Ali Jabbar is a painter, a sculptor, and a graphic designer. He was born in Iraq in 1963 and lived in Denmark from 1992 to 2008 and has a Danish citizenship. He now resides and works in London. Jabbar studied at the Institute of Fine Arts in Baghdad (1982-1987), at the Academy of Fine Arts in Baghdad (1987-1990), and the Graphic Design School in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Jabbar started his career in art in 1985. Between 1985-2009, he created five bronze statues in Iraq and participated in the Baghdad International Biennial, the Cairo Painting Biennial, the Tehran Painting Biennial, the Grand Palais Biennial in Paris, and the Sharjah International Biennial. He has produced 14 stone and steel monumental works in Turkey, Iran, Bahrain, Oman, Lebanon, UAE and Germany.
His work has been showcased in over 85 group exhibitions in Denmark, Iraq, Sweden, Austria, Jordan, Egypt, Tunis, UAE, Finland, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, France, USA, Iran, Spain, Bahrain, Turkey, and Norway. He has also held eight solo exhibitions in Denmark, Germany, and Spain.