Yahya Al Sheikh
Born in Qalat Salih, Iraq in 1945, Yahya Al-Sheikh is a Iraqi-Norwgian atist. He obtained a B.A in painting from the Academy of Fine Arts, Baghdad in 1966, an M.A. in Graphic Art from the Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana in 1970, and a Ph.D in science of art from All Union Research Institute, Moscow in 1984.
Al-Sheikh has worked as a designer, illustrator and professor since 1970. He has received numerous awards and his works can be found in both private and public collections worldwide.
He held several solo exhibition in Baghdad, Moscow, Damascus, Tripoli, Tunis, Norway, London,Paris, Masqat and Amman.