Artist Biography

Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Ghada Jamal started painting in the early 80s and continued her studies at Beirut University College. She immigrated to the United States of America and earned Master degree in Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting from CSULB in 1990. 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 nine solo shows in Beirut, Lebanon; at Art on 56th Gallery, 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.

Ghada Jamal taught drawing and painting at American University of Beirut and Notre Dame University. Currently, Ghada is residing in California, and continues to paint and exhibit in Lebanon and abroad.

In the news:

The new Global Order, 19/3/2022
Ghada Jamal: The Painter of the Lebanese’s Suffering and Hope

Youtube, 9/3/2022
Art on 56th Gallery presents "Belonging for. 1990 - 2022" by artist Ghada Jamal"

Al Akhbar newspaper, 9/3/2022
معرض يستمدّ مادّته من المتخيّل الفرديّ والجماعيّ | «كان يا مكان»:   فنّانون معاصرون يرجّعون أساطير الماضي

L’ORIENT-LE JOUR, 1/3/2022
Du « Massacre des innocents » au cataclysme du port de Beyrouth : Les peintures sur le fil... de Salloum, Jamal et Nadra

Annahar Newspaper, 21/2/2022
معرض غادة جمال في "غاليري آرت أون 56"... "الانتماء" إلى المكان ولوحاته بطولةٌ:   فنّانون معاصرون يرجّعون أساطير الماضي