Born Mosul, Iraq, 1930. Graduated Academy of Fine Arts, Rome, 1965; IFA, 1961. Fellow member of the Pioneers and a member of SIPA and UIA. Received numerous awards including: Dante Award, 1962; Second Prize, Rome Art Competition, Italy, 1962. Participated in the national exhibitions that took place in and out of Iraq. Organised numerous solo-exhibitions in 1968/70/72/73/74/75 and 1976. He lives and works in Baghdad.