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Hatem M. El Sayed Edit Profile

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Hatem M. El Sayed, Egyptian painter. Recipient Certified Excellence in the Fine Arts National Committee of the Arts, Cairo, 1977, Gold Medal Salon Annuel, Alexandria, 1977, Certified Excellence President Anwar Sadat and Presidential Commission on the Arts, 1978, Award of Merit Toronto (Ontario) Art Directors Club, 1983. Member American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, Washington, 1987. Served as lieutenant Egyptian Commando Forces, 1973-1974.

Background

Sayed, Hatem M. El was born on April 10, 1954 in Cairo. Came to the United States, 1978. Son of Mohamed Mostafa El Sayed and Samira Ragib.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Alexandria (Arab Republic Egypt) University, 1974. Master of Fine Arts, Egypt College Fine Arts, Alexandria, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Visual Arts, Helwan University, Alexandria, 1978.

Career

Founder, president, Arabian Greetings, Ltd., San Francisco, since 1980. Design consultant various firms. Lecturer in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Marriage Invitation, 1976, Monk of the Violet, 1977, Posing for Red, 1978, Graphics of Pharaohs, 1979. Lithography includes Beardless Jars series. Designed scenery and costumes several Cairo theatre productions.

      Numerous exhibitions include the Alexandria Museum, 1972, traveling sculpture show Denmark, Sweden, Greece, Federal Republic Germany, 1973, Kerckhoff Gallery at University of California at Los Angeles, 1979, "Treasures of Tutankhamen", San Francisco, 1979, Involution Gallery, San Francisco, 1979, Maelstrom Gallery, San Francisco, 1980. Represented in many private collections.

Membership

Member American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, Washington, 1987. Served as lieutenant Egyptian Commando Forces, 1973-1974.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: martial arts, reading, music, soccer.

Connections

Married Iris F. Stallworth, December 8, 1978 (divorced November 1980). Married Rosemary Hallacy, October 16, 1982.

father:
Mohamed Mostafa El Sayed

mother:
Samira Ragib

spouses:
Iris F. Stallworth

Rosemary Hallacy