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Mohamed Sharkawy

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Artist’s Story

Mohamed Sharkawy was born in Naga Hamadi, Egypt / He utilises a minimalist approach to his art / Bold colours and cultural subject matter define his aesthetic / Mohamed's works represent an Egypt rich in its traditions and symbolism / Mohamed's signature style is distinctive in its ability to speak to a wide audience appreciative of the pillars shaping our historical society to the present day / Mohamed has held and participated in solo and group shows respectively /

"Unadorned and unaffected, my work is a vision of childlike simplicity"

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Agricultural Diploma
1997–2000 Naga Hamadi High School
Naga Hamadi, Egypt

Solo Exhibitions

2013 “Little Moments of Happiness” Art Talks Cairo, Egypt
2012 "Al Machata”, Al Riwaq Art Space, Manama, Bahrain
2008 "El Kehrita", Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt
2006 "El Daba", Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt

Group Exhibitions

2013 “Heads Down” Mural Painting in “Alwan 338” Al Riwaq Art Space, Manama, Bahrain
2011 “THE SPACE AND BETWEEN”, Al Riwaq Art Space, Manama, Bahrain
2011 “Out of place”, Financial Harbor Gallery, Manama, Bahrain
2010 “Jumble”, Al Riwaq Art Space, Manama, Bahrain
2009 "A Beautiful Mess", Al Riwaq Gallery, Bahrain
2009 A video Art series curated by Aida Eltorie


2008 theoneminutes Workshop, Video Workshop, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt

2008 Shatana International Artist Workshop, Video and Visual Art installation for final group exhibition, Makan House, Amman, Jordan


2013 The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), NEW YORK

Career Highlights

  • 2013 “Little Moments of Happiness” Solo show, Art Talks Cairo, Egypt
  • 2013 “Heads Down” Mural Painting in “Alwan 338", Al Riwaq Art Space, Manama, Bahrain
  • 2012 "Al Machata” Solo show, Al Riwaq Art Space, Manama, Bahrain