The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) is pleased to announce that an art exhibition of esteemed Iraqi-American artist Mr. Haydar Alyasiry will be presented at its “Spirt of Humanity” Gala on Thursday, May 12, 2016. Mr. Alyasiry is well known for his use of rich color and imagery to capture the essence of notable writers, actors, singers and poets as well as notable African American civil rights leaders, such as Rosa Parks, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Dr. Maya Angelou. Mr. Alyasiry’s artwork has been displayed in cities across the United States.
Mr. Alyasiry earned his diploma from the Institute of Fine Art in Basrah, Iraq in 1989. He also completed courses on Computer Design from Henry Ford Community College in Michigan; on Theater Decoration by Hayder Kazim, in Baghdad, Iraq in 1982; and on Photography Art (Alqadisyah) Newspaper in Baghdad, Iraq. He is a member of several organizations including the Iraqi Society of Artists, and the Portrait Society of America. He is also one of the founders of the Iraqi Association of Iraqi Artists in Michigan and the Albab Theatrical Group in Detroit, Michigan.