Azad Karim (1954)

Karim was born in 1954 in Arbil, Iraq.

He finished schooling at the Institute of Fine Arts in Baghdad, and in 1980, he graduated in painting from the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana. In 1983, he also obtained a master’s degree in graphics at the same academy.

The artist received several awards and recognitions for his work (including the acknowledgment of Rihard Jakopič in 2014).

He exhibits at many solo and group exhibitions in Slovenia and abroad.

Karim lives and creates in Ajdovščina, Slovenia.