Mr. Ayad Alqaragholli


Personal Information
•Full-time practicing visual artist since 1996.
•NAVA Premium Plus Membership
•Contact numbers: +61 415 622 755

•Diploma of Fine Art Central TAFE, 2007 Perth, Western Australia
•Advanced Diploma Art, Central TAFE, 2008 Perth, Western Australia
•Bachelor of Art Curtin University of Technology 2010/11, Western Australia.


 Solo Exhibitions
•Solo Exhibition 1989, 1991 - Baghdad
•Solo Exhibition 2001  ‘Incantation’ - Beirut
•Solo Exhibition 2002  ‘Sumerian Conversation’, Royal Cultural Centre, Jordan
•Solo Exhibition 2004 - Morocco
•Solo Exhibition 2006 ‘Thirty Chairs’ – Bahrain
•Solo exhibition 2009 – Dar Al-Anda Gallery, Jordan
•Solo exhibition 2009   ‘From Mesopotamia’, emerge ART SPACE, Mt Lawley,
•Solo exhibition 2010  ‘Kiss and Fly’, emerge ART SPACE, Mt Lawley, WA
•Solo exhibition 2012 ‘The Passage South’, emerge ART SPACE, Mt Lawley WA
•Solo exhibition 2014 ‘Romanah (Pomegranate)’, emerge ART SPACE, Inglewood WA
•Solo exhibition 2014 ‘Romanah (Pomegranate)’, Kaede Gallery, Osaka, Japan


Group Exhibitions
•Three Artist Exhibition 2001 – Amman
•Exhibition held by Arts office inside & Arts office outside Iraq
•His work exhibited at Mezan- Baghdad, Ena’a, Alwan, Akked and Ather, Galleries: Amman and Bahrain, UAE, Oman, Tunis, Saudi, Egypt, Yemen and Qatar
•International participation: US. San Diego, Jakarta, China, Pakistan, India, Turkey, Italy and France.
•His work exhibited at Central TAFE gallery, ‘Visual Arts Graduate Show 2008’, Curtin University Perth Graduate Show 2011
•His work exhibited at Perth Galleries, East Galleries, Stala Contemporary Art Gallery and Gomboc Sculpture Park, Western Australia.
•His work exhibited at Australian Galleries Melbourne 2019, 2020, ‘Migration of Ideas’ 2010, Dar al Anda Gallery, Jordan
•Sculpture by the Sea 2010 Cottesloe.
•Sculpture by the Sea 2011, Cottesloe.
•Sculpture by the Sea 2011, Bondi.
•Wesley Church ‘Stations of the Cross’ Annual Group Exhibition.
•Sculpture by the Sea 2012, Cottesloe.
•Amman International Symposium Jordan.
•Kaede Gallery 2012 Osaka Japan.
•Honan Temple 2012 Kyoto Japan.
•COHJU Contemporary Art 2012 Kyoto Japan.
•4 Walls Art Gallery Group Exhibition 2013, Dubai
•Sculpture by the Sea 2013 Cottesloe.
•Sculpture by the Sea 2014 Cottesloe.
•Sculpture by the Sea 2015 Cottesloe
•Sculpture by the Sea 2017 Cottesloe
•Sculpture by the Sea 2019 Cottesloe
•Sculpture by the Sea 2020 Cottesloe
•Sculpture by the Sea 2020 Bondi


His work held in significant collections
•Iraq Museum for Modern Art – Baghdad
•National Museum of Modern Art – Amman
•New Norcia Museum WA
•Jesus Baptism – Dead Sea - Jordan
•French Cultural Centre – Baghdad and Amman
•UNESCO. Org. – Amman
•UNHCR. Jordan and Switzerland
•Multicultural North Perth, Western Australia
•Statue in ASeTTS Perth Western Australia.
•Central TAFE Perth WA
•Curtin University Perth WA
•Janet Holmes à Court Collection
•Kerry Stokes Collection
•Andrew and Nicola Forest Collection
•Fremantle Hospital Perth WA & Mater Hospital Brisbane Queensland
•Robert & Trish Juniper Collection

His work held in private collections:
•UK, USA, France, Denmark, Germany, Holland, China, India, Greece, Cairo, Austria, Indonesia, Pakistan, Australia, Finland, Kenya, Canada, Swedish, Croatia, Russia, Italy, Noriega, Japan, South Africa, New Zealand, numerous Arab countries, Australia.


International and Australian Public Art Projects
•UNHCR 2002, Amman Jordan
•ASeTTS, Perth 2008, Western Australia
•Eden Park 2011, Sydney Australia
•Thomas Road, Kwinana, 2011, Western Australia
•Station Street, Cottesloe, 2011, Western Australia
•Forrest Walk, Rokeby Road, Subiaco, 2012, Western Australia.
•Point Walter Reserve, Bicton, 2013 Western Australia
•Fothergills of Fremantle, Ord Street, Fremantle, 2013, Western Australia
•Wanneroo Council, Pinnaroo Valley Cemetery, 2014, Western Australia
•Perth Modern School, Roberts Road, Subiaco, 2015, Western Australia
•High-tech zone of Qingdao International Lan Bay Art Park, Qingdao 2015, China
•South Terrace Finbar luxury apartment complex, Perth, 2015, Western Australia
•Presbyterian Ladies College Centenary Sculpture, Peppermint Grove, 2015, Western Australia
•Changbai Mountain International Symposium Project 2015, China
•Willinga Park Sculpture Park, NSW, Australia
•International Sculpture Exhibition (Bronze Award) 2016, Hangzhou, China
•Byford Secondary College Stage 2 Percent for Art Public Art Project, 2016, Western Australia
•Duncan Reserve, Duncan St, Town of Victoria Park, 2018, Western Australia
•Min Qin Silk Road China 2018
•Sono Felice Golf Club & Village Public Art Project, 2017, South Korea
•City of Goyang Public Art Street 2019, South Korea
•North Beach of Cottesloe 2017, WA, Australia
•Forbes NSW 2020, Australia

•Outstanding Adult Learner New Migrant 2008 Western Australia
•New Faces Award Exhibition Central TAFE Western Australia 2008
•Bronze Award – Hangzhou
•The EY People’s Choice Prize, Cottesloe, 2020