| Elie Makhlouf: Imprisoning Elusive Moments Art is arresting motion, capturing beauty, holding it and fixing it so that even if a million years later, when we look at a work of art, it moves again since it is life itself. Elie Makhlouf, the creative artist, born in North Lebanon-Zgharta, speaks with shapes and colors, and manifests an innovative mind to generate splendor in the ultimate exp
|I was born in Zgharta in lebanon 1959|
_ National school of Zgartha.
_ Diplome of higher studies in drawing and painting from the Lebanese
university, the third branch, Tripoli 1987.
_ Restoration of icons and authentic paintings.
_ 1987 -2006 : North Lebanon college, professor of artistic drawing, study of colers and sketches, for the following classes BT1,BT2 , and BT3 ; TS1, TS2 ,and TS3.
TS = superior technical studies.
BT = technical Baccalaureat.
_ 2001: Dar al moualimine Zgartha, professor of artistic drawings.
_ 1989 – 1997: Nazareth school, Kferzeina, professor of drawing for the following classes from EB3 to EB7.
_ 1997: Dar al moualimine Zgartha, professor trainer in artistic drawings and color studies.
_ 1993: technical institute of Antonine international school, Khaldie.
Professor of artistic drawing, study of colors, sketches and anatomy for the fashion designer and preschool educators EP1, EP2, and EP3.
WORKSHOPS, ACTIVITIES AND EXPOSITIONS:
1 Workshop :
2000 – 2010: workshop and painting school for children from 5 to 40 years old
_ Spring 2001: hall of Saint John church, Zgharta.
_ Spring of 2003: Milad Mouawad Cultural center, Zgharta.
_ Spring of 2004: Milad Mouawad Cultural center, Zgharta
3__Art workshop: exposition of the children’s work:
_Summer of 2003: at Saint Georges church Ehden.
_August 2004: Symposium of drawing and painting in Ehden’s
_Summer of 2004: Exposition of Mar Mama’s church Ehden.
_Summer of 2008:An environmental day in the forest reserve ُEHDEN,And Exhibition of the works in the Ehden Municipality
4_Collaboration in following expositions:
_Summer of 2001: Exposition at "Daraj Al Bwaida" Ehden
_Summer of 2002: Exposition at "Daraj Al Bwaida" Ehden
_Summer of 2004: Biiyat.
_Summer 1988: Hotel Abchi Ehden.
_Summer 1989: Hotel Belmont Ehden.
_Summer 1993: Hotel Belmont Ehden.
6_Collective expositions with other painters:
_Summer 1990: Alwan Chamaliya at Beit El Din.
_Summer 1991: Second prize of plastic arts at the Sanaïgarden, Zalka and Ehden.
_Summer 1994: Al Likaa Al Fanni, Serial of Ehden.
_Summer 1999: Mar Mama’s church, Ehden.
_Summer 2000: Mar Mama’s church, Ehden.
_Summer 2001: "Daraj Al Bwaida" Ehden.
_Summer 2002: "Daraj Al Bwaida" Ehden.
_Spring 2003: Goeth institute, Beyrouth.
_Summer 2008 : al koubra Ehden
_Summer2009 : al koubra Ehden
7_Artistic works in private castles:
_2001: Artistic Decoration, "Trompe l’oeil" and "Faux Sky" in a castle of Al
Ramli Al Bayda, Beyrouth.
_2003: Faux Sky at Miziara.
_2003: Trompe l’oeil at Kferhabou.
_2003: Faux Sky, Trompe l’oeil and Marbeling at Rachiin.
_2003: Icons restoration in Mar Elias Karabach church.
_1989: the painting of Saydet Al Hara, Zgharta.
_Restoration of painting in Private Collections.