Union of Bulgarian Artists | Lokman AL SHEIH



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biography

personal data

I was born in 1934, in the town of Mosul, Iraq.
I have graduated the Institute of Fine Arts in Baghdad.
I have graduated the Academy of Fine Arts in Sofia in 1966, subject of studies Monumental Decorative Painting.

Selected solo exhibitions

I have made exhibitions in the Club of Iraqis in Sofia during 1993 and 1994
I have made an one-man show in the Hungarian Cultural Center in Sofia in 2000
2002 – one-man show in the Academy of Fine Arts in Sofia.
2003 – one-man show in Gallery Ikar, Sofia
2003 - one-man show in Kufa Gallery, London, UK
2004 - I have participated in Balkan countries “Triennial”
Participation in numerous exhibitions of paintings held in the city
2007 - Gallery "Shipka 6", c. Sofia - solo exhibition
2007 - Gallery "Raffaele" city. Sofia - solo exhibition
2010 - Exposition Centre of the Union of Bulgarian artists- solo exhibition
2013 - Cultural Institute of the Ministry of Foreign affairs - gallery ”The mission” Sofia under the patronage of the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Sofia.
2014 - My last exhibition took place in London, at the Iraqi cultural institute.



Selected collective exhibitions

I have made a general art exhibition together with a group of artists from the Institute of Fine Arts in Baghdad in 1956
1957 – exhibition in the town of Mosul
1957 – exhibition in the town of Baghdad, in the Club of Monsur
1958 – exhibition on the occasion of July 14th
I have participated in general exhibitions in Sofia during 1997 and 1998
2007 - Triennial town. Pleven - General Exhibition

The artworks can be found at

Collectors from Iraq, Bulgaria, Greece, Germany, Holland, USA and Great Britain are owners of my pictures.

Proffesional status

I have participated in many projects in Bulgaria as designer and performer.
Meanwhile I have worked as a textile designer in the Center for new commodities and fashion in Sofia. I have ended my textile occupation with an one-man show in the Fashion center in Baghdad in 1990. I have started to develop myself in a new area – painting after 1990.
I continue to live and work in Bulgaria.