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Wedad Thamer

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Artist’s Story

The work of Iraqi artist Widad Thamer draws on his experience as a children’s illustrator and as a fashion designer / He has taught drawing at the Institute of Fine Arts / He is a full-time artist and since 1979 he has organised many individual and collective exhibitions in Iraq, the Netherlands, and a number of Arab and European countries / Wedad currently lives and works in Al Ain in the U.A.E pursuing his artistic production /

Full CV


1985 Bachelor of painting - Baghdad, Iraq
2008 H. Bachelor Minerva Academy of Visual Arts, Groningen, Netherlands


2015 Solo exhibition-Kuwait
2014 Group exhibition, Sharjah, U.A.E
2013 Group exhibition, Sharjah, U.A.E
2012 Solo exhibition, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
2012 Solo exhibition, Dubai, U.A.E
2011 Painting Festival, Noordwijk, Netherlands
2010 Painting Festival, Noordwijk, Netherlands
2010 Group exhibition, CBK Emmen, Netherlands
2009 Solo exhibition Public Library,Groningen, Netherlands
2008 Solo exhibition Galerie S10, Winschoten, Netherlands
2007 Group exhibition, Arts Total Emmen, Netherlands
2004 Solo exhibition, Erica, Netherlands
2003 Group exhibition CBK, Emmen, Netherlands
2001 Solo exhibition, Art Market, Dokkum, Netherlands
2000 Solo exhibition, The Tamboer, Hoogeveen, Netherlands
1999 Solo exhibition, Aalden, Netherlands
1998 Solo exhibition, Healthcare Agency Zweelo, Netherlands
1983 Group exhibition of Iraqi artists, Baghdad, Iraq
1983-1986 Youth Festival, Baghdad, Iraq
1982-1989 Wasiti Festival, Baghdad, Iraq
1980 Group exhibition, Basra, Iraq