Salman Alhajri

Omani artist

Dr. Salman Alhajri is an international artist, graphic designer and researcher in the field of visual arts. Academically he is an assistant professor of Graphic Design, at the Department of Art Education at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman. In 2005 Alhajri graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with MsDesign. In 2013 he graduated with a PhD from School of The Arts of Loughborough University, UK. In 2014, he won a bronze award of design in the world's largest design competition in Italy “A' Design Award & Competition”. Alhajri participated in many local and international exhibitions and conferences. He took a part in presenting lectures in arts and design conferences in Chicago, London, Glasgow, Kobe (Japan), Croatia, Rome, Kuwait, Bahrain, Amman and many others. Nationally, Alhajri is a member in the Omani Society of Fine Arts and the Youth Studio as well as a member in many technical, scientific and academic Internationale institutions. He presented his own artistic style, experiences, philosophy with a contemporary vision that is distinguished by its simplicity, color harmony, composition and the influential ability. His work is distinguished also by the diversity of the arts practices including abstract, expressive, digital art, and Arabic calligraphy. His designs and artworks represent Omani culture, people and heritage in several of forms. His artworks collected by several governmental and privet institutions, and individuals including, Muscat International Airport, Qasr Al Alam, The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center, at Sultan Qaboos University, The Sultan Qaboos Mosque in Sohar, Dhofar Municipality Salalah, and Prince Charles, and many more.


Salman Alhajri
Salman Alhajri

04 March 2019
Won the 1st award in the 27th annual exhibition of fine arts, Omani Society of Fine Arts, Muscat, Ministry of Arts Affairs, Oman.​
04 March 2019
Representing Oman in Beijing International Art Biennial, China 30 August - 4 September, 2019, with about 600 artworks and 595 artists, from 110 countries, in the National Art Museum of China.
04 March 2019
Inauguration of my solo exhibition entitled "Spirits of Letters" on the 4th of March 2019, at the Cultural Village Foundation - Katara Doha, Qatar, under patronage of Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Sayed, Deputy General Manager of Katara
29 November 2018
Inauguration of my solo exhibition entitled "The Village" on the 16th of January 2019, at the Ahmed Al-Adwani Hall in Abdullah Al-Salam Area, Kuwait, under patronage of Assistant Secretary-General for Arts Sector at the National Council for Culture, Arts and LettersDr Bader. Al-Dawish, within the 25th Alqurain Festival
29 November 2018
Honored by Matar bin Salim Al Balushi, Commander of the Royal Army of Oman, for being a jury member of Arabic Calligraphy and graphic design of cultural competitions of the Royal Army of Oman
22 June 2018
Honored by H.H Sayyid Dr. Fahad bin Al-Julanda Al-Said, Assistant Secretary General of Innovation Development, The Research Council, for voluntary art activity
02 May 2018
Our research group "Omani Visual Arts Research Group” won “Best Research Group Award” on the college of Education (academic year 2017-2018) at Sultan Qaboos University.
17 April 2018
The 5th Solo Exhibition of Dr. Salman Alhajri, ‘The Village’ Center Franco-Oman 7 PM on Tuesday, Under the patronage of H.H. Dr. Mona bint Fahad. Al-Said, Assistant V.C. for International Cooperation at Sultan Qaboos University.
26 February 2018
I awarded with Certificate of Education Teaching and Learning by H.E Dr. Ali AlBimani, The Vice Chancellor of Sultan Qaboos University. I was a Faculty Fellow in the last three years. This certificate awarded to me in recognition of the completion of a program of study in higher education teaching.
06 December 2017
Won the 1st award in the 12th annual exhibition of Arabic Calligraphy and Script Calligraphy, of Omani Society of Fine Arts, Muscat.
02 October 2017
Honored by H.E Sheikh Sabaa bin Hamdan Al Saadi, secretary general of the High Committee for National Day Celebrations. I was a jury chairperson of the 2nd annual exhibition of graphic design, 2017, OSFA, Muscat.
07 August 2017
Honored by H.E Shaikh Salim bin Ofait al Shanfari, Head of Dhofar Municipality, Digital Art solo Exhibition, Salalah, 6-10 of August, 2017
30 June 2017
Honored by H.E Sultan Salim Al Habsi, Secretary-General, Supreme Council for Planning, for voluntary art activity
08 May 2017
Honored by V.C of Sultan Qaboos University, for a logo design
26 April 2017
​The 3rd Solo Exhibition Shores of the Dream at Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Foundation, Dubai
21 December 2016
Art Exhibition of Tunisian Cultural Days at OSFA
07 November 2016
Won the Jury Prize in the 24th Annual Art Exhibition at OSFA
02 November 2016
Participated at the artistic event Draw for Peace at OSFA
20-28 August 2016
Participated at the Art Symposium, Khenchela, Algeria
26 September 2016
Participated at the 11th Annual Exhibition of Arabic Calligraphy at OSFA
23 January 2017
Honored by Injazat_Oman in State Council Oman
03-18 May 2016
The 2nd Solo Exhibition Closer to Dream at Bait Al Zubair, Muscat
29 November 2016
Won the 2nd Prize in the 1st Annual Graphic Design Exhibition at OSFA
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Salman Alhajri

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