(Image: Shawket Serri, African life Simulation 2, 25/04/2013, Acrylic on Canvas Board, 60 X 80 X 5 Centimeters; © Shawket Serri)
Shawket Serri (b.1958, Baghdad)
Shawket Serri started his artistic way with playing music with guitar, keyboards and shared many activities in the middle and secondary schools. Then he established two bands with his friends in 1975, 1978; he shared many students’ festivals with his band. At that time, he was very interesting in drawing and design through doing exercises at school and most of his creativity appeared at that time. He decided to study Art at university, firstly, he started to study business management, and then he went to the university to complete his ambition through studying art & design. After he finished his study in the college with high scores, he shared many exhibitions through artists Society. Also he worked in the field of commercial design for several years doing most types of designs. His study for graphic design field built an influence inside his artistic vision which had been appeared through starting new experiments for digital art projects in 2006 and later, especially after when he worked hard in design software for several years and gained big experiences and became an expert in it. Recently, he shared some galleries through groups exhibitions; with new artworks; some of it in an abstract expressions style, and others in multiple expressions style.
Education: BA degree in Graphic Design. Diploma degree in Business Administration.
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