About.

Abdulhakim Elmsharta is Libyan-Canadian artist, currently living and working in Toronto. He studied Fine and Applied Arts at the Tripoli University in Libya and graduated from the Department of Ceramics and Glass in 2009. Elmsharta is a recipient of multiple awards, including First Prize in the First Festival of Plastic Arts for University in Alkhomus City in 2010, the First Prize in the Annual Artistic Competition for Universities, in Benghazi City in 2009, and the First Prize in the the Annual Artistic Competition for Universities in Tripoli in 2009. His work has been exhibited extensively throughout Libya, and can be found in permanent collection of the University of Tripoli Culture Center as well as the Culture Center in Kkla, Libya.  Between 2010 and 2014, Elmsharta has though Ceramics and Glass class at the University of Tripoli. Since relocating to Canada, he has been actively engaged in the community arts. He has held a position of Ceramics instructor at the Turtle house and is currently volunteering with the Airsa Art and Thought Association. He continues to produce new work at the Gardiner Museum's Ceramics Studio.

Exhibitions: 

Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, 2019

2019 - Group Exhibition: - Refugee Rights Month Celebration at Gardener Museum, Toronto, ON, Canada

2018 - Metro Hall, Toronto, ON, Canada

2018 - migrants day at City Hall, Toronto, ON, Canada

2014 - Plastic Arts Artistic Gallery, Art House, Tripoli City

2014 - Artistic Gallery for Teaching Staff of the Faculty of Arts and Media, University of Tripoli

2013 - Ministry of Information and Culture, Tripoli City

2013 - Plastic Arts Artistic Gallery, University of Tripoli

2010 - Youth Artistic Gallery, Misurata City

2010- Arab Crafts Festival, Tripoli City

2011- University Activity Office, University of Tripoli

2009 - Al Rabia Tourist Festival, Nalut City

2007 - Forum of Talents and Innovators

Awards:

2019 - Mentorship Grant TAC,2019

2010 - First Prize in the First Festival of Plastic Arts for Universities and Higher         Institute Students at Al Margab University, Al Khomus City

2009 - First Prize in the Annual Literary, Intellectual Artistic Competition for Universities and  Higher Institute Students, Benghazi City     

2009 - First Prize in the Annual, Literary, Scientific and Artistic Competition for Tripoli   University Students

2008 - Second Prize in the Annual, Scientific, Intellectual and Artistic Competition for      Universities and Higher Institute Students

2006 - Second Prize in the Annual Literary, Scientific and Artistic Competition at the University  of Tripoli

 

Contact.

 

Abdulhakim Elmsharta Ceramic Artist