ashrafgerges@sac.edu.au

Mr Ashraf Gerges

Lecturer in Iconography

BA, MA

Biography

Ashraf holds a Masters degree in Coptic Iconography from the Higher Institute of Coptic Studies in Cairo, and was the assistant to the renowned authority on Coptic Iconography, the late Dr Isaac Fanous, both in iconography and in teaching Coptic Iconography at the Higher Institute of Coptic Studies in Cairo. Over sixty churches around the world have been decorated with icons and murals created by him. He was the receiver of the Silver Medal from the Orthodox Culture Centre in Venice, for his contributions in the field of Orthodox Studies. At SAC, Ashraf teaches the practical applications of writing Coptic icons.

Education

  • BA – Higher Institute of Coptic Studies in Cairo
  • MA – Higher Institute of Coptic Studies in Cairo