Barsoum Barsouma

Born in Hasaka in 1947, Barsoum Barsouma studied painting at the University of Damascus before working as a patterning expert at the Syrian Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums. His work conveys man’s connection to the land and to the architecture of his urban environment. Imbued with symbolism and expressive theatricality, his works aim to evoke an emotional response in the viewer. He is a member of the Syrians and Arabs Fine Art Union, and he has held numerous exhibitions in his country as well as internationally.