Awards/Recognition

Since 2004, Shahla Dorafshan has been

garnering awards for her art. The following

is a list of those accomplishments across

a broad spectrum of juries   and organizations:

- Red Rose, Best of Show, by Western Federation

of Watercolor Societies (WFWS), 2004

- American Stand Strong, Best of Show, WFWS,

2004

- Orange Feather, juried show, San Diego Art

Institute, 47th international show, 2004

- I Remember Him, International Show, 2004

- Hazel Eyes, 48th International Show, San Diego

Art Institute, 2005

- Divorce, WFWS, 2005

- Fine Art Festival, San Diego Museum of Art

artists Guild, 2005

- Art Miles Mural Project, 2005

- New Vision Group Show, Gallery 21, 2005

- Violinist, 31st Annual Exhibition, Award of Merit, 2006

- The English Man, WFWS, 32nd annual exhibition, 2007

- Juried Biennial Exhibition, Cannon Art Gallery, 2007

- Sixteenth Annual Juried Exhibition, Athenaeum Music & Arts, 2007

- 17th Annual Juried Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, 2007

- Soloist, Merchant’s award San Diego Watercolor Societies International Show, 2009

- Movers and Shakers Portrait Projects, San Diego Visual Art, 2009

- Three Artists Collaboration Exhibition, 2009

- Solo Show, Swift Gallery, 2011

- Juried Group Show, Museum of Living Artists, 2011

- Juried Group Show, Museum of Living Artists, 2012

- Juried Group Show, Museum of Living Artists, 2013

- The Other Room, Juror Choice Award, Museum of Living Artists, 2014

- The Other Room, Selected Artists Exhibition, Oceanside Museum of Art, Artists    Alliance, June, 2014

- He Sent Me a Flower, Selected Artists Exhibition, Oceanside Museum of Art, Artist       Alliance, September, 2014

- Del Mar Art Center, selected to join to their organization for group show, 2015    

- Del Mar Art Center

- Oceanside Museum of Art

- Oceanside Museum of Art, Artist Alliance

- Museum of Living Artist

- Best of the Show on International competition between 22 countries at San Diego     Watercolor Society, 2015