The homs-born graduate of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus, Syria, has been refining his unique style of Abstract Arabesque for more than three decades now. his work has been exhibited in several galleries and cultural centres throughout the Middle East and beyond, and has generated substantial critical acclaim. Murad’s exhibition at Ayyam Gallery, Damascus, in March 2007 was an undeniable hit, and coincided with the release of a 150-page monograph showcasing the masterpieces he has painted in the last 20 years.
1971 participated in the second collective exhibition of Group 10, Damascus.
1973 Ornina Gallery, Damascus.
1976 The Arab Cultural Center, Damascus.
1980 The Arab Cultural Center, Damascus.
1983 Al-shaab Gallery, Damascus
1988 The European and Asian Biennale, Turkey.
1989 Artists from Syria exhibition, Al-muntada Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon.
1991 six artists from Syria exhibition, Tripoli and Beirut, Lebanon.
1992 Alwan Gallery, Beirut.
1993 Sharjah Biennale.
1994 Atasi Gallery, Damascus.
1995 Alwan Gallery, Beirut.
1997 Sharjah Biennale.
1999 ARTUEL exhibition, Beirut.
1999 Syrian Workshop exhibition, UNESCO palace, Beirut.
2001 ARTUEL exhibition, Beirut.
2002 European Art exhibition, Genevam Switzerland.
2002 Mediterranean Biennal for arts, Tunisia.
2003 Art and Taking Refuge exhibition, the High Commission for Refugees, Damascus.
2004 Zawaya Gallery, Hims.