Mohammad Omran

Syria, 1979

Mohamad Omran was born in Damascus in 1979, and has been living and working in Paris since 2007. Omran graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts of Damascus and began his career as an acclaimed sculptor in the local art scene, before leaving Syria to pursue a Master’s Degree and eventually a PhD in art history at the University of Lyon II.
The beginning of 2011 marks a turning point in his artistic career when his works on paper began to receive attention, allowing him to multiply individual and collective exhibitions, such as: “La façon” workshop in Lyon, Europia Gallery and Institute of Islamic Cultures in Paris, Le Rocher de Palmer in Bordeaux, Forum Factory in Berlin, Al Mashrek Gallery Amman, Round Tower in Copenhagen, Halles de Schaerbeek in Brussels.
His work is part of numerous private and public collections including the British Museum,the Arab World Institute in Paris IMA, and the Foundation Atassi in Dubia.