Simar Halwani

Lebanese visual artist specialized in painting with Oil, Acrylic, Pastel and Water Colors. She has been using various techniques such as mixed media, allowing the viewer to experiment her vision of joyful and beautiful surroundings. Simar tends to convert reality to a colorful imagery, taking us to mythical places, adding charm and joy to life.Simar has a Masters Degree in Illustration at Mimaster Illustrazione, Milano. Italy.and a B.A from the Fine Arts Department (Beaux Arts) in 2000. Specialized in Painting and Etching.In 2008, she became a member of the Emirates Fine Arts Society, participating in the annual Arts Exhibition at The House of Arts in Sharjah, UAE. Since then, she has been working as a freelancer illustrator for children books with many well-known Authors from Lebanon and the Middle East. Her illustration of “A Fish I Dreamt Of” was awarded to be on the international honor list for the best illustrator 2016 with LBBY and nomination will be announced in Bologna Book Fair in Italy.Simar creates a wide variety of images and enjoys experimenting with different materials and style. She is a visionary artist, creating colorful joyful pictures and always adding harmony and beauty in all aspects of life through painting, singing and dancing.
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