Saad SHAKIR
Saad SHAKIR
سعد شاكر

Born Baghdad, Iraq, 1935.  Diploma Ceramics, IFA, 1959; BA Ceramics, Central School of Art and Design, London, 1961; Harrow College, 1964.  Awards: Honorary Award, British Cultural Week, London; Honorary  Award, Iraqi Ministry of Information; Silver Jubilee Prize, UIA, 1956-81. 

Memberships: SIPA, since 1959; Crafts Potters Association, London, UK, 1964; International Ceramist Academy, Switzerland, since 1963; IAA/AIAP (UNESCO), since 1990.  Artwork is numerous private and public collections including: Reading Museum, UK; Gorgel College, Cambridge; SAC; National Museums of Modern Art, Iraq, Amman and Qatar as well as the United Nations Museum, USSR. Returned to Iraq in 1966 where he continues to live and work as a teacher of ceramics at IFA.

Artist Died in 2005

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The opening of the exhibition of clay tales of cer

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