Born in Hama, Azza Abo Rebieh is a multimedia artist and printmaker whose works tell the story of human survival. In (Sigh), Rebieh uses tulle and thread on canvas to create a sense of childhood innocence, while the viewer simultaneously recognizes the brutality and panic reflected in the eye of the child. The blooming of the flower indicates the development of personality and the freeing of the human spirit in this release.
Abo Rebieh obtained a degree in Printmaking from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus University in 2002. Graduating with accolades in printmaking, her thesis project won a prize at the Ostrobothnian Museum, Youth Engravers Competition in Vaasa-Finland. Abo Rebieh’s work has been exhibited internationally, including at the Drawing Center, NY (2020), and her work is in private collections and public institutions such as The British Museum. She has won several awards for her work, including the first prize in the Annual Youth Exhibition in Damascus 2006 and the third prize in Colour of Damascus 2005, Italy, curated by The European Commission Delegation.