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  • Featured Artist: Mariam Yakan

    Aug 1, 07 • 5943 Views • InterviewsNo Comments

    Mariam Yakan was born in Cyprus. Lived there for seven years, then moved to Lebanon. Received her bachelor of fine arts (major: graphic design) from the American University of Beirut. Exhibited her fine art works at exhibition in the Roman Bath Gardens in...

  • Featured Artist: Joumana Medlej

    Jul 1, 07 • 35477 Views • Interviews3 Comments

    Joumana Medlej began to school herself in illustration and the comic arts at the age of 12, and later graduated with a BA in Graphic Design from the University of Beirut. For a couple of years she was part of Future TV and Zen TV’s animation team before...

  • Featured Artist: Shadi Mallak

    May 1, 07 • 1835 Views • InterviewsNo Comments

    Born in Montreal to a Lebanese Father and a Canadian mother. Started his art education at an early age. Turned his attention to comics since he was 10, drawing villans and superheros. Majored in Arts and Literature specializing in comic books and...

  • Featured Artist: Antoine Faddoul

    Apr 1, 07 • 4954 Views • InterviewsNo Comments

    Born in Lebanon, lived and worked in Beirut and in Florida. Started classical drawing and painting at an early age. He obtained his Bachelor in Architecture from the Lebanese American University and his Master of Science degree from the University of Florida....

  • Featured Artist: Marie-Joe Raidy

    Mar 1, 07 • 6656 Views • Interviews2 Comments

    Born in Lebanon, lived and worked in Beirut and Paris. BA in Graphic Design from AUB. Exhibited at the International Museum of Women/SF, USA, Studio 4-11/Belfast, the ADG, Xanadu, the Art Lounge, Kent Explora and Daraj El Fan in Beirut. Featured in various...

  • Featured Artist: Mazen Kerbaj

    Feb 1, 07 • 5340 Views • Interviews1 Comment

    Born 1975 in Beirut. Graduated with a BA in Graphic Design and Advertising from ALBA. His main activities include comics, painting and music. In March 2000 he published his more personal work entitled "Journal 1999", a diary in a comics format. Since then, he...

  • Featured Artist: Suzanne Alaywan

    Jan 1, 07 • 1513 Views • InterviewsNo Comments

    Born 1974 in Beirut. Lived most of her life abroad between Cairo, Spain and France due to the Lebanese civil war. Majored in Mass Communication and Journalism at the American University in Cairo in 1997. Issued nine poetry collections: Café Bird 1994,...

  • There once was a house in Nabatiyeh

    Sep 16, 06 • 481 Views • Latest NewsNo Comments

    Artist Abdallah Kahil lost three decades’ worth of work in the final hours of a war he played no part in waging. By Kaelen Wilson-Goldie, Daily Star staff. September 13, 2006 When Abdallah Kahil decided to return to Lebanon after 25 years in New York,...