An internationally renowned visual artist in abstract style, specialized in painting and restoration of Byzantine and Melkite icons. An Environmental designer for embellishing cities in cut ceramic - Ain Mreisse benches, Sassine & Salim Salam tunnel walls & monuments. University Lecturer in Byzantine Art at AUB, a geologist-mineralogist in extracting natural pigments for painting icons. Curator and concept developer of international art exhibitions & biennales and involved in artwork furnishing for hospitals (CMC, BMC) and hotels.
She holds a BS in Geology from American University of Beirut, a D.S.T. in Theology, a Ph.D. in Fine Arts & Restoration, Certificates in Art Therapy for traumatized children of war. Higher Studies in environmental design in cut ceramic & specialized studies in Museum Curatorial from Beijing, China.
Since 1992, she has had 17 private exhibitions in Beirut, Palma Da Mallorca, Lyon, Cluj, Mamaia, LA, New York, Rhodes, Penang, Kedah and Jakarta.
Collective exhibitions; represented Lebanon in 174 biennales, Salons in 54 countries, to mention few; The Société National des Beaux-Arts, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris; The Tokyo International Art Exhibition, National Art Museum,; The Shanghai Contemporary; Meadows International Art Exhibition, Mexico; Spectrum Miami Art Show, USA; MEADOWS Personal Structures-Open Borders”, Palazzo Mora, Venice Biennale; The Beijing International Art Biennale; the Asian Biennale, Dhaka; 1st Ecorea Biennale, S.Korea; others in Guwahati, Penang, Langkawi, Urumqi, Bali...
She has achieved 19 gold medals & 28 Awards & distinctions, including the 2008 Beijing & the 2012 London Olympics Fine Arts gold medal, the Torino Olympic Torch, the International Olympic Committee IOC Trophy for Art & Sports 2014 for Lebanon, the ‘La Toile D’Or’ France, the ‘Creature d’Aujourd’hui’ European Union
Her works are in displayed in 24 museums around the world; and auctioned at the Bonham’s Auction House London, the Piceneum Italy;
President of six international cultural/artistic associations
Founder & Board member of MEADOWS (Mediterranean Endeavors Advancing Development of Widespread Sustainability), President-Lebanon of Femme Art Mediterrane FAM (aegis UNESCO), MIFAA, Member of the Lebanese Olympic Museum committee.