Nabil Makar

Nabil Makar “Egyptian Icon V” Print

Nabil Makar is an Egyptian artist who has lived in the US for nearly 40 years.  A long been a proponent of cross-cultural dialogue he explains that  

“Everybody must do his part in the world. Artists cannot carry guns or be doctors, but they can express themselves with their brushes and pencils. There must be mutual understanding.”

ART INSTRUCTOR, Letcher Art School, Washington, DC

Instructed a class of 20 students
Taught art methods and techniques
Accelerated students from basic through intermediate levels
Facilitated workshops in private studio (Makart Art Studio) for children and adults
OWNER, MAKART ART GALLERIES, Cairo, Egypt, and 2 locations in Washington, DC

Operated and managed 3 galleries specializing in introducing young international artists and world established artists to different media and mediums
Visited by famous art, music, and world affair connoisseurs

Master of a variety of communication methods
Uses art as a tool for demonstrating spiritual and cultural achievement of modern world
Publicized world-wide including Egypt, Lebanon, Cyprus, Greece, Spain, and the United States

35 One man shows
Organizer and Curator of five International Shows
Al Ahram, Cairo, Egypt, September 2005
Faculty of Fine Arts, Luxor, Egypt, October 2005
United States Congress, Rayburn House Office Building, USA, February 2006
National Opera of Egypt, Egypt, September 2006
Cheney University of Pennsylvania, USA April 2007

On Air
Voice of America (English, Arabic)
Cairo Radio and Television
Middle East Radio
Liban Radio and Television
CBC Radio and Television
Washington Area Television ( WRC, FOX, WMAL, WTOP)
Washington Post
Washington Times
Daily Star Beirut/Daily Star Egypt
Egypt Today
Al Ahram Weekly

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