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About Me


Aziz Kamel Ammoura

P.O. Box: 830016 Jabal Amman, Amman 11183, Jordan. Phone 5661983 Mobile: (077) 223317, E-mail:




* Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A), Pratt Institute, New York, N.Y, U.S.A February 15, 1983

Painting Major, Drawing Minor.

Thesis: Expatriation and the Human Expressionist Painting.


* Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A)

  Academy of Fine Arts, Baghdad University, Iraq

  Painting Major, Drawing, Printmaking and Mural Painting Minor.

* Diploma, Arroub Teachers Training College, West Bank. 1962                  English Major.



* Full time lecturer . College of Arts and Design, University of Jordan   2002-

* Assistant Professor. College of Arts and Education, Yarmouk University 1983- 1996

Subject of Teaching: Painting/ Drawing.


*Art Instructor. Amman Teachers Training College, Ministry of    Education, Amman, Jordan 1971-1979

Subject of Teaching: Art History/ Painting/ Drawing.


* Art Instructor (Part time)

    Fine Arts Institute, Ministry of Culture      1972-1974

    Subject of Teaching: Painting/ Drawing     1976-1977





* Painter, Illustrator and Designer                           1963-1965

   Audio- Visual Center, Ministry of Education, Amman, Jordan









* The State Prize, Amman, Jordan                                   1992

* The International Visiting Artists Grant, U.S.I.A.           1987

* Golden Sail Prize, Kuwait Biennial, Kuwait                  1985





* State Prize Committees                                        1993,1990





* Writing and Speaking Arabic and English





* Darat Al-Funun, Khalid Shoman Foundation, Amman, Jordan                                                             2002

* Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Amman, Jordan   1989

* Kuwait National Museum, Kuwait                                  1988

* The British Council, Amman, Jordan                             1985

* Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Amman, Jordan. (with Sculptor Keram Nimri)                                                                                 1984

* Khalid Al-Khaliday Private Hall, Kuwait                          1983

* Higgins Hall, Pratt Institute, New York                            1982

* The British Council, Amman, Jordan                              1979

* The French Center, Amman, Jordan                               1979

* The British Council, Amman, Jordan                              1974




* Hotel de Ville, Neuilly- Sur-Seine, Paris, Franc               2004

* 4walls Gallery, Amman, Jordan                                       2002

* Jordan National Gallery of Fine Art, Amman, Jordan      2002

* 4Walls, Sheraton, Amman, Jordan                                  2001

* Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Amman, Jordan     2000




* Kuwait, Jordan Contemporary Art, Kuwait                              1999

* Sharja Arts Biennial. Sharjah, U.A.E                              1995

*The Egyptian Academy, Rome, Italy                                        1994

* Civil Gallery of Contemporary Art "F.Pizzo" Sicily                  1991

* The Barbican Center, London, England                                   1989

*The XXIII International Prix of Contemporary Art of

Montercarlo                                                                           1989

*The Royal Cultural Center. Amman, Jordan                    1988

*Abdul Hameed Shouman Cultural Center

  Amman, Jordan                                                                       1988

* Baghdad International Festival of Arts, Saddam

* Art Center, Baghdad, Iraq                                                       1988

* Arab Contemporary Art, The Mall Galleries, London

England                                                                                  1986

* Jordan Contemporary Art, Exhibitions Hall

   Peking, China                                                                         1985

* Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts Exhibitions

* Held in Turkey at:

* Ankara State Museum of Fine Arts                                           1983

* Istanbul State Museum of Fine Arts                                          1983

* And Poland Zacenta Gallery, Warsaw                              1985, 1984

* Arab Contemporary Art, UN Plaza, New York

  U.S.A                                                                                       1982

* Jordan Artists Exhibition, Goethe Institute, Amman

* Jordan and Frankfurt, Germany                                                 1975





* Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts

* The World Bank, New York

* Toyota Headquarters Collection, Tokyo, Japan

   Collections at H.M. King Abdulla the Second and

   H.M. Queen Rania Al-Abdullah

   H.M Queen Noor Al- Hussein

   H.R.H Prince Hassan and H.R.H Princess Tharwat Al-Hassan


And many private collections in: Jordan, Kuwait, England, France, S.A, Syria, Qatar, Germany, U.S.A, Finland, Iraq, Sweden, U.A.E, Canada, and Australia.