Ahmad Haj Omar

Born in Syria in 1989, this artist graduated from the Faculty of fine and applied arts, the University of Aleppo in 2014. Haj Omar, who came to Istanbul after the outbreak of civil war in Syria, currently works from his house in Şişli. He works on portraits of humans affected by the war in everyday life due to the impact of the civil war in Syria and portraits about nature in an expressionist/abstract style.

Exhibition and Awards

Selected Mixed Exhibitions

  • 2014 Wajd Art, Syria - Aleppo
  • 2017 International Mixed Exhibition, Artexprtise Gallery, Florence and London
  • 2018 Mixed Exhibition, Judy Abdelky Workshop, 2018
  • 2019 International Mixed Exhibition, Artexprtise Gallery, Roma - Italy


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This project aims to reveal the effects of migration on the fields of culture and art and has been completed under auspices of İLKE Foundation that has considerably contributed to the society through various projects in different fields it has undertaken over years.

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