1959 in Diale, Bohrez, Iraq
Lives and works in
1989 MA Fine Arts, Mural painting and decorative arts, Leningrad V. Mukhina College of Art and Design, Leningrad, USSR.
1983 -1984 Training, Institute of Fine Arts, Surikof, Moscow, USSR.
1978-1980 Training, Ecole National des Beaux Arts, Algiers, Algeria.
1994 Training, Decorative art, Artist's collective workshop, Stockholm Sweden.
2006 Richard Attenborough Centre, Leicester, UK
2005 One Thousand Paintings and One Mosaic, An art installation, LCB Depot, Leicester, UK
2004 Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery
2001 -2003 The City Gallery on Tour Exhibition, Leicester.
2001 Drawings to Poetry, The Ark, London.
2000 Galleri CM Bellman, Stockholm Sweden.
2006 Word into Art, The British Museum, London, UK
2005 Hidden Treasures, LCB Depot, Leicester, UK
2005 Outdoor mosaic, Hall Farm Nursery, Harpswell, Lincolnshire, UK
2004 The Arabian Horse, International Exhibition, Arabesque Gallery, Bahrain.
2004 Black Rain; Reflections of War, Charnwood Museum, Loughborough, UK.
2003 Nottingham Annual Open Art Exhibition, Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Nottingham - Prize Winner
2003 The 2D Open Exhibition,Surface Gallery,Nottingham.
2003 Contemporary Islam, Crescent Art Gallery, Scarborough.
2001-2003 2nd International Exhibition of the Heart, Japan, UK, USA.
2002 EWACC Group Exhibition, Global Cafe Gallery, London.
2001 Spread the Word, Towpath Gallery, Henley on Thames.
2001 Men's Work, Art Link Exchange Gallery, Hull.
Annual Exhibitions/ 2000, 2001, 2002,2003,2004,2005
Open Exhibition, City Gallery, Leicester
Derby City Open, Derby Museum & Art Gallery, Derby.
East Midlands Contemporary Art Auction, Djanogly Art Gallery, Nottingham.
Knighton Lane Group,Annual Exhibition, Leicester.
The British Museum, UK
Museum of Contemporary Arts, Kaleningrad, Russia.
Stockholm City Council, Sweden.
Handelsbanken, Stockholm, Sweden.
Many private collections in Russia, Sweden, England, Hong Kong and Japan.
Commissions and residencies
2003, 2004 Poster for Refugee Week, June, Leicester Voluntary Action
2003 Wall painting Studieforbundet Vuxenskolan (Adult Education), Stockholm, Sweden
2003 Wall painting Women's Refuge, Stockholm, Sweden
2003 One week workshops for Scarborough Festival of Youth Arts
2002 Two circular paintings (3m diameter), Leicester Adult Education College, UK.
2002 Temporary exterior wall paintings Tensta Underground, Stockholm, Sweden (3m x 8m)
2000, 2001, 2002,2003 , 2004 Tensta Marknad, Cultural Festival. Posters, cards and t-shirts.
1999 Spanga/Tensta Council. Design of informative exhibition with four paintings. Stockholm, Sweden.
1993 Stockholm County Council. Six paintings for hospitals. Stockholm, Sweden.
1989 Invandrarverket. Monumental wall paintings . Karslund, Upplands Vasby, Sweden
Arabic, Swedish, Russian, English