Ayman El Semary was born in 1965 in Kafr Shokr, Egypt. He completed his MA in painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University, in 1995. In 2001, he earned a PhD in art education at his alma mater.
From 1995 onward, El Semary regularly exhibited his work at solo shows in Egypt, at the Alexandria International Symposium (2008), Ebdaa Art Gallery (2007), and Gezira Art Center (2006), to name a few. In addition, El Semary has represented Egypt in a number of international exhibitions including contemporary Egyptian art exhibitions in Bonn (2007), Abu Dhabi (2006), Algiers (2006), Prague (2005), and Riyadh (2004).
Among the accolades he has accumulated throughout his career are: an honor prize and bronze medal at the Alexandria Biennial (2003), the jury prize at the 10th Youth Salon in Cairo (1998), and grand prize at the International Union for Plastic Arts Critiques.
El Semary currently lives and works between Cairo and the Egyptian countryside.
The following conditions of sale describe the relationship between the Institute for Palestine Studies-USA and the buyers, prospective buyers, and bidders for the Keyword: Palestine II Art Exhibition and Auction which will begin on March 2nd, 2020, and end on December 31st, 2020. By using this website to buy, bid, or inquire about any artwork, you agree to be bound by these conditions.
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