Najm Al Tameemi is a master calligrapher with more than 35 years of experience in the art of Arabic calligraphy. Najm studied the different scripts with a wide variety of teachers in his home country of Iraq, and began displaying his work in galleries through the country. He established a successful business for commissioned writing and artistic projects. When he left Iraq with his family in 2007, Najm began teaching at the refugee camps and offered private instruction as well. Najm and his family immigrated to Canada in September, 2015, and he immediately began volunteering at the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts. He has since been invited to exhibit his art throughout Edmonton. He is dedicated to sharing his knowledge with others.
A CALLIGRAPHER’S JOURNEY: FROM IRAQ TO EDMONTON, WAR TO REFUGE
Artist Talk with Najm Al Tameemi
Friday, September 8
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Please join us in welcoming Najm Al Tameemi, an outstanding instructor of Arabic calligraphy, surely among the most beautiful scripts in the world.
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