About Greta Naufal
Greta Naufal is an artist born in Beirut, Lebanon. Since 1982, she has been exhibiting in various Arab countries (Lebanon, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates) and abroad (China, France, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom). She received the Jury’s Prize for painting from the ‘Salon d’Automne’ at the Sursock Museum in 1995, the Jury’s Prize at the ‘Biennale of Alexandria’ in 1998 and the Jouhaina Baddoura award of recognition for Lebanese artists in 2016. Her work has been featured in numerous books including The Collection of the Sursock Museum (Sursock Museum, 2000), Beirut, Beirut (Saqi Books, 2009) and It’s Always Been: Contemporary Art from Lebanon (Imago Mundi, Fabrica, 2018). In 2018, she published two books: Jazz Pulse (Preface by Etel Adnan and essay by William Wareing, Antoine, Lebanon), a monograph of her work on Jazz music, and Greta Naufal: A celebration of three decades of art education (Collège Protestant Français, AEFE, Liban).
She is a member of the artists’ collective KKV in Stockholm as well as the Association of Lebanese Artists. Her work is part of the private collection of the Royal Museum of Stockholm, the Millesgarden Museum, Sweden, the Sursock Museum, Lebanon, the Lebanese Parliament and the National Library of Beirut. She has taught Fine Art and History of Art in a number of academic institutions since 1983 and is currently member of the faculty at Lebanese American University.