Basant Ashraf Dawoud

  • Bassant was born in June 1996 in Cairo.
  • She graduated from the Department of Decoration at the Higher Institute of Applied Arts in 2020 and is completing her master's degree.
  • A visual artist, illustrator, and designer of books, specifically children's books. She has published more than10 books by various publication houses,local and international institutions, such as: Dar Al-Shorouk - Dar Nahdat Misr - Feminist Studies Institute in Palestine - Noon Books in Canada and others.
  • She is held several art workshops and seminars for children inside and outside Egypt, such as the Arab Center for Origami, Soma Gallery, and some cultural palaces and art institutions.
  • In her style, she relies on the method of collage and various materials.




Artistic career


  • Sharjah International Children's Book Illustration Exhibition in 2022
  • Bologna International Children's Painting Exhibition for the years 2020-2021-2022
  • Egypt International Art Fair 2020
  • Youth Salon 2020
  • Agenda exhibition for the years 2019-2021-2022
  • Gam Art Gallery in Turin, Italy




  • She earned the Green Award in the Ouka  Prize in Iraq for the silent book category
  • The third place in the Art and Science Forum in Damietta
  • Shortlisted for the Etisalat Award for Children's Book for the book "My Hands" in 2020
  • Shortlisted for the Arab Forum for Publishers Award 2020
  • The long list of the Sawiris Cultural Award for the Best Children's Book 2021 category.
15th Luxor International Painting Symposium