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Indian painter wins in Katara Dhow Fest painting contest.

Indian expatriate painter and art teacher Sageer Salih won third prize in painting competition organised recently by Katara Cultural Foundation as part of the Doha Dhow Festival. Salih teaches art at Awfaz Global School in Izghawa. Katara General Manager Khalid bin Ibrahim al Sulaiti presented the award carrying QR 10,000 as prize money and a certificate of appreciation to the winner in Doha, recently. Salih's painting depicts the age-long marine tradition in this part of the world. This was Salih's first participation in such a competition attended by people from different parts of the world. His artwork was selected for the award out of a total of 25 entries shortlisted by the expert jury. Salih from Ernakulam district in southern Indian state of Kerala has been a resident of Doha since 2003 has worked as an art teacher in MES Indian School for 15 years. Sageer Salih has a bachelor of fine arts (BFA) in Modern Art degree from Karnataka State Open University Mysore (KSOU) in Mysore, India. He has participated in many festivals including Doha Art Festival, art festival at Souq Waqif Art Gallery and many other group exhibitions organised by socio-cultural organisations of different expatriate communities.

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Publication:Qatar Tribune (Doha, Qatar)
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Date:Dec 10, 2018
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