Feryel Lakhdar


Feryel Lakhdar, born in 1965 in Tunis, is an artist and sculptor renowned for her neo-figurative paintings, which portray women in large, exaggerated forms, reflecting feminism and critiquing contemporary society. She graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture in Paris and debuted her solo exhibition at the National Gallery in Tunisia in 1986. Her art, influenced by her upbringing and fairy tales, addresses women’s issues with cleverness and insight. In 2017, she was nominated by UNESCO for an International Women’s Day exhibition in Paris. Featured in numerous publications like “L’Aventure de l’Art Moderne en Tunisie,” her work has been showcased internationally in cities such as Paris, Montreal, and in countries like Morocco, Spain, Lebanon, and the UAE. Her pieces are part of significant collections, including those of the Ministry of Culture in Tunisia and the UAE.