Karim SAIFOU
Karim SAIFOU
كريم سيفو

1953    Iraq

1975    Diploma / Institute of Fine Arts - Baghdad

1979    Bachelor of Arts - College of Fine Arts - Baghdad

1979    Travel to France for study

1974    Work in Journalism / illustrator & Designer

1980    illustrator & designer in Iraqi Center in Paris

1990    illustrator & designer in Afaq Magazine

1999    Designer in French Center in Baghdad

2003    Designer in the Iraqi department of plastic art

2009    A full-time Visual-Artist & Graphic-Designer

 

INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATIONS:

 

1981 - 82 Iraqi artists exhibition Paris

1983 - 84 - 87 Al-Wasity Festival Baghdad

1985   Cagnes-sur-mer France

1986 - 88 - 02 Baghdad International festival Baghdad

1993    Exhibition of artists of today & tomorrow Ain Gallery Baghdad

1993    Exhibition of man & life / Inana Gallery Baghdad

1995    Festival of Iraqi contemporary art Tunisia

1996    Exhibition of the Youth   Hewar Art Gallery Baghdad

1997    Strolling Exhibition of contemporary Iraqi Art Morocco

1998    Exhibition of spaces in adventure Gallery of Baghdad

1998    Al-Mahres International festival Tunisia

1998    Festival of Iraqi art - Inst. of Arab World (IMA) Paris

1999    Exhibition of Al-Abraj / Al-Meezan gallery Baghdad

2000    Exhibition of seven Iraqi Artists - Inst. of Arab World Paris

2000    Exhibition of experimenting indications Gallery - Baghdad

2000    Exhibition of OPIC Artists Caracas - Venezuela

2000    Exhibition of Art World  Rivoli - ITALY

2002    Festival of Iraqi contemporary art Chine

2005    Exhibition of Iraqi artists in Gallery M  Paris

2005    Exhibition in Marie Demange gallery  Paris

2006    Exhibition in Art Avntage gallery Paris

2006    Art Avantage Gallery Paris

2007    (Reliefs de la mémoire) French Centre Baghdad

2007    Festival of Iraqi contemporary art U.N.S.C.O /Paris

2008    Carré d'Artistes Gallery Paris

2009    Gallery ORENDA ( Talents from the East) Paris

2009    Gallery art et miss Paris

2009    Spazio Tadini Milan-Italy

2010    Gallery art et miss Paris

2010    Gallery ORENDA  Paris

2011    Gallery art et miss  Paris

2011    Gallery Amarkhiya gallery Doha-Qatar

2012    Gallery art et miss Paris

2013    Institut du Monde Arabe Paris

2013    Plastic Arts Forum  Baghdad

2014    Gallery Claude Samuel (The other) Paris

2015    Salon d’automne de Coubron France

2015    Gallery art et mis Paris

2016    Iraqi contemporary art U.N.S.C.O Beirut Lebanon

2016    34 salon des beaux-arts de Cavalaire sur mer France

2017    Rêve de voyage Gallery art et miss Paris

2017    Gallery Mickael Marciano & Art Avantage Paris

2017     ARTSCOOPS: Art online art platform  Beirut

 

       PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS:

1990    Personal exhibition Al-Riwaq Gallery - Baghdad

1997    Personal exhibition Hewar Gallery - Baghdad

1999    Personal exhibition Pascal Gallery - Paris

2002    Exhibition with Ismail AL-CHEIKHLI Hewar gallery

2003    Personal exhibition in French Centre Baghdad

2005    Personal exhibition Veron gallery - Paris

2011    Personal exhibition  French Centre - Baghdad

2015    Personal exhibition Espace Florence La Garde Freinet-Côte-d’Azur

 

      PRIZES AND CERTIFICATES:

1984    Second prize in Al-Wasity festival -Baghdad

1985    Estimative Prize in Al-Wasity festival -Baghdad

1989 -92 Certificate & medal from Iraqi Artists Syndicate Baghdad

1993    Prize from Exhibition (Man and Life) Enana Baghdad

1993    Prize from Iraqi National Commit of Plastic Arts Baghdad

1993    Estimative prize to youth artists - Ain Gallery Baghdad

1998    Golden Prize from Al-Mehres International festivalTunisia

2015    First Prize from Salon d’automne de Coubron France

  

    QUALIFICATIONS

Iraqi National Committee of plastic arts

International Association of plastic arts - Paris

Iraqi Artists Syndicate

Iraqi Artists Society

Iraqi Journalists Syndicate

French Artists Society- Paris

International Federation of Journalists

Artworks

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