Nasseer Shoura

artist bio

  • Born in Damascus 1920-1992
  • Studied oil painting at the faculty of fine arts in cairo, 1943-1947
  • Worked as an art teacher in secondary schools in Damascus and later in the faculty of fine arts, Damascus from its founding in 1960 until 1990.
  • From 1970 on, he served as deputy dean of the faculty.
  • Awarded the Syrian Arab medal of excellence , first degree . he also received many other awards of honor.
  • One of the avant – garde impressionist whose primary compositional interest was color. Tuned to abstraction in 1964, but in 1970 went back to realism and worked in a new realistic style.
  • His works are found in the national museum of Damascus and  the ministry of culture, the presidential palace and in private collections.

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