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In the coffeeshop I

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Three Men I

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Man on a chair

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Mohamad Omran

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Artist’s Story

Mohamad Omran was born in Damascus and has been living and working in Paris since 2007 / Omran graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts of Damascus and began his career as an acclaimed sculptor in the local art scene, before leaving Syria to undertake a Master then a PhD degree in art history at the University of Lyon II / 2011 marks a turning point in his artistic work when his artworks on paper received widespread attention, allowing him to multiply individual and collective exhibitions such as ” La façon” workshop in Lyon, Europia Gallery and Institute of Islamic Cultures in Paris, Le Rocher de Palmer in Bordeaux, Forum Factory in Berlin, Al Mashrek Gallery Amman, Art Space in Beirut, Round Tower in Copenhagen, Halles de Schaerbeek in Brussels / His work is a part of numerous private and public collections including the British Museum and the Foundation Atassi /

Full CV

Solo Exhibitions

2017 “The Wait”, Art on 56th, Beirut, Lebanon
2014 La Façon Workshop, Lyon, France

2012 Europia Gallery, Paris, France

2009 Kozah gallery, Damascus, Syria

2006 Palette Art House gallery, Damascus, Syria
2004 Syrian cultural center, Paris, France
2003 Ishtar gallery, Damascus, Syria

Group Exhibitions

“Portes Ouverts Des Ateliers D’artistes Du 6ème Paris”, France
“6 Syrian artists” Pictura gallery, Bourges, France
“Shared Ego”, Europia gallery, Paris, France
“Syria in the heart”, Neuf gallery, Nancy, France

“5 Syrian Artists”, Ola Abdalla’s workshop, Paris, France
“L’Art En Marche”, Rocher de Plamer, Montpellier, France

“Yet they create! Syria: Faith in Art”, Institut des cultures d’Islam, Paris, France
“Syrian crisis, The Art of Resilience” World Bank Group, Washington DC, US
“Kunststoff Syrien”, Forum Factory, Berlin, Germany

“Syrian Art in Hard Times”, Al-Mashreq gallery, Amman Jordan

“Contemporary Syria Art Fair” Art Space, Beirut, Lebanon

“Syria, Art in revolution”, Saint-Germain gallery, Paris Descartes University, Paris, France
“Syria's Art of Resistance”, Round Tawer, Copenhague, Denmark
“ARA” Art Residence, Alye, Lebanon

"What the cinema can? Tribute to Syria and its cinema”, Les Halles de Schaerbeek in collaboration with Bozar, Brussels, Belgium

The international fair of contemporary Arab art, Beirut, Lebanon

“Duo Exhibition with Florence Fabre”, La Pardalera gallery, Elne, France

“The cement in Plastic arts vol. 1-2” Cultural French center exhibition, Damascus, Syria

Career Highlights

  • 2017 “The Wait” Solo show, Art on 56th, Beirut, Lebanon
  • 2014 La Façon Workshop, Lyon, France
2012 Europia Gallery, Paris, France