Simone Fattal: Gres et Porcelaines
Simone Fattal studied philosophy at “Ecole des Lettres” -Beirut , and at the “Sorbonne” - Paris. Then she moved back to Beirut and started her career as a painter.
She has to her credit several solo shows and many group exhibitions. Civil war pushes her to emigrate to California, where she soon founded a publishing house dedicated to experimental avant-garde writing. In 1989, she took an artistic activity. She took courses in ceramic sculpture at the Art Institute of San Francisco.
In 1993 she did a retrospective of her paintings in Dar El Nadwa in Beirut.
In 1994, she participated as a painter in the exhibition: Forces of Change, Women Artists from the Arab World, which started in Washinton, DC and then continued in Atlanta, Georgia, Miami, Florida, Chicago, Illinois, and Walnut Creek California.
In 2006 and 2008 she worked in the studio of ceramicist Hans Spinner in Grasse, France, the workshop used by Tapies, Chillida, Caro, Scully, Alechinsky, etc. ..