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Balqees Falhro

Artist

Balqees Falhro
Bahrain - Born on 1950

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION:
1975  Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts and Art History from the University of San Francisco, USA (Lone Mountain College).


EXHIBITIONS

  • Participated in all national exhibitions of the Ministry of Information in Bahrain from 1976 to the present.
  • Participated in art workshop in Oman (Feb. 2010).
  • Participated in Bahraini Contemporary Artists exhibition on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos (2008).
  • Participated in a UNESCO exhibition in Paris (2007).
  • Participated in a Four Artist Joint Exhibition at the Bahrain Formative Arts Society (2007).
  • Participated in the Modern Art Exhibition organized by the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland in Dublin (2005).
  • Participated in an exhibition in Paris organized by the Bahraini Embassy in Paris on the occasion of Bahrain’s National Day (2005).
  • Participated in a Dual Exhibition with Sh. Rashid Al-Khalifa at the Hamburg State House in Berlin, Germany (Jan. 13-Feb. 28, 2004)
  • Held a Solo Exhibition at the Courtyard Exhibition in Bahrain (Nov. 7-26, 2009).
  • Held a solo Exhibition at the annual Doha Cultural Festival (March 9-19, 2004).
  • Held a Solo Exhibition during the Conference of Culture of Bahraini women, in Sharjah, U.A.E. organized by the supreme c Council for Women of Bahrain (April 3-5, 2004).
  • Held her first Solo Exhibition at Al-Rawaq Gallery in Bahrain in October 2002.
  • Participated in the Symposium of the Second Assembly of Formative Artists at Al-Kheyyan

MAJOR AWARDS/ACCREDITATIONS:

  • Merit Award at the annual Formative arts exhibition of the Ministry of Information in Bahrain (1976, 1997, 2001, 2007, 2011).
  • Honored at the First Gulf Cultural Festival of GCC countries in Sharjah, UAE in the field of Formative Arts (2007).
  • Merit Award for membership in the Judge’s Committee for the 2nd Youth Salon in Doha, Qatar (2007).
  • Awarded the Dana Prize (highest award) at the 31st annual Formative Arts Exhibition of the Ministry of Information in Bahrain for the second time (2002).
  • Awarded the Dana Prize (highest award) at the 27th annual Formative Arts Exhibition of the Ministry of Information in Bahrain for the second time (1999).
  • Awarded the Golden Leaf Prize at the Kuwait Biennial for GCC countries (1996).
  • Received a Gold Medal from the Bahrain Children & mother Welfare Society on the occasion International Volunteer Day (1992, 1994, 2000).
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