A brief CV in English
Born in Beirut, Amine el Bacha studied at Alba from 1954 until 1957. He has traveled extensively throughout Europe, France, Holland, Italy, and Spain.
He participated in many group exhibitions including the Biennales of Paris (1959) and Alexandria (1962), the Sixth Biennale de Conches, France (1965), the Salon des Réalités Nouvelles at the Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris (1966, 1985), and Galerie Faris, Paris (1979) and many others.
His one-man shows include the French Cultural Centre exhibition, Beirut (1950); Dar el Fan, Beirut (1968, 1980); Sultan Gallery, Kuwait (1973, 1974, 1976, 1985); Huesco Museum of Fine Arts, Spain (1975); the Jordan National Gallery, Amman (1980); Galerie Faris, Paris (1981) and the Salon of the Sursock Museum, Beirut (1984).
Amine el Bacha has won several prizes, the Prize of the French Embassy at the Autumn Salon, Beirut (1958), the Lebanese Ministry of National Education Award (1959) and the Gold Medal of the Citta Eterna Prize, Rome (1976). He was also awarded the title Il Premio Internazionale d'Arte, Ottorino d'Argento (1976).
He lived in Beirut.
He passed away in February 2019