Samia Halaby


Palestinian/American

born 1936, Jerusalem
1948 emigrated with her family to Beirut and then to the US


STUDIED

1954-59 University of Cincinnati, Ohio, Bachelor of Science in Design
1959-60 Michigan State University, E. Lansing, Master of Art in Painting
1961-63 Indiana University, Bloomington, Master of Fine Arts in Painting


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2009 Ayyam Dubai, Dubai
2007 Ayyam Gallaery, Damascus, Syria (solo)
2004 Agial Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon (solo)
2003 Kahaf Gallery, Bethlehem, Jerusalem (solo)
2003 Made In Palestine, The Station Museum, Houston, TX
2002 The 13th Afro-Asian, Latin-American Exchange Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2001 Rhythms from Palestine, Musee du Chateau Dufresne, Montreal, Canada
2000 Sakakini Art Center, Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine (solo)
1999 Agial Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon (solo)
1998 Lincoln Center, New York, NY (performance of kinetic painting)
1997 Galerie Atassi, Damascus, Syria (solo)
1997 Galerie le Pont, Aleppo, Syria (solo)
1997 Sakakini Art Center, Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine (performance of kinetic painting)
1995 Darat Al-Funun, Amman, Jordan (solo)
1994 Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY (performance of kinetic painting)
1981 Palestinske Kunstnere, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
1979 Palestinian Artists Oriental Museum, Moscow, Soviet Union
1978 Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1975 Recent Acquisitions, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1972 Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT (solo)
1971 Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
The Art Institute of Chicago
British Museum, London
Institut Du Monde Arabe, Paris
Cincinnati Art Museum
Cleveland Museum of Art
Yale University Gallery, New Haven
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI