List your profile here...FREE

Virtual Palestine: An Online Tour of Palestine
People Profiles
Samia Halabi
Jerusalem, Palestine
(1936-    )
Samia Halabi - Born in Jerusalem 1936; MA in Fine Arts in Painting; taught in American universities for 18 years, has exhibited her work internationally.
Home > Palestine > People Profiles > GHI > Samia Halabi

Samia Halabi

Born in Jerusalem on 12 Dec. 1936; during the 1948 Nakba, her family was displaced to Beirut, from where the family emigrated to the USA; graduated from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, with a BSc in Design (1959), from Michigan State University with an MA in Painting (1960) and from Indiana University with an MA in Fine Arts in Painting (1963);

Taught in American universities for 18 years, incl. Indiana University, University of Hawaii, Kansas City Art Institute, University of Michigan, Yale University School of Art, University of South Florida, and The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York; has also lectured as visiting artist at many schools; her painting style is based on abstraction and its relationship to nature and reality; added electronic media to her art work in the 1980s;

Was visiting artist at Birzeit University in 1997; helped the PA Ministry of Culture in the area of teaching arts, incl. teaching courses and conducting workshops at the Universities of Birzeit and An-Najah, Nablus, as well as at cultural centers such as the Wasiti Center in the late 1990s; conducted a creativity project for Palestinian art students in June 2003 at the International Center in Bethlehem; has exhibited her work internationally and in numerous museums, incl. Guggenheim Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, and l'Institut du Monde Arabe.

Source: Passia Org.
and others

Do you know something we don't?
Contact Us
Added: May 2006
Virtual Gaza Strip: An Online Tour of Gaza Strip
Palestine Recipes: A Collection of Recipes from Palestine
Palestinian Costume: A Collection of Traditional Costumes from Palestine
Palestinian Crafts: A Collection of Traditional Crafts from Palestine
Virtual Jerusalem: An Online Tour of Jerusalem Informational Resources about Gaza Strip and Palestine - North Gaza, Gaza, Deir El Balah, Khan Younis and Rafah.
More Profiles from my Homeland Jerusalem (Al-Quds)

North Gaza : Gaza : Deir El Balah : Khan Younis : Rafah
© 2006 Informational Resources about Gaza Strip and Palestine.
Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Fair Use Notice

Samia Halabi