Tarek Btayhi

Syria, 1982

Tarek Butayhi, born in 1982, is a talented young artist. He graduated from the Faculity of Fine Arts
Department of Painting in 2006. He has held solo exhibitions in his homeland, Kuwait, Lebanon, and participated in various group exhibitions in Beirut, London, Istanbul and Cairo. However, his
multitude of skills is what brought him to Art on 56th‘s attention.
In 2012, he participated in two auctions sponsored by Jusoor Foundation to support Syrian educational aspirations in Dubai and New York.
Tarek‘s work, is characterized by its expressive content and spontaneity. During the painting process, the colours are what define the shapes forming contrast. The series «Figures of Women» are also an essential aspect of his paintings. He breaks stereotypical constraints of the female character through distinct representations in his paintings.