Greta Naufal is an artist born in Beirut, Lebanon. Since 1982, she has been exhibiting in various Arab countries (Lebanon, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates) and abroad (China, France, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom). She received the Jury’s Prize for painting from the ‘Salon d’Automne’ at the Sursock Museum in 1995, the Jury’s Prize at the ‘Biennale of Alexandria’ in 1998 and more recently the Jouhaina Baddoura award of recognition for Lebanese artists in 2016. Her work has featured in numerous books including ‘The Collection of the Sursock Museum’ (Sursock Museum, 2000), ‘Beirut, Beirut’ (Saqi Books, 2009) and ‘It’s Always Been: Contemporary Art from Lebanon’ (Imago Mundi, Fabrica, 2018). In 2018, she has published two books: ‘Jazz Pulse’ (Preface by Etel Adnan and essay by William Wareing, Antoine, Lebanon) a monograph of her work on Jazz music and ‘Greta Naufal: A celebration of three decades of art education’ (Collège Protestant Français, AEFE, Liban). She is a member of the artists’ collective KKV in Stockholm as well as the Association of Lebanese Artists. Her work is part of the private collection of the Royal Museum of Stockholm and the Millesgarden Museum (Sweden) and the Sursock Museum (Lebanon), the Lebanese Parliament and the National Library of Beirut. She has taught Fine Art and History of Art in a number of Lebanese universities and colleges since 1983 and is currently member of faculty at the Lebanese American University

Personal Exhibitions
2017 ‘Partition Inachevée’, Galerie Janine Rubeiz, Beirut, Lebanon
2010 ‘All at Jazz: painting, prints and video art’, Maqam Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
2009 ‘Irony’ Video Installation, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon
2009 ‘Imajazzination’, Fasching, Stockholm, Sweden
2007 ‘Exodus’, Return Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2007 ‘Exodus II’, Goethe-Institut, Beirut, Lebanon
2006 ‘Bey05’ Video Installation & Music Performance, Goethe-Institut, Beirut, Lebanon
2003 ‘Jazz Portraits’, Goethe-Institut, Beirut, Lebanon
2002 ‘Jazz/Reading Room’, Print Installation, Benassi Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2001 ‘Femme Seule’, Theatre of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
1999 ‘Face Efface’, Janine Rubeiz Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
1999 ‘Beirut Blues’, Millesgarden Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
1997 ‘Works of Jazz’, City Café, Beirut, Lebanon
1996 ‘Bey 017/GS96’, Janine Rubeiz Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
1993 ‘Il pleut dans ma mémoire’, Alwane Gallery, Kaslik, Lebanon
1991 ‘Behind the Wall’, Kulturzentrum, Kaslik, Lebanon
1990 ‘Stand Up and Dance’, Goethe-Institut, Hotel, Carlton, Beirut, Lebanon
1987 ‘Maternity’, Alumni Association, Beirut, Lebanon
1986 ‘Chemin de croix des survivants’, Chahine Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
1984 ‘Women Nouba’, Chahine Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
1982 ‘Beyrouth ma ville’, Goethe-Institut, Beirut, Lebanon
Collective Exhibitions
2010 ‘Music’, Maqam Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
2009 ‘The Responsive Hand, Drawing 1’, Maqam Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
1989/2009 ‘Salon d’Automne’, Sursock Museum, Lebanon
2004 ‘Irony’, Kulture-huset, Stokholm, Sweden
2004 ‘Body and Memory’, Goethe-Institut, Beirut, Lebanon
2004 ‘Lebanese Artists’, Cork Street Gallery, London, England
2003 ‘Private Collection’, Millesgarden Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
2003 ‘KKV Biennale’, KKV, Stockholm, Sweden
2003 ‘Women by Women’, LAU, Beirut, Lebanon
2001 ‘Exceptions Libanaises’, Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles, Paris, France
2001 ‘Women in Lebanese Art’, Al Sahat Gallery
2000 ‘Ayoun Arabiah’, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
1998 ‘Alexandria Biennale’, Alexandria Biennale, Egypt
1997 Entretemps Gallery, Mansourieh, Lebanon
1995 Janine Rubeiz Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
1994 Alice Moghabghab Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
1993 Agial Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
1991 Alumni Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon
1991 Lebanese Artists Association, Beirut, Lebanon
1989 ‘Beyrouth Tabaan’, Dar Al Nadwa Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
1987 Carlton Hotel, Beirut, Lebanon
1984 Kulturzentrum, Kaslik, Lebanon
International Cultural Features
1994 ‘La vie culturelle à Beyrouth après la guerre’, German Television ZDF
1993 ‘Two Artists in Ruins’, German Television ZDF
1991 Belgium Television
1987 Kultur Weltspiegel, German Television WDR

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