Yamen Yousef_bw Born; Tartous, Syria
2007 – Master Degree of Fine Arts, sculpture, University of Damascus
2005 – Bachelor Degree of Fine Arts, sculpture, University of Damascus

Painted Wood

Yousef-Man&Woman-colored wood-36x20x15-2012
Yousef-Yellow Man-colored wood-36x15x8-2013

Yousef-Man-colored wood-36x18x8-2012.jpgYousef-Born to Move-mixed media-2013Yousef-My Head-wood-2013

Bronze
Yousef-Reborn-Bronze-2016
Tarra-Cotta
Yousef-Together-Terra-cotta-2013

Yousef-I Deserve to Live-Terra-cotta-2013

Mixed Media

Yousef-Last Supper-mixed media-2014

Sand SculptureYousef-Waiting with Hope-Sand-2017

ARTIST STATEMENT
Yamen Yousef sculptures researches the ability to give expression to the human form, to transmit and translate its language into sculpture form, working to combine traditional sculptural knowledge and technical skills with contemporary issues and thereby trying to create works that are reactions to daily life. Yamen has worked with many materials including bronze, wood, metal, plaster, stone, and recycled paper. He uses several medias for his artistic expression such as digital media, printmaking and painting.

Education
2005 – Bachelor degree of Fine arts, sculpture, University of Damascus
2007 – Master of Fine arts, sculpture, University of Damascus
Member of the Syrian Visual Arts Union, Tartous chapter

Exhibitions
2010 – rewaq alqeshleh – Damascus \ Collective Exhibition (small sculptures)
2010 – CCF-Damascus\ Collective Exhibition (2) – Cement in Art (sculpture).
2010 – Damascus\Damascus Symposium (dialogue between two generations)
2010 – Kozah gallery – Damascus\ Solo exhibition.
2009 – Industrial city of Hassia-Homs\1st Symposium (from Palmyra to Hassia ).
2009 – Work n Art workshop and CCF-Damascus\Collective Exhibition (1) – Cement In Art (relief).
2007 – Goethe institute – Damascus\MA students of Damascus and Hamburg fine arts faculties.
2007  – gallery Mustafa Ali – Damascus\Collective Exhibition Tal_Elhijara seasons.
2007 – Fine arts faculty – Damascus\Collective Exhibition – Jolan.
2006  – al-mada gallery – Damascus\three sculptors with Nour Asliyeah(Syrian sculptress) and Randa Mdah(Syrian sculptress).
2006 – fine arts faculty – Damascus \Collective Exhibition – Jolan.
2005  – al-rewaq gallery – Damascus\Collective Exhibition –   Youth exhibition 6th.

Workshops
2011 – Kozah art gallery_Damascus\(Pomegranates)with Dutch sculptress Ida M.Kleiterp.
2010 – Work n Art workshop – Damascus\ Cement in Art (sculpture).
2009 – Work n Art workshop – Damascus\ Cement in Art (relief).
2009 – Fine arts faculty – Damascus\ Ceramic in sculpture.
2009 – Fine arts faculty – Damascus\workshop with Ernest Hesseh(German artist).
2008 – Kozah gallery – Damascus \ Kozah gallery competition workshop for young artists (al-leqaa)
2007 – Fine arts faculty – Damascus \ ECUME with Albanian artist Sadek Sbahija.
2007 – Fine arts faculty , British council and -The Netherlands Institute -Damascus\Recycle.
2007 – Goethe institute – Damascus – Syria\workshop with German artist Pia Stadtbäumer.
2004 – Lattakia – Syria\Jeem international symposium –sculptor assistant to Rodolfo Nardi ( Argentina).

Collection
Yamen Yousef work are in many private, public and museums collections around the Middle East, Russia and Eastern Europe