Painter Dr. Nadia Wahdan dwells in the splendors of mixed media for many of her colourful and multifaceted works. Exploring an aesthetic that accentuates traditional portrait photography with vibrant colours and textures, Wahdan presents to her audience art that is rejuvenating for both the eye and the soul.
Born in Cairo in 1977, Wahdan is a professor of Drawing and Painting at Helwan University's Faculty of Art Education. She also holds a BA, MFA and a PhD in Art Education from Helwan University, and she is a member of the Fine Artists Syndicate and the Association of Art Education Graduates. Wahdan has held and participated in several art workshops in Egypt and has also participated in several national and international art conferences and festivals, including the First Digital Art Festival in Egypt in 2013. She has held several solo exhibitions, including a show at the Ahmed Bassiouny Art Gallery in 2012, and she has participated in over 21 group art exhibitions in Egypt and abroad, including shows at Helwan University, Cairo Atelier, the Palace of Arts, Prince Taz Palace, El Hanager, as well as Gallery Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. Her art is part of private collections in Egypt, Italy, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE. She is the recipient of several awards, including the Salon Prize at the Middle East International Fine Arts competition in 2012.