Ufemia Rizk

Visual artist


 "Art is a universal language, a glorification of the human spirit." Born in Jaffa, raised in Lebanon, lived in Egypt and in Jordan where she studied art with Fahrelnissa Zeid. In 1993, moved to Montreal. First solo exhibition in Paris, 1979 at Katia Granoff gallery. Since then, she's had 12 solo exhibitions in the Middle East, Europe and Canada. Over 55 group exhibitions worldwide. In 1984, nominated Societaire at the Salon d'Automne Grand Palais Paris. She has gotten many international awards and distinctions.

Artist Statement:

"As an artist I trace this magic sign of human existence by telling a story with my brush and color to sing the melody of the world."