Oussama Baalbaki

Lebanon, 1978

Oussama was born in Lebanon in 1978 and received his BFA from the Institute of Fine Arts, Lebanese University in 2002. He currently lives and works in Beirut. Oussama has participated in numerous group exhibitions in a wide array of institutions in Lebanon including the Sursock Museum and abroad in the cities of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, London, Miami, Munich, New York, and Washington.
His solo exhibitions include Paintings in Black at Dar El Nadwa (2004), Scenes of Isolation at Safana Gallery (2007), Less smoke, and more… (2009), Rituals of Isolation (2011), Shadows of Gloominess at Galerie Tanit hosted in collaboration with Agial Art Gallery (2014), Specters of the Real (2015), Pleadings of the Light at Agial Art Gallery (2017), and Against the Grain at Saleh Barakat Gallery (2018). In 2009, Oussama won the silver medal for painting at the “Jeux de la Francophonie”.