Born in Melbourne, Australia in 1982, Kareem Rizk is a collage and mixed media artist, illustrator and designer who graduated from Monash University in 2004 with a Bachelor in Visual Communication. During the course, Rizk developed an appreciation for collage and explored a diverse array of mixed media techniques and mediums. After graduating, Rizk's creative interests began to shift towards fine art and illustration, particularly collage and mixed media art. While working as a Graphic Designer at Melbourne's No.1 selling newspaper, The Herald Sun, his interest in collage continued to develop and by 2006 it became a focus of his endeavours. Since his shift of focus to fine art and illustration in 2006 and his pursuit of developing his style, Rizk has earned international recognition and has been cited as one of the premier mixed media artists working today. Rizk currently lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark. Working mediums include collage, acrylic, oil pastel, pencil, solvent transfers and acrylic transfers.