Title: Oil on Canvas #27
Medium: Oil on canvas
Size: 37.5 x 37.5 cm
Sukkarieh was born in Baalbek, Lebanon. She received a bachelor's degree from the Fine Arts Institute in Beirut, Lebanon in 1984. Continuing her studies in the United States, Sukkarieh settled in California, where she studied Communication Arts and Literature at Mills College in Oakland and at Lutheran University. In 1989, she received a master's degree from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.
Her selected solo exhibitions and performances include: Galleria Notturna, Milan, Italy, 1994; Sheherezade, Art Center Gallery, Pasadena, California, 1990; Me and Them, Art Center - Graduate Studio, Pasadena, 1989; Poppies and the Garbage Alleys, Streets of Beirut, Lebanon, 1988; Wrapping the Burned Trees, Kaskas Park, Beirut, 1988; About the Death of a Hero, Hilton Hotel, Pasadena, 1988; Illusion and Women, Main Television Station, Beirut, 1988; and Art Center Auditorium, Pasadena, 1987.
Her selected group exhibitions and performances include: Forces of Change: Artists of the Arab World, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., 1994; Venice Art Walk, Venice, California, 1992 and '93; Spiritual Landscape, Biota Gallery, California, 1991; Opening, Galleria Notturna, Milan, Italy, 1990; Five Hundred Roses for the Shatilla Massacre, Art Center Gallery, Pasadena, California, 1989; Contemporary Lebanese Artists, Beit ed-Dein Museum, Beit ed-Dein, Lebanon, 1984 and '85; and War and Peace, Streets of West Beirut, Lebanon, 1984.