My Artwork in Event


Houston Chronicle: Optimism and Picasso: Middle Eastern works have much in common



Far from the Turmoil of Home, Six Houston Artists Pursue Their Creative Dreams

The Tale of the City – Ammar Alobaidi

‘Ammar Alobaidi: A Tale of the City’ Debuting at O’Kane Gallery


Iraqi-born artist, Ammar Alobaidi, discusses his journey from his war-torn homeland to a new life in Houston.

Alobaidi now expresses his experiences through his artwork now on display at the University of Houston-Downtown’s O’Kane Gallery. Despite Alobaidi’s unpleasant experiences as a refugee, he conveys hope and optimism through his work. UH-Downtown is among the first American venues to showcase his work.

Ammar Alobaidi in Mixed Emotions


HoustonPress, Ammar Alobaidi : A Tale of the City

Houstonia: Refugee Artist Debuts New Collection at O’Kane Gallery