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Mohamed El Sharkawy

“Exploring new materials like papyrus, known as an ancient Egyptian material…is considered a major boost towards using papyrus more often and unveiling its hidden qualities.”

Mohamed Sharkawy


Mohamed El Sharkawy


Born in Giza in 1980, Sharkawy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Art from Helwan University. He is a popular artist whose work concentrates mainly on creating depictions of everyday life in Egypt swathed in a cacophony of colors. He has produced dynamic and vivid images recreating Egyptian weddings, local festivals, walks on the sea shore, a day at the beach as well as circus scenes among others. He has participated in many exhibitions and his work has been acquired by collectors both in Egypt and abroad.