Osama is from Sudan and graduated from the Sudanese College of Fine and Applied Art with a BA. His artistic passion is using a palette knife to create his works, Oman and Dubai. Osama has taught the art of Palette knife painting at the Dubai International Art Centre since 2001. In 2010 he was awarded first place in a competition of over 200 artists at the Dubai International Art Centre. His winning piece was a palette knife depiction of a Dubai skyline. The Dubai architectural landscapes are a constant source of inspiration for Osama, reflecting the business of Dubai life, and these works have proved very popular. Osama is an accomplished portrait and caricature artist and is often seen sketching portraits at events around the UAE. He is constantly in demand to teach his palette knife skills and portrait sketching in and around Dubai and receives many commission requests.