MARYA KAZOUN

Lives and works in New York

Born Lebanon | 1976


EDUCATION

2004 Master in Fine Arts, School Of Visual Arts, New York

2000 Bachelor of Arts in Interior Architecture, with honors, Lebanese American, Beirut,

Lebanon Minor in Fine Arts, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon

1999 Bachelor of Science in Interior Design, with honors,



AWARDS

Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon Sheikh Zayed Painting Award


BENIFITS

2005 Seal Annual Fundraiser French Institute/Alliance Française, New York City

2004 Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY

2003 Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY


ART FAIRS
2005 PhotoNY, presented by {CTS}creative thriftshop New York, NY.

2005 Bologna Flash Art show, presented by Gallery Michela Rizzo, Bologna Italy

2004 MIART, presented by Gallery Michela Rizzo, Milano, Italia

2004 Stockholm Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden

2004 Art Miami, Miami, USA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2006, Seekers of Truth, The Contemporary Art Museum of Casoria, Napoli, Italy

2005 Personal Space, 51 st Venice Biennale, curated by Jackie Wilson, Lynn del Sol and Arwa Seifeddine, Venice Italy

2004 It s me, it's Okay, Gallery Michela Rizzo, Venice, Italy

2004 Tonight is the full moon, trapeze artists crash and break their necks curated by Lynn del Sol, Xanadu Gallery, New York,

2004 The Intolerable Weightlessness, Gallery Tapper-Popermajer, Malmo, Sweden

2004 The world of Marya Kazoun, an Introduction Gallery Tapper-Popermajer, Malmo, Sweden

2004 Autoritratto, Milano Flash Art Fair, (Juliet room), curated by Boris Brollo, Hotel Tocq, Milano, Italy

2003 Self- Portrait, Juliet, Casier, Treviso, Italy
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2006 Handle with Care: Glass, Curators Alexandra Danilova, Oksana Lopatina, Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow Russia

2006 Facing 1200°C, MMKK Museum of Modern Art, Austria

2005 FILOFILO edition 2005miniartextilcomo, Como Italy

2005 Earthart-The Places Of Memory, Curated By Gavina Ciusa, Novara, Italy

2005 In & Out, Opera E Ambiente Nella Dimensione Glocal, Museo Michetti Curated By Luciano Caramel, Chieti Italy

2005 L'opera Al Nero, Mole Vanvitelliana, Curated By Marisa Vescovo And   Stefano Tonti, Ancona, Italy

2005 Arte Ed Impreditoria Femminile, Museo Citta' Creativa, Salerno Italy

2005 TABOO, Curated by Jerry Saltz, Studio Montclair,NJ.

2005 That's Amore, curated by Andrea Gorgato and Boris Brollo, Milano Flash Art show, Milano, Italy

2005 Small Works, curated by Frank Paluch, Harper College, IL, USA

2004 Projekt30.com (December 2004), USA 2004 Galleria Michela Rizzo, RIPA Rome art fair, Italy

2004 Il Vetro nel Mondo Oggi, curated by Rosenberg, Venice, Italy

2004 Fili Spezzati, curated by Luciano Caramel, Como, Italy

2004 In a Bind, curated by Rachel Gugelburger, SVA West side Gallery, New York, NY

2004 The Luggage Project, cuarated by Max Yawney, Denver Airport, USA

2004 The Biennale D'Arte Sacra, curated by Marisa Vescovo, Roma Italia     



2004 Venice Village, curated by Paolo De  Grandis, Palazzo delle Prigioni, Venice, Italia    

2004 It's me, it's ok, Open Studios, SVA New York, USA   

2004 Heavenly Bodies, curated by Anne Ellegood, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY,

2003 Xhinchu International Art Festival, Xhinchu, Taiwan

2003 Strange Fictions, curated by David Row, SVA Soho Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2003 curated by Rachel Gugelburger, SVA Main Blg Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2003 Open Studios, SVA New York, USA            

2003 Installation, Art Miami, Miami, USA

2002 La Vitalita dell'Arte, curated by Paolo Rizzi  Museo Diocesane, Venezia, Italy    

2002 L'Imaginaire Feminin,curated by Pierre Restany, Open

2002, Lido Di Venezia, Italy 2002 Cine Citta, Michel Angelo Antonioni Gala, Lido Di Venezia, Italy

2002 The Glass Arts Festival, Waterford, Ireland 2002 Sculpture, Art Sud, Paris, France                               
2001 Gothic, Open Studio, SVA, New York, U.S.A.

2001 Globalization, curated by Pierre Restany, Open, Lido di   Venezia, Italy

2000 Espace SD Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon

2000 Quand les artistes s'amusent » d'Artiste Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon

1999 La Foire Internationale des Arts décoratifs, Beirut, Lebanon

1999 United Nation Educational and Cultural Organisation, Beirut, Lebanon

1998 "Quand les artistes s'amusent, Epreuve d'Artiste Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon

1998 Salon d'Automne, Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon           
                
1997 Salon d'Automne, Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon
                                   

BIBLIOGRAPHY
January 2005, Flash Art, italia
December 2004, Mizna (Prose Poetry, and exploing Arab America) Volume 6 Issue 2 2004     
November 13 th     2004, Il Gazzettino(nazionale),Italia
November 2004, Arte, Italia Fall 2004, Dekat magazine, South Africa
September 2004, VI PÀ NÁSET, Sweden
September 2004, Scanorama, the Scandinavian airlines magazine, Sweden
August 2004, Sydsvenska Dagbladet, Malmo, Sweden  
August 2004, www.altommalmo.se
August 2004, DygnetRunt, Sweden  
August 2004, 3min on Chanel 14, Canada July 2004, ORF, Austria
July/August, 2003, Espoarte, Italy
June 2004, Juliet, Italy
May 2004, www. Artmagazine.cc
May 2004, Corriere della Sera (magazine), Italy  
May 2004, Vivi milano, Italy  
May 2004, Corriere Della Sera (ed Milano), Italy  
May 2004, Libero, Italy          
May 2004, School of Visual Arts Yearbook, U.S.A  
August 2003, Flash Art, Italy  
February 2003, Flash Art, Italy  
October 2002, Femme Magazine, Lebanon  
October 2002, Venezia news, Italy  
September 2002, Ottagono, design e architettura magazine, Italy  
September 2002, Today's Outlook magazine, Lebanon  
September 9 th 2002, Il Gazzettino, Italy  
August 30 th 2002, Il Gazzettino, Italy  
August 2 nd 2002, Herald International Tribune, The daily star, Lebanon  
August 9 th 2002, L'Orient Le Jour, Lebanon  
November 2001, Today's Outlook magazine, Lebanon  
November 2001, Deco Architecture and Design Magazine, Lebanon  
November 2001, Femme Magazine, Lebanon  
September 2001, Venezia News magazine, Italy  

September 3 rd 2001, Il Gazzettino, Italy  
August 18 th 2001, Il Gazzettino, Italy  
August 2001, Herald International Tribune, The Daily Star, Lebanon  
August 8 th 2001, L'Orient Le Jour, Lebanon
August 6 th 2001, Al Tafahom Al Riyadi, Lebanon  
August 2001, National Broadcasting Network Television (30 min), Lebanon  
August 2001, Future National Television (30 min), Lebanon  
November 2001, Today's Outlook magazine, Lebanon  
November 2001, Deco Architecture and Design Magazine, Lebanon  
November 2001, Femme Magazine, Lebanon  
May1999, L'Orient Le Jour newspaper, Lebanon  
December1999, Future Television (30 min), Lebanon  
August 2 nd 1999, Al Chira'a magazine (weekly), Lebanon  
February 12 th 1999, Al Safir newspaper, Lebanon  
January 23 rd 1999, Molhak Al Nahar newspaper, Lebanon  
Fall 1998, LAU Magazine Alumni Bulletin, Lebanon

PUBLICATIONS
2005 La Biennale di Venezia, Partcipating Countries & Collateral Events pg. 190-191
2005 Personal Living Space, Marya Kazoun
2004 Flash Art Interantional, publicity
2004 Mizna (Prose Poetry, and exploring Arab America) Volume 6 Issue 2 2004
2004 "Il Vetro Nel Mondo Oggi", Book of the show
2004 "Fili Spezzati", Book of the show
2004 "The Biennale D'Arte Sacra", Book of the show
2004 "Venice Village", Book of the show
2004 "Milano Flash Art Fair", Catalog of the show
2002 " La Vitalita dell'Arte", Catalog of the show        
2002 "The Glass Arts Festival", Book of the show
2002 "L'Imaginaire Feminin", Book of the show
2001 "Globalization", Book of the show

COLLECTIONS
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