Awaad Issa (Sudan, 1982) is an artist and teacher at Sudan University of Science and Technology, College of Fine and Applied Arts. He obtained a Master degree in painting in 2012 and a BA degree in sculpture in 2007, both at the Sudan University of Science and Technology, College of Fine and Applied Arts.
Awaad Issa participated in several exhibitions, at the Arab youth Biennial Festival Doha (2010), Group Exhibition British Cultural Center, Khartoum (2009), Japet City field studies (2008), For Darfur- Sudanese Artists Union (2008), and Group Exhibition Ethiopia Addis Ababa City Hall (2008).
Awaad Issa was guest at the studio for a period of two weeks in November 2013, invited by the Thami Mnyele Foundation together with the YAA. He stayed at the residency with Sudanese artist Ashraf Moneim. They visited Amsterdam during Art Amsterdam and did research concerning their work.