Born 1969. Cairo, Egypt
Apprenticeship Simon Shahrigian studio. Cairo, Egypt
Graduated Sculpture Department at the Faculty of Fine Arts. Helwan University. Cairo, Egypt
Assistant Researcher Scholarship Cairo, Egypt
Lives and Works Pietrasanta, Italy


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
  • Sculpture. Artandonly. Geneva, Switzerland
2015
  • Transcontemporary. Art Plural Gallery. Singapore
2014
  • Touch. LKFF Art & Sculpture Projects. Brussels, Belgium
2013
  • Sculptures. Selma Feriani Gallery. Tunis, Tunisia
2012
  • Sculptures. Selma Feriani Gallery. London, UK
  • Double Identity. Flora Bigai Gallery. Pietrasanta, Italy
2010
  • Sufic. Al Markhiya Gallery. Doha, Qatar
  • Armen Agop. LKFF - Art & Sculpture Projects. Brussels, Belgium
2008
  • Sculptures. Zamalek Art Gallery. Cairo, Egypt
2005
  • Sculptures. Center of Arts, Akhnaton Gallery. Cairo, Egypt
  • Scultpures. Centro Culturale L. Russo. Pietrasanta, Italy

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014
  • Highly Recommended: Emerging Sculptors. Frederik Meijer Sculpture Park. USA
  • Salon II. LKFF- Art & Sculpture Projects, Brussels. Belgium
  • Fifth Exhibition of the Center’s Friends. Youth Creative Art Center. Doha, Qatar
  • 41 Premio Sulmona 2014. Sulmona, Italy
  • Sculpture Du Sud. Villa Datris. Fondation pour la sculpture contemporaine. L’Isle-Sur-La-Sorgue, France
  • Selections from the Contemporary Egyptian Art Scene Vol 2. Gallery Ward. Dubai , UAE
  • Flux: Collection Exhibition. Art Plural Gallery, Singapore
  • Carnivale. Egyptian Academy. Rome, Italy
  • The Salon. LKFF- Art & Sculpture Projects. Brussels, Belgium
  • Art Stage Singapore. Art Plural Gallery. Singapore
2013
  • Limen Arte 2013. Vibo Valentina. Italy
  • Artists' Waves. Abu Dhabi Art. UAE
  • Fine Art Asia 2013. Koru Gallery. Hong Kong
  • International Art Exhibition. Premio Sulmona. Sulmona, Italy
  • Selections from the Contemporary Egyptian Art Scene. Gallery Ward. Dubai, UAE
  • 25 Ans de Creativite Arabe. Bahrain National Museum. Bahrain
  • Selections From the Collection Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art. Doha, Qatar
  • 25 Ans de Creativite Arabe. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • ArteFiera. Flora Bigai Gallery. Bologna, Italy
  • 25 Ans de Creativite Arabe. Abu Dhabi, UAE
2012
  • 25 Ans de Creativite Arabe. Institut Du Monde Arabe. Paris, France
  • LKFF Selection. LKFF Art & Sculpture Projects. Brussels, Belgium
  • Summer Collections Part 1. Al Markhiya Gallery. Doha, Qatar
  • Masterpieces X. Zamalek Art Gallery. Cairo, Egypt
  • LKFF Selection. LKFF - Art & Sculpture Projects. Brussels, Belgium
2011
  • Small Format. LKFF- Art & Sculpture Projects. Brussels, Belgium
  • ISHARAT. Al Markhiya Gallery. Doha, Qatar
  • Sign Off Design. SLIDEart. Torino, Italy
  • SculpturSpark. Hunnebostrand Skulpturpark. Sweden
  • Familiar Features. FA Gallery. Kuwait
  • Sign Off Design. SLIDEart. Venice, Italy
  • Koru Spring Show 2011. Hong Kong
  • Still Valid. American University. Cairo, Egypt
2010
  • 7 Biennale Internazionale di Scultura della Regione Piemonte. Italy
  • Path of Elegance Between East and West. Villa Empain / The Boghossian Foundation. Brussels, Belgium
  • Veksolund Gallery. Vekso, Denmark
  • Agop - Beaumont - Dana – Dethier, LKFF- Art & Sculpture Projects. Brussels, Belgium
  • Masterpieces VIII, Zamalek Art Gallery. Cairo, Egypt
  • International art exhibition ‘Premio Sulmona’ Sulmona, Italy
  • The 4th Beijing International Art Biennale 2010. Beijing, China
2009
  • Rosa Park Museum. Montgomery, Alabama, USA
  • Undercurrent-Contemporary Egyptian Art. Art Sawa gallery. Dubai, UAE
  • Veksolund Gallery. Vekso, Denmark
  • Mediterranean Crossroads, Palazzo Montecitorio. Rome, Italy
  • Sommersalon 2009. Galerie am Gendarmenmarkt. Berlin, Germany
  • II eme Festival Culturel Africain. Algerie
  • International art exhibition ‘Premio Sulmona’ Sulmona, Italy
  • Panorama of Egyptian Sculpture, Zamalek Art Gallery. Cairo, Egypt
  • Una Finestra Sul Mondo, Diocesano Museum. Catania, Italy
2008
  • Must gallery. Misr University for Science and Technology. Giza, Egypt
  • Salon gallery, Art Palace. Cairo, Egypt
  • Veksolund Gallery. Vekso, Denmark
  • Horizons 1 Gallery. Giza, Egypt
  • International art exhibition ‘Premio Sulmona’ Sulmona, Italy
2007
  • Veksolund Gallery Vekso, Denmark
  • International art exhibition ‘Premio Sulmona’ Sulmona, Italy
2006
  • Veksolund Gallery. Vekso, Denmark
  • Zamalek Art Gallery. Cairo, Egypt
  • Horizons 1 Gallery. Giza, Egypt
2005
  • Premier Sculpture Salon. Cairo, Egypt
  • Lo Spirito della Pietra Accademia nazionale di San Luca. Rome, Italy
  • Egyptian Contemporary Art. Toledo, Spain
  • Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale. Japan
  • The Egyptian Contemporary Abstraction. Ebdaa Gallery. Cairo, Egypt
2004
  • Palazzo Pretorio. Volterra, Italy
  • Campo d’arte. Camaiore, Italy
2003
  • Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale. Japan
  • Guillin Yuzi Paradise International Sculpture Exhibition. China
  • Elogio della mano, Chiesa del Suffragio. Carrara, Italy
  • Bergen Fylkesgalleri. Bergan, Norway
  • Galleri Stensalen KKV-Bohuslan. Sweden
  • Teatro Animosi. Carrara. Italy
2002
  • State Prize of Artistic Creativity Exhibition. Egyptian Academy. Rome, Italy
  • Scultori dalla Provincia di Lucca. Florida International University. Florida, USA
2001
  • Winter Art Festival of Sarajevo. Bosnia
  • Young Egyptian Artists. Egyptian Academy. Rome, Italy
  • Diari Di Lavoro Di Artisti Stranieri A Roma. National Gallery of Modern Art. Rome, Italy
2000
  • Salon of Small Format. Cairo, Egypt
  • Safar Khan Gallery. Cairo, Egypt
  • Karim Francis Gallery. Cairo, Egypt
1999
  • National Exhibition of Plastic Art. Cairo, Egypt
1998
  • Salon of Small Format. Cairo, Egypt
1997
  • Autumn Salon. Cairo, Egypt
  • National Exhibition of Plastic Art. Cairo, Egypt

Selected Residencies

2006
  • Coral Spring Museum of Art. Florida, USA

Selected Awards and Recognitions

2013
  • Sulmona prize for Contemporary Art Presidential Medal of the Italian Republic. Sulmona, Italy
2010
  • Umberto Mastroianni Award 2010. Italy
2008
  • K.K.V. Bohuslan Stone Grant. Sweden
2001
  • Second Prize, Biennale Internazionale d’arte Contemporanea di Firenze. Firenze, Italy
2000
  • Prix de Rome, State Award for Artistic Creativity. Cairo, Egypt & Rome, Italy
1998
  • Sculpture prize Autumn Salon. Cairo, Egypt

Collections

Villa Empain/Boghossain Foundation. Brussels, Belgium

Giardino di Piazza Stazione. Barge, Cuneo

Mathaf, Arab Museum of Modern Art. Doha, Qatar

Neckarsulm City Park. Germany

Stratton House. London, UK

The Upper House. Hong Kong, China

Venetian Macao Resort Hotel. Macao, China

Coral Spring Museum of Art. Florida, USA

Landmark Mandarin Hotel. Hong Kong, China

Museo dei Bozzetti. Pietrasanta, Italy

Icheon City Hall. South Korea

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Ltd. Mariner of the Seas. USA

Open Air Museum of St. Martin Park. Comblain-au-pont, Belgium

Aswan Open Air Museum. Aswan, Egypt

Al Ahram Foundation. Cairo, Egypt

City hall of Braunau. Austria

El Karor Square. Aswan, Egypt

Egyptian Modern Art Museum. Cairo, Egypt

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