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Abdulrahman Mowakket

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Abdulrahman Mowakket

 

 

-       1946 was born in Aleppo, Syria and studied in it

 

-       1960 started practicing fine art (sculpture and painting)

 

-       1967 graduated from Teachers' Institute with "good" grade and practiced teaching

 

-        1970 The memorial monument of Air force pilot martyrs along with his first personal solo exhibition

 

-        1973 Sculpture teacher at the Fine Arts Centre, Aleppo, Syria

 

-       1976 full dedication to art practicing at his own atelier

 

-       1980 Travelled to Italy and studied "nude sculpture" in Rome

 

-       1984 started executing a number of monuments in Aleppo and other Syrian cities

 

Solo Exhibitions:

 

-       1971 Aleppo, National Museum, various sculpture

 

-       1976 Damascus, Al Sha'ab Gallery, marble and stone sculpture

 

-       1979 Aleppo, Al Sabil Park, yellow stone sculpture with big sizes

 

-       1979 Damascus, National Museum Park, yellow stone sculpture with big sizes

 

-       1980 Damascus, Al Sha'ab Gallery, Bronze small sculpture

 

-       1980 Rome, Gallery Potico di Quadri, Bronze and copper sculpture

 

-       1989 Aleppo, Bilad Al Sham Gallery, Marble sculpture

 

-       1990 Damascus, Bilad Al Sham Gallery, Marble sculpture

 

-       1992 Damascus, Al Sayed Gallery, Marble sculpture

 

-       1994 Aleppo, Bilad Al Sham Gallery, Bronze sculpture

 

-       2006 Damascus, Gallery Atassi, Marble sculpture

 

-       2007 Dubai, Green Art Gallery, Marble sculpture

 

Group Exhibitions

 

Official Exhibitions:

 

He has participated in the important official exhibitions in Syria: Spring Exhibition, Autumn Exhibition, and Annual Exhibition inside the country and abroad since 1971.

 

Group Exhibitions:

 

-       Participated in a large number of exhibitions of the Fine Arts Union inside the country and abroad

 

-       Exhibitions of Bilad Al Sham artists in Aleppo, Damascus organised by Bilad Al Sham Gallery

 

-       Syrian Ateliers, Unisco Palace, Beirut, organised by Gallery Atassi

 

-       2001 "Even the War has Limits" exhibition, 2002 "Women and War" exhibition organized by the International Red Cross, Damascus, Amman, Geneva

 

-       Sharja Biennale, UAE

 

-       Lattakia Biennale,  won the Golden Medal,

 

-       Many other participations with different occasions  like "Tribute to Luai Kayali" and "Tribute to Fatih Al Mudarres"  exhibitions

 

Monumental Works:

 

-       Martyrs Memorial Monument, Saadallah Al Jabri Square, Aleppo   

 

-       Memorial Monument, Al Majd Base, Al Rastan, Homs (Garden, Square, Statue)

 

-       Memorial Monument, Bassil Al Asad Square Aleppo (square, bronze statue, marble wall sculpture)

 

-       Designing and executing Aleppo International Airport

 

-       Aleppo International Airport Monument

 

-        Bab Al Salam, design and supervision

 

Local and International Symposiums:

 

-        1st International Symposium, Lattakia, stone

 

-       Al Amal Symposium, Directing and partipating, local marble

 

-       Lattakia's International S Symposium, local marble

 

-       3rd International Symposium, Lattakia, local marble

 

-       1st International Symposium, Damascus, Italian marble

 

Works are distributed in:

 

-       Damascus: Presidential Palace, National Leadership park, National Museum, Syrian Art Museum - Dummar, Culture Palace, Ministry of Culture, Fine art collectors

 

-       Aleppo: Public squares and parks, National Museum, Presidential Palace, Shahba Al Sham Hotel, Central Bank garden, Fine arts collectors

 

-       Large numbers of works distributed all around the world: Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Italy, France, Germany, Spain

 

Medals and Honors:

 

He has won many Monumental Designing competitions in Syria coming in the first place, and also a number of prizes and medals, the most important are from the Prime Minister and Minister of Culture.

 

Gold Medal, Lattakia Biennale, 1999

 

Ministry of Culture Honoring Ceremony

 

-       Member of Public Squares Committee, Aleppo Municipality

 

-       Member of the Syrian Fine Art Union

 

-       Member of Arab Fine Art Union

 

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