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Gamal El Kheshen, B. 1987
Egypt

“Art is one language that touches everyone, create your one”

Gamal Elkheshen, is an Egyptian artist, born and raised in Cairo Egypt in 1988. In 2010, he received his BFA from the Graphic Design Department in the Faculty of Fine Arts, Zamalek. He acquired his MFA and his Ph.D. from the same university, he acquired to his Ph.D. under the thesis title "The Philosophy values of drawings in postmodernism” Gamal studies focusing on contemporary arts.

Gamal has exhibited his works in many international exhibitions - he was nominated to represent Egypt at the 56th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale 56th in May 2015. He has shown his work numerous local as well as international exhibitions. He has had 5 solo shows to date across Cairo, Dubai, and Berlin. Gamal attended many workshops and art residencies as well. Gamal media of choice in visual art ranges from drawing, painting, digital print, engraving and Installation, video.

He currently works as a lecturer at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Zamalek, Cairo.

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Credentials

International solo exhibitions
Biennale participant
Works in permanent collections
Permanent collection at the Oriental Museum of Durham University

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CV

Education

Present PhD Fine Arts, Helwan University, Cairo
2011-2013 Masters in Fine Arts, Helwan University, Cairo
2005-2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Cairo


Solo Exhibitions

2020 'INFERNO CHAPTER', the Faculty of Fine Arts, Cairo, Egypt
2019 'CROSS THE WORLD', Gezira Art Center, Cairo, Egypt
2017 'The DARK FLOWERS', BA Art Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2016 'End Of Season', Gallery Misr, Cairo, Egypt
2015 'The Other Side of Blue', South London gallery, South London, UK


Group Exhibitions

2020 Florence Biennale - International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy
2020 The first edition of Cairo art fair, Cairo, Egypt
2020 Jeddah Art Fair, Hafez Gallery, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  
2019 The International Nord Art Exhibition, Büdelsdorf, Germany
2019 Orth Contemporary gallery ,the Vanity of Earthly Achievements,Tulsa Oki, London, UK
2019 'Your Lost Shoe, or Everything that happened Since the Last Time', GAllery 16, San Francisco, USA
2019 Galleria La Corte Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy
2018 Video Art installation, Media Art festival, Cairotronica, Egypt
2018 The Egyptian academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
2018 Green Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2018 Tokyo International Mini - Print Triennial, Tokyo, Japan
2017 The Media Art Exhibition, VITRINE Art Basel, Miami, USA
2017 Agenda Art Exhibition, Bib-Alex, Alexandria, Egypt
2017 Group of Artists, Galleria La Corte Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy  
2017 Drawing exhibition, Darb17, 18, Cairo, Egypt
2017 Upper Egypt Salon, Luxor, Egypt
2017 The Intentional prints Exhibition of Miami prints gallery MPG, USA
2016 The International Nord Art Exhibition 2016, Büdelsdorf, Germany
2016 Agenda Art Exhibition, Bib-Alex, Alexandria, Egypt
2016 Egyptian Youth Salon26, Cairo, Egypt
2016 The National Print Biennale, Cairo, Egypt
2016 The Hidden Massage, Drawing Exhibition Art lounge, Cairo
2016 The International Symposium of Electronic and New Media Arts Cairo-tronica “No Signal”, Cairo, Egypy
2016 Egyptian artists Show- Egyptian Embassy, Lebanon
2016 The Egyptian-Bulgarian exhibition at Sofia University, Bulgaria
2016 Venice Biennale 56, Egyptian Pavilion, Venice, Italy
2015 Tokyo International Mini - Print Triennial, Tokyo, Japan
2015 Upper Egypt Salon, Luxor, Egypt
2015 Youth Salon, the Arts Palace, Cairo Opera House, Cairo, Egypt
2015 Group of exhibition at Rom-Art gallery, Roma, Italy
2015 North-South, European Union Art Culture Event, Discovering Egypt, the Art work Are collective from the Bib-Alex, Egypt
2015 Agenda Art Exhibition, Bib-Alex, Alexandria, Egypt
2014 Youth Salon, the Arts Palace, Cairo Opera House, Cairo, Egypt

2014 International Biennale de Aquarelle, Fabriano, Italy
2014 Group of exhibition, Green art Gallery, Dubai, UAE.
2014 Biennial of Small Graphic Form, Niklaas, Belgium
2014 Gabrovo International Biennale of Humour and Satire in the Arts, Bulgaria
2013 The BIMPE (Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition), Vancouver BC, Canada
2013 National Biennial of Contemporary Prints, Spain
2013 International Print Biennial ROC, Shanghai, China
2012 Seoul International Print Biennale, South Korea
2012 International Triennial Color in Graphic Art, Turin, Italy
2012 Local arts exhibition events, Cairo, Egypt
2011 International Biennale de Aquarelle, Fabriano, Italy
2011 lnternational Triennial of Engaged Graphic Art, Sofia, Bulgaria 
2011 The Icelandic Printmakers’ Association, Reykjavik, Iceland


Collections

2020 collective collection, Durham oriental art museum Durham University, UK
2020 Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Fine Arts Sector in Cairo, the Egyptian Museum of Modern Art
2020 The Egyptian Modern Art museum, The Administration of Cultural Palaces, Cairo, Egypt
2019 Art, the Cultural Development Fund, The Administration of Cultural Palaces, Cairo, Egypt
2017 Commercial International Bank Egypt
2016 Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Fine Arts Sector in Cairo, The Egyptian Museum of Modern Art, Cairo, Egypt
Private Collection: Canada, Egypt, France, Greece, Germany,


Prizes

2016 The First Prize of the Egyptian Youth salon “Installation Project”
2016 The Prize of the Biennale of Dai Gallery, Cairo, Egypt
2015 The prize of representing the Egyptian pavilion art Venice biennale
2014 The second prize of the Daie gallery, Cairo Egypt
2014 The prize of the upper youth salon, Luxor Egypt.
2012 The second prize of the international biennale of water color, Fba, febraiano, Italy.


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