modern-graphic-artists

Joseph Faloughi

modern artist

Artist Statement:

When color became my friend, it was a very fortunate event.

I used to feel happy while painting, feeling even happier by gazing at my work later on.
I realized that colors coming from within, when communicating with others came back to converse with me.

It is a blissful feeling when colors reach peoples’ heart because they become brighter by the mere fact that they are seen by others.

Biography:

Date of birth: 16/11/1950
Marital status: Married - 3 children

Academic status
Elementary & Secondary School:
Mariste school Jounieh 1958-1965

High School
Champville College 1966-1969

University
- 1974 Bachelor degree in Philosophy - LU
- 1977 Bachelor degree in Psychology - LU
- 1977 Bachelor degree in Sociology - LU
- 1978 Diploma in Drawing & Painting - LU
- 1978 Bachelor degree in Law - LU
- 1985 Master degree in Philosophy - LU

Senior Projects
1978 Diploma project in Drawing & Painting subject "Omar Onsi".
1985 Master project in Philosophy "Foreign exchange in the economic philosophy".

Art exhibitions
- 1974 - 2015, Participant in different group exhibitions in Lebanon.
- 1986 - 2002, Participant at "Autumn exhibition" at Sursock museum, Beirut, associate since 1995.
- 1988, Single exhibition at Rumors gallery -Kaslik.
- 2006, Single exhibition at gallery "Surface Libre" - Jal el Dib - "Dialogues".
- 2008, Single exhibition at gallery "Surface Libre" - Jal el Dib - "Echos du Regard".
- 2010, Single exhibition at gallery "Surface Libre" - Jal el Dib - "Interference".
- 2013, Solo exhibition at gallery "Surface Libre" Jal-el-Dib - "Pulsations".
- 2015, Solo exhibition at Exode "Point de vue"
- 2016, Solo exhibition at Exode  "Taqasim"

Associations
- Member of Lebanese Art Association
- Member of Cultural Committee of Grand Bikfaya

Prizes
- 1970, Poetry prize from "Dar el Fan wal adab"
- 1980, Drawing prize for the "5 Lebanese Pounds" from "Banque du Liban"
- 2013, 1st place Lombard Award, 22nd Annual Open Members Show, Dayton Visual Arts Center (DIVAC), Exhibition Theme: Water Water Everywhere"

Professional status
Executive Director of the Financial Markets department at "Banque du Liban" - Beirut

Syndicate experience
1993-1997 Secretary of Central Bank's employees syndicate
2005-2009 President of Central Bank's employees syndicate

Languages
Arabic - French - English

Hobbies
Chess and general sports

Contact: jfaloughi@gmail.com
Physical address :
Zalka - Relax building Tel : 01-887162
Bikfaya - El Delb Tel : 04-986616

Featured Works

Pulsation 65 x 65 cm, oil painting
Magie 60 x 60 cm, oil painting
Hymne 70 x 70 cm, oil painting
Nahawand 70 x 70 cm, oil painting
Philosophie 50 x 50 cm, oil painting
Existence 50 x 50 cm, oil painting
Poème 50 x 50 cm, oil painting
Music box 80 x 80 cm, oil painting
Music 100 x 100 cm, oil painting
Mécanisme 100 x 100 cm, oil painting
September 100 x 100 cm, oil painting
Melody 80 x 80 cm, oil painting
Yellow 60 x 60 cm, oil painting
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