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14. Khalil Akary.jfif


Painting, Prints

Born in Damascus on May 28 1945, Khalil Akary studied painting at the Higher Institute of Arts and Theater in "Yerevan - Armenia" and obtained a master's degree. He also obtained a diploma in restoration of works of art and icon from the All-Soviet Central Institute for Restoration Research and Sciences "Moscow 1984".

Akary participated in all exhibitions of "the Ministry of Culture and the Syndicate of Fine Arts", and held twenty-one solo exhibitions inside and outside "Syria". He received many prizes, including the first prize for graduates of the centers of "Plastic Arts in Syria" 1964, the prize of the jury in the "Lattakia Biennial" 1995, the honorary prize in the "Biennial of Alexandria” For the Mediterranean Countries in 1997, and received certificates of appreciation from several bodies, including the "Union of Polish Artists, the Sharjah Biennial, the Syrian Ministry of Culture, the Syndicate of Fine Arts." Since 1978 he has worked in the Ministry of Culture - Directorate of Fine Arts - responsible for exhibitions - and supervisor of many Syrian exhibitions inside and outside the country.

His works are in several museums, including the National Museum, Damar Museum of Art, the Art Museum in Lattakia, the Republican Palace, the Chinese Ministry of Culture in Beijing, and in many private collections inside and outside Syria.

Khalil Akary - Bio: Our Artists
Khalil Akary - Bio
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