Hani Naji is an Iraqi artist currently based in Dubai and Southern Virginia. Before he settled in the US, he survived two wars and a number of refugee camps, later graduating from Virginia Tech University with B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics.
“It was dark as the end of the world, the dust reached the sky, but I never lost hope.” said Hani Naji to the media.
Hani pursued career in both engineering and art at the same time. Hi is a self-taught artist with strong visual expressions, from oil on canvas, color pencils, pens to resin and bronze sculptures. He studied art intensively on his own. From an early stage in his life he was very much interested in creating new ideas.
At the age of 19 Hani completed his first sires “The Silent Figures” for more than 100 pieces of artwork.
Hani keeps experimenting and developing new series with different styles. His new art theme, Camelson Funoon, was born in December 2018 in caféM at the Media One Hotel in Dubai.
The Camelson sculptures are expression of visual effects, inspired by dreams of feelings, passion, love, romance, and friends; metaphors of individuals from all over the world. People with stories and with something to say about their home Dubai.
The exhibit runs from August 08 to September 07, 2019 at the Media One Hotel in Dubai, UAE.
Media One Hotel
Plot No.1 Al Falak Street