Shai Dahan is an American contemporary painter and street artist who works with painting, drawing, illustrations and sculptures.
In 2007, Dahan moved to New York City where he participated in street-art projects such as the NYSAT, Underbelly Project, and MOM&POPism. He also began to exhibit his art with galleries in Los Angeles, New York, Boston, and Philadelphia. In July 2012, Shai received recognition for his solo exhibition at the Borås Art Museum in Sweden. He was later featured as the opening keynote speaker at TEDx Göteborg in October 2012. Shai was also awarded to paint a two-meter United Buddy Bear
for the city of Borås in Sweden. A limited edition version of the United Buddy Bears were also created by Shai as part of the Borås Buddy Bear Mini Festival in December.
In 2019, Shai painted Sweden's largest outdoor mural in Ryavallen stadium which is over 950 square meters. The mural was painted as part of the European Athletics U20 Championships.
Dahan has been awarded as Ambassador of the city of Borås on June 29, 2019. He has also been named one of Borås 40 Under 40 Most Successful People.