Judging Committees

The Art Awards Judging Committees are independent and include renowned cultural figures as follows:

Fourth Round – 2023

Painting Award Judging Committee – 2023

Dr. Aleya Abdel Hadi


Former Dean of the College of Architecture and Arts – the University of Petra – Amman, Jordan and Former Vice Dean of the College of Fine Arts for Postgraduate Studies and Research

Dr. Hussein El Shaboury


Fine artist and expert in design and museum presentation

Mohamed Abla

Artist

Dr. Samir Fouad

Fine Artist

Dr. Ahmed Ragab Sakr

Former Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts – Minia University

Sculpture Award Judging Committee – 2023

Dr. Mohamed Al-Alawi

Former Vice Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts for Graduate Studies and Research, Helwan University, and a full-time Professor, Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University

Ihab El Labban

Artist, Sculptor, and Director of the Arts Complex, Ministry of Culture

Dr. Essam Darwish

Professor, Department of Sculpture – Faculty of Art Education – Helwan University

Dr. Marwa Youssef

Professor and Former Head of the Sculpture Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Zamalek

Nagy Farid

Fine Artist – Sculptor

Art Critique Award Judging Committee – 2023

Dr. Saeed Nasr

Professor of Aesthetics and Contemporary Philosophy, Faculty of Arts – Cairo University, Head of the Philosophy Department Council, Faculty of Arts – Cairo University, and Former Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Culture

Dr. Amal Nasr

Professor and Head of Painting Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria University

Dr. Tarek Abdel-Aziz

ِArt Critic and Writer – Akhbar Al Youm

Hany Abo El Hussein

Professor – Faculty of Arts – Alexandria University

Fatma Aly

Writer and Art Critic

Architecture Award Judging Committee – 2023

Dr. Souhair Zaki Hawass

Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University

Dr. Hesham Seoudy

Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning & Design, Former Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts- Alexandria University and President of Alexandria Engineers Syndicate

Mohamed Abo Seeda

Architect and Head of the National Authority for Urban Harmony

Hamdi El Stouhy

Public Building Design Consultant – Expert at the International Council on Monuments and Heritage ICOMOS

Hatem Al Saeed

Architect and Recipient of the State Prize for Creativity in Architecture

Photography Award Judging Committee – 2023

Onsi Abou Seif

Production Designer

Dr. Ashraf Reda

Professor of Fine Arts and Executive Director of the Arts and Culture Complex

Ayman Lotfy

HonFICS – SPSA – FMIPP

Emad Abdel Hadi

Photographer

Aiman Nassar

Creative Commercial Photographer


Third Round – 2022

Painting Award Judging Committee – 2022

Dr. Aleya Abdel Hadi


Former Dean of the College of Architecture and Arts – the University of Petra – Amman, Jordan and Former Vice Dean of the College of Fine Arts for Postgraduate Studies and Research

Dr. Hussein El Shaboury


Fine artist and expert in design and museum presentation

Mohamed Abla

Artist

Dr. Samir Fouad

Fine Artist

Dr. Ahmed Ragab Sakr

Former Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts – Minia University


Sculpture Award Judging Committee – 2022

Dr. Mohamed Al-Alawi

Former Vice Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts for Graduate Studies and Research, Helwan University, and a full-time Professor, Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University

Ihab El Labban

Artist, Sculptor, and Director of the Arts Complex, Ministry of Culture

Dr. Essam Darwish

Professor, Department of Sculpture – Faculty of Art Education – Helwan University

Dr. Marwa Youssef

Professor and Former Head of the Sculpture Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Zamalek

Nagy Farid

Fine Artist – Sculptor


Art Critique Award Judging Committee – 2022

Dr. Amal Nasr

Professor and Head of Painting Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria University

Dr. Mostafa Issa Ahmed

Art Critic

Dr. Tarek Abdel-Aziz

ِArt Critic and Writer – Akhbar Al Youm

Hany Abo El Hussein

Professor – Faculty of Arts – Alexandria University

Fatma Aly

Writer and Art Critic


Architecture Award Judging Committee – 2022

Mohamed Abo Seeda

Architect and Head of the National Authority for Urban Harmony

Hatem Al Saeed

Architect and Recipient of the State Prize for Creativity in Architecture

Dr. Souhair Zaki Hawass

Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University

Hamdi El Stouhy

Public Building Design Consultant – Expert at the International Council on Monuments and Heritage ICOMOS

Photography Award Judging Committee – 2022

Dr. Ashraf Reda

Professor of Fine Arts and Executive Director of the Arts and Culture Complex

Onsi Abou Seif

Production Designer

Ayman Lotfy

HonFICS – SPSA – FMIPP

Aiman Nassar

Creative Commercial Photographer

Emad Abdel Hadi

Photographer


Former Judging Committees

Second Round – 2021

Arts Award Judging Committee – 2021

Dr. Aleya Abdel Hadi


Former Dean of the College of Architecture and Arts – the University of Petra – Amman, Jordan and Former Vice Dean of the College of Fine Arts for Postgraduate Studies and Research

Dr. Hussein El Shaboury


Fine artist and expert in design and museum presentation

Dr. Ashraf Reda

Professor of Fine Arts and Executive Director of the Arts and Culture Complex


Dr. Samir Fouad

Fine Artist

Ihab El Labban

Artist, Sculptor, and Director of the Arts Complex, Ministry of Culture

Sculpture Award Judging Committee – 2021

Abdel Aziz Saab

Professor at the Faculty of Applied Arts, Department of Sculpture

Dr. Shams Al Karnafly

Dean of the College of Applied Arts – Benha University

Dr. Essam Darwish

Professor, Department of Sculpture – Faculty of Art Education – Helwan University

Nagy Farid

Fine Artist – Sculptor

Ihab El Labban

Artist, Sculptor, and Director of the Arts Complex, Ministry of Culture


Art Critique Award Judging Committee – 2021

Shaker Abdel Hameed

Former Minister of Culture and Professor of the Psychology of Creativity, the Egyptian Academy of Arts

Dr. Amal Nasr

Professor and Head of Painting Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria University

Dr. Yasser Mangy

Assistant Professor – Faculty of Fine Arts, Cairo

Hany Abo El Hussein

Professor – Faculty of Arts – Alexandria University

Fatma Aly

Writer and Art Critic


Architecture Award Judging Committee – 2021

Shehab Mazhar

Architect

Mohamed Abo Seeda

Architect and Head of the National Authority for Urban Harmony

Hatem Al Saeed

Architect


Photography Award Judging Committee – 2021

Ayman Lotfy

HonFICS – SPSA – FMIPP

Emad Abdel Hadi

Photographer

Galal El Masry

Lecturer and Photographic Arbitrator


First Round – 2020

Arts Award Judging Committee – 2020

Dr. Aleya Abdel Hadi


Former Dean of the College of Architecture and Arts – the University of Petra – Amman, Jordan and Former Vice Dean of the College of Fine Arts for Postgraduate Studies and Research

Dr. Hussein El Shaboury


Fine artist and expert in design and museum presentation

Dr. Ashraf Reda

Professor of Fine Arts and Executive Director of the Arts and Culture Complex

Dr. Samir Fouad

Fine Artist

Ihab El Labban

Artist, Sculptor, and Director of the Arts Complex, Ministry of Culture