Kouri Nour

Monday, 01 February 2016 by

Born in Mexico City of Lebanese descendant, her family origins are from Jezzine. She holds a B.A. in social communications from the Anahuac University in Mexico. Nour Kuri showed her works in more than twenty solo exhibitions and participated in several collectives and installations. Her work is found  in private art  collections in Mexico, USA,

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Halabi Samia

Monday, 01 February 2016 by

Born in Jerusalem, Palestine in 1936. Her family moved to Lebanon in 1948, and three years later to the United States. Samia holds a Bachelor of Science and Design from the University of Cincinnati. She started her career in teaching art in Hawaii where she held her first solo exhibition. She became the first female

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Sayegh Mona

Monday, 01 February 2016 by

Born in Ghana in 1957, Mona pursued her education in Lebanon, got a degree in Economics from AUB, then embarked on a professional career in banking. She had thus no artistic formation nor any apprenticeship in the manual crafts. But living with a calligrapher and art critic exposed her to many art forms, including ceramics.

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Hajjar Dima

Monday, 01 February 2016 by

Born in 1968, Dima Hajjar is a Lebanese artist based in Beirut. She had three solo exhibitions in Beirut and participated in many group exhibitions, amongst them the Dak’Art Biennial Off in Dakar, and the 23rd Alexandria Biennial. Her artwork was awarded at the International Millennium Painting Competition in London, Stockholm, New York, the 4th

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Khawam Raymond

Thursday, 23 October 2014 by

Born in Beirut in 1924, Khawam was called by his friends a ‘bundle of nerves’. He worked in the field of electricity, mechanics and solar energy. He had a great dexterity with his hands and was very creative and inventive. With the pioneering cavers like the archeologist Sami Karkabi and the sculptor Farid Zoughbi, he

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Hakkani Adnan

Monday, 14 July 2014 by

Born in Beirut in 1954, the painter and sculptor, Adnan Hakkani, graduated from the Institute of Art at the Lebanese University. He is a researcher and author of many studies on art education and national education programs. He participated in many training workshops in this respect. Since 1972, he took part in more than fifty

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Ajam Mahassen

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 by

Born in 1960 in Beirut, Mahassen holds masters’ degrees in architecture, urban planning and business administration. While living in Paris for ten years, she took sculpture courses, and since then pursued her artistic work in parallel with her professional practice. In 2013, she participated in a group exhibition and had her first solo exhibition in

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Madi Hussein

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 by

Born 1938, in Chebba (Hermon), Madi studied fine arts in Beirut. He worked for a short time in Baghdad as an illustrator. In 1963, he left Lebanon to continue his studies in Rome and continued to reside in Rome for twenty-two years. During those years, he made extended visits to Beirut, and held exhibitions and

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Behlok Rania

Thursday, 16 January 2014 by

Born in 1974 in Ghobeiri/Beirut, Behlok holds a master degree in visual arts and in Islamic studies from the Lebanese University in Beirut. She attended the Academy of Theatrical and Cinematic Arts in Beirut and received a diploma as director. She teaches art and is working on a PhD dissertation in fine arts. Behlok is

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Jabre-Jureidini Leila

Thursday, 16 January 2014 by

Born in 1963, in Beirut. From early age, Leila subscribed to many extra-curricular programs from drawing to pottery.  At the age of 18, she took a serious step and attended the Atelier Jacques d’Anton et Met de Penninghen in Paris. She went to the Ecole Supérieure des Arts Graphiques, followed by two years at Parsons

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