Born in Iraq, Sabah Arbilli studied Masters in Visual Arts, at the University of Wales.
Currently he is based in the UK and Qatar. He works as a full time artist mainly working with Arabic calligraphy using a variety of medium such as paint and sculpture.
Arbilli’s work as an artist constantly develops both technique and style. He has exhibited internationally in solo and group shows. His traditional calligraphy has won many prizes and he has been invited as an expert advisor and consultant in the world of calligraphy.
Arbilli has also done a series of outdoor public art pieces on architectural buildings and free standing stainless steel sculpture. His work was also selected as a permanent piece for the opening of the Islamic Museum of Australia and United Nations.
Arbilli’s works can be found in the Middle East and Internationally in many private collections, architectural buildings. His works are categorised in representation, reproduction and revisiting the concept of Arabic letter and calligraphy to a new modern international platform.