Sadik Kwaish Alfraji

Sadik Alfraji received a bfa in Painting and Plastic Art from the Academy of Fine Arts, Baghdad in 1987 and a Higher Diploma in Graphic Design from chk Constantijn Huygens, the Netherlands in 2000. He is one of the most prominent Iraqi artists currently working in the diaspora. Alfraji is a very versatile artist and works in numerous mediums including drawings, paintings, video animations, art books, graphic art, and installations.
Alfraji has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in the Netherlands, Jordan, the u.s.a. and the u.k. Alfraji’s works are housed in private and public collections including the British Museum, London; the National Museum of Modern Art, Baghdad; the Art Center, Baghdad; the National Gallery of Fine Arts Amman; Novosibirsk State Art Museum, Russia; the Los Angeles Country Museum, u.s.a.; and the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, u.s.a. He was named Artist of the Year at the Esquire Middle East Awards in 2012.
In 2015 his monography Sadik Kwaish Alfraji was published by Schilt Publishing.
Sadik Kwaish Alfraji lives and works in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.

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