Raed Issa

Biography

Born Al Bureij refugee camp, Gaza, 1975. After studying Computer Science in the Islamic University in Gaza, Raed turned to the fine arts, taking courses in mural painting, drawing and oil painting. He has had two solo exhibitions in Ramallah and has contributed to several group exhibitions in Palestine, Jordan, Switzerland and Australia, including the traveling exhibition in France of 10 young Palestinian artists (2003-04). In 2002 he won a Distinction Award in the A M Qattan Foundation Young Artists Award. He was invited to the 2003 Braziers International Artists Workshop in the UK. Lives in Al Bureij and works in Gaza City.

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Born Al Bureij refugee camp, Gaza, 1975. After studying Computer Science in the Islamic University in Gaza, Raed turned to the fine arts, taking courses in mural painting, drawing and oil painting. He has had two solo exhibitions in Ramallah and has contributed to several group exhibitions in Palestine, Jordan, Switzerland and Australia, including the traveling exhibition in France of 10 young Palestinian artists (2003-04). In 2002 he won a Distinction Award in the A M Qattan Foundation Young Artists Award. He was invited to the 2003 Braziers International Artists Workshop in the UK. Lives in Al Bureij and works in Gaza City.

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C.V.

Raed Issa

Born in Gaza, Palestine, 1975
1995-1997    Diploma of Computer Science, The Islamic University, Gaza 
Mobile +972 599 882238

Email: raedart@hotmail.com
 

Courses

2002   Furniture Design, Wood Industries Union, Gaza
1998   Course in kids stories drawing by French artist (Denial Maja)
1998   Mural drawing course by Japanese Artist (Tetso Kimetany)
1996-1997    Principles of Artistic Design & Oil Painting, YMCA, Gaza 


Achievements

- A founding member of a group meeting place for contemporary art
- A founding member of the House meet the artist in Gaza

 

Solo Exhibitions

2002   Fajei'ah (Catastrophe), Qattan Foundation Project, Ramallah
2001
   Spirit of the Earth, Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Ramallah

 

Group Exhibitions

2010   - Visual Stories, Eltiqa artists house
           - GAZART, Exhibition & Workshop, Eltiqa artists house

2009   - Art Rest, PRCS Gaza, Palestine
           - Summer of ELTIQA, PRCS – Gaza, Funded by French Consulate – Jerusalem
           - ELTIQA - Galerie Brigitte Graffault, Montauban, France
           - ELTIQA, LE CENTRE CULTUREL ARABE SYRIEN – PARIS, Exhibition from 22 to 30 April
           - ELTIQA – Peinture, LE SCRIPE/ 11 artists contemporary from Gaza, Exhibition from 28 February to 25 April 27
           - “Art Rest”, PRCS – Gaza – Palestine, Exhibition from 1 February to 30 April
           - "Traces de Guerre”, Centre Culture France – Gaza, Exhibition from 3 to 10 Mars
           - ArtVO, CERGY PONTOISE – France, Exhibition from 3 to 10 March
 

2008   - "Morceaux choisis gaza" mobile exhibition, Albi, Toulouse, France
           - "La Nuit Blanch", Ceter Culture France, Gaza.
           - Occupied Space, Mosaic Room, Qattan foundation, London, UK
 

2007   - Gaza Seasons, Geneva, Switzerland
            - The white night, CCF, Gaza
            - Eltiqa, mobile exhibition, Albi, Toulouse, France
            - Gaza shooed pieces, Albi, Toulouse, Rodez - France
 

2006   - White Night – CCF Gaza

2005   - 10 Artists from Palestine – Mobile @ 10 Cities in France (June2004-November2005)
           - June-September  - PPP – Le Manoir de la Ville de Martigny – Switzerland.


2004    - Seeds of Art – Zara Gallery
            - 6 Artist (Nablus, Nazareth, Jerusalem and Gaza) – French Culture Centers - Palestine.

2003   - Seeds of Art – Zara Gallery
            - Proof gallery, studi 1.1– London – UK
            - Brezies park – London - UK
            - I Remember 1948, Sidney, Australia


2002    Winter 2002, Center Culture French, Gaza
            International Book festival, Geneva, Switzerland


2001    Marwan Kassab Bachi Student Exhibition, Darat Al Funun, Jordan
             Arabic Jerusalem, Jordanian Artists Union, Amman, Jordan
            We Will Be, PRCS, Gaza, Palestine
             The 4th Al Sharjah Biennale, UAE
             September Harvesting Exhibition Gaza Arts Village
            An Nakba Memorial, Joint Mural Painting, Gaza


2000    Gallery de la Crenetle, Louzan, Switzerland.
            In the Shadow of Intifada Exhibition, Gaza, Art and Crafts Village


1999-2001    Amman's Summer Exhibition, Arts Palace, Amman, Jordan

1999    Young Artists Exhibition, Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Ramallah
             Horizons, YMCA, Gaza
             Jerusalem is a Bridge for Return, a Mural Project
             Creation of Palestinian memory Exhibition, Gaza


1998    Free colors Exhibition, Holst Cultural Palace, Gaza

1997-1998    Friendship of UN-Japan Exhibition, UN, Gaza

1994-1997    Shared in different Exhibition between

 Scholarships

2003 - Brezies workshop – London - UK
   Won the Qattan Foundation Prize, 2002
(1999, 2000, 2001)    - Nominated by Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center to participate in Darat Al Funun Summer Academy, under the supervision of Artist Marwan Kassab Bachi, Amman, Jordan,
 Darat Al-Funun Academy Exhibition (House of Art) Center, 2000., 3rd prize

Artworks