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Issa Hanna Dabish
(Pioneer Artist / Canada)
Painter and Photographer
* Born in Telkeppe, Iraq
* Institute of Fine Arts, Baghdad, 1950
* Studied abroad at Syracuse University, NY, 1956
* Founder Member of Friends of Art Society 1941
* Founder Member of Society Primitive Artists Group (The Pioneers) 1950
* Founder Member of Iraqi Plastic Artists Society 1956
www.chaldeanart.com



Amer Hanna Fatuhi
(USA)
Painter, Commercial Designer, Art critic, and Scholar in ancient Mesopotamia "Art & History"
For more Information see (Art Directors)
www.amerfatuhiart.com



Lavon Ammori
(USA)
Painter - Writer & Art Director
For more Information see (Art Directors)
www.chaldeanart.com



Burhan Saleh Kirkukly
(Holland)
Painter and Printmaker
* Many One-man & collective art exhibits in homeland & abroad since 1980
* Full-time Artist
www.burhansaleh.com



Farouk Kaspaules
(Canada)
* Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio and Art History from the University of Ottawa, 1988.
* Exhibits include: Non Sequitur, 1995; The Lands Within Me Memory of a Place, 2000; State of Things, 2003; The 9th International Cairo Biennale, Cairo, Egypt, 2003; Crossing Borders, 2004; Traces, 2005; Iconoclast, 2006.
* Exhibited in Canada, US, Brazil, Chile, France and elsewhere



Joseph Hanna Yousif
(USA)
Sculptor, Born in Baghdad Iraq, 1944
Self taught artist mostly Oil

* Award-winning oil painter
* Member of south Oakland Art Association & Warren Tri-County Fine Arts, Inc.
* Many collective art exhibits in homeland & abroad
* Full-time Artist



Mazin Elia
(Iraq)
Sculptor
* Many collective art exhibits in homeland & abroad since 1969
* Full-time Artist, Instructor of Art Iraq
www.chaldeanart.com



M. H. Abdulla
(Holland - Spain)
Sculptor
* Many One-man & collective art exhibits in homeland & abroad since 1986
* Many awards Iraq & abroad
* Full-time Artist, Instructor of Art - Spain



Nadwa Qaragholi
(USA)
Painter & Sculptor
* Born and raised in Baghdad, she studied art under the acclaimed Iraqi artist Miran Al Saadi. She attended the American College in Beirut and studied art at both Santa Monica College and UCLA(LosAngeles).
* She has also studied at the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington DC.
* Active member of the Alexandria Art League (VA) for the last twenty years. To read her entire Bio, the artist statement, and view more of her art works, visit:
www.iraqiartists.org



Paul Batou
(USA)
Painter & Sculptor
* First one man show in 1981
* Took art courses at university while enrolled at Baghdad College of Pharmacy, 1982
* Lives in California and shows work in galleries across U.S.
www.paulbatou.com
www.mylastthoughtsaboutiraq.com



Qais Issa Al-Sindy
(Iraq)
Painter
* Many collective art exhibits in homeland & abroad since 1973
* Full-time Artist
www.chaldeanart.com



Roche Binyamen
(Iraq)
Painter
* Many collective art exhibits in homeland & abroad since 1996
* Full-time Artist
www.chaldeanart.com



Samar T. Dawisha
(USA)
Painter & Expert in Theatre, Film, & Communications
* Masters in Art Education, Southern Oregon University. Post-Bach: Fine arts & Art education
* Three Solo Shows & Many collective art exhibits in the USA, since 1976
* Instructor of Art, Ashland, OR



Sulafa Roumayah
(USA)
Painter
* Many collective art exhibits
* Part-time Artist



Susan Jadan
(USA)
Painter
* Number of collective art exhibits since 2002
* Full-time Artist
www.chaldeanart.com



Dr. Wissam Marqus
(Iraq)
Painter
* Many collective art exhibits in homeland & abroad since 1982
* Several Awards throughout his career
* Full-time Artist, Instructor of Art, College of Fine Arts, Baghdad - Iraq
www.chaldeanart.com



Ziad M. Haider
(Heaven, 1954-2006)
Painter & Printmaker
* Many collective art exhibits in homeland & abroad since 1976
* Several Awards throughout his career



Zuhair Shaooni
(USA)
Photo Journalist & Artist
* Diploma of Fine Arts from Baghdad Institute of Fine Arts 1974
* His work has been exhibited in Iraq, Canada, Czechoslovakia, Egypt, France, USA, and other places. He has been called on many times to act as juried artist adjudicating other artists.

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