Ufemia Rizk

Born in Jaffa, Rizk currently lives in Montreal, Canada. She studied at the American University in Beirut, Sorbonne University in Paris, and Fahrelnissa Zeid Royal Institute of Fine Arts where she studied art. At Dawson College in Montreal, she studied sculpture, printmaking, graphic design, computer imaging technology, and web page design. Rizk's art is the creation of an inner world to penetrate the mysteries of the universe. Her paintings concentrated mainly on geometric abstractions are a necessity of capturing and expressing a vision of cosmic forces. Her work is found in museum and private collections internationally. She is the recipient of many awards and distinctions in France and Japan: Medal of the Salon de Paris 3rd International Festival, Osaka; Oscar with Gold Medal at the World Biennale of Modern Art, Lyon; Gold Medal for French Merit; and five other gold medals. 

 

Exhibitions:
1979 - First Private Exhibition, Amman Jordan 
1979 - Katia Granoff Gallery, Blace Beauvau, Paris France 
1983 - Exhibition with 5 French Painters, Reims, France 
1983 - Mandragore Internationale Gallery, Paris, France 
1984 - The Royal Cultural Center, Amman, Jordan 
1984 - Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan 
1986 - Petra Bank Gallery, Amman, Jordan 
1988 - Cultural Foundation, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E 
1992 - Jordan University, Amman, Jordan 
1992 - Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan 

Permanent Exhibitions: 
Galerie d'Art Helian Montreux, Switzerland 
Galerie Mandragore Internationale, Paris, France 

Jordanian Exhibitions:
1981 - Exhibition with Fahrelnissa Zeid & Her Institute at the Palace of Culture, Amman 
1981 - Spring Festival of the Jordanian Artist Association, Aqaba 
1982 - Jordanian Cultural Week, Moscow Russia 
1983 - Arab Women's Creativity Art Exhibition, Amman 
1983 - Jerash Festival Exhibition, Jerash 
1983 - Jordanian Painters Exhibition, Amman 
1985 - Jerash Festival Exhibition, Jerash 
1985 - Jordanian Cinema Club Exhibition, Amman 
1987 - Jordanian Cinema Club Exhibition, Amman 
1990 - Spanish Cultural Center, Amman 
1991 - Jordanian Painters Exhibition, Amman 
1992 - Spanish Cultural Center, Amman 
1992 - Jordanian Cinema Club Exhibition, Amman 

International Exhibitions: 
1980 - 3rd International Festival of Graphic Art, Osaka, Japan
1980 - Salon d'Automne Grand Palais, Paris, France
1981 - 4th International Festival of Graphic Art, Osaka, Japan
1981 - 13th Grand Concours International of the Academie International de Lutece, Paris, France
1981 - Guest of the Salon d'Automne Grand Palais, Paris France
1982 - 5th International Festival of Graphic Art, Osaka, Japan
1982 - 4th Prix de Peinture Ida Wingerter, Fenetrange, France
1982 - Grand Prix International helian, Montreux, Switzerland
1982 - 14th Grand Concours International of the Academie International de Lutece, Paris, France
1983 - Arts 83 Group Exhibition, Paris, France
1983 - Grand Prix International helian, Montreux, Switzerland
1983 - Grand Prix of Young Painters and Sculpturers, Metz, France
1983 - International Exhibitions of Europe Arts, Malmort, France
1983 - 5th Prix de Peinture Ida Wingerter, Fenetrange, France
1983 - Salon d'Automne Grand Palais, Paris, France
1983 - 1st Prix de Peinture et Sculpture, Strasbourg, France
1984 - European Art Festival, Leonardo Da Vinci Foundation Paris, Montreux, Switzerland

 2011 -    Exhibition Trait d'Union  Maison de l'Afrique, Montreal
 2012 -

1) Galerie Mekic Cenacle Liban Quebec, Montreal
2) l'Afrique vue par les femmes, Montreal

3) 36th international exhibition "la diversité dans l'art". Musée de la marine Constanta, Romania

4) 29th Expo concours gala. Centre culturel Brancusi Montreal

5) 37th International exhibition Lafayette Louisiana USA
6) Bronze medal" Cercle des artistes peintres et sculpteurs du Québec

 

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021 Online Cultural Majlis: Ufemia Rizk 10th June 2020 - Mystery of the Unknown.