Siham Abu Acle Jaar

Country: Palestine

Title:  Anthuriums

Medium: Oil on canvas

Size: 64 x 73 cm

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Jaar was born in Bethlehem. She received a certificate from St. Joseph de l'Apparition in Bethlehem in 1951. A self-taught artist, she received no formal training. Currently living in Martinique and the West Bank, she uses painting to express her feelings in a personal way.

Jaar first showed her work in a city-sponsored exhibition in Paris, and has participated annually in this show held at the Grand Palais. Her art was included in Forces of Change: Artists of the Arab World, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, 1994.
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