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Abdulrahman Mowakket

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Profile

Birthplace
Aleppo

Birth year
1946

Lives in
Aleppo

Works in
Aleppo

Website

Tags
modern, sculpture

Statement

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 Honours:

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 Honouring Ceremony

-       Member of Public Squares Committee, Aleppo Municipality

-       Member of the Syrian Fine Art Union

-       Member of Arab Fine Art Union

 

 

Recent Exhibits

Abdulrahman Mowakket participated in these exhibits:

Mar, 2010 Mowakket 2010
Tajalliyat Art Gallery, Damascus
 
Feb, 2007 Mowakket 2007
Green Art Gallery
 
Exhibited at these venues
Abdulrahman Mowakket has Exhibited at these venues:

Tajalliyat Art Gallery, Damascus Green Art Gallery
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