Judging Committees

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

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 Monzir


Mohamed Abo Seeda

Architect and Head of the National Authority for Urban Harmony

Hatem Al Saeed


Photography Award Judging Committee – 2021

Ayman Lotfy


Emad Abdel Hadi


Galal El Masry

Lecturer and Photographic Arbitrator