Shahla Bahrami is the founding member and director of the artist-run centre Voix Visuelle. She has participated in over 90 exhibitions in public galleries and artist-run centre in Canada, Europe and Asia. Bahrami received the First Prize from Art and Paper VI Biennial organized by Jean-Claude-Bergeron Gallery (2002). She has received grants from the Ministère des Affaires culturelles du Québec, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts, the National Bank of Canada, and the City of Ottawa. Her works are included in private and public collections including those of the city of Ottawa, Loto-Québec, and the National Bank of Canada.