Omran Younis

1971 -

About the artist

Omran Younis is born in 1971 in Al-Hasakah, Syria. He graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus in 1998 then obtained a Masters degree in Fine Arts in 2000.
He is characterized by his oversized portraits with exaggerated figures, their large heads dominating canvases and a minimal palette: white, black, grey, brown and pink tones. He uses varius mediums for his paintings, creating dimension with washes of color and scumbled paint.
He exhibited throughout the Middle East and the US.

Selected exhibitions:
2014: “Human”, Zara Gallery, Amman
2010: Ayyam Gallery, Beirut