Dr Arafat Al-Naim is a graphic artist, designer, educator, and the moving spirit behind international art and design projects. He holds a BFA, MFA, PhD in graphic arts and MST in art teaching from the National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria. He has lectured and has presented research papers at international conferences. Graphic works by Arafat Al-Naim can be found in Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas (USA), Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon (USA), Wrexham Yale Memorial Gallery, Wrexham (UK), National Gallery of Foreign Art, Sofia (Bulgaria), State Museum GyÃµr (Hungary), University of Wales Collection, Aberystwyth (UK) and others. He has exhibited in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Italy, North Ireland, FYROM, Germany, Bulgaria, USA, Canada, Cyprus, South
Africa, Tunisia, the Netherlands, Brazil, Japan, Egypt, South Korea, Syria, Jordan and elsewhere. Former Dean of Faculty of Arts & Design at the Applied Science University, Amman (Jordan), Member of
ICOGRADA (Education Network), Curator of the International SYMPOSIODESIGN - Amman and Editorial Board Member of the International Design Journal Design Behaviors. Arafat Al-Naim is currently Dean of College of Fine Arts & Design at the American University in the Emirates.