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Prof Ahmed Ragab Sakr

Education and employment

*The elected Dean of Faculty of fine arts – El Minia university, 1-11-2011:11-3-2015
*Professor of Book arts– Faculty of fine arts– El Minia university 26-2-2008
*Associate Professor of Graphic design –Al Ahlyya Amman university – Jordan –10-2002
*Supervisor of Dept. of Animation – Faculty of fine arts – El Minia university- 18-9-2004
*Assistant Professor–Dept. of Graphic art -Faculty of fine arts–El Minia university-25-2-2003
*Lecturer- Dept. of Graphic art -Faculty of fine arts–El Minia university- 7-6-1992
*Graduate assistant -. of Graphic art -Faculty of fine arts–El Minia university- 21-2-1988

*Received Ph.D degree in Philosophy of art (Book arts)- Faculty of fine arts –Helwan university
Title of Ph.D Dissertation (Contemporary Plastic language of Book arts through Islamic art ).
The Ph.D research was conducted at:
Faculty of fine arts –Helwan university–Egypt and Faculty of arts–University of Erfurt –Germany.
*Conducted a research on Lithography and Handmade papermaking – 1996-1998- University of Erfurt- Germany .
*MFA – Graphic arts ( Book Arts ) – Faculty of fine arts – Helwan university – 1992.
MFA dissertation ( Islamic manuscripts as an early phase of book arts )
*BFA – ( Book arts and Animation ) – Dept. of Graphic arts- Faculty of fine arts- Helwan university- very good with honor degree ,1997 .
* Studied Sculpture at Dept. of Sculpture – Faculty of fine arts – Helwan university – 1984.

Memberships

*Member of syndicate of Plastic arts – Cairo .
*Member of fine arts community group .
*Member of fine arts graduates group .
*Establishing member of the Egyptian group of Plastic arts and the utilization of graphic arts .
*Establishing member of European artists – Germany
*Member of the higher committee of artistic research at the center of contemporary art –15th of May city- Egypt 2004.
*Head of the archiving committee of International Printmaking museum ( under construction ) Egypt-2004
*Member of the higher committee of the Egyptian International Print Triennial and head of its conference – Cairo – 2006.

Art workshops , Festivals and forums

*Participated in more than 30 workshops in the fields of Painting , Printmaking , Installation and Sculpture in Hungary , Austria , Germany , Spain , Montenegro
Jordan , Italy , Slovakia , Romania , Finland and France .
*Curator of the 16th Egyptian Salon of youth – Cairo 2004 .
*Member of the Jury panel of the 15th Egyptian Salon of youth – Cairo 2003.
*Member of the organizing committee of the Egyptian International Print Triennial -2003
*Member of the Jury panel of the National competition of Plastic arts–(university level) 2001
*Member of the Jury panel of Poster design of ( International year of volunteering )- the higher council of sports and youth 2001.
*Member of the Jury panel of the 11th Egyptian Salon of youth – Cairo 1999.
*Member of the Germany scholar delegate – scholar delegate 2nd conference – Alexandria- Egypt 1996 .
Participated in preparing the collective book of the first 5 rounds of the Egyptian Salon of youth .
*Executed artworks for the Egyptian children museum .

Group exhibitions

*Participated in more than 120 national and international group shows .

Solo exhibitions

Held 48 solo exhibitions in Egypt , Germany , Morocco and Bosnia (Painting , Printmaking , Installation and Video)

Prizes and acquisitions

Awarded 24 national and international prizes , most important of them are :

* The Grand prize of the 22nd Mediterranean biennial –the museum of fine arts – Alexandria-2003 .
* The state encouragement prize in Printmaking – Cairo-2001
* The acquisition prize of the 12th Frechen print triennial – Germany- 1999
* First prize in installation – the 5th Cairo international art biennale- 1995

The Scientific production ( Publications , research papers and research supervision )

*Supervised and discussed more than 40 Master and Ph.D dissertations in Helwan and El Minia universities in Egypt , El Yarmouk university in Jordan , Damascus university in Syria , Baghdad university in Iraq and in King Abd El Aziz university in Saudi Arabia .

*Published to books in the History of book arts and in the Technology of Lithography .
*Published more than 20 specialized research papers in Graphic arts and in Islamic arts in Egypt , Jordan , Germany , Austria , Italy and in Bosnia .

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