Yacoub Abu Shawarieh

  • Yacoub Abu Shawarieh
    Calligrapher Artist

    “Bright mind and wide imagination … Are the qualities of the brilliant artist, the creative calligrapher in the kingdom of beautiful Arabic letters…Authentic, harmonious and wonderful…”

     

    Email: Yacoub@abutair.net

    Phone No.: +962 7 9580 2037

Profile:

  • B.A in Print Design- College of Fine Arts- University of Baghdad 1996.
  • Granted a License (Ejazza) in Arabic Calligraphy– for mastering Al-Thulth, Al-Nasikh and Al-Nastaliq Scripts– by Iraqi Calligrapher, Master Mahdi Al-Jebouri, the student of Calligraphy’s Masters Mr. Hashim Al-Baghdadi and Mr. Hamid Al-Amidi, in 2000. He was the first Jordanian Calligrapher obtained this Ejazza in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
  • Honored to handwrite sixteen banners of the Al-Thulth Al-Jali Script on Al-Safa and Al-Marwah Domes at Al-Masjid Al-Harām in Mecca.
  • Honored to handwrite six parts of the Holy Quran at Dubai Ramadan forum, He was distinguished by his unique style in handwriting Nasikh script, and was nominated to handwrite two parts of the Holy Quran in the first phase of Qatar Quran Writing Competition.
  • Obtained primary positions in Nasikh, Dewani and Ijazza Scripts in various International Competitions in Istanbul- IRCICA.
  • Distinguished by his unique handwriting style for the Latin Script in the spirit of Arabic Dewani Script.
  • Granted testimonials by many international calligraphies masters for his proficiency in making (Yacoubian Ink) as the best ink for writing Quran, Manuscripts and Calligraphic and Ornamental Arts.
  • Distinguished by making Ahar Papers (muqahar) from enduring natural materials. The endurance of this Ahar papers was testified and admired by many calligraphies masters.

Estimated Certifications:

  • Certificate of Excellence (calligraphy – ink manufacturing excellence – processing Paper ), 2017, by Egyptian calligraphers association president / calligraphers representative / head of Egyptian calligraphers Mr. Massad Khudair Al-Bursaidi, view Certificate
  • Certificate of Thanks and Appreciation for participating in Exhibition for calligraphy, 2017, by Dubai International Exhibition for calligraphy, view Certificate
  • Certificate of Excellence (special for writing), 2017, by The International and academic arbitrator Mr. Ihsan Adham – Iraq, view Certificate
  • A certificate of Appreciation (Art workshops), 2015, by The Omani Association of Fine Arts, view Certificate
  • A certificate of Appreciation – for calligraphy services, 2015, by The Iraqi Cultural Center for calligraphy and decorations, view Certificate
  • Honorary membership, 2015, by The Iraqi Cultural Center for calligraphy and decorations, view Certificate
  • Certificate of appreciation – participation in workshops, 2014, by The Emirates Association for calligraphy and Islamic decorations, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation – Ramadan Forum, 2014, by Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development – Dubai, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation – Ramadan Forum, 2013, by Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development – Dubai, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation – Ramadan Forum, 2012, by Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development – Dubai, view Certificate
  • A certificate of Appreciation – participation and workshops, 2012, by Al-Kuwait center for Islamic Arts, view Certificate
  • A certificate of Appreciation – participation and workshops, 2012, by The international cultural festival for calligraphy and Islamic decoration – Algeria, view Certificate
  • A certificate of thanks and appreciation – participation and workshops, 2011, by The friendly forum for Arabic and Chinese calligraphy, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation – participation and workshops, 2011, by The international cultural festival for calligraphy and Islamic decoration – Algeria, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation – Ramadan Forum, 2011, by Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development – Dubai, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation – participation and art workshops, 2010, by The international cultural festival for calligraphy and Islamic decoration – Algeria, view Certificate
  • A certificate of thanks and appreciation – participation and workshops, 2010, by Al- Sharjah forum for calligraphy art, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation, 2010, by Al-Doha forum for calligraphy, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation – for superior efforts, 2010, by Al- Sharjah forum for calligraphy art, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation – Ramadan Forum, 2010, by Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development – Dubai, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation – Ramadan Forum, 2009, by Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development – Dubai, view Certificate
  • A certificate of thanks and appreciation – participation, 2009, by Dubai Art Center for Calligraphy – Basmala Exhibition, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation – participation and art workshops, 2008, by Calligraphy forum and exhibition – Damascus Arab Capital of Culture, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation and acknowledgment – participation, 2007, by The international cultural festival for calligraphy and Islamic decoration – Algeria, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation, thanks and acknowledgment, 2007, by Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing – Dubai – Dubai International Arabic Calligraphy Exhibition, view Certificate
  • Congratulation certificate – winning IRCICA competition, 2007, by IRCICA Research Center For Islamic History, Art and Culture – Organization of the Islamic Conference, view Certificate
  • Congratulation certificate – winning IRCICA competition, 2007, by IRCICA Research Center For Islamic History, Art and Culture – Organization of the Islamic Conference, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation – participation and art workshops, 2006, by Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing – Dubai – Dubai International Arabic Calligraphy Exhibition, view Certificate
  • A certificate of participation and appreciation – Holy Quran, 2006, by The calligraphy association in Damascus, view Certificate
  • A congratulation certificate – winning IRCICA competition, 2004, by IRCICA Research Center For Islamic History, Art and Culture – Organization of the Islamic Conference, view Certificate
  • A congratulation certificate – winning IRCICA competition, 2004, by IRCICA Research Center For Islamic History, Art and Culture – Organization of the Islamic Conference, view Certificate
  • A certificate of thanks and appreciation – participation, 2004, by Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing – Dubai – Dubai International Arabic Calligraphy Exhibitio, view Certificate
  • A congratulation certificate – winning IRCICA competition, 2001, by IRCICA Research Center For Islamic History, Art and Culture – Organization of the Islamic Conference, view Certificate
  • A congratulation certificate from Dr. Akmal Aldein Ihsan Oghli, 2000, by The head of the international committee to preserve the Islamic culture – Istanbu, view Certificate
  • A congratulation certificate – winning IRCICA competition, 1998, by The head of the international committee to preserve the Islamic culture – IRCICA – Istanbul, view Certificate
  • A congratulation certificate – winning IRCICA competition, 1998, by The head of the international committee to preserve the Islamic culture – IRCICA – Istanbul, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation – participation and art workshops, 1995, by Baghdad third exhibition for Arabic calligraphy and Islamic decoration, view Certificate
  • A certificate of appreciation – participation, 1993, by Baghdad second exhibition for Arabic calligraphy and Islamic decoration, view Certificate
  • A certificate of membership, 1992, by The Iraqi calligraphy association, view Certificate

Participates:

Participated in many domestic and international calligraphy festivals, exhibitions and workshops such as:

  • Baghdad International Festival for Arabic Calligraphy and Islamic Ornamentation, 1993-1995.
  • Dubai International Exhibition for Arabic Calligraphy, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 20017.
  • Sharjah Calligraphy Biennial in 2006
  • Islamic Arts Festival – Sharjah in 2014.
  • The Holy Quran Exhibition, Jakarta, Indonesia in 2005.
  • Islamic Arts Festival, Kuwait in 2006, 2011 and 2016.
  • The First Holy Quran Exhibition, Kuwait in 2006.
  • Doha’s First Biennale for Arabic Calligraphy in 2010.
  • International Arabic Calligraphy Festival, Algeria, 2007, 2010 and 2012.
  • Friendly Forum among Arabic and Chinese Calligraphers, China, 2011.
  • IRCICA International Gathering on the Art of Calligraphy in 2014.