Rima Farah

Country: Syria

Title:  Pot

Medium: Etching print on paper

Size: 93 x 81 cm

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Rima Farah is of Syrian origin though she was born in Amman, Jordan. She received degrees from the Eastbourne School of Art in 1975 and Cambridge School of Art in 1978. Farah has collaborated closely with British artist Kevin Jackson since the early 1980s. One of her recent commissions was the design of greeting cards for UNICEF. Her work is in the collection of the Jordan National Museum of Fine Arts.

Her selected solo exhibitions include: Inma Gallery of Fine Art, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1992; Alif Gallery, Cairo, Egypt, 1992; Tanger Flandria Art Gallery, Tangier, Morocco, 1991; Rima and Kevin, Seibu Limited, Tokyo, Japan, 1991; Majlis Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1990; Sultan Gallery, Kuwait City, Kuwait, 1989; Harrods Art Gallery, London, England, 1987; Van Wagner Gallery, Ankara, Turkey, 1986; and Gallery Nuha Butchoen, Amman, Jordan, 1986.

Her selected group exhibitions include: Forces of Change: Artists of the Arab World, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, 1994; Alif Gallery, Washington, 1992; Egee Art, London, 1989; Falcon Gallery, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1986; The Mall Gallery, London, 1986; Islamic Cultural Center, London, 1985; Arab Artists, Graffiti Gallery, London, 1984.
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