Ketty Abdel Malek

Ketty Abdel Malek

Member of:Association of Egyptian Artists (AEA).British Association of Modern Mosaic (BAMM).Associazione Internazionale Mosaicisti ContemporaneiMajor in French literature then joined a painting studio trying my hand at drawing china ink, painting, and woodcut. After working two years in sculpture ‘terra-cotta’, She discovered colored stones and this was a revelation.Joined courses in Ravenna then a workshop in Rome and had to abide by the strict discipline of Ravenna.The contemporary mosaics, what a thrill, to mix freely colors, metals, gold, and pebbles and yet obtain a work of art. She use her stones like a brush ‘Paint Brush or Splashes’ but now she try to limit my choice and work two colors with different materials ‘Mix & Match or Desert Dunes’.Joined several exhibitions since 1975, Cairo Biennale, Salon du Printemps in Alexandria, Rome, Ravenna, Glasgow, Gaziantep and Bibliotheca Alexandrina.