Artist Biography

Born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1955, Ghada Jamal started painting in the early 80s and continued her studies at Beirut University College (LAU). Later, she immigrated to the United States of America to pursue graduate studies. In 1990, she earned an MA degree in Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting from CSULB and lived in California till her return to Lebanon in 2002.

Over the years, Ghada has exhibited in United States, Europe and the Middle East. She had eight solo shows in Beirut, Lebanon; at Agial Gallery, The French Cultural Center and Piece Unique. She also participated in several group shows like; CONTEMPARAY ART, at City Center Dome and THE ROAD TO PEACE at Beirut art Center. Her work is in many permanent collections, including the National Museum of Women in the Arts, in Washington, DC.

Currently, Ghada Jamal teaches drawing and painting at American University of Beirut and Notre Dame University, Louize. She continues to paint and exhibit in Lebanon and abroad.