Saturday Lecture Feb 25, 2012: “A Glimpse at the Arts of Arabic Calligraphy & Islamic Ornamentation” by Ustadh Hajj Wafi

 

About Ustadh Hajj Wafi

Ustadh Hajj Wafi is a master artist of Arabic calligraphy. He had the fortune to learn the craft from prominent teachers in Iraq and throughout the Muslim world. He is skilled in several Arabic scripts such as the Ruq’aa, Nusukh and the Thuluth to name a few. Hajj Wafi is a professional graphic designer based in Boston, a teacher of Arabic calligraphy and Islamic ornamentation. Besides his artistic achievements in the traditional Islamic arts, Ustadh Hajj Wafi is a devout Muslim who teaches Islamic principles to the youth in his local mosque.