Hasan Nallbani (b, 1934) in Berat Albania. In 1949 he studied at the Artistic Lyceum “Jordan Misja” in Tirana. From 1949 to 1954 he was the student of painter Nexhmedin Zajmi. In 1954 he worked as a stage designer in the National Theatre in Tirana. During 1959-1964 Nallbani studied at the Art Academy in Tirana, in the atelier of the painter Guri Madhi. He has begun to exhibit paintings, such as “Refugees” and a series of landscapes in Tirana. In 1968 he won the third prize in the National Contest of art picture “Letter from Headquarters”.

His solo exhibition was opened in 1984 in the National Gallery in Tirana. At the same year he exhibited at the Alexandria Bienniale, Egypt. He projected the Iconographic Museum “Onufri”, with the auxiliary facilities of the Cathedral of “St. Mary” in the Castle of Berat. From 1986 to 1988 he exhibited at the Ankara Bienniale, Turkey. After the ’90s Nallbani was part of many exhibitions in Albania. In 1993 he exhibited in France. In 1998 Nallbani exhibited the “Magazin” and “Mediterra-nea” in Bari, Italy. In 2008 he was qualified as Best Visual Artist of the Year and in 2010 was given the “Onufri” International Competition Award.


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