Biography

Born in Damascus in 1986, Elias Ayoub graduated from the Department of Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus University; in 2009. He won several prizes, held one solo show in Damascus and participated in two group shows in Beirut. Elias Ayoub adopts an expressive approach gathering artistic elements to deliver expressive cases related to the addressed topics. He derives his subjects from human relations such as motherhood. In his recent work, Ayoub uses the cubism tradition to depict his figures, highlighting the value of colours, and rearranging face and body features. His models are nude with no concentration on anatomical details.