Name: Abel Hadi Wechahi
Birth: Born on the 9th of November, 1936, Mansoura city, Egypt.
Country: Egypt
Exhibition: . Salon of Cairo, from 1959 to 1966
• The International Biennale of Alexandria in 1961, 1963, 1979.
• The International Biennale, Ibiza, Spain, 1966.
• III, V, VI International Biennale of sport in Fine Arts, Barcelona and Madrid, Spain, 1971, 1975, 1977.
• The International Biennale, Venice, Italy, 1980.
• Exhibition and Conference of International Sculpture, Oakland, San Francisco, 1982.
• II International Biennale, Cairo, 1986.
• IV International Biennale, Havana, Cuba, 1991.
• Exhibition of Contemporary Egyptian Art, Toledo, Spain, 2005.

Personal Invitation to Participate in International Sculpture Exhibitions, open air, Spain, Italy and France:
• Salon of Autumn, Madrid, Spain 1967.
• II, III National Exhibition (Sculpture in Metal) Valencia, Spain, 1970, 1971.
• VII, VIII International Exhibition, open air, Museum of Modern Art, Legnano, Milano, Italy, 1971, 1972.
• National Exhibition for (Grand Premio) Prize in Sculpture, Spanish Sculptors, Cerculo de Belles Artes, selected to exhibit out of the concours, 1977.
• Salon of Paris, Modern Sculpture, open air, Champselysee Gardens, Paris, France, 1978.
• Medals Expositions (Tomas Francisco Prize), Madrid, 1976.
. His works are also acquired in Egypt, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, U.S.A and Latin America.

Personal invitations to one man show in Egypt, Italy and Spain since 1970:
• Gallery Gandia, Gandia, Spain, 1970.
• Gallery Alpettore, Milano Italy, 1972.
• Gallery Regnoni Cesena, Italy 1972.
• Gallery Gardinia Club, Bologna, Italy, 1973.
• Gallery Culture Center, Ibro Americano, Madrid, Spain 1978.
• Gallery Genoi Financial Club, Madrid, Spain, 1978.
• Gallery Anito Politano-Stickle, Cairo, Egypt, 1982.

National and International Prizes obtained in Egypt, Spain and Italy:
• First Award, Sculpture, Cairo Salon, 1961.
• Third Award, Sculpture, Alexandria International Biennale for Mediterranean countries.
• Second Award, Sculpture, International Biennale, Ibiza, Spain, 1966.
• Spanish Olympic Award, Sculpture, International Sports Biennale, Fine Arts, Madrid, Spain, 1977.
• First Award, National Sculpture Exhibition, Cairo, Egypt, 1981.
• National State Award in Sculpture, 1981.
• First Grade Legion of Honor, Science and Arts, Egypt, 1981.
• Sculpture Award, Open Air, Space of Opera House, Cairo, Egypt, 1990.
• Selected as International Intellectual for the year 2001, International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England.
General: Several studies and essays were published by critiques of Plastic Art in newspapers, magazines, and specialized Art books in Egypt and Europe:

• The Italian critique Gantano Landolino wrote the introduction included in catalogue. His exhibition held in Placio Roinioni in cheiznia, Forly, Italy, December 1972, 10th January 1973.
• The Italian critique Romano Bierry about his sculpture works, Alristo Del Carleno, issued on Wednesday 20 December 1972.
• The Spanish critique Raol Chavari, wrote a study about his work included in the catalogue of the exhibition conducted by the Ibro Americano Cultural Center according to private invitation to the Artist, Madrid, 14 - 28 February, 1989.
• The contemporary sculpture Art Book, (El Wechahi and Mokhtar) by Mahmoud Bakshees, The Egyptian general authority of book, spring 1992.
• (The song of stone) Book, about the path of the contemporary Egyptian Arts, includes a study, El Wechahi and his masses looking for freedom.
• Ezz El-Din Naguib, the general authority for Houses of Culture, December 1991.
• Several Masters and PhD thesis included some of his work from the Egyptian contemporary sculpture point of view.
• National Encyclopedia for the distinguished Egyptian personalities, the Egyptian Information Authority, 1992.

Musical Compositions of the Artist work
Three musical piano pieces were composed by the Swiss Italian composer Silvano Berlosconi titled (To Wechahi the sculpturer), Rome, 11 August 1974:

Music of three sculpture works: Mother and Child, First Step, When woman thinks.
Qualifications: • Graduated in 1963, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Sculpture – Excellent Grade with honors, Cairo, Egypt. • Professorship Degree from San Fernando Academy, University of Madrid, 1978. • Resident in Spain from 1967 to 1971 and from 1975 to 1978. • Resident in Italy from 1971 to 1974. • Participates in Art Movement in Egypt since 1959, and European Art Movement since 1965. • Member of the Committee of Plastic Arts, Supreme Culture Council from 1980 to 1984, and from 2006 until now.