Student of the Syrian master calligrapher, Badawi Al Dirany.
Graduated 1977, Faculty of Fine Arts Damascus University.
Worked as a calligrapher since 1967, then as a designer of books and various printed matters as well as a designer of typefaces characters.
Designed more than 2000 covers and tens of logos.
Published educational booklets of six kinds of Arabic calligraphy, Dar Aleef- Tunis.
Wrote several articles in Arabic Calligraphy, critique and Arabic Islamic art.
Contributed as an artistic consultant to the work of the International Arab Encyclopedia and edited the entries of Arabic Calligraphy and its biographical names.
1988: A book about his works, with a study edited by the artist Youssef Abdelke, was published in Arabic and French. Dar Aleef - Tunis.
1992: A book about his works, with an analytical study by Ali Al Lwati, was published in Arabic and French. Dar Al Fonoun - Tunis
1996: A picture book of his works, with two reviews by Y.Abdelke and Hussein Bikar, was published. Cairo
2004: A picture book of his works with a study by Y.Abdelke.
1977: Posters exhibition (the repression and the military despotism in the world) - many cities in Syria.
Participated in many group exhibitions, regional and international forums and conferences about Arabic Calligraphy and the Arabic typefaces characters.
He was honored in many Arabic art's societies. Does not participate in contests. Gained the Modernization Award in the first Arabic Calligraphy Biennial – al Sharija.
Jury member of the Arabic Calligraphy Biennial – al Sharija. 2016.
Museums collections of his works:
Museum of Modern Art - Cairo - Egypt.
Museum of the International Committee of the Red Cross - Geneva -
Sharjah Museum of Arabic Calligraphy - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates.
Arabic Calligraphy Museum, Alexandria, Egypt.
Museum of Islamic Art - Malaysia.
Museum of Islamic Art (Bergamon) Berlin - Germany.
Ministry of Culture - Tunisia.
Private collections of his works: Syria, Tunis, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Bahrain, U.A.E, Sudan, Oman, Qatar, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, France, Germany, Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands, Yugoslavia, Malaysia, Spain, India, Russia, Canada, USA, the UK, Australia.
1987, Cairo atelier, Egypt...
Al Sawi hall, Cairo.
1988, Aleef hall, Tunis.
Bourgiba center, Tunis.
1990, Cairo Atelier.
1992, Cairo Atelier.
French Cultural Center. Heliopolis, Cairo.
Dar Al Fonoun, Tunis.
1993, Cairo Atelier.
1994, cultural house, Abu Dhabi.
1994-1995, Mobile exhibition in cooperation with international Red Cross, Morocco,
Tunis and Jordan.