Abbas Yousif received a B. Sc. in Arabic Literature from the University of Qatar in 1982. He has participated in solo exhibitions: in 2005 - Cultural Foundation - Abu Dhabi, U. A. E; 2002 - Albareh Art Gallery, Bahrain; 1994 - The Bahrain Arts Society, Bahrain. He has also participated in 2-man shows with Jabbar Al Ghadban between 1995 and 2004 in several international galleries in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Jordan, Syria, England & Denmark and in a number of international group exhibitions including biennials & triennials between 1993 and 2005 in Egypt, Jordan, Italy, Poland, Norway, China, Japan, Portugal, UAE, Bulgaria, Croatia, Iran, Bangladesh, Kuwait, Germany, Macedonia, France, Sweden, Ukraine, USA, Denmark, the Netherlands, Slovenia, and Spain. His works are permanently exhibited in museums and public collections around the world and he has won international awards: 2002 - 1st Prize in Graphic at the 2nd Calligraphy biennial of The Islamic World (Graphics section), Tehran and 2000 - Merit award at the first painting biennial in Islamic World, Tehran, Iran. 1998.
Born in Bahrain in 1960
- Abbas Yousif