MOHIE EL DIN HUSSEIN
Born in Mansoura in 1936, Mohei ElDin graduated from the School of Applied Arts in 1962. He received a Scholarship from the Ministry of Culture -1964-1966.
Mohie El Din, a member in several Art Associations was appointed at few instances, Commissar in Ceramics Biennales and Head of the Jury Committee in National Ceramics Exhibitions. He represented Egypt abroad in many Biennials and exhibitions in France (Salon de Lyon), Italy (the Venice Biennale and in Gualdotadino) and Yugoslavia (Zagreb).
Mohie ElDin lives and works in Harraniya. A quiet and peaceful place where he keeps his Brick Kilns, but also a permanent exhibition displaying his Terracotta pieces as well as other sculpture works. In fact Mohei-ElDin started with ceramic pottery, but lately derived from the forms of bowls, vessels, plates; his non-utilitarian pieces are records of his encounters with different materials.
The renowned Ceramist/Sculptor's art work is exhibited in the Everson Ceramic Museum in New York. Bibliotheca Alexandria houses an outstanding collection of 90 pieces of his work, which were donated to the institution by the artist.