Husam Ali al-Matar
Born in Syria, 1977.
He learned the art of Arabic Calligraphy, inspired by the classic masters’ school, referring to their books, amshāq, and muraqqa’āt that were exhibited at museums. As a six-year-old, he started copying the works of Hashem al-Baghdadi.
He studied the styles of genius Mehmed Şevki Efendi, Mahmud Celaleddin Efendi, and Hâfiz Osman.