MOHAMED AL ALAWY
Born in 1947, Mohamed Al Alawy obtained his Master's Degree specializing in sculpture in 1978, from Helwan University. He pursued his studies in the Academy of Art in Leningrad –Russia, where he obtained his doctorate in Philosophy of Art in 1984.
Since 1968, al Alawy an active and prolific artist took part in most major Art exhibitions at Home. He also represented Egypt twice in the Academy of Rome and in the Outdoors-Sculpture Competition in Latakia 1989, where he executed a monumental sculpture which was presented to the city.
Al Alawy, a strong believer in discipline, persistence and creativity pays strong attention to details. His work is mostly figurative combined with architectural structures. Al Alawy works mostly with bronze.
Al Alawy's perseverance and innovation earned him several important awards in the Mokhtar Sculpture competition, The Cairo International Biennale, The Salon of Mini Works of Art and some other Merit Awards.