Born 1957, Baghdad, Iraq
Amar Dawod has held solo exhibitions in Sweden, Poland and Jordan including Gallery Linjen, Vastervik, Falun City Library, Falun, Art Academy, Lodz, and Karim Gallery, Amman. He has participated in numerous international group exhibitions including Graphics Triennial 11, Krakow, 1986; Relief, Plan, Images, Centre de la Gravure et de L'image imprimee, La Louviere, 1994; A propos de 'La Resurrection' de Piero della Francesca, Musee du Petit format, Sansepolcro, Tuscany and Viroinval, 2003; Contemporary Iraqi Book Art, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, Texas, 2005; and Contemporary Iraqi Art, Pomegranate Gallery, Soho, New York, 2007.
Dawod studied at the Institute of Fine Arts, Baghdad and received an MA from the Art Academy, Lodz, in 1987. He has also studied animation at the Animations House in Eksjo. His awards include Mention Honorifique, Krakow, 1984; Mention Honorifique, Krakow, 1986; and Graphics Triennial Award, Fredrikstad, 1989. He lives in Vastervik.