Meet Our New Education Chair

Meet Our New Education Chair

Photo of Ahmed Ibrahim, working with a hammer and hardie.Mosaic instructor Ahmed Ibrahim will continue teaching his popular classes at TAC but will be joining our office staff part-time! He will work with our Director of Education, Mairin Hartt, to bring on new teachers, create new classes and workshops, and expand our offerings.

Ahmed Ibrahim has been working in mosaics since 2000 and believes that the most important part of your artistic practice is venturing outside of your comfort zone.

Ahmed worked as part of the Sabry Mansour artist team designing and installing large-scale mosaic murals at the Ahram Canadian University in Cairo, as well as a project at Helwan University on the Festival Building and many other public projects. He has created and installed many public outdoor and indoor mosaic projects around the Greater Chicagoland area. Currently, along with completing public works, Ahmed is a Mosaic Teaching Artist teaching at The Art Center Highland Park and the Hyde Park Art Center. Ahmed’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and has been awarded 1st Jury prize of the 14th International Mosaic Meetings, Chartre, France.

Ahmed has a Bachelor’s degree in Mural Arts from Helwen University in Cairo, Egypt.

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