Suha Katibah Noursi

Country: Jordan

Title:  Turbulence

Medium: Oil on paper

Size: 20" x 24"

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Noursi was born and raised in Amman, Jordan. From 1952 to '55 she took private art tutoring from George Aleef in Amman. Then from 1956 to '59 she studied under Armando Pron at the Art Institute in Amman. From 1959 to '62 she attended the American University of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon, and in 1960 the Academy of Pietro Vannucci in Perugia, Italy. She earned a BA in Philosophy from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, in 1963. From 1971 to '73 Noursi studied at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, DC. In 1980 she received her MFA from the American University in Washington, DC.

Her selected solo exhibitions include: Art Gallery, Jordan Intercontinental Hotel, Amman, Jordan, 1995; Spanish Cultural Center, Amman Jordan, 1993; Alif Gallery, Washington, DC, 1990 and '84; Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1990; Marriott Crystal Gateway, Arlington, Virginia, 1989; Thompson McKinnon, Washington, DC, 1978; Spectrum Gallery, Washington, DC, 1975; and Geothe Institute, Amman, Jordan, 1970.

Her selected group exhibitions include: Peninsula Outdoor Painters, San Carlos City Hall, San Carlos, California, 1995; Arab Cultural Center, San Francisco, California, 1994 and '95; Shoman Foundation, Amman, Jordan, 1993; The League of Arab States, Washington, DC, 1991; Alif Gallery, Washington, DC, 1991, '89, and '85; The Art Barn, Washington, DC, 1991; Washington Studio School Gallery, Washington, DC, 1988; Holiday Inn, Washington, DC, 1987; Hilton Hotel, Khartoum, Sudan, 1976; Spectrum Gallery, Washington, DC, 1973-'75; French Cultural Center, Amman, Jordan, 1965; and U.S. Cultural Center, Amman, Jordan, 1965 and 1959.
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