Emad Abd El-Wahab
Origin | Egypt
Currently located | Kuwait
Languages | Arabic, English
Key themes | Women's issues, female body
Emad Abd El-Wahab graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts in 1998 and studied art at the Rome Academy of Fine Arts (2002-2004). He holds a diploma in restoration from the International Institute for Restoration in Rome (2004), a masters' degree in painting restoration from the Alexandria Faculty of Fine Arts (2006), and a PhD in Philosophy of Fine Art from the Faculty of Fine Arts (2014).
His paintings often feature the female body, women's issues, and the role of women in society. He tries to capture his model's state of mind in his pieces. His fine technique garnered him the opportunity to join the restoration team that worked on Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel.
He is the recipient of several Egyptian and international art awards and has represented Egypt at several international art exhibitions and festivals.
His artwork is part of permanent collections at Cairo International Airport, the Egyptian Art Academy in Rome, Alexandria's Museum of Mohamed Rashid Art, the Foundation of Persian Arts Heritage and Contemporary Arts and the University of Perugia in Italy, among others.