ABOUT THE ARTIST

Shahril Nizam Ahmad (b. 1979) is currently based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He studied fine art at the Kuala Lumpur College of Art and the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, Australia. His work has been exhibited in Kuala Lumpur, Kuching and Yogyakarta and featured in periodicals such as KLue, August Man, and Esquire Malaysia.
He has illustrated for books such as Malay Sketches (a collection of short stories) by Alfian Sa'at,
Malaysian Politicians Say The Darndest Things Vol. 1 by Amir Muhammad, Heart & Soul by Bibsy Soenharjo and Malaysian & German Folk Tales and Legends. Shahril Nizam is also known to have dabbled in poetry, showing admiration for the works of W.H. Auden and C.P. Cavafy and has published a book of poetry and illustrations titled If Only. His poems have also appeared in Readings from Readings 2, TAUTAN, and Kuala Lumpur-Berlin, Kisah Dua Bandaraya.
 
 
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