1919 Born on March 8th in BeniSoueif.
from the Institute of the Fine Arts Cairo.
from the Institute of Art
Education – Cairo.
in setting up the “Group of Modern Art”.
1952 Traveled to Italy and France, where he
stayed two months to acquaint himself with the Art Movement in Europe.
1958 Traveled to Italy to participate in Venice
1959 Visited Poland and exhibited his works in Warsaw and Boznan.
1960 Visited Germany upon an Invitation from Ministry of Culture, to
exhibit in both Berlin and Dresden.
1967 Went to Spain and obtained a degree in Art Education from San Fernando Art Academy.
to France, England, Germany, Italy & Austria to get acquainted with the Art Movement, He also
exhibited in Karlsraw in Germany.
invitation from the Ministry of Culture, he visited the Soviet Union, and exhibited in Hermitage Museum in Leningrad, in the Academy of Fine Arts in Moscow, and also in the city of Bako in Azerbidjian.
1979 Visited Germany where he stayed one month, and gave three lectures
on “Contemporary Egyptian Art”.
1981 He Visited
China as Curator for “The Contemporary Egyptian Art’s” Exhibition in Peking.
1988 He visited
Italy where he exhibited in “The Egyptian Academy” – Rome.
to Baghdad to represent “Contemporary Egyptian Art” in the Fine
Arts Festival – Baghdad.
1999 Visited Granada in Spain as “Pioneer in the Egyptian Plastic Art Movement” in
Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Islamic Egyptian Center – Madrid, One of his paintings was used to illustrate the
Cover of the Catalogue as well as the invitation Card.
the Venice International Biennial.
Participated in first, second, third Biennial respectively.
in the International New Delhi exhibit.
Egyptian Modern Art in Peking.
Egyptian Modern Art in Moscow.
the Egyptian Modern Art in the “Artists from Alexandria” Travelling Exhibition in Madrid, Barcelona
the “Egyptian Modern Art” in the “Artists from Alexandria” Travelling exhibition in Berlin & Prague.
and curated the “contemporary Egyptian Art”
exhibition in Peking.
in the “Contemporary Egyptian Art” in Tashkand – Azerbidjian.
in the “Contemporary Egyptian Art” “Egyptian –Spanish Cultural Week”,
Exhibition in Granada.
Germany, Berlin Museum
Germany, Bosnan Museum
Poland, Pushkine Museum
Moscow, Museum of Oriental Arts
Moscow, Contemporary Art Museum
Barcelona, Museum of Modern Art
Cairo, Museum of Fine Arts
Alexandria, Mahmoud Sayid Museum
Fine Arts Institutes Museums in Cairo & Alexandria
Qatar, Doha Museum
the Gogenheim International Prize.
1957 Awarded the Biennial Prize in
the “Mediterranean Countries Second Alexandria Biennial”.
Cairo Salon Prize.
the Biennial Prize in the “Mediterranean Countries Third Alexandria Biennial”.
the State Prize “2nd degree”.
the “Pioneer Prize” from “University of Elmenia”.
the “High Distinction” Award “1st degree”.
the “Appreciation Award” from the University of Alexandria.
the “Pioneer in Arts Prize in the International Alexandria Biennial for the Mediterranean Countries”.
the “Pioneer in Arts Prize in the 23rd National Exhibition for Plastic Arts”.
“The State Appreciation Award in Fine Arts”.