Timeline

1955
Born in Doha, Qatar
1975
Merit Award Arab Plastic Exhibitions, Kuwait
1975–1976
BA in Arts and Education, Helwan University, Cairo
1982
M.F.A., Painting Mills College, Oakland, CA
1984
Second prize, Gulf Air competition
1985
Merit Award Arab Plastic Exhibitions, Kuwait
1986
First Award, International Plastic Art Festival Baghdad
1986
Jury Award Ankara International Asian & European Biannual Exhibitions
1986
Bronze Medal Second Cairo Intn'l Biannual Exhibitions
1989
Golden Palm Leaf Award Riyadh First GCC States' Plastic Artists Exhibition
1991
Golden Palm Leaf Award Doha Second GCC States' Plastic Artists Exhibition
1993
First Prize at First Tourist Exhibition
1996
Gold Palm, fourth GCC Artists Exhibition, Kuwait
1996
Referees' Award, Cairo sixth Biennial
1997
Merit Award Arab Plastic Exhibitions, Kuwait
1997
Special recognition by HH Sheikh Dr Sultan Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah, Sharjah Third Biennial
1998
Jury Award Cairo Seventh Intn'l Art Biannual
1999
Golden Palm Leaf Award at Doha Fifth GCC
2000
Abha Art Prize, Saudi Arabia
2006
Referees' Award, Al Kharafi First International Biennial of Contemporary Arab Art, Kuwait
Golden Palm Leaf Award Kuwait Third GCC States' Plastic Artists Exhibition
Calligrapher/Caricaturist at "Al Oruba" Press
Taught Basics of Drawing and Art History University of Qatar
Art Inspector, Ministry of Education
The Grand Prize of Seventh Intn'l Asial Biannual Dhaka
Book on Contemporary Plastics Arts Qatar
Artistic Articles in "Ad Doha" cultural monthly Qatar
First Prize Competition Qatar National Bank Qatar

Exhibitions

2011
Abu Dhabi Art Fair, Abu Dhabi, UAE
2011
Made in Qatar, exhibition, Qatar International Exhibition Centre, Doha, Qatar (solo)
2010
Qatar International Exhibition Center – in celebration of Doha capital of Arab Culture 2010 and the opening of Doha International Book Fair, Doha, Qatar (solo)
2010
Kuwait Biennale, Kuwait
2010
The 18th Seoul International Art Festival Korea – MidEast “PEACE”, Seoul, Korea
2010
Abu Dhabi Art Fair, Abu Dhabi, UAE
2010
14th Asian Art Biennale, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2010
Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE (group)
2009
Art Fair Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA (group)
2009
Bait Muznah Gallery, Oman (group)
2009
Art Miami, Sundaram gallery, USA (group)
2009
Contemporary Arab art, New York, USA (group)
2008
Art Paris, Abu Dhabi, UAE (group)
2008
Istanbul Sculptures Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey (group)
2007–2008
Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE (group)
2007
Metropolitana Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (group)
2007
The Movement (Exhibition to mark the 30th anniversary of Yousef Ahmad's first solo exhibition in Qatar)
2006
Al Kharafi Biennial for Contemporary Arab Art, Kuwait (group)
2006
Language of Desert Exhibition, Arab World Institute, Paris, France (group)
2005
Language of Desert Exhibition, Bonne Museum for Modern Art, Germany (group)
2005
Al Mejlis Hall, Dubai (group)
2004
VCU University Gallery, Qatar, Doha (solo)
2004
Abdul Rasul Salman, Kuwait (group)
2003
Ahmad Al Adwani Gallery, KNC, Kuwait (solo)
2003
French Cultural Centre, Doha, Qatar (solo)
2000
Qatar Association of Plastic Arts, Doha, Qatar (solo)
2000
Tehran First International Biennial of Islamic Arts, Iran (group)
1999
Fifth GCC Art Exhibtion, Doha
1999
First Gulf Art Exhibition, Jordan Dant all Fnoon
1999
The Seventh International Biannual, Dhaka
1994
First GCC State's Friends of the Plastic Arts Exhibitions, , Kuwait
1994
Dhaka Biannual Exhibitions for Contemporary Asian Art,
1992
Second GCC State's Friends of the Plastic Arts Exhibitions, Doha, Qatar
1990
First GCC State's Friends of the Plastic Arts Exhibitions, , Doha
1990
Third Baghdad International Festival of Plastic Arts, Baghdad
1989
The Seventh Cairo Art Biannual, Cairo
1989
First GCC State's Friends of the Plastic Arts Exhibitions, , Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
1989
Arab Contemporary Calligraphers Exhibitions, London
1989
Third International Biannual Exhibitions, , Havana, Cuba
1989
Islamic Contemporary Exhibitions, , London
1985–1989
GCC States' Friends of the Plastic Arts exhibitions, , Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Madrid, Dominican Republic, etc.
1988
First Arab Cultural Week Exhibitions, London
1988
Plastic Arts Society Exhibiton, Kuwait
1988
Second Baghdad International Festival of Plastic Arts, Baghdad
1987
Abdulrasul Salma, Kuwait
1973–1987
3rd-9th Arab Plastic Artists Exhibitions, Kuwait
1986
First Baghdad International Festival of Plastic Arts, Baghdad
1986
Mohammad Zaharia, Sheraton Hotel Doha, Qatar
1985
Accompanied Exhibitions of Amir of Qatar' state visits, London, Paris, Spain, Algeria, Egypt Pakistan, India, S. Korea, Japan, Ankara, Istabul,
1984
Arab Calligraphers Exhibitions, Iraqi Cultural Center London
1984
Arab Calligraphers Exhibitions, Graffiti Gallery London
1983
Gulf Hotel Gallery Doha, Qatar
1983
Arab Calligraphers Exhibitions, Iraqi Cultural Center London
1982
Gulf Artists Exhibitions, , Baghdad
1982
World Bank Gallery Washington, DC
1981
Buffalo, NY
1980
Buffalo, NY
1980
Gulf Artists Exhibitions, Doha
1978–1979
Qatar Exhibitions, , Paris and London
1977–1979
Three Friends Open Air Roving Exhibitions, Doha, Qatar
1977
National Museum, Doha, Qatar
1977
First Arab/African Gathering, Hammamat City, Tunis
1976
Federation of Arab Plastic Artists Exhibitions, , Rabat, Morocco
1975
First Exhibitions for Qatiari Art Students, Cairo
1974
Federation of Arab Plastic Artists Exhbitions, Bagdad

Public Collections

Contemporary Arab Art Museum, Damascus, The Tailor Woman
Simonian Institute, Washington DC, an engraved work on Qatar
International Museum of Engravings, Asilah, Morocco
Hiroshima Museum, Peace
The Jordanian Museum for Modern Arts, An Attempt for Solitude
Sheikh Hasan bin Mohamed bin Ali Al Thani, The Arab Museum for Modern Art
Kindah Institute, Riyadh
Shoman Institute, Amman, Jordan
Qatar International Bank
The German Bank Riyadh
Al Faisal Group, Doha
International Islamic Bank
Commercial Bank, Qatar
Commercial Bank, Qatar
RasGas company
Private Collection – Abu Dhabi, UAE
Private Collection – Saudi Arabia
Private Collection – Dubai, UAE
Private Collection – Sultanate of Oman
Serious Modern Museum of Contemporary Art – The Netherlands
Sharjah Art Museum