Born and raised in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Al Nawawi started his artistic career in 1973. He got his educational degree from the United States, and then moved to Jeddah in 1980, where he continued to practice his art.
Abdullah Nawawi‘s solo exhibition at Acoustic, 2022
He participated in numerous exhibitions locally and internationally in the UK, USA, France, Germany, Japan and the Gulf countries. He gained a number of prizes and awards.