Ahmed Hefnawy is a man of many talents that may be summarized as being the founder of Cairopolitan, an Illustrator, Product/Graphic designer, Sculptor, and Collector. Born in 1978 and raised in Cairo his entire life to then graduate from fine arts in 2000. Hefnawy jumped into the advertising field as soon as he graduated till he decided he’s had enough in 2017. During his later years in advertising, he worked in Leo Burnett as a storyboard illustrator, art director, graphic designer, and creative, offering new concepts and ideas while freelancing in model making and special effects. In 2006 the idea of founding Cairopolitan a design-based store and gallery began to grow, combining his art & design background with the experience he gained from his years of work.
Hefnawy took part in several group exhibitions some of which, were “The Mediterranean Triennial, 1997”, “Horreya” in Helsinki Finland, and Cairo, 2013, and “Inktober Exhibition, Medrar 2016”.