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Moosa Omar

Moosa Omar is a mixed media artist whose works reflect elements and stories from daily life and mirror his traditional Omani roots. He uses symbols and motifs, colours and textures to produce his own distinct narrative.  He has held over 11  solo exhibitions In Oman, Bahrain and Egypt and Kwuait and Qater  and Abu Dhabi ,  He has traveled and exhibited widely across the globe; participating in shows in several European countries, the USA and Mexico, Turkey, Iraq, Pakistan, India, Algeria, Morocco, Taiwan, Lebanon, Australia, South Korea, Egypt, Japan, Jordan, Syria, Bangladesh, China, and the Arabian Gulf.  Notable exhibitions include shows at The White House – USA, The Indira Ghandi  National Centre for Arts – India, National Art Gallery Shilpakala Academy Dhaka and Bangladesh National Museum – Bangladesh,  Centre of Fine Art Berlin – Germany, National Centre for Performing Arts – China, O.N.S.C.O Beirut  – Lebanon, U.N.E.S.C.O Paris and the Institute du Monde l’Arab, Paris – France, Palace of Culture – Algeria, Palace of Arts El Gezeira and Museum of Modern Egyptian Arts - Egypt, Korea International Library, The Olympic Museum – Switzwerland and the Olympic Museum – Australia, Museum of Modern Bagdad- Iraq,  Taipei Fine Art Museum – Taiwan,  Bait Al Zubair Museum and Bait Muzna Gallery – Oman Museum of Art  Tunisia .

He has participated and led numerous workshops and is a member of the International Plastic Art Association (U.N.E.S.C.O), the Omani Society for Fine Arts, the Cultural club and the Youth Studio, Oman. Among his honours are awards from Australia, Oman, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait.  Moosa Omar’s work is held in several important collections in Oman as well as in Qatar, Egypt, Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia.  Notable collectors in Oman are the Diwan of the Royal Court, General Organization of Sports and Cultural Activities, Ministry of Information, Ministry of  Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Culture and Heritage, The Omani Society for Fine Arts, Bait Al Zubair Museum, The Cultural Club, The British Embassy and Shangrl-la's  Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa.  Outside Oman his work is featured in collections of the Qatar Museum for Contemporary Arabic Art, Cairo Museum of Contemporary Graphics, Bangladesh Shilpokala Academy, Bengal Foundation Gallery of Fine Arts, Expo China , and I.S.E.S.C.O. Modren Musem Kwuait , Visual Art Center Qater  , Opera House Muscat  , Girls Creativity Centre Qater ,R.C.A. Club Muscat , O.N.J.D. Morocco . Ludvig  Academy Kendlimajor Hungary .  Ahmed Al SharqwiSociety for Fine Arts , AbiJaad Morocco
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