Felicitations are in place to Samar Mogharbel, adjunct faculty, who was awarded the Silver plaque among 73 participating artists from Argentina, Austria, Croatia, Canada, China, Lebanon, Israel, Italy, Germany, Romania, Singapur, Slovenia and Urugvay at the MIKS 20: International exhibition of ceramics and glass.
Since its inception in 2015, BeirutMakers collective has brought together designers to explore local fabrication, digital productions and public space re-appropriation. For its 10th exhibition, the collective joined forces with the Thawra, to identify the needs but also the strengths of the protests.
Fine arts Faculty Hanibal Srouji's participated with Janet Rady Fine Art in Dialogues at London Art Fair 2020. The exhibition was curated by Alistair Hicks, and featured works by Ahmed Alsoudani, Patrick Altes, Ben Johnson, Jason Noushin, Amin Roshan, Hanibal Srouji and Paul Wadsworth.
Fine Arts faculty Bettina Badr and Zeina Badran are responding to the current situation in Lebanon through beautiful and expressive art pieces exhibited as part of a collective exhibition that opens up dialogue about the current events and the future of Lebanon. This exhibition that took place at Art on 56th gathered renowned artists with diverse range of artworks.
Samar Mogharbel's achievements and her dedication to the art of ceramics lead her to become a new member of the International Academy of Ceramics! As mentioned by the IAC, the quality and number of applications was outstanding. The jury was composed of 13 Council members, who sifted through 244 applications and ended up selecting new members from around the world.
What separates day from night? It could be the same “matter” that separates the body from the mind. For artist Shawki Youssef “Matter is a physical substance, which is allegedly distinct from the mind, the spirit, and energy”. Youssef caught in paintings his obsessions with the human bodies, laying down his brush on canvas, striking it as vivid as the flesh caught in emotions.