria, 15 March
  • The relationship between the painting and the hungry.. The film "The story of a painting" on the stage of the opera house, Ministry of Culture, Syria, March
  • This Is the story in Damascus Opera ... film, painting and separation.. Ten of the ten for the World Food Program!!, Baladna newspaper, Syria, 15 March
  • Damascus Opera House celebrates the launch of the Fighting Hunger painting and the presentation of an inspired film and the revival of a musical evening, Syrian Arab News Agency – S A N A, Syria, 15 March
  • The story of a painting in Damascus Opera House, Al Thawra newspaper, Syria, 11 March
  • Image and color in the world of "Shamma" and "Al Maleh" .. Opera House, Esyria.sy, 15 March
  • Sara Shamma, with her creations, is supporting the humanitarian projects of the World Food Program, Syrian Arab News Agency – S A N A, Syria, 21 February
  • The premiere of "Story of a Painting" at the Syrian Opera House, Alwatan, Syria, 12 March
  • Fighting Hunger painting, Discover Syria, 6 March
  • Artist Sara Shamma is completing a painting on fighting hunger to support the World Food Program, aksalser.net, 21 February
  • Syrians' Creativity in Service of World Food Program, Syrian Arab News Agency – S A N A, 22 Febuary
  • A story of fighting hunger painting for Sara Shamma at Dar Al Assad for Culture and Arts, JP news, 9 March
  • Sara Shamma and Nabil Maleh Painting .. The secret has not been revealed yet!!, Shamlife, 16March
  • Nabil Maleh's camera tells the tale of Sara Shamma's painting, Al Thawra newspaper, 22 March
  • Fighting Hunger painting, United Nation, March
  • Sara Shamma interview, Dunia TV, 16 January
  • Sara Shamma interview, Syrian TV, 13 January
  • Sara Shamma interview, Syrian News Channel, 22 March
  • Sara Shamma interview, Syrian TV, 15 March
  • Sara Shamma interview, Syria Drama TV, 15 March
  • Sara Shamma interview, MBC TV, 15 March
  • Sara Shamma interview, Dunia TV, 15 March
  • Sara Shamma interview, RT TV, 12 January
  • Sara Shamma interview, Damascus radio, 19 January
  • Sara Shamma interview,  AL Madina FM, radio
  • Sara Shamma interview, Version FM, radio
  • Sara Shamma interview, Syria Tomorrow, radio

 

  • His tool is the camera, and hers is the brush .. And the link between them is the point of meeting a desire to choke hunger, thenewalphabet.com, 22 March
  • Sara Shamma - Artist, WFP Celebrity Partner, WFP,World Food Programme, March
  • Story of a painting, Mariam Ghorbannejad, Forward magazine, April
  • Fighting Hunger Painting sold in Christies, Al Watan KSA, 17 April
  • Fighting Hunger Painting by Sara Shamma to support humanitarian projects, Tishreen newspaper, Syria, 22 February
  • Celebrity Partner of the World Food Programme, The task of art in fighting hunger, Woman today magazine, 11 April
  • FIGHTING FOR THE HUNGRY, PORTRAYS A SYRIAN ARTIST WHO HAS DEVOTED HER SKILLS TO HELP THE NEEDY, Muhammad Yusuf, Gulf Today, 7 April
  • Syrian artist holds an exhibition to support UN projects for Iraqi refugees, Azzaman International Newspaper, 5 January
  • Artist Shamma supports the World Food Program through an exhibition, General organization of radio and TV, Syria, 6 January
  • Syrian artist holds an exhibition to support projects (World Food Program), All4Syria, 6 January
  • “Birth” Sara Shamma solo exhibition, DayPress news, 10 January
  • Today: Sara Shamma at Art House exhibit "Birth" Discover Syria, 11 January
  • The paintings of Sara Shamma in Art House draw the feelings and emotions of women, Ministry of Culture, Syria, 12 January
  • Sara Shamma, Syrian Lebanese rebel in "birth", Jony Abbo, annahar newspaper, Lebanon, 12 January
  • Sara Shamma in Art House .. White sin .. Milk will not be drained, Rose Sleiman, Baladna newspaper, Syria, 12 January
  • A visitor takes a photograph of a work, Daily times, 13 January
  • Sara Shamma, Birth, Al Thawra newspaper, Syria, 13 January
  • Sara Shamma paints her sense of motherhood, Amer Matar, Al Hayat newspaper, Lebanon, 13 January
  • Sara Shamma: "Birth" is a rich and inspiring experience, ALWatanOnline, 15 January
  • The talk of faces and questions of faces in the "birth" Sara Shamma, Al Baath newpaper, Syria, 16 January
  • “Birth” an exhibition of artist Sara Shamma in Art House in Damascus, Cham news, 18 January
  • Sara Shamma monitors labor and body transformations, Khalil Sweleh, Al Akhbar newspaper, Lebanon, 19 January
  • Sara Shamma's New Solo Exhibition in Damascus, ArteEast January
  • Birth: Sara Shamma restores the troubled woman's soul within her, Middle East Online, 12 January
  • 'Birth' Sara Shamma in Art House: an artist who knows how to paint portrait will not depart from it!, Al Quds Al Arabi, 25 January
  • Sara Shamma exclusively on Orient Venus, I am not a model for Arab women, Orient Venus, 14 April
  • Sara Shamma in Art House, Al Nahda newspaper, Syria, 3 January
  • Sara Shamma’s paintings depict the feelings and emotions of women, Al Thawra newspaper, 13 January
  • Sara Shamma in Art House, Tishreen newspaper, Syria, 15 January
  • “Birth” A rich and inspiring experience has provided me with a lot, Al Watan newspaper, Syria, 16 January
  • In her recent exhibition Sara Shamma is self-oriented, Tishreen newspaper, 17 January
  • Why Sara succeeds, Saad Al Qassem, Al Thawra newspaper, 18 January
  • Sara Shamma is an exception to exceptional issues as well, Abdulla Abou Rashed, Annour newspaper, Syria, 19 January
  • The suicide of the skill in painting’s shock, Tishreen newspaper 23 January
  • Sara Shamma, milk agenda, Abwab newspaper, Syria, 23 January
  • Sara Shamma to Tishreen: Don’t ask me about my painting, told me about it, interview by Rem Shalati, tishreen newspaper, 30 January
  • Interview with Sara Shamma, Ahlam Alturk, Shorufat, the ministry of Culture newspaper, 31 January
  • An aesthetic celebration and cases of visual trance, Qusai Badr, Al Thawra newspaper, 2 February
  • Nudity is not a goal and maternal milk dominates my life and my work, Omar Alsheikh, Annahar newspaper, Lebanon, 2 March
  • Music inspires me more than plastic artists, Alwatan newspaper, Oman, January
  • The Samawi collection, Selection magazine, May
  • I do not think that man can love others if he does not love himself first, Dareen Saleh, Alwatan KSA, 25 April
  • Her Amir is her most beautiful paintings, Rasha Ali, Gala magazine, May
  • The prize-holder carries childlike ideas, Aws Dawood Yaaqoub, Dubai Cultural magazine, UAE, May
  • Soul captured, Carol Farah, Happyning magazine, Syria, January
  • Women in the arts from artists"s models to artists, Nada Odeh, travel Syria magazine, March
  • Some may consider me narcissistic Sara Shamma for Baladna, Rose Sleiman, Ahmad Tinawi, Baladna newspaper, Syria, 10 March
  • Sara Shamma interview with Sabaya magazine, 1 January
  • Sara Shamma the faculty of Fine Arts does not even teach the principles of drawing, Jouhayna magazine, March
  • Interview in Sveriges Radio, Sweden's national publicly funded radio
  • Sara Shamma stories and faces, Alaan Arabic TV, Dubai, March
  • Sara Shamma dialogue, Nahed Ereksousi, Syrian TV, 3 February
  • Hassan Mawazini talk to Sara Shamma, Syrian TV, January

 

2010

  • Syrian art scene between Tahranism and the logic of the market, Khalil Sweleh, Al-Akhbar newspaper, Lebanon, 13 July
  • Syrian painter Sara Shamma (R) and World Food Programme (WFP) …, Reuters, 6 December
  • Artist Sara Shamma, celebrity partner of the World Food Programme, Syria more, 6 December
  • WFP chooses Syrian artist Sara Shamma to support Iraqi refugees, D press, 6 December
  • The World Food Programme collaborate with Sara Shamma, Syrian news agency, SANA, 6 December
  • WFP is promoting its activities in Syria, and Iraqi refugees are dissatisfied, Alwatan newspaper, 7 December
  • The Minister of Culture: Sara Shamma is one of the most important Syria artists, Syria news, 17 March
  • WFP is holding joint support projects with artist Sara Shamma, Baladna newspaper, 7 December
  • The proceeds of "Shamma" exhibitions for the Iraqi refugee, AlBaath newspaper, 7 December
  • Syrian Artist Sara Shamma Chosen to Introduce WFP Activities in Syria, Syrian news agency, SANA, 7 December
  • Sara Shamma’s Pregnant Man at Nord Art Show, Happynings magazine, August
  • Syrian Artist Sara Shamma Chosen to Introduce WFP Activities in Syria, FANA, Federation of Arab News Agencies, 7 December
  • World Food programme "Syrian artist Sara Shamma is chosen as celebrity partner, JP news, 7 December
  • World food programme Selection of the Syrian artist Sara for the displaced Iraqis, Alwakad KSA, 7 December
  • Painter Sara Shamma during the distributing aid to Iraqi refugees in Syria, Al Quds, 7 December
  • World Food Programme chooses a Syrian artist celebrity partner, AlJarida newspaper, Kuwait, 7 December
  • Sara Shamma is participating in the World Food Programme, Arabstoday, 7 December
  • Artist Sara Shamma at the World Food Programme, AlTawra newspaper, 9 December
  • Artist Sara Shamma is a celebrity partner of the World Food Programme, Tishreen newspaper, 9 December
  • Hunger painting for fighting hunger, Souriana magazine, 9 December
  • The World Food Program (WFP) selects Sara Shamma as its partner in introducing the program's activities and work, Discover Syria, 7 December
  • Sara Shamma is participating in an international exhibition in Germany, Discover Syria, 30 May
  • Oil paintings by artist Sara Shamma in Germany, Thenewalphabet
  • There is no meaning behind any color or smell or taste in my paintings, Art has acquired the meaning of non-meaning, And to understand meaninglessness is far more important than to understand the meaning, Dareen Sleteen, Black and white magazine, Syria 2 November
  • painting between the picture and its shadow, Sara Shamma in Art House, Ammar Hasan, Al-Binaa newspaper, 20 November
  • Sara Shamma international artist her weapon is her unique talent, Omar Al-Sheikh, Al-Binaa newspaper, 20 November
  • Sara Shamma, la parole des couleurs, Farid Najah, Afiavi magazine, 10 June
  • Sara Shamma’s wedding: Sara Shamma and Mounzer Nazha, cooler and stranger than fiction, Sabaya magazine, Syria, June
  • I don’t understand art, by Sara Shamma, Sabaya magazine, Damascus
  • Artiat Sara Shamma, a unique personal experience, Abdalla Abou Rashed, Al-Ousbou Al-Adabi newspaper, Syria, 14 August
  • Artist Sara Shamma, my expected baby is to grant new form of childhood in my upcoming paintings
  • Sara Shamma, I am interested in state more than subjects, Interviewed by Ahmad Al-Ghmari, shoun Thaqafiah, Libya, October
  • Discovering Life in Painting, Sara Shamma, The Middle East Institute, Washington, DC, July
  • Figuring it out, Syrian artist who want to paint through to the essence of things, Muhammad Yusuf, The Gulf Today newspaper, UAE, 12 August
  • Sara Shamma, everything around me is a source of inspiration, waiting for her new child, Rania Zakari, Marie Claire Magazine
  • Sara Shamma, we are who we want to be, Le monde diplomatique, 3 August
  • Sara Shamma

 

2009

  • Jabla Cultural Festival in its fifth year, special celebration of painting, Discover Syria,
  • Poor art scene and independent initiatives, Khalil Sweleh, Al-Akhbar newspaper, Lebanon, 30 December
  • Arabi, Qasim, Dahoul, Jaafari, Shamma, Hreib and Ali talk about the disappearance of the nude model in Syria, Rashed Issa, Al-Safir newspaper, 23 February
  • Sara Shamma: I don’t believe in all the art academy, it is a big lie, Ali Al-Aed, Al-Watan newspaper KSA, 22 April
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma criticize criticism, Mouhammad moutassem, Al-Arab, London, 20 May
  • Sara Shamma in Kuwait, Bazaar magazine, Kuwait
  • Sara Shamma recreates the world endlessly with joy, Al-Nahar newspaper, Lebanon, 6 November
  • Sara Shamma exhibit in Istanbul and Kuwait, Al-Akhbar newspaper, Lebanon, 29 November
  • The painting as gold, diamonds, pearls and wood!, Discover Syria
  • 2 exhibition for Syrian artist Sara Shamma in Istanbul and Kuwait next month, SANA, Syria, 16 November
  • The opening of the jewelry exhibition with unprecedented public interest, Discover Syria
  • Booming Syrian art scene, krachtvancultuur.n, June
  • Sara Shamma: I loved to paint myself as a child, Rashed Issa, Al-Safir newspaper, Lebanon, 24 January
  • Sara Shamma: I refused to teach at the Faculty of fine Arts in Damascus because I do not like it, I admit I am narcissistic, interviewed by Ziad Ali Darweesh, Souriana magazine, Syria, 8 March
  • Sara Shamma, Distributed between feeling and colors, Creativity is life and renewal, and I do not reject death or fear it, Tishreen newspaper, Syria, 15 March
  • Sara Shamma super lady opens her heart, Sabaya magazine, Syria, 1 May
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma, Labeling artists will kill the art, Mohammad moutassem, Al-Arab newspaper, Qatar, 20 May
  • Interview with Sara Shamma, Mouhammad Moutasem, Al-Quds Al-Arabi, London, 6 July
  • Sara Shamma think that loving ourselves is a way of understanding the universe, Al-Quds Al-Arabi, 6 July
  • Bir Suriyeli ressam var iclerinde.. Sara Shamma!.. bir resimleri var.. Vay vay vay!.. Hinkal Uluk, Sabah Sayfa, turkey, 5 December
  • Sara Shamma, my paintings are reflection to my sense, and to my feeling toward others, loving myself is knowing myself, Mouhammad Moutassem, Al-Kalima magazine, Morocco, 7 June
  • Sara Shamma: I need 10 children to satisfy my motherhood feeling, Yasmeen Al-Mounajjed, Gala magazine, Syria
  • Sara Shamma, I am with the winds of change even if it came in the form of a storm, Bandar Abdul Hamid, Almaraa Alyaum, UAE, 17 September
  • Syrian artists in demand in Istanbul, Baladna English newspaper, Syria, 23 December
  • Sara Shamma from Istanbul to Kuwait, Abwab newspaper, Syria, 22 November
  • Sara Shamma, An artistic figure open to innovation and surprising, Abdalla Abou Rashed, Annour newspaper, Syria, 18 November
  • Painting is a state of meditation and connection with my inner self, Sara Shamma, interviewed by Roua Risheh, Mounzer inspires me, By Roua Rishe, Moda magazine, Syria
  • 5th art literary competition, Sara Shamma, second place in painting, an artist living fully in the moment, music instigates and inspires me while working, Rekha Ohal, Sculptural persuit magazine, vol 8 spring
  • I aim to the unknown in painting, I do not want to know the limits of my painting, SANA, 20 August
  • Sara Shamma darvishes in Art House, Mouhannad Ghanam, Al-Azminah magazine, Syria
  • Sara Shamma, spiritual music, dance and smoke, Ammar Hasan, Discover Syria, 21 March
  • Shining Woman from Syria – Sara Shamma (1975), Syrian Professional Women’s Society, UK, March

 

2008

  • One with the universe through my art, by Sara Shamma, International Artist magazine, Feb/March
  • Sara Shamma, I was inspired by Rembrandt, and the way he worked with light and color, I do not try to guide the mind of the viewer, Abd Al-Karim Al-Afnan, Al Majala Cultural, Al-Jazirah newspaper, 2 June
  • Surpassed 38 participants from around the world in Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize in Australia, Syrian artist Sara Shamma first prize in painting, Hisham Adra, Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper, London, 3 October
  • Sara Shamma won the First Prize in Painting, Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize in Australia, 90% from the history of art does not affect me, Rashed Issa, Al-Safir newspaper, Lebanon, 9 August
  • The pregnant man, Sara Shamma left her old innocence, Khalil Sweleh, Al-Akhbar newspaper, Lebanon, 5 November
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma, the first in Australia, Ahmad Al-Ghmari, Oya newspaper, Libya, 10 August
  • Face paintings as portraits of the soul, Fatma Salem, Gulf news, 20 November
  • Nude in art, Abbas Youssef, Al-Waqt newspaper, Bahrein, 2 December
  • Interview with Sara Shamma, Al-Hurra TV, Lebanon, December
  • For me painting is like dreaming: you enjoy it while you are sleeping. It is only after you wake up that you realize its meaning- Artist Sara Shamma painting whats inside, Nadia Muhanna, Syria today magazine, 8 December
  • The most expensive men in the Syrian art auction, Syrian days, 5 June
  • Sara Shamma, peinture a l’heure Syrienne, Christian Rol, Cigale Mag, Paris, N 18
  • Contemporary Syrian Art Exhibition in Doha, A musical evening for the Zirklis, Arnaout and the Dabbous, after the opening, Discover Syria
  • The spirits of Sara Shamma in Art House Damascus, E Syria, 13 October
  • Artist Sara Shamma, Entrance to build a new painting, Samer Ismaiil, Al-Binaa newspaper, Syria, 14 January
  • Golden prize for Sara Shamma in an Australian exhibition, Baladna newspaper, Syria, 9 August
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma and the international art awards, Abdalla Abou Rashed, Annour newapaper, Syria, 6 August
  • Sara Shamma, Realism and Surrealism and awards, Adib Makhzoum, Al-Thawra newspaper, Syria, 14 August
  • Sara 1978, beginning of a Syrian renaissance, Tamador Ibrahim, Al-Ousbou Al-Adabi, Syria, 6 December
  • Australian golden art award to Sara Shamma, Bashar Al-Faouri, SANA, Syria
  • International award to the Syrian artist Sara Shamma, SANA 9 August
  • Sara Shamma, Every day is more creative than before, Al-Azmena magazine,Syria
  • Sara Shamma in knowledge village, Dubai, Al-Bayan newspaper, 14 November
  • Many hues of Syrian art exhibition, The peninsula, Qatar,  25 October
  • Sara 1978 solo show for Shamma, Qousai Bader, Al-Thawra newspaper, Syria, 24 October
  • Sara Shamma in Art House, High technique and tenderness matriarchal does not exclude anyone, Rana Zeid, Baladna newspaper, Syria, 23 October
  • Sara Shammas paintings in At House, strong strange technique, and the subjects diversity, Abdulla Abou Rashed, Annour newspaper, Syria, 15 October
  • Innocent childhood burdened with dream and idea, Raman Al Rashi, Al-Watan newspaper, Syria, 16 October
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma won an Australian award, A-Quds, Palestine, 17 October
  • Damas-Paris Regard Croisee, European and Arabic experiences, Asaad Arabi, Al-Hayat newspaper, Lebanon, 30 December
  • Rhino is as good man is about to extinction, Al-Awan daily newspaper, Kuwait, 17 November
  • Sara Shamma: The man is a beautiful creaturemore simple then the  woman, Ward Salman, Day Press, Syria, 25 October
  • The minister of Culture opens the Syrian contemporary art exhibition, Al-Raya newspaper, Qatar, 25 October
  • Sara Shamm exhibition in Dubai, Al-Ittihad, UAE, 9 November
  • Sara Shamma in knowledge village, Al-Bayan newspaper, UAE, 14 November
  • Sara Shamma with a golden Australian prize, Hisham Adra, Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper, 3, October
  • Sara Shamma: My paintings does not symbolized anything, Shouroufat newspaper, the Ministry of Culture Damascus, 10 November

 

2007

  • Les artistes peintres syriens et la politique, Hassan Abbasm, ITINÉRAIRES ESTHÉTIQUES ET SCÈNES CULTURELLES AU PROCHE-ORIENT, Nicolas Puig and Franck Mermier, Presses de l’Ifpo, Lebanon
  • Her violent narration with color maintains the poetic soul that carries one’s sight through quick harmonious color-sentences into infatuation, Khalil Sweleh, Al Akhbar newspaper, Lebanon, 20 March
  • Sheikha Mozah visited the Damascus University Conference Center and Masar project and Sara Shamma exhibition, Qatar TV, 27 March
  • A Diva of painting capable of creation and stunning the viewer, Abdallah Abou Rashed, Al Nour newspaper, Syria, 14 March
  • A hand movement that tells the history of a human being… Sara is a Surrealist, an Expressionist and a Symbolist, Hisham Adra, Al Sharq Al Awsat newspaper, Lebanon, 23 March
  • The Faculty of Fine Arts obstructs the development of plastic art in Syria, Syria news, Syria, 28 March
  • Because Reality is so valuable to her, Abstract art mean nothing, most Syrian Artists have more feeling than technique, Rashed Issa, Al-Safir newspaper, Lebanon, 4 April
  • Sara Shamma: I paint every day and every painting is a new experience for me, Al-Riwaq magazine, 1 March
  • I paint my true inner states of being… Basima Hamed, Jamila Magazine, Qatar, UAE, June
  • Sara Shamma solo exhibition in Art House, a great artistic festival in honor of the artist and the place, Ghazi Ana, Al-Riwaq magazine, Syria, 17 June
  • An exhibition of Syrian art has taken Washington DC by storm, rites Ahmad Salkini, Syria today, July
  • Loving oneself is necessary for understanding and loving others, Raman Al Rashi, Al Watan newspaper, Syria, 19 February
  • Sara Shamma to Al-Riwaq: I paint man and his changing features, Interview by Alaa Al-Jammal, Al-Riwaq Magazine, Syria, 26 August
  • Her artistic talent has strong impact on the memory of the ordinary viewer and the critic, Saad Al Qassem, Founoun Magazine, Syria, March
  • Paintings like mirrors that fill you with amazement, Azzaman newspaper, Iraq, April 
  • Sara Shamma attains Nirvana and find unity with the Absolute.. Ministry of Culture, Syria, 5 April
  • The internal music forms the paintings of Sara Shamma, Middle East Online, 21 March
  • Sara Shamma is a genius that transcends universality, ANA news, Romania, 21 March
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma, her astonishing paintings are like mirrors, Azzaman International newspaper, 29 March
  • Sara Shamma in her new solo show, a lull in the whirlpools of life, Raman Al Rashi, Al Watan newspaper, Syria, 19 March
  • Sara Shamma is the sniper of the floating moments, Ali Alkurdi, Al Hadaf Magazine, 22 Palestine, April
  • Realistic Alphabets to construct the Dramatic event, accurate details with little on no ornament, Habib Al Rai, Founoun Magazine, Syria, 26 April
  • Sara Shamma on Sara Shamma Her inspiration is drawn largely from music. Amongst genres most favored include blues and hard rock, extending to the music and words of Bob Dylan, She speaks most passionately though on Sufi music.. Fatina Al Sayyed mirrors Sara’s views on the works when she says that each time she looks at one of Sara’s painting she sees something new, and she asks herself, is it me that is discovering the painting, or the painting discovering me? Simon Balsom, The Daily Star, Kuwait, 12/13 May
  • Sara Shamma, the reality within, Heba Fadel, Bazaar magazine, Kuwait
  • One of the Arab world’s rare artistic sensation will be visiting Kuwait between 12 and the 19th of May, Heba Fadel, Bazar Magazine, Kuwait, May
  • Sara Shamma brings music to Kuwait, Mohammad Shaaban, Al Qabas newspaper, Kuwait, 15 May
  • Sara exhibits 18 portraits inspired by music in Kuwait, Hsein Mousalli, Al Madina newspaper, KSA, 16 May
  • Under the patronage of Sheikha Dr. Rasha Al-Sabah, under Secretary at the Ministry of Higher Education, and sponsored by MTC, The Daily Star and The Athletes Foot, Ms. Fatina Al-Sayed is proud to announce the latest exhibition by renowed Syrian Artist Sara Shamma entitled, Music, Al-Ray newspaper, Kuwait, May
  • Sara Shamma observes the dream in a glamorous, glamorous look, Al-Ray newspaper, Kuwait
  • Exhibition of Syrian artists in Washington, Syria news, 6 July
  • Humble and confidence, Sara Shamma, Syria’s number one among young artists speak to FW, Shareen Al-Dakkak, Forward magazine, Syria, August
  • Sara has made 50 portraits of Bob Dylan.. Some visitors of her exhibitions were in tears being moved by the power of feeling in her paintings, Al Doustour newspaper, Jordan, 7 May
  • Sara (the fourth) on the world showing her work in Kuwait, Al-Madina newspaper KSA, 16 May
  • Sara Shamma brings “music” to Kuwait, Alarab online, 15 May
  • Sara Shamma, today star, Baladna newspaper, Syria, 20 December
  • Like Donatello among monsters, long years ago, in This phrase, I titled an article in the newspaper Al Thawra for an exhibition of the young artist Sara Shamma, Saad Al-Qassem, Founoun magazine, Syria, 29 March
  • In a new exhibition and a new art gallery, Sara Shamma: the painter and the subject, Mahmoud Shaheen, Tishreen newspaper, Syria, 8 Mach
  • Sara Shamma, Reveal the hidden, Manha Al-Batrawi, Al-Bait magazine, Egypt, November
  • Syrian female artists, Al-Thawra Cultural, Syria, 14 August
  • The Reality is richer than our imagination, artist Sara Shamma, interview by Amina Abbas, Al-Baath newspaper, Syria, 19 August
  • Painter Sara Shamma, a portrait of a Syrian woman, The Mideast Forum, 29 October

 

2006

  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma, I have exhibited locally and internationally, Only Iraq remains, Al-Riyyad newspaper KSA, 22 January
  • International artist Sara Shamma, I give little attention to criticism…The works of art no longer amaze me, except when I get the chance to glimpse the oneness of the artist and his paintings, Hani Nadim, Shabab Al Youm Magazine, UAE, 1, August
  • The Syrian art scene today is the memory of myth and utopia of experimentation, Ayman Ghazali, Al-Thawra Cultural newspaper, Syria, 31 January
  • Her Paintings are deep inner revelations without any fixed thoughtful background, They either delight your sight or stimulate your self insight, Alaa Rashidi, Founoun newspaper, Kuwait, September  
  • Her near-perfect craftsmanship enable her to paint realistic portraits without falling in the trap of copying reality.. It’s the absolute power of being able to face life humanity and the universe while painting herself from her image in a mirror, Faisal Khartash, Tishreen newspaper, Syria, 3 October 
  • The artist who reaches for mysticism make opaque bodies transparent, A moment in the life of a human being , Adnan Farzat, Al-Qabas, Kuwait, 4 June
  • Sara Shamma wants to reach the global early, Middle East Online, 8 December
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma: I paint myself in all situations without fear or ambiguity, Basima Hamed, Jamila magazine, Qatar

 

2005

  • Women art exhibition, Sharjah provides bridges between cultures, Rana Rafaat, Al-Khaleej Cultural newspaper, UAE, 31 January
  • 24 female artists discuss the effect of war in their art, Mirvat Al-Khatib, Al-Khaleej Cultural newspaper, UAE, 30 January
  • The third international exhibition “Women and Art” in Sharjah, Zahrat Al-Khalij magazine, UAE, 5 march
  • Sara Shamma paint the soul and her paintings are lively, Karim Shukr, 9 February
  • Sara Shamma, Syrian artist, I don’t want the viewer to understand my work, Hisham Adra, Afaq newspaper, Syria, 12 March
  • Artist Sara Shamma is the first Arab artist who got the international painting prize in London, Al-Maared magazine May/June
  • In the new Syrian cultural scene, female Creators are more serious than male creators, Al-Momayazoun magazine, August
  • The first Arab to obtain the International Portrait Award, (I forward my paintings to the whole world not only to Syria) Mouhannad Ghanam, Azminah Magazine, Syria, October
  • Sara Shamma participate in International Painting Prize of the Castellon County Council, Tishreen newspaper, Syria, 27 November
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma: there is no art without freedom, Thanaa Abdul Azim, Zahrat Al Khaleej, UAE, 12 March
  • Syrian artist participate in an international exhibiton in Spain, moheet.com, 26 November
  • In Dubai: Damascus is a civilization and creativity, Champress, 15 November
  • The annual exhibition for Syrian artists, Ghada Al-Ahmad, Al-ousbou Al-Adabi newspaper, Syria, 24 December
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma in an exhibition in Spain, Hisham Adra, Al-Sharq Al-Awsat, London, 15 December
  • Sara Shamma, Syrian Media Center, London, July

 

2004

  • Face value, artists shortlisted for portrait award, The Guardian, UK, 21 April
  • A portrait of the slow artist as a dedicated family man, The Times, UK, 21 April
  • Portrait award shortlist on show, BBC 17 June
  • In Pictures: BP Portrait Award, BBC news, 22 June
  • Unshowy' picture takes portrait prize, The Guardian, 22 June
  • Artist Fergus in Frame for 25000 prize, Exeter express & Echo, 23 April
  • Who is at fault, the artists or judges? Brian Swell, Evening Standard, 18 June
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma won the 4th prize at the National Portrait Gallery in London, Al-Quds newspaper, London, 24 June
  • Some described her as an artistic hurricane , Sara Shamma, one eye is enough to give the face its expression, Fatima Shaaban, Al-Ittihad newspaper, UAE, 1 February
  • Sara Shamma exhibits in Kuwait, Tishreen newspaper, Syria, 3 April
  • Sara Shamma shortlisted for a British prize, Al-Thawra newspaper, Syria, 23 April
  • Sara Shamma At the top of the international scale of fame, Muhannad Ghanam, Tishreen newspaper, Syria, 3 May
  • Sara Shamma at The National Portrait Gallery in London, Ghazi Ana, Al-Thawra Cultural newspaper, Syria, 13 May
  • Sara Shamma Syrian artist goes international from the BP Portrait Award in London, Shaza Firzly, Al-Hayat newspaper, Lebanon, 11 May
  • Sara’s Gaze, Emma Staples, Bazaar magazine, Kuwait
  • In her solo exhibition in Kuwait Sara Shamma painted the faces with their most subtle details, Al-Ray Al-Aam newspaper, Kuwait, 7 July
  • Sara Shamma participate in the National portrait Gallery competition in London, Al-Warda magazine, Syria, June
  • Sara Shamma: Music touches human subconscious through the ear and painting do the same through the eye, nisreen shihabi, Creative engineering magazine, Syria,
  • 4th prize for the Syrian artist Sara Shamma at the BP Portrait award in London, Tishreen newspaper, Syria, 1 August
  • Sara Shmma the 4th at the National Portrait Gallery exhibition in London, Hisham Adra, Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper, Lebanon, 28 August
  • Sara Shamma On The Road To Globalism, Abdallah Abou Rashed, Albalad newspaper, Lebanon, 7 September
  • Sara Shamma in Aleppo, Al-Baath newspaper, Syria, 18 November
  • Sara Shamma exhibition in Aleppo, Al-Thawra newspaper, Syria, 18 November
  • Sara Shamma in Aleppo today, Tishreen newspsper, Syria, 21 November
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma in Kalemaat art Gallery in Aleppo, Al-Jamaheer newspaper, Syria, 19 November
  • Neutralised Disclosure: Deflecting the Gaze in Contemporary Syrian Art, Mysoon Rizk, n.paradoxa, international feminist art journal, vol 14, July
  • Sara Shamma’s fourth prize at the BP Portrait Award in London, the quiet transition from local to global, Al-Wardeh magazine, Syria, July/August
  • The only Arabic artist who accepted in a London Portraits Competition and won a prize, Sara Shamma: I care about the feeling first then the form and color, Ahmad Bazzoun, Al-Safir newspaper, Lebanon, 11 January
  • Free movement on visual space, Sara Shamma an Idol, Ahmad Al-Ali, Al-Jamaheer newspaper, Syria, 26 November
  • Sara Shamma at Kalemaat art Gallery, mirrors of the soul and the body, Faysal Khartash, Al-Wardeh magazine, Syria, January/February
  • Young artist Sara Shamma begins its first steps in the path of global proliferation, Razan Toumani, Shabablek magazine, Syria
  • Neither me nor my paintings will stop the war
  • Sara Shamma, an explosive phenomenon, What’s out magazine, Syria
  • Kaleemat art gallery, Sara Shamma A new artistic phenomenon, Al-Thawra cultural newspaper, Syria, 8 July

 

2003

  • Sara Shamma, Understanding and feeling the painting is a special cultural taste, Ayman Ghazali, Al-Thawra Cultural newspaper, Syria, 12 January
  • From Sara Shamma’s paintings, Al-Thawra Cultural newspaper, Syria, 19 January
  • Women and war, artist Sara Shamma, Al-Baath newspaper, Syria, 19 January
  • Artist Sara shamma, Eye staring over the Island of the Body, Rabiaa Kurbaj, Al-Thawra newspaper, Syria, 18 April
  • Artist and exhibition, Sara Shamma, Syria News newspaper, Syria, 27 May
  • Opeens Kwamen er Arabische woorden op het doek, Door Inge Dekker, newspaper, Holland, 15 May
  • Artist Sara Shamma: I paint myself because I like myself, Samar Tarraf, Sayidaty magazine UAE, Lebanon, 30 August
  • Artist Sara Shamma: Human body is highly inspiring… and every muscle has its our expression, Razan Toumany, Al-Manara magazine, UAE, August
  • Sara Shamma’s dervishes for the Festival of Montreal, Rania Mardini, Al-Baath newspaper, Syria, 27 January

 

2002

  • Sara Shamma: I enter deep down myself and find the source of creativity, Al-Ousbou Al Arabi magazine, Lebanon, 22 April
  • Le Bleu De Klein, biennale méditerranéenne des arts de tunis, Bady B. Naceur, La Presse de Tunisie, Tunisia
  • A female world, fertile and amazing in the paintings of Sara Shamma, Al Seyassah newspaper, Kuwait, 11 July
  • The world of the female is clearly visible from the paintings of Sara Shamma, Marwan Almaqdessi, Reuters 9 July
  • Sara Shamma shakes the shyness of the masculine society, Asaad Arabi, Zawaya magazine, August
  • Artist Sara Shamma, everything I want to say is existed in my paintings, Mahmoud Shaheen, Tishreen newspaper, Syria, 16 September
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma: Our Arab society is masculine and this is why an female artist rarely stands out, Imad Sara, The Majalla magazine, London, 7 September
  • Sara Shamma interview, Oussama Alawi, Mohannad Orabi, Kelmetna magazine, Syria
  • Sara Shamma’s fourth solo exhibition, Al Thawra Cultural newspaper, Syria, 13 October
  • Sara Shamma, Contemporary transparency, Tishreen newspaper, Syria, 13 October
  • Sara Shamma, My face expresses all women, Rima alzghayer, Alanwar newspaper, Lebanon, 14 October
  • Creativity in painting.. Sara Shamma, Addiyar newspaper, Lebanon, 21 October
  • Sara Shamma, self portrait, Al Kifah Al Arabi, Lebanon, 21 October
  • The artist and her deep mirror, Sara Shamma, Al- Mustaqbal newspaper, Lebanon, 21 October
  • Solo exhibition for artist Sara in Damascus, Ad-Dustour newspaper, Jordan, 22 October
  • Sara.. the painter of herself, Al-Qabas newspaper, Kuwait, 21 October
  • Sara Shamma in her solo exhibition.. fertile eyes through we see, Wael Shaabo, 2 November
  • Sara Shamma in Naseer Shoura gallery, harvests different strange forbidden fruits, Issam Darweesh, Tishreen Weekly magazine, Syria, 11 November
  • Artist Sara Shamma, Surrealistic imagination and conversational relations, Adib Makhzoum, Al-Baath newspaper, Syria, 27 November
  • Sara Shamma exhibition, the cold violence, Hassan Abbas

 

2001

  • Women and war, an important second step for the ICRC, AlNour newspaper, Syria, 8 July
  • “Women and war” exhibition in Arab tour: the woman – the painter takes her face mask violently, Paintings for Syrian artist Sara Shamma, Asaad Arabi, Al-Hayat newspaper, Lebanon, 11 September
  • An exhibition of modern Syrian artists at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, the british council, June
  • Syrian artist Sara Shamma, The most dominant case on me is the one that I do not know, Houssam Aldeen Muhammad, Al Quds newspaper, London, 7 September
  • Sara Shamma, Man is my most important visual reference, This is why scarcity of female Syrian artists, Intisar Mansour, Laha magazine, UAE
  • What did the wars of the world do with women? Al Hayat newspaper, Lebanon, 6 July
  • Women and war, Al-Baath newspaper, Syria, 28 June
  • Analyzing Sara Shamma’s painting, Ibrahim Alhameed, Tishreen Cultural magazine, Syria 24 July
  • On the occasion of receiving the golden medal of the Lattakia Biennial, Sara Shamma it is a big responsibility and It involves great encouragement, Issam Darweesh, Tishreen Cultural magazine, 28 August
  • When an artist cares about his work he respects those who watch this work, Qusay Bader, Althawra newspaper, Syria, 14 Novemner
  • Search in Sufism for man’s beauty, Sara Shamma, Syria times newspaper, 25 October
  • Sara Shamma the steel like astonishment of a face tearing its feminine mask, Sara Shamma is an explosive phenomenon... A volcano blowing its lava after long congestion in a deaf valley, Asaad Arabi, Al Wasat, 5 November
  • Sara Shamma the steel like astonishment of a face tearing its feminine mask, Asaad Arabi, Al-Hayat newspaper, Lebanon, 5 November
  • The first prize in painting in Lattakia biennale for Sara Shamma Appropriately deserved, A voice coming from the east and clearly audible amid the noise, Ghazi Ana, Al-Nour newspaper, Syria, 30 January
  • Artist Sara Shamma, If I was skilled to talk I would not have painted, Mahmoud Shaheen, Al-Bayan Cultural, UAE, 27 May

 

2000

  • 1999 exhibitions, Nidal AlShaab newspaper, Syria, 13 January
  • Young Syrian artist Sara Shamma, Deep expressionism and bold themes, Mahmoud Shaheen, Tishreen weekly newspaper, Syria, 17 April
  • Sara Shamma, A distorted self-shaping, Wafaa Sbeih, AlBaath newspaper, Syria
  • Artist Sara Shamma… Identify with color and theme, Nidal AlShaab newspaper, Syria, 27 January
  • Sara Shamma in her second solo exhibition, Experimentation is still her obsession and the result is accuracy and astonishment, Al-Thawra cultural, Syria, Saad AlQassem, 13 February
  • Paintings with frustrating feelings and puzzling questions, Sara Shamma in her second solo show, Human states and different reactions, with ambiguity and mysteriousness, sadness and other things except joy, Ghazi Ana, Founoun magazine, Syria, 3 August
  • She is her own subject… I would not have painted if I could say, Mahmoud Shaheen, Anazahra magazine, UAE, 8 July
  • The Spanish Cultura Center in Damascus, “Think with your hand” prizes, Rima AlZaghir, Al-Anwar newspaper, Lebanon, 14 May
  • Servantes institute distribute “Think with your hand” prizes, Al-Thawra newspaper, Syria, 23 December
  • 4 experiences in Syrian art, Ahlam Al-Turk, Palestine voice, No 392 September

 

1999

  • Sara Shamma at the French Cultural Center, Al Thawra newspaper, 5 January
  • Sara Shamma’s paintings at the French Cultural Center, Tishreen newspaper, 6 January
  • Adham Ismaiil art center, Syria news newspaper, 24 July
  • Sara Shamma artist, Strong beginning and stoning paintings, Gazi Ana, Tishreen weekly newspaper, 22 February
  • Sara Shamma in her first exhibition, as Donatello between monsters, Saad AlQassem, 12 January
  • Sara Shamma at the French Cultural Center, to a new relationship with the viewer, Maher Azzam, Al Thawra Cultural newspaper, 10 January
  • Sara Shamma, The depths are drawn into her work, Rawad Ibrahim, Al Baath newspaper, 2 February
  • Interview with Sara Shamma, her first solo show, Music is the most important artistic and cultural reference for me, Ali al oqbani, Al Thawra cultural newspaper, 22 January
  • Sara Shamma in her first solo show, Wild expressionism and fertile imagination, Abdullah Abou Rashed, AlKifah AlArabi, newspaper, 13 January

 

1998

  • The first annual youth exhibition in Al Shaab gallery, Al Thawra cultural newspaper, 20 December

 

1995

  • Greek vision, in an exhibition of the Greek society in Damascus, Tishreen newspaper, 4 November