The Committee for Ethnic Affairs advises the Montgomery County, MD County Executive and County Council on public policy that relates to ethnic affairs; promotes maximum involvement of all ethnic groups in the County in government, business and community affairs.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Faces from WOMF2011: Nabil Makar, Artist

Profile by
Enas Elhanafi, CEA Chair

Nabil Makar


Nabil Makar, an Egyptian artist who has lived in the US for nearly 40 years, has long been a proponent of cross-cultural dialogue. "Everybody must do his part in the world. Artists cannot carry guns or be doctors, but they can express themselves with their brushes and pencils. There must be mutual understanding."

Although he grew up in Egypt, Makar has spent most of his life in the US and only recently started to return to his home country every year. Makar’s whole career has centered on the idea of Egyptian-American cultural exchange.

Nabil Makar is Art instructor, writer and critic. He uses art as a tool for demonstrating spiritual and cultural achievement of modern world.

He publicized world-wide including Egypt, Lebanon, Cyprus, Greece, Spain, and the United States.

For more information about his work and, please visit the link below:

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