Art Gallery

Baggar Abdelaziz


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About the artist


On June 4, 1959, Beggar Abdelaziz (Abdel) was born in Casablanca, Morocco, the economic capital of Morocco. He graduated from Casablanca University. Abdel was a banker for 30 years. In 2014, after early retirement from banking, he moved to Georgetown, Kentucky.

Abdel began painting and showing his work in his home country between 1990 and 2013.  Since moving to the United States he has shown his work at the Scott County Public Library in 2017.

Upcoming Gallery Opening

June 10 2022: Lens, Lines & Lineage

This exhibit will showcase the work of Ed Boden, Juwanna Herd and Margie Rigney. Mr. Boden will display his landscape photography. Mrs. Herd’s work will include her assemblage with visual hangings. Margie Rigney will be wowing the crowd with her eclectic mix of color and line. Exhibit opeing will be on Friday, 6/10 from 5-7 pm. Come join us for this first in-person exhibit opening at the library in 2 years.

Gallery Archive

The Art Gallery located inside the Scott County Public Library is a unique space that provides opportunities to enhance the community’s appreciation of the arts. Curated exhibits featured in the Gallery are family-friendly, easily accessible, open to the public during regular library hours and are free of charge.

The Gallery Curator plans and facilitates two types of exhibits. Solo shows present a large body of work from one artist; while potpourri shows feature the work of a group of artists, each of whom have more limited bodies of work or experience.

For more information, view the Scott County Public Library’s Exhibits Policy

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