Aya El Fallah

Aya El Fallah

Cairo, Egypt

About Aya El Fallah

Born in Cairo in 1986,
Egyptian visual artist Aya El Fallah lives and works between Cairo and Abidjan. Her artwork is very personal: every painting she produces coincides with a particular event and place in her life, documenting her emotional and mental states at that point. She engages in a special conversation with the surface. Her success as an artist lies in the way she captures the viewer and her experiences through her paintings on canvas. El Fallah has participated in many artistic and cultural events in Egypt and around the world, including France, UAE, Germany, Italy and Ivory Coast, and As well teaching art was a very important carrefour where she learned from various ages between young, old and even kids that reflect her passion and creativity. Traveling and going through different cultures like Malaysia, Germany, Venice, UAE, Qatar, UK, SPAIN ,FRANCE ,HOLLAND Qatar influence on her interests and mind to get out with new and lovely pieces of art.
Lately she is living in Abidjan, place where nature and fabric brilliance colors' are very essential and full of life. veral of her paintings are part of private and institutional collections around the world.

Education

In 2008, obtained her Bachelors Degree in Painting with honors from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the "Helwan University" in Cairo (Egypt).

Events

WORKSHOP
• 2007: Workshop installation "Soledad Sevilla" - Workshop of watercolor Perico Pastor - Spanish artists at the Spanish Cultural Center - Cairo (Egypt).
• 2008: Workshop installation on the occasion of the Centenary of the Faculty of Fine Arts at "Helwan University" - Cairo.
• 2009: Ceramic Workshop by Barbara Meuer, Dahab, Sinai (Egypt).
• 2010: Workshop mono copy with Hany Rashed at the Center for Contemporary Arts and Culture in Cairo.
• 2011: Seminar "Parentheses" with Ahmed Nagy, Doa Aly, Mia Jamkowicz to CIC, collective contemporary image - Cairo.
• 2012: Festival of Tourism ITB Berlin (Germany).
• The workshop by Shadi El noshokaty,Osma Dawod,Ramy Dozy at The Faculty of art education.

Exhibitions

48 groupe exhibition and 3 personal exhibtions.
The first Egyptian group exhibition on the sidelines of the Venice Biennial, Abidjan Art Festival, Cote D Ivoire. , 7 Egyptian Artists at Al-Hanager Arts Centre, located within the Cairo Opera House grounds, kicking off the second Independent Arts Festival, The Freedom exhibition, Zamalek Art Gallery, The Supermarket exhibition, Gezira Arts Center, Human body exhibition, Palace of Art, Opera house, Between the brackets exhibition CIC .

SOME GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019:”THE ART AND THE KINGDOM” , Made in gallery ,Riyad ,KSA.
2018: “MASTERPIECE “ ,Zamalek Art Gallery, Cairo ,Egypt.
2018:”ALEXANDRIA 3000”, Zamalek Art Gallery, Cairo, Egypt.
2017: “ Language of colors” Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates.
2016 : “Breakfast in Beruit” Festival , Venice , Italy .
2015 , 2016 ,2017 : Cairo Art Fair , Art Smart Gallery, Cairo ,Egypt.
2014: "Agenda" at the Library of Alexandria, Alexandria (Egypt).
2014: Abidjan Art Festival
2014: 7 Egyptian Artists at Al-Hanager Arts Centre, located within the Cairo Opera House grounds, kicking off the second Independent Arts Festival.
2013: "Art Freedom" - Zamalek Art Gallery - Cairo
2013: The first Egyptian group exhibition on the sidelines of the Venice Biennial (Italy).
2012: the Egyptian Pavilion at the "31th International Book Fair" in which the nation of Egypt is the guest of honor - Sharjah (UAE).
2012: "Super Market" at Gezira Art Center - Cairo
2011: "Pluse" , Tache Art Gallery - Cairo.
2010: "Human Body", Opera House - Cairo.
2007: Group exhibition at the Spanish Embassy and cultural center - Cairo.
2007-2008 - 2009: Groupe exhibition, Khan El Maghraby Gallery . Cairo , Egypt.

Personal exhibtions,
2017 BACK YARD, Gezira art center , Cairo , Egypt.
2012 ‘Modeling, Le meridian hotel, Dahab , Sinai .
2015 "My Monsters, Artsmart Gallery, Cairo ,Egypt.
2007: Installation workshop "Soledad Sevilla"
Workshop of watercolor Perico Pastor - Spanish artists at the Spanish Cultural Center - Cairo (Egypt).
2008: Installation Workshop , on the occasion of the Centenary of the Faculty of Fine Arts at "Helwan University" - Cairo.
2009: Ceramic Workshop by Barbara Meuer, Dahab, Sinai (Egypt).
2010: Monoprint workshop with Hany Rashed at the Center for Contemporary Arts and Culture in Cairo.
2011: "Parentheses"workshop with Ahmed Nagy, Doa Aly, Mia Jamkowicz to CIC, collective contemporary image - Cairo.
2012: Festival of Tourism ITB Berlin ‘s workshop (Germany).
2015: Ink Workshop with Aboudi , Abidjan , Ivory Coast .
Awards
2016: MADE IN gallery award, a personal exhibition in MADE IN gallery, Venice , Italy.
2010: "Fatma Refaat Award " Pioneers Exhibition of paintings at the "Association of Fine Arts Lovers" - Cairo (Egypt).
2009: The 20th Youth Salon Award.
2013: Ark Award, Pioneers Exhibition of paintings at the "Association of Fine Arts Lovers" - Cairo (Egypt).