Farouk Hosny Foundation Announces the Launch Date of the Fourth Round of the Arts Awards for the year 2023 on 1st of September 2022

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Cairo: Monday 8 August 2022

In line with the mission of Farouk Hosny Foundation for Culture and Arts and the role of the civil society in supporting the cultural and creative sector, creating a new generation of creative artists and architects, in addition to nurturing and encouraging youth in various fields of arts, the Foundation announced the launch date of the Fourth Round of the Arts Awards for the year 2023 on 1st of September 2022 in the following branches: Painting, Sculpture, Art Critique, Photography, and Architecture.

The Foundation has announced that receiving applications shall be through the Foundation’s official website on the following link: www.faroukhosnyfoundation.org

Painting Competition

The total value of the prize is EGP 100,000. The members of the judging committee are:

  • 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
  • Mr. Mohamed Abla; Fine Artist
  • Dr. Samir Fouad; Fine Artist
  • Dr. Ahmed Ragab Sakr; Former Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts – Minia University

The Judging Committee of the Painting Competition
 

Architecture Competition

The total value of the prize is EGP 100,000. The members of the judging committee are:

  • ‏Dr. Souhair Zaki Hawass; Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University
  • ‏Dr. Hisham El-Saudi; Head of Engineers Syndicate in Alexandria, and former Dean of Faculty Fine Arts, Alexandria University
  • ‏Eng. Mohamed Abo Seeda; Architect and Head of the National Authority for Urban Harmony
  • ‏Eng. Hamdi El Stouhy; Public Building Design Consultant – Expert at the International Council on Monuments and Heritage ICOMOS
  • ‏Eng. Hatem Al Saeed; Architect and Recipient of the State Prize for Creativity in Architecture

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The Judging Committee of the Architecture Competition
 

Sculpture Competition

The total value of the prize is EGP 100,000. The members of the judging committee are:

  • ‏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
  • ‏Artist Nagy Farid; Fine Artist and Sculptor
  • ‏Dr. Essam Darwish; Professor at the Department of Sculpture, Faculty of Art Education, Helwan University
  • ‏Dr. Marwa Youssef; Professor and Former Head of the Sculpture Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University
  • ‏Artist Ihab El Labban; Sculptor, and Director of the Arts Complex, Ministry of Culture

 The Judging Committee of the Sculpture Competition
 

Art Critique Competition

The total value of the prize is EGP 60,000. The members of the judging committee are:

  • Dr. Said Tawfik; Professor of Aesthetics and Contemporary Philosophy at the Faculty of Arts, Cairo University; and former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Department of Philosophy at the 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. Hany Abo El Hussein; Professor – Faculty of Arts – Alexandria University
  • Dr. Tarek Abdel-Aziz; Art Critic and Writer – Akhbar Al Youm
  • Fatma Aly; Writer and Art Critic

The Judging Committee of the Art Critique Competition
 

Photography Competition

The total value of the prize is EGP 100,000. The members of the judging committee are:

  • Mr. Onsi Abou Seif; Production Designer
  • Dr. Ashraf Reda; Professor of Fine Arts and Executive Director of the Arts and Culture Complex
  • Mr. Ayman Lotfy; HonFICS – SPSA – FMIPP
  • Mr. Emad Abdel Hadi; Photographer
  • Mr. Aiman Nassar; Creative Commercial Photographer

The Judging Committee of the Photography Competition
 

Artist Farouk Hosny; Chairman of the Board of Trustees, thanked the members of the judging committees for their effective participation and notable efforts in order to achieve the objectives that the Foundation strives to achieve.

Farouk Hosny Foundation for Culture and Arts is a new beacon of culture with all its activities that aim to serve young artists in the fields of culture and arts and to nurture a new generation able to compete internationally.

It is worth noting that the Farouk Hosny Foundation for Culture and Arts launched last year the Grand Merit Award, which is granted to prominent cultural figures in recognition of their outstanding cultural and artistic contributions.