2014, the mall athens, marousi, athens.born in cairo in 1961.1980-85 studied at the school of fine arts of the helwan university of cairo. He obtained his ph.d degree from the aristotle university of thessaloniki, school of fine arts, department of visual & fine arts.1982 won the first prize for painting at helwan university.1983 awarded a cash prize in the all egypt art competition for his artwork tourism on the banks of the nile.1985 highly commended by the school of fine arts for the series of painting in a group exhibition titleddrought in africa.1989 nominated by the steering committee of the greek community in cairo for the special prize of the greek ministry of culture for distinguished greek artists living broad.2000 awarded with the honorary prize of the greek literary union for “his substantial contribution in the promotion and development of modern greek culture”.1985 worked with dr. Isaak fanous’ team on a mural in the museum of the mohammed ali mosque (cairo acropolis).1994 published the retro-shah album “a theory for the metaphysical dimension of painting and chess based on the space-time evolution of movement on the chessboard”.2000 awarded with the honorary prize of the greek literary union for “his substantial contribution in the promotion and development of modern greek culture”. 2006 awarded with the honorary prize of the municipality of thessaloniki for his development of art in chess. Also awarded with the honorary prize of the greek emigrant civilization k. P. Kavafis. One-man show exhibitions. 1984 french cultural center, heliopolis, cairo, egypt. 1986 greek center, heliopolis, cairo, egypt. 1990 ruth balmer gallery, berne, switzerland. 1990 odos athinon gallery, nicosia, cyprus. 1990 gallery opus 39, nicosia, cyprus. 1994 vafopoulio cultural centre, thessaloniki, greece. 1994 chroma, cultural café, thessaloniki, greece. 1995 spiti tis kyprou (cypriot cultural centre), kolonaki, athens, greece. 1995 art, capricorn, thessaloniki, greece. 1997 exhibition space-byzantine tower, new fokaia, chalkidiki, greece. 1998-1999 sports museum, thessaloniki, greece. 1999 aenaon, katehaki, athens, greece. 2000-2001 gallery opus, limassol, cyprus. 2003 municipality of stavroupoli, thessaloniki, greece. 2004 aenaon, katehaki, athens, greece. 2005 porto hydra, ermioni, greece. 2006 porto hotel, thessaloniki, greece. 2008 municipal art gallery of thessaloniki. Retroaction exhibition 1984-2007. 2008 gallery kypriaki gonia, larnaka, cyprus. 2009, home culture, rethymno, crete. 2011 gallery opus 39, nicosia, cyprus. 2012 booze, athens. 2013 makedonia palace, thessaloniki, greece. 2014, the mall athens, marousi, athens. Has taken part in many group exhibitions (as 2000 biennale international d’ art miniature, ville-marie, canada – 2000 pieridis foundation, athens-greece, 2001 month of the fine arts, technopolis, municipality of athens-greece, 2013 festival petit paris d’athènes”. He also, was the curator of the exhibition “egypt at a glance”, casa bianca, thessaloniki). Many of his works can be found in private collections and art galleries. Is a member of the artistic chambers of greece and cyprus and of the icom (international council of museums).