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More detailed CV. 

1990 moved to Curacao from Lebanon. 

1991 started studying painting with Raed Selman, Luigi Pinedo, Ria Houwen and others.

1995 first exhibition at Gallery86 curated by Geraldine Gari, Curacao. 

1999 moved to Amsterdam, and started his studies at the University of Amsterdam, 

2001 finished his propaedeutic phase in Art History

2016 opened his second studio in Bogota, Colombia 

2017 started collaborating with Galleria La Balsa - Bogota and Medellin.

Planned Exhibitions for 2022

2022 Amsterdam Museum, Een Steentje bijdragen - Installation to be presented in the Hermitage Amsterdam

2022 Museum of Modern Art Bogota, Colombia curation Eugenio Viola

Grant & Residencies

2020 Grant via AFK Amsterdamse Fonds voor de Kunsten for the project MM&I - 

2020 A live stream interview for Artbo-International Art Fair Bogota, Colombia

2020 Pilotenkueche International Art Program Leipzig, Germany

2020 Mondriaan Fonds Grant for Emotional Abuse Project, Museum of Modern Art Bogota. 

2019 Chinese European Art Centre, Xiamen, China 3 month. 

2019 Development Grants for Artists, AFK Amsterdamse Fonds voor de Kunsten 

2019 Production Grant for Artists, Stichting Stokroos 

Cancelled due to covid-19

2020 May Solo exhibition Museum of Modern Art Bogota, curator Eugnio Viola, Bogota, Colombia

2020 May - June Solo Exhibition Galeria La Balsa, curator Patricia Gomez, Bogota, Colombia

2020 June Presentation at KunstRai Amsterdam Art Fair, via Gallery 9 Amsterdam.

2020 aug Group exhibition, Aula, alte Handelsschule, Leipzig, Germany

2020 Aug - Sep Exhibition at the International art Program PilotenKueche, Leipzig, Germany 

Exhibition (selection of shows)

2020 Galery KunstKan, Solo exhibition, Installation, and variations on Abacus project, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2020 National Library Amsterdam, Oba, Solo exhibition, showing Abacus project, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2020 Gallery 9, solo exhibition, Abacus, A game between numbers and spaces, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2020 Pilotenkueche, International Art Project, group exhibition, Leipzig, Germany.

2019 Abacus, A game between numbers and spaces, curated by Sandra M. Pattin, Florence, Italy 

2019 Artbo Art week, Artistas de La Galleria, Group exhibition, Bogota, Colombia

2019 Gallery Nine, group exhibition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2019 Reforestando el Arte, Crated by Nina Bendzko, Homage to Humboldt, Bogota, Colombia

2019 Blanco Sobre Blanco, curated by Patricia Gomez, La Balsa Bogotá, Colombia

2019 Variation on A Theme, Chinese European Art Centre, Xiamen Fujian, China

2018 20/20K Hertz, a collaboration with the sound artist Diana M. Restrepo, La Balsa Medellin, Colombia

2018 Artes y Textieles, Tercer Salon de Arte, curated by Pilar Cabrera, Club el Nogal, Bogota, Colombia

2018 Habitar, exposición collectiva curada por Caridad Botella en Casa Hoffmann, Bogota, Colombia

2017 KunstRai, Art Amsterdam, art fair June 2017 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2016 Gallery Josilda Da Conceicao, group exhibition July, Amsterdam The Netherlands

2015 Art Basel Season in collaboration with WBCP Gallery, Miami, United States

2015 Rotterdam Art Fair, in collaboration with Gallery Nine, february 2015, The Netherlands

2014 Art in Red Light, Beurs van Berlage, decembre 2014, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2014 KunstRai Amsterdam in collaboration with MasterPeace stand 1 - june 2014, the Netherlands

2014 Art Fair Breda in collaboration with Gallery Nine - april 2014

2014 SOUK-Amsterdam in collaboration with Galerie Wies Willemsen.

2014 RAW Art Fair 2014 in collaboration with Gallery9, Cruise Terminal Rotterdam, the Netherlands

2012 Balsamo Art and Antique, group exhibition, New Yok

2011 Gave a master class at the Rijksmuseum for the Museum Night.

​2007 Art in Red Light, group exhibition at the Oude Kerk Amsterdam, Holland.

​2006 El Corte delle Idee, solo exhibition, Sicily, Italy.

2005 Palazzo Riccio di Murana, solo exhibition, organized by “Club Unesco” Italy.

2005 Art Event Belgium, Annually Art Fair Antwerp, Belgium

2005 Kunst – in – Ahoy, Annually Art Fair Rotterdam, Holland

1998 Group exhibition, Gallery 86, Easter Exhibition, Curacao, Dutch Antilles.

1998 First Prize winner of the Arthur Anderson contest 2020, Curacao, Dutch Antilles.

1995 Gallery 86, Group exhibition, Curaçao Dutch Antilles.

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