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10. Zouhair Hassib.jfif


Painting, Prints

Born in Hasaka, Syria 1960 of Kurdish origins; Zouhair Hasib would break down barriers as a Kurd. Kurdish people were not allowed to achieve higher education, historically. However, unwavering and determined, he graduated with an art diploma and was at the top tier of his class from the University of Damascus. But this would be only the beginning.

He would later exhibit not only in his hometown of Hasaka but in Europe, Damascus, Dubai and throughout other parts of the Middle East. His works would be featured in governmental buildings, businesses and residences. And there would be many who would be fortunate to have the privilege of his tutelage deemed him “Professor.” He is currently a member of the Union of Plastic Artists in Syria.

Solo exhibitions

1980 Al-Hasakah, the Arab Cultural Center

1989 Germany, Dresden. Palace of Culture

1990 Damascus, Ishtar Gallery

1991 Aleppo, Al-Khanji Hall

2000 Damascus, Nasir Shura Gallery 2002 Damascus, Naseer Shura Gallery 2007 Damascus, Al-Sayed Gallery 2009 Kurdistan Iraq, Sulaymaniyah Sooruka Hall.


2010 Damascus, Mr. Hall


Collective exhibitions

Damascus National Museum Greetings to the martyrs

Sophia, International Youth Exhibition

Amman, Muscat Biennial for Youth

Beirut, with artist Fateh Al-Mudaris, Dar Al Nadwa

2003 Damascus, honoring the late artist Omar Haseeb

2004 Aleppo, Kalimat Gallery

2005 Kurdistan Iraq, Sulaymaniyah Gallery ROJ

2009 France, Paris



The Syrian Ministry of Culture, the Syrian Ministry of Defense, the Syrian National Museum, the Opera House Syria, Cyprus, Iraq, Beirut, Dubai, Amman, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Paris, Istanbul, the Kurdistan region of Iraq, and most countries of the world

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