The linguistic meanings of Shalman: Dehkhoda dictionary: Shalman, Langeroud city, Gilan province. Hitchcock's Bible Names dictionary: Peaceful; Complete; the rewards. Kurdish dialects: the columns, beams and joists
Shalman Gallery was founded in 2011 by Ali Mazarei (MA). The policy of Shalman Gallery has been based on young artists, but in the meantime has been showcasing masters such as Yaghoub Amamehpich, Nader Mashayekhi, Dr. Ataollah Omidvar, Dr. Hassanali Laghai, Mazda Ansari, Behrouz Baghai, students of Aydin Aghdashlou, students of Nasrollah Moslemian, Benjamin Ball, the first Annual Exhibition of Azerbaijan painters of Iran, and the first Iranian and Afghan photographers exhibition.
Founder of Shalman Art Gallery Ali Mazarei is born in 1977, graduated from the School of Radio and Television, BA photography from Azad University, MA Industrial Design from University of Tehran, MA student of Interior Architecture at University of Tehran. His first introduction to art was by Nami Petgar and Shojaedin Shahabi, and his experience continued by Gholamhossein Nami. So far from several group photographers’ exhibitions he has held, could mention the two solo exhibitions portraying the life of the children, who suffer from cancer and participating in many group photography exhibitions. Apart from his artistic activities, design and gallery management, we can point out he translation and publication of "Sustainable Design" cooperating with Dr. Alireza Ajdari, Ali Mazarei Publisher: Association of Green management on 2013; "Measuring the User’s Experience" by cooperation of Ali Mazarei, Pouya Ghelichnia Omrani and H. Naghdbishi publisher: Varesht Publication; "Design for the real world" and "Design Dictionary" cooperating with Dr. Alireza Ajdari, Samyar Rashed, Ali Mazarei publisher: Varesht Publication (ongoing).