Our Host – Sham Ibrahim
Sham Ibrahim is a Pop Art Artist, actor, film maker, and model who is best known for his digital portraits of celebrities and timeless moments in American pop culture.
Between 1999 and 2006, Sham worked as an actor making minor appearances in feature films, television shows and music videos. In 2005, Sham modeled for fashion photographer Steven Meisel for Italian Vogue as part of a fashion editorial entitled “Nightclubbing”. He also opened his own nightclub in West Hollywood called Gossip and the club was featured in an article by journalist Heidi Sigmund Cuda for the Los Angeles Times. In 2009, Sham made international headlines after he did a portrait of a police photo depicting Rihannas battered face. NBC news, E! Entertainment and many other major press outlets reported on the story.
He has presented his pop art portraits to many celebrities including Joan Collins, Paris Hilton, Lynda Carter, Tori Spelling, Lindsay Lohan, Bobby Brown, Carmen Electra, Boy George, Betsey Johnson, Debbie Harry, and Ru Paul. In 2015, he appeared on the Bravo Television show Vanderpump Rules, where he gave the stars of the show Lisa Vanderpump and her husband Ken Todd portraits of themselves.
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Mark Stout – Producer
Mark Stout is an award winning advertising, fashion photographer, portrait and fine art photographer with an international client base. He has photographed Princes, Actors, Actresses, Television Personalities, and CEOs. He has been described as “an internationally acclaimed and sought after fashion and fitness photographer” by Asian Photography Magazine.
In addition to his world class photography skills, he has an extensive background in public relations, media, video production, website development, search engine optimization and marketing. As a result he is able to assist his clients no only in the production of their visual marketing products, but in how to effectively use them to get the maximum results.
He is respected in the industry for his rich, creative imagery as well as his professionalism and problem solving skills. He is active in the photographic community and served as the Chairman of the Board of the Colorado Chapter of American Photographic Artists for three years before returning to Los Angeles.
His most recent work, represented by AC Gallery in Hollywood, has been compared in critical reviews to that of the masters Herb Ritz, Robert Mapplethorpe, Mario Testino and Ellen von Unwerth.
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