Alaa Abou Shaheen was born in 1983, and graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus University in 2006. He later worked as a Fine Arts Assistant professor in Aleppo during the years of 2010 and 2011.
Alaa has held several solo and collective exhibitions between 2005 and 2018 in his homeland, Beirut, Amman, Bahrain, London, Berlin, Oslo and Paris. His artwork was aquired by YINCHUAN Muesuem of contemporart art in China. The artists is currently living and practicing sculpting in Paris.