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Afaf Arafat

Afaf Arafat

Sector : Cultural Figures , Artists

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Female
  • Born in : 1925
  • Age : 90
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Born in Nablus in 1925; was educated at the Al-Fatimiyah and Al-’A’ishiyah Schools; then attended the Teachers’ Institute in Jerusalem from 1938-43; worked as a teacher in Jerusalem; enrolled at the Bath Academy in Britain and studied Painting, Photography and Ceramics, graduating in 1957; returned and worked as teacher of Fine Arts at the Teachers’ Institute in Ramallah from 1957-64; continued his studies and received an MA from Tennessee University, US, in 1966; became inspector for Art Education in the Jordanian Ministry of Education; was member of a committee that prepared an art education guide for teachers from 1966-79; worked with the UNRWA as an art expert from 1979-81; prepared the art education books for Al-Yarmouk University, Jordan, in 1981; was Jordan’s delegate to the Amsterdam Conference for Fine Arts in 1969 and the UNESCO regional conference for fine art education in 1976; organized a number of exhibits in Jerusalem, Amman, and Nablus; received a medal from the Kuwaiti government and another medal from the Jordanian League of Artists; has paintings in water and oil colors as well as collage art.


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