Biography/ Sawsan AlSaraf (Sowsen Mahdi)
 

     Art Education

  • MFA Vermont College for Fine Arts, USA (2008-2010) Vermont College MFA Low-
    Residency Program Studio project under the supervision of: 
    Walid Sadek as Artist-Teacher (August 2008-January 2009) 
    Tony Chakar as Artist-Teacher (February 2009-August 2009)
    Ghassan Salhab as Artist-Teacher (February 2010-August 2010)

  • BFA Concordia University Montreal, Canada (with distinction) (2002)

  • CAP Program - Saidye Bronfman Center for the Arts Montreal, Canada (1996-1998)

  • UAE Art Workshops (sculpture) - Cultural Foundation Abu Dhabi (1982 1997)

     

     Art Teaching

  • Petra University, Amman 2011-ongoing

  • Orfali Gallery, Amman 2005-2009

  • New English School, Amman 2005-2006

  • Private Studio, Montreal 2004-2005

  • CJCS, Montreal 2002-2004

  • CJCS Fine Arts Department, Montreal 2002-2004

  • Henri Bradette Center, Montreal 2001-2002

  • YMCA, Montreal 2000-2002

  • Private Studio, Abu Dhabi 1996-1999


 

     Solo Exhibitions:

  • Rihla video-installation screening, Zico House, Beirut, Lebanon, 2010

  • Karab Installation, Dar Al Anda, Amman, Jordan, 2007

  • Tidal Wave, La Galerie@1637, Montreal, Canada, Oct. 2001-March 2002

  • Migration, Hotel De Ville, Brossard, Quebec, Canada July 2001

  • Le Galerie@1637, Montreal, Canada, May 2001

  • Galerie Schorer, Montreal, Canada, April 1999

  • Dar Al Sarraf Gallery, Baghdad, Iraq, July 1997

  • Badia Arts, Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 1991 
     

 

     Group

  • Like a flower waiting to bloom, like a light bulb in a dark room - Video program curated by Amanda Abi Khalil. Beirut Art Center / 2014

  • ArabWinter Exhibitions - Montreal, Canada, january 2012

  • Orfali gallery, Amman, Jordan / 2011

  • Exposure 2010. Beirut Art Center / 2010

  • MFA Progress Show. Vermont College for Fine Arts. Every 6 months during 2008-2010

  • Orfali gallery, Amman, Jordan, 2008-2010

  • Open Studio, Amman, Jordan, 2008

  • Saidye Bronfman Center, Montreal, Canada, April 2005

  • Open Studio Exhibition, Montreal, Canada, June 2003-April 2004

  • Gallery VAV, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, November 2002

  • Le Galerie@1637, Montreal, Canada, September 2001

  • Le Galerie@1637, Montreal, Canada, June 2001

  • Galerie Schorer, Montreal, Canada, September 2000

  • Sharjah Museum, Sharjah, UAE, September 1998

  • Sharjah Museum, Sharjah, UAE, September 1997

  • Saidye Bronfman, Montreal, Canada, March 1997

  • Saidye Bronfman, Montreal, Canada, March 1996

  • Cultural Foundation, Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 1993

  • WIAD, Abu Dhabi, UAE, April, 1993

  • Marina Club, Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 1991

  • WIAD, Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 1988

  • Cultural Foundation, Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 1986

 

 

 

 
 

 

 
 
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