Youssef Aoun, a Lebanese-born visual artist, breathes life into his artwork through his rich cultural heritage and his deep connection to Beirut. His art reflects the human condition, with all its complexities, and his unique perspective is deeply ingrained in his work. Aoun's passion for art began early in his life, and he pursued his studies at the “Institut National des Beaux-Arts” in Beirut, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in fine arts.
Aoun's artistic journey has taken him far beyond his hometown, and he has honed his craft in Paris, France, where he received a double scholarship from the “French Cultural Center” in Beirut. Aoun's artistry is not limited to his creations, as he is an active member of several arts organizations, including the “Association des Artistes Peintres et Sculpteurs Libanais” and the “Syndicat des Artistes Peintres et Sculpteurs Libanais”.
Aoun's artistic vision has been showcased in numerous exhibitions around the world, including “Art Fair” Abu Dhabi, “Art Fair” London, and the “Biennial of Cairo” Egypt. He has also held many solos shows in Lebanon, France, Italy, and Kuwait, where his artwork has received several prestigious prizes.
Youssef Aoun has a heart that beats for his cultural heritage and his beloved hometown of Beirut. Even with all the accolades and triumphs in his artistic career, he remains steadfast in his commitment to teaching. For over two decades, Aoun has imparted his knowledge and wisdom to students at the “Lebanese American University” and the “Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts”. His unwavering devotion to his craft and his pupils is a living testament to his unbridled passion for art and his ardent desire to share his vision with others.
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