Saddam Jumaily


Saddam Jumaily BIO

Saddam Jumaily is an Iraqi visual artist. He holds a MFA in visual arts from Basra University, and is a painter, sculptor, book artist, and researcher. He taught art at Basra University for 5 years and has published various books on Middle Eastern art. He now works and lives in Helsinki.
His works have been shown in many solo exhibitions in Iraq, UAE, Jordan, Finland, and Kuwait. Qatar auction. He participated in many co-exhibitions and art fairs in London, Dubai, Abu dhabi, Beirut and his works were shown at Christie’s auction in 2016, New York. He has also been awarded numerous grants and residencies like SKR, 2021 , SKR 2022 Finland.