Biography

Born in Homs in 1939, Rida Hus Hus graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus University in 1966, then pursued his higher studies in France and the USA. He worked as a lecturer at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Faculty of Architecture, and the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damascus. He held several solo exhibitions in Damascus, Amman, Aleppo, and Germany. He also participated in group exhibitions in German cities and in Damascus. Rida Hus Hos uses the abstract style in the majority of his artwork, where he depicts elements in geometric, colourful shapes without eliminating all indication to what they are. He derives his topics from traditional architecture and silent nature.