Fadia Badrawi is an Egyptian painter living and working in Cairo. She has produced a unique blend of work ranging widely in subject matter and emotion. Educated at CAC and then in the US with a bachelor’s degree in Studio Art and Art History from Wellesley College, she has had numerous exhibitions in Cairo and one in Paris. Alongside her painting, Badrawi had a 20+ year career in graphic design culminating in directing her own boutique web design company.
1989-1993 Wellesley College, USA
Bachelor’s Degree, Double major in Studio Art and Art History,
Durant Scholar, Magna Cum Laude
1975 - 1989 Cairo American College, Egypt
High School Diploma with Honors
Fadia Badrawi’s World of Colors by Mariam Hamdy, Daily News Egypt, March 16, 2009
Art & Technology: A Much Needed Synergy for Effective Web Applications by Ahmed El Wakil, CIO-Arabia, February 2007
Interview Diva Magazine, March 2002
The Two Worlds of Fadia Badrawi by Muriel Allen, Egypt Magazine, March 1995
June 2010: Egyptian Cultural Centre, Paris.
Solo exhibition entitled “Congruence” 20 paintings in oil.
March 2009: Gezira Art Center, Zamalek, Cairo.
Solo exhibition entitled “Transition” 30 paintings in oil.
February 2005: Mahmoud Mukhtar Museum, Cairo.
Solo exhibition entitled "Ode to Mukhtar" 24 paintings in oil and charcoal.
March 2002: Music Library Gallery, Cairo Opera House.
Solo exhibition entitled "Places and Moments in Time", 31 works in oil, pastel & watercolor.
June 2000: Cairo American College.
Millennium alumni reunion group exhibition.
April 1999: Apartment Gallery, Cairo.
Two person exhibition.
March 1997: Italian Cultural Institute in Cairo.
Group exhibition of three women artists.
Entitled "L'Alta Meta del Cielo" (The Other Half of the Sky) on the occasion of International Woman’s Day. 25 works in oil, pastel, and charcoal.
March 1995: Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera House.
Solo exhibition. Entitled "Explorations" 42 works in oil, pastel, monotype and charcoal.
May 1992: Wellesley College.
Awarded the painting prize for the juried Art Spring Show.
May 1989: Arabesque Gallery, Cairo. Solo Exhibition.