Abed Al Kadiri was born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1984. Double majored in Fine art and Arabic literature. In 2006, he fled the war in Lebanon and settled in Kuwait, returning in 2016. In addition to his art practice, Al Kadiri is a curator and worked as an art critic from 2006 till 2010. He established FA Gallery in Kuwait in 2010 and in 2012, he took on the role of Director at Contemporary Art Platform (CAP) Kuwait where, in addition to managerial responsibilities, he also headed and conceived several curatorial and educational programs. His solo shows include: Abu Ghreib 2006, In the corner 2008,LAAS Beirut, Identity Turbulence 2011,FA Gallery-Kuwait,Witnesses 2011, Art Circle Gallery, Beirut, AlMaqama 2014, 2015, Dar AlFunoon Gallery, Kuwait, Ashes to the Sea, 2016, Mark Hachem Gallery,Beirut. 


Al Kadiri has participated in several group exhibitions in Lebanon, regionally and internationally such as Bahrain, Sharjah, Dubai, Qatar, France, Switzerland, Hungary and England. His work was sold in JAMM auctions Kuwait, 2011, 2012. He had shown at MENASA Art Fair (Beirut Art Fair, 2011 and 2016) Contemporary Istanbul 2011, Art Paris, Paris, 2013, Art Moments, Hungary, 2013, Basel Art Center, Basel, 2016, Sursock Museum, Beirut 2016.