Born in Giza, Egypt in 1961
Associate Professor of visual communication design, Faculty of Applied Arts, Helwan University,
HoD of Advertising Department, Mansoura Uinversity (2004/05), Egypt, Former HoD of Art and Design, Royal University for Women (2009/11), Bahrain.
Group Shows - selected
Land of the Hyperreal: Contemporary Art from Egypt, Havana, Cuba, 2010; What Happening Now?, Casa Arabe, Madrid, 2010; Triogie Méditerranéenne: from Athens to Marseille to Cairo, Palais de Arts, Marseille, France, 2008; What happening now: Art Palace, Ministry of Culture, Cairo, Egypt, 2008; The Present Out of the Past Millenia: Contemporary Art of Egypt, Kunst Museum Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 2007; Occidentalism: The West on the Eye of Egyptian Artist, Swiss Hotel, Cairo, Egypt, 2007; The Baggage, Alexandria Atelier, Alexandria, Egypt, 2007; Father and Son, Mohamed Taha Hussein and Hazem Taha Hussein, French Center, Alexandria, Egypt, 2006; Egyptian Artists with M. Abla, A. Nosier and others, 21 Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE, 2005; 1st Book-Biennale, Bibliotheca Alexandria, Egypt, 2004; Huruf: with H. El-Zani and H. Lotfi, La Bodega Gallery, Cairo, Egypt, 2002; Egyptian Art: Kunsthalle, Stockholm, Sweden, 2001; El-Nitaq Festival, Cairo, Egypt, 2001; Market Fair, Noteln, Germany, 1996; 8 Egyptian Artists, Kunsthalle Augusburg, Germany, 1990; Egyptian Young Artists, Oman, 1989.
Chr. Marian Stiftung's Fellow, Basel, Switzerland (1988); Fellow of Egyptian Ministry of Culture (2003-2005); DAAD Fellow (1990-94) and Visiting Professor (2005).
Solo Shows - selected
Al-Bareh art gallery, retrospective (painting and mixed media), Manama, Bahrain, 2010; Ekhnaton Gallery, Cairo, Egypt, 2004; Espace-Karim Francis, Cairo, Egypt, 2001; El-Gezira Art Center, Cairo, 1999; Tour Haus Gallery, Münster, Germany, 1995; AWO Gallery, Duisburg, Germany, 1994; DAAD Gallery, Cairo, Egypt, 1993; La Part du Sable Gallery, Cairo, Egypt, 1989; ACS-Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland, 1988.
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