Sadik Spahija

Was born in Shkodra, Albania in 1959. He studied at the Academy of Arts in Tirana and graduated in 1983. Until 1989 he worked as a sculpture teacher at the Artistic High School in Shkodra and from 1989 to 2008 he was a lecturer at the Academy of Arts.

He has exhibited in many group and collective exhibition in Albania and abroad such as The 50th Anniversary of International Academy of ceramic, Balkan Exhibition in Athens, Greece in 2002, in Paris, Tirana, etc.

While his most important personal exhibitions were in Berlin and Halle, Germany in 1995, in Paris, France in 2003, the most recent one is titled “Under Pressure” and took place in Tirana in 2012, at the FAP gallery.

Sadik Spahia is also the winner of the first prize of the National Competition of Visual Arts “Onufri” in 1996. He is also awarded with many other prizes: The first prize at the “Kongresi i Lushnjës” sculptural complex competition, Golden Award “Naim Frashëri” from the President of the Republic of Albania in 2007, etc.