Meet Ráed Alrawi

Starting in the 1970’s Alrawi was a political cartoonist in Baghdad, Iraq where he received his BS degree in Education and Psychology. He immigrated to the United States in 1980. Al-Rawi worked as a graphic artist for many companies for over fifteen years. Today he teaches painting at CPCC. Alrawi exhibited his paintings locally IN Charlotte, NC at The McColl Center for the Visual Arts, Greenhill Art in Greensboro, Center of the Earth Gallery, and The Museum of the New South. He was selected to paint a public mural for the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Nationally exhibited at The Art Council of Greenwood, SC, New Vision Gallery Marshfield, WI, Ward-Nasse Gallery, New York, and Atlanta, GA. Internationally he exhibited in group shows in London, Cairo- Egypt, Skopje-Macedonia, Baghdad-Iraq, and Amman-Jordan.