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  • Fluent in English; learning Arabic (Egypt), Spanish
  • 38, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Art Educator, Visual Art Teacher, at a city school in Boston
  • Masters Degree, Art Education, Tufts University
  • From Egypt
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About Me

Websites: Instagram: @fineartsuperheroes
on Facebook search for [ Basil El Halwagy Creative Projects ]


I am an artist and art teacher who wants to travel when I have time.


Artist and Art Educator, Egyptian-American Explorer, Green Lantern Fan


Don't Drink, Don't Do Drugs, Try to help people, be creative, make art, work on your stuff, and dance when you have time. If you get the opportunity, see the world. Life is short and the world is vast.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I'm very new to CS.


None what so ever.


Visual Art, Latin Dance, Education, Multiculturalism, Travel, Meeting new people and seeing new places, Food, culture and spirituality, wearable art, and water-pipe/Sheesha. I don't drink or use drugs.

  • arts
  • culture
  • dancing
  • salsa dancing
  • bachata
  • education
  • dining
  • drinking
  • traveling
  • pottery
  • painting
  • teaching
  • adventure travel
  • historic sites
  • mexico city
  • learning spanish

Music, Movies, and Books

Best Movie: The Fountain - by Darren Aronofsky
and A.I by Spielberg

Best Book: (s) Asmov's Foundation and Post Foundation Conclusive novels.

Carlos Castaneda, Books on Sufism, Rumi, Iranian Ghazals, Middle Eastern Music, Anything with a Guitar, Caribbean tunes for dancing

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Been inside the pyramids.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can dance Salsa, Bachata. and I'm skilled in many types of art- Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, and I know all about what chemicals dilute and remove all kinds of paints, which comes in handy when your trying to get rid of graffiti, or get stains out of a table.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can draw a detailed portrait for you in pencil. I can talk to you at length about my artwork.

Countries I’ve Visited

Egypt, Greece, Guatemala, Lebanon, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, United Arab Emirates

Countries I’ve Lived In

Egypt, United States

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