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Sculpture of Sabah Al-Dhaher

Sculpture of Sabah Al-Dhaher

Odegaard Undergraduate Library and Commons
first floor lobby display area

Sabah Al-Dhaher was born in Nasriyah, Iraq. At the age of fifteen he was accepted to the Institute of Fine Arts in Basra, Iraq, where he lived and received his training in classical art, graduating first in his class in 1989. In 1993 he came to the USA as a political refugee and now lives in Seattle with his wife and son. He has been teaching stone carving at Camp Brotherhood in Mt. Vernon, WA (an annual international stone sculpture symposium) since 1998, and currently teaches stone carving at the Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle. Mr. Al-Dhaher paints and sculpts. In his paintings he uses a lot of mediums such as oil, watercolor, acrylic, ink, But he is most famous for is using the coffee as a medium in his paintings.

Please visit Sabah Al-Dhaher's web site to view more of his art.

In addition, read about Mr. Al-Dhaher and his art in University Week .