Layers Beneath the Sea

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Acrylic on Canvas
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Country: United States America

City: West Bloomfield

I am a Syrian American Imigrant artist living and working in Michigan, graduate of Eastern Michigan University B.F.A in Painting and Ceramic, and Minor in art history.

I have the pleasure to take the best of Both world the Old from Syria and the new world of America, Blessed with great guidance, love for all humanity, great faith in God that give me strength and keep me going, I had several awards, 13 solo art exhibits, and participated in more than 100 group art exhibits nationally and internationally. my art work on display ( World Peace ) at Arab American Museum in Dearborn , Michigan , also at New Art Museum in Armada Michigan , and Cell museum of Amnesty international human right museum, ( H.R. F ) in Denmark.

I had also curated several art exhibits, enjoying meeting artists of the world and enjoying dialogue about art.

As the world is so vast and yet so small through the net , we get to reach peoples from all over the world reaching out in humanity , through art , reaching out to exchange ideas, learning from  each other’s . What a beautiful concept and beautiful world living in harmony and peace.

EDUCATION

1992   Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI. B.F.A. Major in painting and Ceramic                     , Minor in Art History

1992    Spring art history course in Spain with Eastern Michigan University

1992    Artist Entrepreneur course at Eastern Michigan University

1989    Associate Degree in fine arts at Oakland Community College in                                               

            Farmington, MI.

  1. Certificate in Interior Design from LaSalle University in Chicago, IL.

 

AWARDS RECEIVED

2020 July 31, Presented Legacy Award Recepient for over 20  years of service teaching art at Pontiac  creative art center , presented By : Eugenia  Wigington . Pontiac , Michigan .

2020 January 25th , 3rd international Prize Leonardo Davinci Award , Borghese Palace, Italy.

 

2019 March 8 , Arab American Today Magazine Award for plastic art , Dearborn , MI.

2019 March The Mesopotamian Forum for arts and culture award , Sterling heights , Michigan.

 2018 March 1- June -2018 Certificate Kunstsalon Kasteel Daelenbroeck ( self Portraits international exhibition , The Netherland .

 

2016 December 1, ( think small ) juried art exhibit , Honorable Mention (Fear) Ceramic sculpture at Lawrence street gallery Ferndale . MI

2016 April 15th Award for participating in Arab Heritage art exhibit , Pontiac , Mi.

2013 June 7th  Award Honorable Mention for painting at a juried art exhibit ( 2nd juried art exhibit Pontiac Artists ), at Pontiac art Center , Pontiac , MI

2012 March 11,  AAWCN Award ( American Arab Women’s Community Network) Dearborn, MI.

 2008 may 2 sherm alsheikh / Egypt certificate of appreciation in participation in international Artists forum.

2007  Muslim Unity Center Appreciation Award Bloomfield hills , MI

 1993  Manhattan Arts International Award of Merit, talent search, New York

1991  First prize award at McKenny Union’s Art Show at Eastern Michigan  

          University. “Meditation in peace with God”-watercolor

1990   First prize in the art show at The Earth and Art Gallery in Milford,

           MI. “Desire”-ceramic sculpture

1990   Golden Key National Honor Society

1990-1989   The National Dean’s List Certificate of Merit

1990   Eastern Michigan University’s Certificate of Academic Merit

1989   Oakland Community College, Cum Laude Certificate

SOLO ART SHOWS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020 june 18 , Solo art show ( World wide art Movement ) Art Channel , India .

2019 ( February 1-28) an Immigrant’s Journey , Illume.moonandmountain.org/ilhaman immigrant’s journey.By ILhamBadreddine Mahfouz

2018 (October2-November 30th ) Layers Paintings solo art exhibit at Southfield Public Library , Southfield, Mi

2014 (March 1- till April 12)” Syria Crisis and Hope” Solo Art exhibit at Swords Into plowshares Peace Center Gallery , Detroit, Mi

2012 (10/1-10/30) “Journey of Hope” Solo Art Exhibit at the Southfield Public Library, Southfield, MI.

2009 (1/9-1/30) "Celebrations" Solo exhibit at Creative Art Center , Pontiac, MI

2006 (1/7 – 1/31 ) “Whispers From The East” solo exhibit at Bagley Housing Gallery, Detroit, MI

2000 (6/10 – 7/9) “Inspiration” at Pontiac Creative Art Center in Pontiac,MI

1998 (2/20 – 3/15) “Habitat” at Urban Park Gallery in Detroit, MI

1997 (3/16 – 3/31) Alternative Artists’ Space Gallery in Southfield, MI

1992 Art Show in Franklin, MI

1991 Art Show in Franklin, MI

1989 (March & April) Art Show in Franklin, MI

1989 Cultural Institute in Auburn Hills, MI

 

SELECTED ART SHOWS

 

2020  july 23-27 United Arab Festival in Egypt First on line art exhibit.

2020 July 18 on line art exhibit Russia- India Cultural exchange art in the time of lockdown on line art

Art exhibit .

2020 July 7-15 on line art exhibit group art 7 with Khatoonat gallery Baghdad, Iraq

2020 May 20-30 International art exhibit in Turkey University on line exhibit ( stay at Home with Art ) .Trakya University Faculty of education, Department of Fine arts education and Sayred.

 

2020 June 21 Cosmic Peace on line art exhibit Singapore.

 2020 June 15 th  ( Beyond Pandemic –Art Connects people ) at Classic Gallery Nepal.

2020 July 6 on line art exhibit ( my earliest art work ) Singapore .

2020 July 24- 30  International art festival ( Across the River )  International art Exhibit South Korea .

2020 june-27- August 1 ,( Pathways ) Arab American Art exhibit at Pontiac Art center .

2020 , April 14-28  Art for Peace On line Exhibit , Be One Gallery / Face Book SG. Singapore .

2020 January 25th 3 rd international Prize Leonardo DAVINCI  , Borghese Palace , Italy.

2019 September 21-October 4 Save the World exhibit100)  Denmark ,documented in a  blurb Book

 

2019 August 30-september 29 , ( compositions in color ) art exhibit at Village theater canton , Mi .

2019 July 19- September 30 Detroit Historical Museum (immigrants exhibit).Detroit, Michigan.

2019 May 3rd- June 1, Immigrants series art exhibit at Black Box Galery , Dearborn , MI

2019 May 6-31 , Meditation on Silence at West Land City Hall, Westland Michigan .

2019 May 22-29 Salon D’Art Plastiqu St jean Le Centenier , France .

2019 April 12-May 3rd Arab American art exhibit at Pontiac creative art center , Pontiac , Mi

2019-March 10/April7Kunst SalonExpo Used Coffee filtersMail art 3, Kunst Salon Kasteel Daelen broeck Kansteenllaan 2 Herkenbosch, The NetherLand .

2018 December 7,  Human Rights  flag exhibit  the Art Galery pool 7 ,Vienna Austria .

2018 December 5-21 Think small Juried art exhibit at Lawrece st gallery , Ferndale MI.

2018 March 1- June 1- 2018 Self portraits international exhibit , Kunstsalon Kasteel Daelenbroeck , The Netherland .

2017 July 5-28 Lawrence street Gallery invitational , Ferndale , Mi

2017 April 22-May 20 the walls speaks of the unheard installation with Artist Wojtek Sawa , Syrian children at Bank Suey pop up Museum Hamtramak , Mi

2017 April 1-30 , The forgotten traveler exhibit ( Arab American Art exhibit ) at Pontiac creative art Center , Pontiac, MI.

2016 –December 16, Holiday art exhibit at Camille Gallery, Detroit , MI.

2016 December 1-29 ,( think small ) Juried art exhibit at Lawrence street gallery , Ferndale, MI .

2016 May 5th-9th ( the other face) art exhibit at Art Space , Akron Ohio .

2016 April 15th – May 7 th (Arab American Heritage art exhibit ) at Pontiac creative art center May 7th

Pontiac, MI.

2016 January 22- February 20 (Glimpse) at Camille Gallery Detroit, Mi

2015-December 4th- December 23, (think small) juried art exhibit at Lawrence street Gallery , Ferndale,

Ferndale , Mi .

2015 October 21- November 13 , Juried art exhibit ( a friends among Us ) at Padszieski Art Gallery , Dearborn , Mi .

2015 August 29- October 24  Mirca Poster  international Art Exhibit in Recognition of Malala Yousafzai , at Ostra Gymnasiet, Huddinge Kommun  Kvartett Vagen 4, 14263 Trangsund Stockholms Lan, Sweden.

2015 July 1- 31 Summer invitational art Exhibit at Lawrence St Gallery , Ferndale , MI

2015 june 6 &7 International Self Portrait art exhibit Drawing & water color painting  at De  School. Hillegom  the Netherland.

2015 june 6-27 (making connections) WCA group exhibit at Mary grove college Detroit ,MI

2014 December 3-24 (Think Small) Jurried art exhibit at Lawrece St Gallery, Ferndale, MI .

2014 October 6 –November 15  ( Midwest Love Middle East Promoates Peace)  at Dancing Dog Gallery , Ann Arbor , MI .

2014  October 18 & 19 Self portrait  Drawing Community Exhibits During a past of the Big Draw at Cultur podlum ‘t Blauwe Huis, Nobellaan 16, Heerlen , Holland.

2014 August 1-30 th Pontiac Jurried Art Exhibit , Pontiac Art center ,Pontiac , MI .

 

2014 July 2-25 th Summer Invitational Exhibit. At Lawrence Street Gallery , Ferndale , MI .

2014 June 5th- 28 (revelation) WCA Michigan Members Exhibit Riverside Art gallery, Ypsilanti, MI .

2014 March7 – April 11 (women art Exhibit) Oliver Art Center, Frankfort, MI.

2013 November 27-Dec 20 ( Think Small ’13)  juried Art Exhibit at Lawrence ST Gallery Ferndale , MI

2013 November 10th Anniversary Webissim , Germany.

2013 November Art Auction to benefit young girls in India ( New Zeeland ) .

2013 September 28 (MONA museum of New art  Aperto Documenta usa ) Armada, MI .

2013 August 1-15  (49th Collective Painting art exhibit ) Istria ,Croatia

 

2013 July 3rd- 26th  Summer Invitational art exhibit at Lawrece  St Gallery, Ferndale MI.

2013 June 7-till July 28 ,(Pontiac Artists Juried art exhibit) , Pontiac Art Center, MI.

2013 March 8,-April 6 ( Size Matters) art exhibit at Gross Pointe  Artists Association , Gross point , MI.

2012 November 17 – December 2 Art exhibit at 555 Gallery , Detroit MI

2012 November 10-December 21 ( members Art Exhibit ) Mills Pond House Gallery, NY

2012  October 22 till November -28 (nature speaks Art Exhibit ) at the Madonna University Livonia, MI

2012 October 1 -28 Juried Art exhibit at The Village Theater and Art center, Canton MI.

2012 July 5th- 27th Lawrence Street Gallery Invitational Art Exhibit, Ferndale MI.

2012 June 14th international Art Exhibit and Auction to Benefit Teenager Cancer Treatment Center, London England.

2012 (June 8th- July 8th2012) Pontiac artists art exhibit at Pontiac creative art center, Pontiac, MI.

 

2012 (June 7th-auguest 20th 2012 Covenants fine art gallery, summer art show  west Bloomfield, MI.

2012 January 24 –March 9  Art Essencia-Cosas De Mujeres (women Exhibit ) Barcelona Spain

2012-January 7 –November 19 2011 Artists & Artisian Exhibits Smith Town  Town ship Art Council NY

2012 January  traveling exhibit Human Rights Articles Flag exhibit Denmark .

2011-August 13- September 25( American Mosaic Art Exhibit ) at smith township Arts Council at the Mills Pond house, Long Island , NY

2011 – July 8- September 30  ( People and Places around the world exhibit ) The Art League of Michigan Virgil H. CARR  Center  Detroit , MI.

 2011 – June 29-July 29  Lawrence street gallery invitational  Ferndale , MI

 

2010 March 8th – May 24th  Sabeel Exhibit Artistic journey from Arab Lands to America. University of ST, Thomas St. Paul, MN, USA.

2010 January 27th exhibit The Netherland.

2010 February 4th, Denmark.

2010 February 10th  Art Exhibit ( Self Portrait) Eliso Mail-Art Exhibit  Caracas, Venezuela.

2010 January 9-30, 2010 Visions from the east. At creative art center , Pontiac, MI , USA

2009 December 20th art exhibit at Austraka art gallery , sherm alsheikh, Egypt.

2009 May 6 Art Exhibit ( you and the others) M.Giangoia, Biblioteca Civica  , Torinio , Italy.

2008 December 23 international art exhibit at (Ostarka gallery ) sherm alsheikh , Egypt.

2008 November4-December 28 Holiday exhibit at Bagley housing gallery , Detroit , MI

2008-November 1/15 " Travelers of colors" international art exhibit in antalya Museum Turkey.

2008 October 15-December 15 inclusion in exhibit of the "Last Book" in the National Library, Argentina.

2008 – May 1- june 14 Faces of Immigration at Bagley housing gallery, Detroit, Mi.

2008  April 28- May 2 International Forum for plastic Arts,  sharm a sheikh  , Egypt

2008  April 23 The Art League of Michigan Exhibit at the Compuware Headquarters Building 

Downtown Detroit, Mi.

2008 April 8th – Art for global development inc street gallery, Washington DC.

2008 March 8th - Treasure postcard Art for global development inc at street gallery, Washington Dc.

2008 March 15th Tulane University symposium (Art Exhibit) on the relation between the united states and the Islamic world.

 

  2007 December 12- 29 th  Christmas Exhibit at the Bagley housing gallery, Detroit, MI

2007 October 13-November 12- Samaha International Muslim Artists New Orleans African American Museum, NewOrleans, LA.

2007 September 14- October 17 ( Carnival Exhibit )  Michigan Art League , Dearborn, MI

2007  - 1 st  MOSA international  Exhibit Kebun, Mimpi Art gallery , ku Lumpur Malaysia

2007 March 29 – May 31 (Connections and Contrasts) Group Exhibit Arab American Museum. Dearborn, MI

2007 April -12-20 – MSA - Emory University  Atlanta, Georgia  

2006  September 11-November 11 “Terror” at Intersections Gallery San Francisco , California   

2006  June  26 – August 29 “Turntables” Sloan Museum in Flint, MI

2006- December –January “Memories” at Waterford gallery , Waterford , MI

2005 (7/3 – 8/5) ‘Flying Carpet’ Arab-American Exhibit at the Creative Art

Center in Pontiac, MI.

2005 (6/25 – 7/30) ‘Sinbad’ Arab-American Exhibit at Bagley Housing Gallery in Detroit, MI.   www.bagleyhousing.com

2004 (11/15 – 12/15) Arab-American Art Exhibit at the Flint Library in Flint, MI.

2004 (5/28 – 7/2) Michigan International Women’s Show to draw for peace at

The Creative Art Center in Pontiac, MI.

2004 (2/13) at Miller Ward Alumni House in Emory University in Atlanta, GA

2003 (9/8 – 10/10) National Exhibit by Artists of Arab & Middle-Eastern heritage

At Alfred Berkowitz Gallery in the University of Michigan, Dearborn.

2003 (3/15 – 3/30) Voices of peace at University of Detroit-Mercy in Detroit, MI

2002 (10/9 – 12/13) “Perception” at Focus Hope Gallery in Detroit, MI

2002 (9/21) “Fann Wa Tarab” at Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI.

2002 (9/7 – 9/28) “Diverse and United” at Bagley Housing Gallery in Detroit, MI

2002 (5/8) Detroit Art/Cultural Event at Go Lightly Cultural Center in Detroit, MI

2002 (3/14) Art and Cultural Program at Southfield Art Center in Southfield, MI.

2002 (1/15) “Visions of Peace” at Bagley House Gallery in Detroit, MI.

2001 (3/28 – 4/21) “Latinos & Friends Exhibit” at Bagley House Gallery in

Detroit, MI

  1. (2/16 – 3/31) “Improvisation: A journey into jazz” at Creative Art Center

In Pontiac, MI.

2001 (1/12 – 2/9) “2001 Space Odyssey” at Creative Art Center in Pontiac, MI.

2000 (8/9 – 8/12) “Dream of Humanity” hosted by Al-Dar Al-Arabi at The Knights

Of Columbus in Southfield, MI.

2000 (9/21 – 9/24) Farmington Festival of Art at the Costick Center.

2000 (Jan & Feb) Vision of Peace at Pontiac Creative Art Center.

2000 (Dec & Jan) Contemporary Art Museum in Pontiac, MI.

1998 (11/17 – 12/24) Pontiac Art Center in Pontiac, MI.

1998 (7/8 – 7/29) In/Out Sights at Agora Gallery in New York.

1997 (12/7 – 12/21) Iman Women Artists’ Exhibition at Oak Park Library in

Oak Park, MI.

1997 (5/23 – 6/28) 3rd Annual All Media In-State Invitational Exhibition

Pontiac, MI.

1997 (1/20 & 1/21) Two Person Art Show in El Cajon, CA.

1995 (6/16 – 6/18) Michigan Science & Research Development Inc., Alternative

Artists’ Group, Third Annual Conference in Dearborn, MI.

1994 (11/1 – 11/30) City of Oak Park Art and Cultural Commission Exhibition

Oak Park, MI.

1994 (8/5 – 8/7) Arab World Festival in Detroit, MI.

1994 (7/15 – 7/29) Alternative Artists’ Group at the Common Ground

 Gallery in Windsor, Canada.

 

1994 (7/3 & 7/4) Alternative Artists’ Group at Urban Park Gallery in

Trappers Alley in Detroit, MI.

 

1994 (5/21- 6/18) “Dynamics” Art Show at Agora Gallery in Soho, NY.

 

1994 (3/20) Islamic Art Show. Henry Ford Community College. Dearborn, MI.

 

1993 12th Annual Helen De Roy Art Exhibit at Oakland Community College in

Farmington, MI.

 

1993 The Annual Multi-Media Exhibition at the Ann Arbor Art Association in

Ann Arbor, MI.

 

1992 Unpremeditated Art Show at Eastern Michigan University

 

1992 Arab-American Art Show at ACCESS in Dearborn, MI.

 

1991 Third Biennial Juried International Art Exhibition to promote peace at

The Peace Center in Detroit, MI.

 

1988 Detroit Artist Market Christmas Art Show

 

1986 Oakland Community College Student Ceramic Show

 

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