Rania Kerbaj_headshot_bw
Syrian, Born in Aleppo, lives and works in Aleppo & Latakia
2000 – Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering Aleppo University
2001 – Fine Arts studies, Rolan Khouri Art Institute, Aleppo

2008-Present – Teaches art at Aleppo University Fine Arts Faculty
2010-Present – Visual Artist and a Poet and a member of the Syrian Visual Artists Union

Allegorical and Poetic Paintings Series

Angle of Love – oil & gold leaf on canvas, 80x90cm, 2017
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Dream Girls – oil & gold leaf on canvas, 90x90cm, 2016
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Mother and Child – oil & gold leaf on canvas, 80-180cm, 2011
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Motherhood – oil & gold leaf on canvas, 80-225cm, 2011
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Mysticism – oil & gold leaf on canvas, 85-120cm, 2015
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The Holly Female – oil & gold leaf on canvas, 120x150cm, 2016
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The Twins – oil gold leaf on canvas, 100x180cm, 2014
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Woman with a Rose – oil gold leaf on canvas, 70x90cm, 2016
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Woman with Children – oil & gold leaf on canvas, 120x150cm, 2016
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Golden Girl – oil & gold leaf on canvas,60x90cm, 2015
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BIOGRAPHY
Rania Kerbaj – raniakerbaj@hotmail.com – 00963944715262

Education
2000 – Bachelor of Fine Arts, Aleppo University, Syria

Professional Career
2008-Present – Teaches art at Aleppo University Fine Arts Faculty
2010-Present – Visual Artist and a Poet and a member of the Syrian Visual Artists Union

Solo Exhibitions
2003 – “Adam & Eve” Tashreen Gallery, Aleppo
2005 – “Features of a Woman” Ishtar Gallery, Damascus
2008 – Fine Arts Gallery, Aleppo University, Aleppo
2009 – “River of Arts”, Roland Khoury Gallery, Aleppo
2010 – Shaebani Archaeology Center, Aleppo
2014 – Orchestra Gallery, Latakia
2014 – Zaman Gallery, Beirut
2016 – Arts on Spears Gallery, Beirut
2018 – Haishoun Gallery, Latakia

Group Exhibitions
Many group exhibitions in Aleppo, Damascus and Beirut

Published Poetry and Children Books
2010 – “The Commandments of Fragrance” Poetry book, the creation publishing company, Damascus
2012 – “Land and Roses” Poetry book, the creation publishing company, Damascus
2013 – “We’re not children” Children’s book, spring publishing company, Damascus
2014 – “My Hands Are Stained With Love” Poetry book, the creation publishing company, Damascus
2015 – “Where Are You” Poetry book, the banks of Beirut publishing company, Beirut
2018 – “The Sky is Here” Poetry book, Zenwa publishing company, Damascus

Awards
2014 – Merit prize from the Gulf States Culture Ministry
2015 – Merit prize from the Syrian Women Union
2018 – Merit prize from the Syrian Presidency

Collections
Private and corporate collections, Middle East, Europe and USA