Born in Syria, she become a true citizen of the world.
After living in Paris , Moskow and New York,
Traveling the globe, she is sutelled now in Berlin.
Hala Al-Faisal is a multitalented artist performing
in various type of
Her love for painting drove her technical quest
to experiment with various techniques:
acrilic, pastels, watercolor
A woman who loves life, who writes, sings, acts, dances
and plays the piano.
A woman who loves the sun but her best friend is
The moon is always
faithful to her, following her wherever
she goes... always wise and understanding.
Hala is really concerned about the unfairness in the world,
the homeless who sleeps in the streets of NYC
and the Mexican workers
who don't have any right,
for all those who
cry in Palestine and Irak, in Africa
and South America.
One of her impossible dreams is to turn all miseries
and unfairness of the
world into a paradise.
Hala has a talented charming son who also lives in NYC.
She speaks many languages, arabic, russian, french,
spanish, german and english.
She has studied at the Damascus University, Syria.
BFA in Visual
at the Moscow Cinema Institute, Russia.
Cinema, drama and animation
at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France.
Drawing and painting (1994/95),
and at the Art Students league, New York.
Painting and sculpture (2000).
She is currently working on a movie project
about her life between New York and Damascus.
Quille Gallery - New York
- Public Library - New
- Beirut, Lebanon
2002 - Damascus, Syria
2001 - Berlitz School, Mainz, Germany
2000 - Tribeca, New York
1998 - Rivers Edge Gallery, Wyandotte, MI, U.S.A.
1998 - Turkish Cultural Center, United Nations Plaza, New York
1998 - Ishtar Gallery, Damascus, Syria
1997 - Arabic Cultural Center, Damascus, Syria
1997 - Le Pont Gallery, Aleppo, Syria
1997 - Kawaf Gallery, Aleppo, Syria
1997 - S.P.A.R.C. Exhibition, Damascus, Syria
1995 - Syrian Cultural Center, Paris, France
1995 - Galerie G.N.G. St. Germain, Paris, France
1994 - La Sponda - International Cultural Center, Rome, Italy
1994 - Schauer Gallery, Paris, France
1993 - Spanish Cultural Center, Damascus, Syria
1993 - American Cultural Center, Damascus, Syria
1992 - French Cultural Center, Beirut, Lebanon
1992 - German Cultural Center, Kaslic, Lebanon
1991 - Bilad al-Cham Gallery, Damascus, Syria
1990 - Wafa Gallery, Damascus, Syria
1990 - Zenubia Gallery, Damascus, Syria
1989 - Fall Shows, Syrian National Museum, Damascus, Syria
1984 - Soviet Cultural Center, Damascus, Syria
1983 - al-Sha'b Gallery, Homs, Syria
The Syrian National Museum, Damascus
Ms. Faisal's works can be found in private collections in England,
Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Sweden, Japan,
the former Yugoslavia, Russia, Lebanon, Egypt, Syria
and the United States.
OTHER ARTISTIC ACTIVITIES:
She played a leading role in a documentary film on the Islamic
Samarkand, Khiva and Bukhara, 1988.
She also played a leading role in the feature-lenght film
of the Coming Year", Syria, 1984.
She produced an animated film,
"Night Thief robs the Day Thief",
Music is an old passion, she studied at the Conservatory
of Damascus, Violin at the tender age
of 10 to 13 years old.
Lately she has been studying Soprano Singing at the
Koncervatorium in Germany, 2001.
Ms. Faisal has taught art and lectured on art history
in Damascus and
New York - Brooklyn Museum, BAM.
She also taught arabic
language at the New York University
from February 2004 until February 2005.