Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim is a conceptual artist whose main interests are working with natural materials and creating land art. His work is inspired by primitive symbols and derived from psychological concepts.
Ibrahim’s work has been shown in exhibitions at Abu Dhabi Art (2017); Portrait of a Nation, Berlin (2017); Cuadro Gallery, Dubai (2013, 2015, 2016); UAE Pavilion, Venice Biennale (2009); Khorfakkan Art Centre (2009); UAE Pavilion, Expo Zaragoza, Spain (2008); Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Germany (2002); Dhaka Biennial, Bangladesh (1993, 2002); Havana Biennial, Cuba (2000); Cairo International Biennial (1998, 1999); UAE Contemporary Art, Institute du monde arabe, Paris (1998); Six Artists Exhibition, Sharjah Art Museum (1996); Emirates Art, Kunstcentrum Sittard, the Netherlands (1995); Five Artists Exhibition, Emirates Fine Arts Society, Sharjah (1994) and Exhibition for the Emirates Fine Art Society in the Soviet Union, Moscow (1990). Since 1986, his work has been presented frequently in the annual exhibitions of the Emirates Fine Arts Society, Sharjah, and it has also been featured in Sharjah Biennials 1–6 and 8 as well as numerous other regional and international exhibitions. His work is also part of the collections of Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah Art Museum and Kunstcentrum Sittard, the Netherlands.
Ibrahim participated in artist residencies at Trans Indian Ocean Artist Exchange, Kochi Murzi Biennale, India (2016); A.i.R Dubai (2015); Le Consortium, Dijon, France (2009) and Kunstcentrum Sittard, the Netherlands (1994–1996, 1998–2000). He received first prize for sculpture at the Sharjah Biennial in 1999 and 2001. He has been a member of the Emirates Fine Arts Society since 1986 and founded Art Atelier at the Khorfakkan Art Centre in 1997.
Ibrahim received a degree in psychology from Al Ain University in 1986. He was born in 1962 in Khorfakkan, UAE, where he continues to live and work.