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Full Name: Essam Mohamed Azzouz Gabr
Born in: March 23, 1953 – Al Kalyoubia – Egypt
Martial status: Married

September 1987 to August 2005
Art Director of “Air Defense” that was called “Resalat Al-Mahad” before, (Magazine published by Air Defense Institute of Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces) Under the Ministry of Defense in Saudi Arabia. It is (bilingual/Arabic and English) which is regularly published on monthly basis.
Here my main responsibilities can be described in brief as follows:
 Drawing, designing and painting of the cover page of the magazine.
 Expressing by drawings, and sketches in a visual manners the author’s theme and motive of an article or essay to be published inside the magazine.
 Providing guidance to other staff as regard to make up of the whole magazine and making final decision to include or exclude any picture, drawing, color scheming or to suggest and approve changes.
 Stage and set designing of any event including decoration, lighting, billboard, poster in order to reflect the true essence of the occasion.
 Responsible for the overall operation of art section and to make sure the publication reflects all aspects of major events taking place around the world and within the Kingdom including National Day anniversary, Pilgrimage, Defense Day etc.


December 1999 to January 2003
Painter of Arabic magazine “Al Usra Al – Asrayah” Publish in Dubai-United Arab Emirates. Working as illustrator on contract basis and performing sketching, and job of visual expression through painting for this magazine since December 1999 successfully. Although it is not on regular basis but I feel proud to perform the most delicate job on their demand in general and for their special editions in particular.

Febuary 1999 to June 1999
Painter of Arabic Magazine “Saidati Sadati” Publish in Cairo – Egypt. Worked as painter for this leading magazine for family which is widely liked and well read through out the Middle East. Left this additional work due to his own pre-occupation in Saudi Arabia.

September 1995 to September 2003
Art Director: “Al – Taw’ia – Bulletin” (Arabic) Published by Religious Affairs Division of Air Defense, Jeddah – Saudi Arabia.

May 1987 to April 1988
Art Director of “Al-Fidah” Magazine published by Air Defense Institute of Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces, Jeddah – Saudi Arabia.

January 1986 to August 1986
Art Director of “Al-Ma’thurat Al-Sha’biyyah” magazine published by Folkiare Center for Arab Gulf State, State Of Qatar.

July 1982 to October 1986
Assistant Art Director and painter of “Al-Ummah” magazine publish by sharia courts of islamic affairs , State Of Qatar.

November 1979 to July 1982
Painter of “Al Shorta” magazine monthly published by Ministry of Interior – Cairo Egypt.

February 1978 to July 1982
Also worked for “AL-Siyasi” newspaper Published by (Dar AL-Tawon ) – Cairo Egypt.

August 1977 to August 1978
Painter/ “Youth Science and future magazine” published by “Al-Ahram” newspaper Cairo – Egypt.

January 1977 to June 1977
Painter / “Al-Taliea” Magazine published by “Al-Ahram” Newspaper. Cairo – Egypt.

June 1976 to December 1976
Painter/ Advertisements designer “Rose Al-Yousif Establishment” Cairo – Egypt.

October 1973 to October 1979
Painter “Al-Ahram” daily news paper – Cairo – Egypt.

March 1973 to June 1979
Painter/Art Director: Islamic Press Agency and “Maadi News” Daily NewsPaper Cairo – Egypt.

January 1973 to February 1980
Painter At The Scientific Department of “Al-Ahram” Daily. Cairo, Egypt. I was honored to work for one of the prestigious and leading news daily of Egypt as a painter. His main task was related to visual expression of events taking place on the political stage through drawings and paintings on boards, papers and cloths.

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