Mai Refky


Independent artist lives and works in Cairo, Egypt.

b. 1976, Cairo, Egypt

Graduate of the faculty of Fine Arts, Painting department, Cairo 1998. Studied Islamic Art and Architecture at the American University in Cairo 1999-2000.

Since 1998, has presented works in six solo shows as well as collective exhibitions both nationally and internationally.

acquisitions by; The Museum of Egyptian Modern Art in Cairo, The Contemporary Art Museum of the City of Vukovar in Croatia, public and private collections in Egypt and abroad


2013 Transient Chronicles, 6 Contemporary Arts, Cairo, Egypt

2012 Continuing…. Top Floor Chronicles, Maumau Art Residency, Istanbul, Turkey 

2009 Deutsch-Ägyptischer Verein, Nürnberg-Fürth e.V., Germany


2014 26th Alexandria Biennale for Mediterranean countries, Alexandria,Egypt

2013 The Women’s Collection, rotating art exhibition, The First Residence, Four Seasons, Cairo, Egypt 

ito d’Assisi, sacro convento d’Assisi , Assisi, Italy

2007 Contemporary Egyptian Art, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2005 Contemporary Egyptian Art, Universidad de Castilla-la Mancha, Toledo, Spain

2004 Different Dialogue, Khan al Maghrabi Gallery, Cairo, Egypt

2004,2001,2000 Egyptian Youth Salon, Cairo, Egypt

8th Luxor International Painting Symposium