Kamal Mustafa was born in 1952 in Sabak Bernam, Selangor. He graduated with a BA in Film from the
Polytechnic of Central London in 1976. He spent the following 3 decades in the advertising film
industry as a film director with a client list that included major brands in the region winning
many awards locally and internationally – the CLIO awards, Best Director (Asean) 2002 MVA,
the Golden Kancil (4A's). Kamal embarked on his art practice on a full-time basis in 2007.

2007 RA Fine Arts, Kuala Lumpur, The Malay College Alumni, group show.
2008 Galeri Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Working Title, group show.
2009 RA Fine Arts, Kuala Lumpur, Take Five, The Rest is History, group show.
2014 Fergana Art, Whitebox @MAP Publika, Kuala Lumpur, Simulations, solo.
2015 Fergana Art Space, Whiteaways Arcade, Penang, Looking Ahead, group show.