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Elias Ayoub

Elias Ayoub, born in 1986, is a contemporary artist based in Beirut. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Damascus University and a Master of Arts degree from Kursk State University. Furthermore, he is currently completing a PhD in History and Philosophy of Art at Surikov Art Institute in Moscow.

Elias has been active on the Lebanese art scene since 2012. He has also exhibited at several solo and group shows in Europe, including in Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Croatia and the Netherlands. His work is in private and public collections internationally, including the aforementioned countries as well as UAE, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Bahrain, France, Denmark, Turkey and the United States.

As an award-winning artist, Elias brings to his oeuvre a solid skill-set. His style ranges between Neo-Cubism and Neo-Expressionism, usually focusing on figures that have been stylized. The themes and subject matter that he chooses come from his background, heritage and life experiences in the Middle East.