Boutros Al Maari

 Painter, illustrator & writer 

Biography

Born in Damascus, Syria in 1968. Professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts at University of Damascus. He holds a  Degree in Printmaking at the Faculty of Fine Arts at Damascus University, Syria. He also has a master's degree and PhD in Social Anthropology from Paris, France. He was a professor assistant at the Faculty of Fine Arts at University of Damascus. Syria. He also worked as an illustrator in "Public-Graphics" in Damascus, Syria.

 

Boutros is author, a writer and a cartoonist in many Arabic and international newspapers and publications. 

 

  EXHIBITIONS

  • 2018 Solo exhibition, Gallery Europia, Paris, France.

  • 2017 Solo exhibition, Raum für Syrien, Hamburg, Germany.

  • 2017 Solo exhibition, Tajalliyat Art Gallery, Damascus, Syria.

  • 2016 ad-Doukkaneh, Solo exhibition, Tajalliyat Art Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon.

  • 2016: Shopping carts, selfie sticks and a changing earth – contemporary art, Jeddah, K. of Saudi Arabia

  • 2016: Imago Mundi, Venice, Italy.

  • 2015: Solo exhibition, Nabad Gallery, Amman, Jordan.

  • 2015: Beirut Art Fair (MENASA ART) Tajalliyat Art Gallery Booth, Beirut, Lebanon.

  • 2015: Solo exhibition, Tajalliyat Art Gallery, Damascus, Syria.

  • 2014: Collective exhibition at Grass it Up Gallery, Dubai, UAE.

  • 2014: Singapore Art Fair, Singapore, Tajalliyat Art Gallery Booth.

  • 2014: China Art Fair, Beijing, Tajalliyat Art Gallery Booth.

  • 2013: Collective exhibition "Syrian Artists", Boushahri Art Gallery, Kuwait.

  • 2013: Beirut Art Fair" (MENASA ART), Tajalliyat Art Gallery Booth , Beirut, Lebanon.

  • 2013: Solo exhibition at Tajalliyat & AFAK, Beirut, Lebanon.

  • 2012: Beirut Art Fair (MENASA ART) Tajalliyat Art Gallery Booth , Beirut, Lebanon.

  • 2012: Solo exhibition, Tajalliyat Art Gallery, Damascus, Syria.

  • 2011: Solo exhibition, French Cultural Centre, Damascus, Syria.

  • 2010: Collective exhibition, Rafia Gallery, Damascus, Syria.

  • 2010: Europia Gallery, Paris, France.

  • 2009: Exhibition "Damascus, Paris: Contrasting Perspectives", National Museum of Damascus, an exhibition organised by Europia.

  • 2008: Exhibition "Paris, Damascus: A New Look, " Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, exhibition organized by Europia.

  •  2008: Exhibition, Hanover, Germany, exhibition organized by Europia.

  •  2008: Solo exhibition, Gallery Europia, Paris, France.

  •  2006: Exhibition "Painting and Poetry", Gallery Claude Lemand, Paris, France

  •  2005: Solo exhibition, Gallery Claude Lemand, Paris, France.

  •  2004: Participation in the exhibition "Contemporary Book Arts from the Arab World", Frankfurt (Book Fair), Germany

  •  2004: Participated in "First International Biennale Bibliotheca Alexandrina hand-written for Artists' Books", Alexandria, Egypt

  •  2004: Participation in the exhibition "The Ego and the Other" Egyptian Cultural Centre, Paris, France.

  •  2003: Solo exhibition, Ab quo Ad quem, Paris, France

  •  2002: Participation in the exhibition "Imagining the Book" (International contemporary art exhibition), Library of Alexandria, Egypt

  •  2002: Solo exhibition, Ab quo Ad quem, Paris, France.

  •  2001: Exhibition "Artists of the World", Galerie Bernanos, Paris, France.

  •  2000: Solo exhibition at the Syrian Cultural Center in Paris, France.

  •  1996: Exhibition of teachers of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus, Syria.

  •  1995: Exhibition of teachers of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus, Syria.

  •  1991: Collective exhibition of small painting "Gallery Wafa", Damascus, Syria.

 

  BOOKS

  •  2013: My friends, Galerie Tajalliyat, Damascus Children's books, French - Arabic.

  •  2007: Jade et l'armée des poules, Editions du Jasmin, Paris.

  •  2007: Fahim et les formes géométriques, Editions l'Harmattan, Paris.

  •  2006: Abou az-Zoulouf et le loup, Editions du Jasmin, Paris.

  •  2005: Les couleurs de Fahim, Editions l'Harmattan, Paris.

  •  2005: Compter avec Fahim, Editions l'Harmattan, Paris.

  •  2004: At-Tinawi et Picasso, Editions l'Harmattan, Paris.

  •  2004: Al-Homsi et le conteur, Editions l'Harmattan, Paris.

  •  2004: Le mari avare, Editions l'Harmattan, Paris.

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