Zeina Salameh

Zeina Salameh

I’m a Visual Artist and Creative Graphic Designer, born in Aleppo, Syria 1979 and currently live in Dubai. I graduated from the Graphics Department “printmaking” at the Faculty of Fine Arts – University of Damascus in 2000. My artwork takes the form of etching, lithography, silkscreen, linocuts, monotype, printmaking, installation, and video art. I have an effective contribution to many humanitarian organizations through voluntarily educational workshops of fine arts. I also work on freelance basis in a variety of design environments as a brand consultant to create concepts and brands, graphic design, storyboards, packaging and product design.

فنانة بصرية ومصمصة غرافيك، ولدت في حلب – سوريا. تخرجت من كلية الفنون الجميلة بدمشق قسم الحفر والطباعة \ غرافيك. أعمل في فنون الحفر و الطباعة بكافة تقنياتها (معدن -لينو – حجر- خشب- شاشاة حريرية – مونوتايب), تجهيز فني، وفيديو آرت وكل ما يتعلق في الفنون. لي مساهمات من خلال ورشات تطوعية لتعليم الفنون مع مؤسسات غير ربحية تعنى باللاجئين و ذوي الاحتياجات الخاصة

Exhibitions

Spaces • Fann a Porter Amman • Amman, Jordan • 2020
Group Exhibition Japan • 2019
Solo Exhibition • Syria • 2018
Exhibition Women’s Art Festival • Syria • 2000 – 2003
Exhibition Syria Artistic Association • Syria • 2002
Exhibition Shaba • Syria • 2001
Exhibition Spring • Syria • 2001


Tawfiq Dawi

Tawfiq Dawi

Tawfiq Dawi is a multi-functional-visual-individual. He combines his technological background as a self-taught graphic designer with the fact that he’s just another empty head in a meaningless timeline, creating art that embraces reality, non-existence, humanity and death. Based in Amman, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts from University of Jordan.

توفيق الضاوي شخص متعددة الوظائف البصرية يحاول أن يجمع بين خلفيته التكنولوجية كمصمم غرافيك ذاتي التعلم مع حقيقة أنه مجرد رأس فارغ آخر في خط زمني لا معنى له، منتجاً فناً يتبنى الواقع والعدم والإنسانية والموت. يقيم في عمّان، ويحمل شهادة البكالوريوس في الفنون البصرية من الجامعة الأردنية

Exhibitions

Spaces • Fann a Porter – Amman • Amman, Jordan • 2020
Amman Beirut • MMAG Foundation • Amman, Jordan • 2020
How to Reappear • MMAG Foundation • Amman, Jordan • 2020
Now What? • Weltformat • Switzerland • 2018
One Hundred Best Arabic Posters • Abu Dhabi, UAE & Cairo, Egypt • 2018
Super Fine Art • Spring Sessions • Amman, Jordan • 2017


Lina Khalid

Lina Khalid

Lina Khalid, is a Palestinian-Jordanian photographer and filmmaker. Born in Amman 1991, holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Media from Petra University – Amman 2014. Her photographic experimentation focuses on the body and its relationship with its environment (such as the city and the sea) and how changes in this environment influences the sensibility of the bodies within it. Khaled uses analog as a medium for her photography, particularly black and white film, to express her perpetual state of nostalgia for times she has not lived in. Lina co- founded Darkroom Amman in 2018. She presented her work amongst other artists from Amman in several exhibitions; MMAG Foundation, Gently Sparkling 2019, Beirut Amman 2020, and Negative Era 2020 with Darkroom Amman. She also presented her solo exhibition in Ohio at The Horn Gallery titled Lina Khalid: Photo Diaries in 2018.

لينا خالد، مصورة وصانعة أفلام فلسطينية-أردنية، ولدت في عمان عام 1991 .تحمل درجة البكالوريوس في الصحافة والإعلام.مهتمة بصناعة الصورة وسرد الحكايات.تركز لينا في تجاربها الفوتوغرافية على الجسد وعلاقته بمحيطه (المدن الكبيرة، والمدن الساحلية مثلاً). وتأثر وعي صاحب الجسد بظروف وتغيرات هذا المحيط. اتجهت لاستخدام التصوير التناظري (الانالوج) كوسيط لتقديم تجاربها الفوتوغرافية، وغالباً ما تستخدم في أعمالها أفلام عن النوستالجيا الدائمة لديها لازمان لم تعشها. شاركت في تأسيس داركروم عمان في عام الأبيض والأسود تعبيراً 2018 .وعرضت اعمالها بجانب اعمال مصورين وفنانين اردنيين في معارض عديدة في الأردن مع مؤسسة محمد وماهرة أبو غزالة (براق بلطف 2019) ،(بيروت عمان 2020 .(وداركروم عمان (زمن النيجاتيف 2020 .(ولديها معرض منفرد واحد أقيم في أوهايو في لينا خالد: يوميات مصور 2020

Exhibitions

Spaces • Fann A Porter – Amman • Amman, Jordan • 2020
Beirut Amman • MMAG Foundation • Amman, Jordan • 2020
Negative Era • Darkroom Amman • Amman, Jordan • 2020
Gently Sparkling • MMAG Foundation • Amman, Jordan • 2019
Lina Khalid: Photo Diaries • Lower Horn Gallery • Ohio, USA • 2018


Laila Eltaweel

Laila El Taweel

Laila el Taweel, an artist and a visual creator who studied Multimedia in the faculty of Art & Design in Jordan University, who believes that art is a way to communicate and a key to making movements, delivering ideas, messages, and inspirations.
She works with many local and global organizations in building their visual brands, identities, and vibes. Laila is an active artist where she works as a curator in art expos and she consistently participates with visual and interactive artworks in how we communicate with ourselves, how we communicate with others, and how we communicate with the environment around us. 

ليلى الطويل

ليلى الطويل، فنانة ومبدعة بصرية درست الوسائط المتعددة في كلية الفنون والتصميم في الجامعة الأردنية ، وتؤمن بأن الفن وسيلة للتواصل ومفتاح لإيصال الأفكار والرسائل والإلهام. تعمل مع العديد من المنظمات المحلية والعالمية في بناء علاماتها البصرية وهوياتها ومشاعرها المرئية. ليلى فنانة نشطة حيث تعمل في المعارض الفنية وتشارك باستمرار في الأعمال الفنية المرئية والتفاعلية في كيفية تواصلنا مع أنفسنا ، وكيف نتواصل مع الآخرين ، وكيف نتواصل مع البيئة من حولنا.

Exhibitions

Spaces • Fann A Porter – Amman • Amman, Jordan • 2020
Co-Production Challenge • Goethe Institute Amman • Online • 2020
In/Out, Factory Festival • Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts • Amman, Jordan • 2019
Core • The Corner Art Space • Amman, Jordan • 2019
Art Residency • Aman Art Space • Amman, Jordan • 2019
Vintage Point Sharjah 6 • Sharjah Art Foundation • Sharjah, UAE • 2018
In The Margin, Factory Festival • Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts • Amman, Jordan • 2018
Graduation Project • Faculty of Arts and Design at University of Jordan • Amman, Jordan • 2018


Layla Abdulhadi

Layla Abdulhadi

A graduate of the Royal University for Women in Bahrain with a Bachelor Degree in Interior Design, Abdulhadi is an aspiring artist currently residing in Amman, Jordan. Growing up in an artistic family that appreciates and supports art, Abdulhadi has always been passionate about art. The artist’s work focuses on the school of realism. Her canvas depicts every day items in their utmost reality, with her brushstrokes meticulously bringing those vibrant items to life. The viewer can almost smell and taste the objects that are vividly and playfully portrayed.

Exhibitions

Wonder Wall • Al Matal • Khobar, Saudi Arabia 2019


Dana Barqawi

Dana Barqawi

Dana Barqawi is an artist based in Amman, Jordan. She holds a BSc in Architecture and a double MSc in International Cooperation, Urban Development & Emergency Architecture. Dana is a process driven artist where the centre of her work inspires cultural and socio-political affirmation and delivers a sense of openness that allows to incorporate the viewer as an active participant. Growing up with women who painted, sewed, designed and made art, Dana extends herself through artistry and has a long-standing fascination with detail.

Exhibitions

A Land Without People • Solo Exhibition, Blue Fig • Amman, 2018

Art for Sale at Art Week Amman• Group Exhibition, The Studio • Amman, 2013


Stephany Sanossian

Stephany Sanossian

Stephany Sanossian is an Armenian/Syrian artist. She has a Master’s Degree in Research for Design and Innovation from Elisava in Barcelona, Spain. She is a freelance Graphic Designer with experience in mixed media.

Sarcasm has a major seat in her collages. She loves to make people see a different angle or her vision on the topics that we encounter in our everyday interactions.

She is the co-founder of “Live Love Armenia” (LLA), based in Yerevan, Armenia which showcases the beauty and the authentic side of Armenia.

The message that she tries to send through her artwork is that life is already a lot to handle, so we just need to take a step back from time to time and enjoy the little (as well as) the big things.

Exhibitions

Perspective 101 • Joint Exhibition • Denmark, 2018


Namaa Qudah

Namaa Qudah

Nama’a Qudah is an architect of words and spaces. She has obtained her Bachelor’s in Architecture from the German Jordanian University in 2012 and her MArch in the field of Theory and Design from the University of Nottingham in 2014. She filled the position of a full time lecturer at the University of Jordan between 2015 and 2019, after having practiced architecture between Jordan and Germany. Her research work has been presented in a number of conferences in Jordan and abroad. Nama’a is currently a doctoral candidate in the (Borders and Territories) research group at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at the Technical University of Delft, Netherlands.

Alongside architecture, Nama’a has a deep passion for design, writing, photography, and intellectual debates. Her projects and research focus on the way politics and social shifts are reshaping cities today and creating new borders and territories as a result, with special emphasis on Palestinian Refugee Camps in Jordan.

Exhibitions

The Corner Art Space • 4380 Zahra • Amman, 2018
This collection paints imagined realities for the kids of Gaza Refugee Camp whose tools of survival and adaptation are fairytales and stories.


Reem Odeh

Reem Odeh

With a Bachelor degree in Visual arts, Painting and Drawing from the University of Jordan, artist Reem Odeh has been working in the art field of paint and ceramics for years. She is the co-founder of Kawn Art for Handmade Ceramics. Odeh finds that art is a mode of expressing one’s feelings, emotions and mental states  rather than replicating reality or nature. Her work is an expression of emotional influences, subjective feelings and spirituality. She steers away from detailing facial features in a bid to allow recipients to personally explore what the fabric hides in terms of unknown inner sentiments.

Exhibitions

Exhibition of Young Artists • Jacaranda Images Gallery • Amman, 2017
Dion International Art Symposium • Philadelphia University • Amman, 2017
CAB International Art Symposium • Cairo Amman Bank Gallery • Amman, 2017
Back to Humanity • Nofa Creative Space • Amman, 2017
7×7 Young Artists • Cairo Amman Bank Gallery • Amman, 2014
Cypress Memory • University of Jordan • Amman, 2014
Young Artists • Art Matters • Amman, 2010
Sunny Art Fair • Zara Centre • Amman, 2010
JU Graduates • Orient Gallery • Amman, 2009