Esmat Dawestashy

Alexandria, Egypt, 1943


  • Graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria, 1967
  • Director of Alexandria Museum of Fine Arts, since 1993
  • Art articles published in the “Plastic Arts Magazine” and wrote several books of poetry, short stories, script writing and art criticism.



  • 1962 first exhibition before enrolling at the Faculty of Fine Arts
  • 1967 second exhibition, after graduation, Alexandria
  • 1980 private exhibition



  • Ministry of Culture
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Alexandria
  • Museum of Fine Arts – Cairo

Private collections in; Egypt, Italy, France, USA, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Libya, Sudan