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HOUSSAM ALLOUM 

Toronto, Canada                              

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Art, Damascus University, Damascus, Syria, 2011.

 

SOLO & 2-PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2019 - “A Gesture of View”, 1000 Islands History Museum, Gananoque, ON

2018 - “The Anchor”, Solo exhibition, Heather Haynes Gallery, Gananoque, ON

2018 - “The Art of Courage” with Heather Haynes, Kingston, ON

2014 - “To Make the Lead an Art of Life is Not a Tool for Murder” Ras Al Ain Gallery, Amman / Jordan

2013 - “Scenes from  “ at Sketch Gallery, Sweida, Syria

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 - “Forty Under Forty” Joseph D Carrier Art Gallery, Toronto, ON

2020 - “Toronto Outdoor Art Fair” online exhibition, Toronto, ON

2019 - “The Kingston Prize” National Portrait Competition, Finalist

2019 - “Spring Show - 3 artists”, Heather Haynes Gallery, Gananoque, ON

2018 - “The Art of Courage”, Fundraiser with Heather Haynes, Kingston, ON

2017 - “Together”, Unique Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2016 - “Group Exhibition”, US Embassy, Ankara, Turkey

2016 - “Syria Our House”, Globe Aroma Gallery, Bruxelles, Belgium

2016 - “Was Mache Ich Hier”, Altefeuerwache Gallery, Köln, Germany

2016 -“Syria Our House”, Asta Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany

2016 - “How We Come Across”, Karshi Sanat Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2016 - “Was Mache Ich Hier”, Kulturbunker gallery, köln, Germany

2016 -“Syria Our House”, Artspace Flipside Gallery, Eind Hoven, Netherlands

2011 - “The Arts Students”, at Aldedeman Hotel, Damascus, Syria

2010 - “Innovation Youth Fair” Gallery Fine Art , Damascus, Syria

2008 - “Group Exhibition at Alfa Art Gallery”, Sweida, Syria

2006 -2011 Annual Spring Youth Fair“, Damascus, Syria

rians, lasted for 75 days, Amman, Jordan

2008 - Workshop at the site Amrit archaeological, Tartous, Syria

 

AWARDS

2019 - Kingston Prize, Peoples’ Choice Award.

2019 - Kingston Prize, Students’ Choice Award.


 

AUCTIONS/FUNDRAISERS

2019 - Silent Action,” YMCA” for the peace Medal, Kingston, ON

2019 - The charity Gala for Almost Home Kingston, Kingston, ON

2019 - Silent Action, The doula Support Foundation, Kingston, ON

2018 - “The Art of Courage”, Fundraiser with Heather Haynes, Kingston, ON

2015 - “Artist for The Kids of Syria”, Fann-A-Porter, Dubai, Emirates

 

RESIDENCIES

2019 -  “Heather Haynes studio”, Gananoque, ON

2014 - Mohtarf Alremal for art, Amman, Jordan

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE :

Art director in TV channels for programs and documentary films.

Set designer and locations designer.

Sculpture on various materials, marble, stone, and wood.


 

REVIEWS/ESSAYS/INTERVIEWS: 

-Mustafa Assi, “H. Alloum draws “ The compass of Survival” during the COVID 19” Alaraby/ UK

-Halen Anvari, “ A year after Syrian Artist Houssam Alloum’s arrival in Canada” The Global and Mail. 2019

-Faten Hamode “ Houssam Alloum’s painting is in the shortlist in Kingston Prize”, The Levant UK, 2019

-The First Exhibition For Houssam Alloum in Canada, Syria TV, 2018.

Fars Alrefaee, “ THe Syrailizas Artist “ Zamanalwasl, 2016

 

ART PROJECTS AND WORKSHOPS:

2016 -  Workshop “Together”, Unique Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2016 - Workshop “Mahabat ”, Istanbul, Turkey

2014 - “The Angels of Syria” Art project, participating in the world's biggest painting, Istanbul, Turkey

2014 - “A Gesture of View” art workshops with refugee children and abused Sy

 

COLLECTIONS:

-The Syrian Modern Art Museum, Ministry of Culture, Damascus, Syria

-Department of Art, Damascus University

-Private Collections in Dubai, Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Germany, Northernland, France, Switzerland, Belgium, USA, and Canada.

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