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• Doctor of Philosophy, 2014, University of Westminster, London; Thesis: Egyptian Faience; Ancient Making Methods and Consideration of Technical Challenges in Sculptural Practice.

• MA in Artefact Studies, 2006, Institute of Archaeology, UCL, London; Dissertation on “A Study of Egyptian Faience Forming Techniques”
• Professional Development Certificate in Ceramic, 2005, Kensington & Chelsea College, London

• Book Binding and Restoration, City-lit-college, London, UK

• Restoration of Ceramics, City-lit-college, London, UK

• BSc in Applied Chemistry, University of Aleppo, Syria
• Fine Art & Sculpture, Fatehy-Mohamad College of Fine Art, Aleppo, Syria

Work experience

• Sculptural art & restoration, self employed, September 2003 - present, London, UK

• Honorary research associate, 2008 – present, Institute of Archaeology, UCL, London, UK
• Gallery Proprietor, February 1998 – 2003, Museum Gallery, London, UK
• Designer, Amir Palace Hotel, Aleppo, Syria
• Senior Sculptor, Mil-House 309 (Ceramic Factory), Aleppo, Syria
• Sculptor, Mil-House 309 (Heritage research center), Aleppo, Syria
• Sculptor, Mil-house 3 (Meridian Hotel project), Aleppo, Syria


• Group show, Contemporary Ceramic Art from the Middle East, The V&A Museum, London, 2021

Solo show, Nu-Shabtis Intervention, "Suspended Truth", Manchester Museum, Manchester, 2017

• Group show, "Light Form", Arts Palace, Cairo, Egypt, 2016

• Group show, "Home From Home", Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery, London, 2017

Solo show, "Arcaeological Investigation", Oto Reifschneider Gallery, Brasilia, Brazil, 2016

Solo show, Nu-Shabtis Intervention, Beyond Beauty, The Two Temple Place, London, 2016

• Display at the V&A Museum, Nu-Shabties, London, 2015

• Group show, "ARTitecture", Hidd Al-Sadiat Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2016

• Solo show, "Mythologies and Fables", Salo Nobre, House of Parliment, Brasilia, Brazil, 2015

• Solo show, "Nu-Shabties Liberation", Petrie Museum, London, 2014

Mythologies, Gallery Al markhiya, Doha, Qatar, 2014

• Recent sculptures exhibited in Artiquea Gallery, Caroline Farmiloe Fine Art gallery and Sheridan Russell Gallery, London

• Solo show, Inspired by Antiquities, Archea Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2006

• Exhibited in the V&A, “Inspired by the V&A” Competition, Summer 2005

• Exhibition in the Air Gallery, Mayfair, London, June 2005
• Previous exhibitions of sculpture, ceramics, water colours and photography in Syria, Italy, Germany and England


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