Born in Damascus in 1971. Studied in Adham Ismael Institute 1987-1989. Studied at the college of Fine Arts, and obtained his Diploma in 1996. He is a member of the Union of Syrian Plastic Artists and a teacher at the Faculty of Fine Arts since 2002. Continue ReadingRead more "Mohammed Alolabi"
During this time of self isolation, the Penticton Art Gallery (Penticton, B.C., Canada) in partnership with the Syria.art association (Nice/Berlin), invites artists from across the globe to participate in an unprecedented art exhibition entitled, You Are Not Alone. Like a message in a bottle, we are sending out into the world this call to artists […]Read more "You are not alone ! International Call for Artists"
20 November to 15 January 2020 QØDE Art Space is pleased to announce that it is inviting Syrian artists now based in the UAE, Alaa Sharabi (1988) and Juhayda Al Bittar (1991) to exhibit their new work jointly for the first time as a married couple in Amman, Jordan in ‘Material Resilience’. ‘Material Resilience’ is […]Read more "‘MATERIAL RESILIENCE’- Alaa Sharabi and Juhayda AlBittar at QØDE Art Space"
A Travelling Exhibition Across Canada Behind the Lines | Contemporary Syrian Art is travelling across Canada since 2016 until today with a new stop at Dawson Creek Art Gallery, 101, 816 Alaska Avenue Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4T6 Canada, January 28 – March 8, 2019. Behind the Lines displays the work of 20 contemporary Syrian […]Read more "Behind the Lines | Contemporary Syrian Art"
Between a lost identity and the belonging to a foreign culture As part of the Days of Exile, the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg (MKG) showed from 16 November 2018 until 13 January 2019 works by Syrian Artist Khaled Barakeh. In his work, the artist deals with long-term conflicts and their possible pacification, the […]Read more "Khaled Barakeh . The Blue Hour"
Cyffwrdd Syria ~ Touching Syria is a collaborative project connecting the arts of Wales and Syria. Cyffwrdd Syria ~ Touching Syria exhibits SYRIA.ART’s first UK collection of contemporary art created from within Syria and from the Syrian diaspora, alongside Welsh contemporary artists at Storiel, Bangor from 12th January 2019 for 6 weeks. 1st venue: Storiel Museum and Art Gallery, Ffordd Gwynedd Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 1DT, North […]Read more "Cyffwrdd Syria ~ Touching Syria ~ An Exhibition"
Cultural Councilor Kaup-Hasler opened the group exhibition of seven Syrian artists in the “Kleine Galerie” in Wien, Austria, on October 24, 2018. Modern Art from Syria – “Painting is a Homeland”: Under this title, the “Kleine Galerie” in Wien, Austria, showed works by seven artists in exile. They use a foreign, but then again familiar […]Read more "Modern Art from Syria: “Painting is a Homeland”"
Khaled Al Saai has been working on a commissioned work for an exhibition from 21.09.2018 to 11.10.2018 in the Mschatta Hall of the Museum of Islamic Art, Pergamon Museum in Berlin. From February 2019 onwards Khaled Al Saai’s painting “Syria – The Garden of History” will be exhibited in a major exhibition entitled “Cultural Landscape […]Read more "Syria – The Garden of History: Calligrapher Khaled Al Saai"
Born in Daraa, southwest Syria, in 1989, Mohammad Labash holds a degree in Drawing and Painting (2013) from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus University. He lives and works in Beirut, Lebanon continue reading and check the new works!Read more "Mohamad Labash"
Boutros Al Maari was born in 1968 in Damascus, Syria. In 1991 he received his diploma in Graphic Arts from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Damascus University. He received his Master in Social Anthropology (EHESS) in 1999 in Paris, where he earned his Doctorate in 2006 in the same fielda. From 2008 to 2012 […]Read more "Boutros Al Maari"
Ammar khadour was born in 1991 in Damascus (Syria) where he has been studying Law at Damascus University until 2017. He began his career as an artist when he started photography six years ago in Damascus. In November 2017, he was invited by Kulturvermittlung Steiermark to reside in Graz as an “artist in exile”. On […]Read more "Ammar Khadour"
War Correspondence Bucharest Art Week 2017 was this year one of the few major international events from Romania. The “War Correspondence” exhibition was organised by APAC(Romania) in partnership with SYRIA.ART in the framework of the BucharestArtWeek2017, and was co-curated by Humam Alsalim and Nona Șerbănescu. Venue: Palatul Stirbei, Calea Victoriei, 107, 010069 Bucharest, Romania Dates: […]Read more "Bucharest Art Week 2017 – Artists Fight Against the Syrian War"
The psychological toll of Syria’s war in one breathtaking minute: http://www.torontourbanfilmfestival.com/films/fade-black Filmmaker Amer Albarzawi was living in Raqqa, Syria, two years ago as it became the stronghold of the Islamic State. “They changed our culture. They changed everything,” he said. The group, which he calls by the pejorative term “Daesh”, quickly instituted a series of rules […]Read more "Fade to Black"
Frank Auerbach: ‘Painting is the most marvellous activity humans have invented’ When Frank Auerbach looks back over his nearly 70-year career as an artist he declares himself “lucky” that it was a process that moved slowly. “You’re at school and you like some reproductions in books: Van Gogh, Gauguin. Then you do a bit of painting and […]Read more "Painting is the most marvellous activity…"
Creative Havens: Syrian Artists And Their Studios Creative Havens: Syrian Artists And Their Studios is a project granting us rare access to the studios of the greatest contemporary Syrian artists – or artists of Syrian descent – living and working both in and outside Syria today. It provides a compelling behind-the-scenes glimpse into their artistic processes: […]Read more "Syrian Creative Havens"
Shurooq Amin, Sadik Kwaish Alfraji, and Khaled Hafez at 56th Venice Biennale Eye of the Thunderstorm: Effervescent Practices from the Arab World 9 May – 22 November 2015 Shurooq Amin, Sadik Alfraji, and Khaled Hafez will be part of In the Eye of the Thunderstorm: Effervescent Practices from the Arab World,a collateral project at the […]Read more "56th Venice Biennale"