Born in 1981, Alaa Awad is an Egyptian painter and muralist, gratuated from fine arts in Luxor 2004. He serves as a lecturer in Faculty of Fine Arts, Luxor. His PhD working dissertation is entitled “Artistic Vision Inspired by the Murals of War and Peace in Ancient Egyptian Art”. His collegiate resume also includes an M.A. in Fine Arts from Helwan University and a B.A. in Fine Arts from SVU.
Through his work, Alaa Awad modernizes ancient Egyptian culture with a contemporary vision. He is inspired by egyptian heritage, especially upper Egypt culture.
Alaa Awad participated in exhibitions and has created public murals throughout the world including Egypt, China, United States, France, Denmark and Germany.