Fateh Moudarres

(1922 - 1999) Born in Aleppo, Syria in 1922, Moudarres graduated from Rome’s Fine Art Academy in 1969. He then attended the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris receiving his diploma in 1972. He was head of the Fine Arts Syndicate in Damascus and then became a professor at the Fine Arts Faculty in Damascus. Moudarres’ works have been exhibited widely across the world, including the Austrian Cultural Centre in Germany, the French Cultural Centre in Damascus and galleries in Rome and Dubai. His works hang on the walls of the Syrian Ministry of Culture, the National Museum in Damascus, the Dummar Museum, the Presidential Palace and in numerous private collections. In addition to being a painter, Moudarres was also a published poet and essayist. Moudarres passed away in Damascus in 1999.