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He was born in Kurdistan Region-IQ in 1981. Adam started his journey in 1996 when he attended the Institute of Fine Art in Duhok. In 2001 he graduated from the Institute of Fine Arts in Duhok with a Diploma in Painting. In 2004 he attended College and earned his degree from college of Fine Arts Salahaddin University in Erbil with Bachelor Degree in Painting. He worked seven years as an art teacher in different schools including the Fine Arts Institute of Duhok. He attended the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA in 2012 and in 2015 got his master degree in contemporary realism as a figurative artist. He is currently instructor in Fine Art Institution in Duhok.
The purpose of his paintings is to highlight the soul of the Kurdish woman in her traditional costume. His intent is to depict the connection between Kurdish woman and clothing worn by women in society. This is achieved by shedding light on traditional Kurdish female costumes and the meaning behind the colors and symbols of outfits which have different shapes, styles, designs, and societal meaning. In addition to the symbolic meanings, the design of the dress projects an inner mood and expression often overlooked by Kurdish culture.
2017 Duhok Gallery, Kurdistan, IQ
2015 The Girl of Dreams, Cannery Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Selected Group Exhibitions
2022 Galawej International Festival
2020 13th Al-Wasiti Plastic Art Festival, Baghdad
2019 2nd International Contemporary Art Fair, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris
2019 20th International Plein-air, U Jaksy Gallery, Poland
2019 Aghala Museum, Koya, Kurdistan, IQ
2018 Duhok Gallery Annual Exhibition, Duhok, Kurdistan, IQ
2018 Zamwa Galley, Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan, IQ
2017 Klturwan Festival, Amnasuraka, Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan, IQ
2016 Duhok Gallery Annual Exhibition, Duhok, Kurdistan, IQ
2015 Academy of Art University Spring Show, San Francisco, CA
2014 Academy of Art University Spring Show, San Francisco, CA
2014 Kurdish Youth Festival, Miami, FL
2013 Kurdish Youth Festival, San Diego, CA
2010 Contemporary Art Group Collective, Media Gallery, Erbil, Kurdistan, IQ
2009 Contemporary Art Group Collective, Martyr Salman Gallery, Duhok, Kurdistan, IQ
2006-2010 Duhok Gallery Annual Exhibition, Duhok, Kurdistan, IQ
2004-2008 College Exhibitions, College of Fine Art Gallery, Erbil, Kurdistan, IQ
2008 Land Art Public Work, Shaqlawa, Kurdistan, IQ
2007 Installation Art Exhibition, College of Fine Art, Erbil, Kurdistan, IQ
2001 International Committee of the Red Cross Exhibition, Martyr Salman Gallery in Duhok, Media Gallery in Erbil, Ashti Palace Hall in Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan, IQ
1996-2001 Annual Institute Festivals, Institution Halls, Duhok, Kurdistan, IQ
2015 MFA Painting Academy of Art University
2008 BFA Painting Salahuddin University
2001 Diploma Painting Institute of Fine Art, Kurdistan
2019 1st Place American Art Award
2018 4th Place American Art Award
2015 Academy of Art University, Spring Show, Body of Work Award
2001 International Committee of the Red Cross, Honor for Poster
2008-2010 Artistic design, studio decoration Vin TV, Korek TV
2007 Elementary school Murals in Duhok City, Education Directorate
2007 21 Kids Comic Books Illustration, Khane press center, Kurdistan
2006 Mural in Akre County, Akre County, Public work commission
2020-Present Dasinya Art Institute teacher
2017-2019 AUK Interior Design Adjunct
2018-Present CU Instructor
2017 UoD Fine Art Instructor
2009-2012 Associate Director, Institute of Fine Art, painting department, Duhok
2008-Present Fine Art Institute Teacher, Kurdistan
2002-2004 Elementary School Art Teacher, Kurdistan
2001 Member of Kurdistan Artist Syndicate
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