Name: Abd El Wahab Morsi
Birth Date: 23/2/1931
Birth Place: Alsharkeia Governorate/Egypt
Specialization: Painting

EDUCATION
  • Bachelor of the Faculty of fine arts – Cairo, 1957.
  • Diploma of the art education institute for teachers, 1958.
  • Free studies in engraving, San Fernando University, Spain, 1971-1972.

  • JOBS AND POSITIONS
  • Working for the antiquities registration center 1958-1974.
  • General controller of the exhibitions affiliated to the general authority of arts and literature and the general controller of the museums.

  • SOLE EXHIBITIONS
  • The modern art museum, Cairo/Egypt, 1961.
  • Gallery Akhentaton, Cairo/Egypt, 1964.
  • The fine art gallery, Cairo/Egypt, 1967.
  • Goethe hall, Cairo/Egypt, 1970, 1975, 1981.
  • The Modern art gallery, Geneva, Swiss, 1971.
  • Tobson gallery, Madrid, Spain,1972.
  • Egyptian Cultural Center Belgium, 1982.
  • Egyptian Cultural Center Austria, 1983.
  • Paris- France, 1981-1982.
  • Frankfort, Germany, 1981.
  • Josef Broz Tito museum, Titograde – Yugoslavia, 1990.
  • Khan Almaghrabi, Cairo/Egypt 1996, 1999.
  • The exhibition of "some art", Picasso gallery, Zamalek Cairo/Egypt, 2005.
  • Exhibition in Extra gallery, Zamalek, Cairo/Egypt, 2006.
  • Picasso gallery, Zamalek Cairo/Egypt, 2008.

  • NATIONAL GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • Participated in several general, group exhibitions and the plastic art movement in Egypt.
  • The exhibition of art and revolution, Alexandria/Egypt, 1958.
  • Cairo Salon, Cairo/Egypt, 1961, 1964, 1965,1967.
  • Participated in the general exhibitions and the national exhibitions till the national exhibition, 1999.
  • The national exhibition of plastic arts, Cairo/Egypt the session 27, 2001.
  • The national exhibition for plastic arts, Cairo Egypt, the session 29, 2005.
  • The fourth honoring exhibition for the artists born in January, February, March, in 1888- 1935.
  • Abaad hall, the Egyptian modern art museum, Cairo/ Egypt, April 2006.
  • The first creative art festival, Egypt Salon, Cairo/Egypt, the first session, 2007.

  • INTERNATIONAL GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • Alexandria Biennale /Egypt in the years: 1957-1959-1961-1968- 1970-1996.
  • The international exhibition in Belgrade/ Yugoslavia 1961.
  • Paris international Biennale/ France for youth artists 1965.
  • The exhibition of Tatent Yellow Gallery/ Paris/ France 1965.
  • The International exhibition for arts / Senegal 1966.
  • Venice International Biennale/ Italy 1968.
  • The Sport Biennale Madrid/Spain 1969.
  • The African festival/Algeria 1969.
  • Geneva exhibition/ Swiss 1971.
  • Toison gallery exhibition/ Spain 1972.
  • Nika exhibition / Japan 1973.
  • An exhibition in France 1975.
  • Rabat Biennale/ Morocco 1975.
  • Venice International Biennale/ Italy 1976.
  • The contemporary Egyptian art exhibition / Holland 1976.
  • The contemporary Egyptian art exhibition / France 1976.
  • The contemporary Egyptian art exhibition / Mexico 1978.
  • The contemporary Egyptian art exhibition/ Germany 1979.
  • Valparaiso exhibition/ Chile 1979.
  • An exhibition/ Austria 1982.
  • India international Triennial/India 1991.
  • The contemporary Egyptian art exhibition / Spain 1994.
  • The contemporary Egyptian art exhibition / France 1999.
  • The contemporary Egyptian art exhibition /Tunisia 2000.
  • Beijing International Biennale/ China 2005.
  • The guest of honor Cairo Biennale 2007.

  • STUDENTS EXCHANGES AND FELLOWSHIPS
  • Full time fellowship from the ministry of culture for 4 years 1962.
  • Other Full time fellowship from the ministry of culture for 4 years 1982.

  • LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA, THE ARTIST NAME IS LISTED IN
  • French Robert Encyclopedia.
  • French Larose Encyclopedia.
  • International Horizons Encyclopedia –Cambridge – England.
  • International ADAF Encyclopedia – Italy.
  • Arabic Encyclopedia issued form the Egyptian authority for information/ Egypt.
  • 2000 Encyclopedia of the 20th century artist and designer –Cambridge – England.
  • Encyclopedia Who's Who –Cambridge – England.
  • Encyclopedia Who's Who – Marquis – America.
  • Encyclopedia IBC –Cambridge – England.
  • Encyclopedia Who's Who In The World/ America.
  • Selected as one of the 21st century brains from IBC: the international American Encyclopedia.

  • THE LOCAL AWARDS
  • The second award from the art and revolution exhibition- Alexandria/ Egypt 1958.
  • Distinction award in the specialization from the art education institute for teachers 1958.
  • Cairo Salon awards in the years 1961, 1964, 1965, 1967.

  • THE INTERNATIONAL AWARDS
  • The third award (the Egyptian pavilion), Alexandria Biennale/ Egypt 1970.
  • The second award, The 3rd international triennial, Barcelona/ Spain 1971.
  • Nominated for obtaining the honorary doctorate by the American Information Bank, from Marquis Jessebi Ascbo university, Missouri state/ America and also the bronze medal from Albert Einstein Academy/ America.

  • PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
  • Several individuals in Egypt and abroad.

  • OFFICIAL COLLECTIONS
  • The Egyptian modern art museum – Cairo/Egypt.
  • The modern art museum – Alexandria/Egypt.
  • Port Said museum/ Egypt.
  • The Jordanian national museum / Jordan.
  • Tetograde museum/ Yugoslavia.
  • The white house/ USA.
  • The Royal museum/ Spain.