Abdelwahab holds a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Helwan University. He has been a practitioner of art since the 70s until this very day. His work is often inspired by nature and his experiments mainly evolve around the constant trial of new and different materials, techniques and mediums. He has participated in many international graphic events including Triennial and Biennale events in Kraków, Poland; Norway; Yugoslavia; Japan; India; Switzerland, and Egypt in both Cairo and Alexandria.
Abdelwahab has held 46 solo exhibitions and won various awards along the years including The Jury Prize at Alexandria Biennale, an award from The Egyptian International Graphics Triennial and another from Graphics Triennial in Portugal. Collectibles of his can be found at Winterthur Museum in Switzerland, Sapporo Museum and Kōchi Museum in Japan, Sackler Museum of Art and Archaeology at Peking University in China, Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts as well as Museum of Modern Egyptian Art. Others of his works can be found around the world in India, Italy, France, Tunis, Saudi Arabia, Argentine, Switzerland, Germany and The United Kingdom.