Born, works and Lives in Alexandria. Holds a BFA (1980), an MFA (1986) and a PhD (1991). A student of Pioneer Modern Artists Hamed Nada and Hamed Owais. Guirguis LotfY is a true gem within the Contemporary Egyptian Art Scene. He is a scholar, holding a PhD on the “Philosophy of Art” with a thesis focused on “Coptic Art and Its Effect on Modern Art”. His extensive studies have had a major impact on his work, providing Lotfi with an immediately recognizable style and a unique, unparalleled technique, reminiscent of religious iconography, making his works true masterpieces.
Catalogue published with the Solo Exhibition of Egyptian Artist Guirguis Lotfy, at ArtTalks from April-May 2013.