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Fouad Bellamine

Date of birth : 1950

Country : Morocco

Born in Fes, Morocco.
Lives and works in Paris and Rabat.

The Moroccan painter Fouad Bellamine began by teaching plastic arts in Rabat (starting in 1973), before coming to Paris in 1984 thanks to a State grant. There he wrote a doctoral thesis on the plastic arts, and more specifically the concept of murality in contemporary painting. Fouad Bellamine has since participated in many collective exhibitions, while his work has been the basis of numerous publications and personal exhibitions worldwide. He also features in many institutional and private collections, including the Arab World Institute, Paris; the Moroccan Parliament, Rabat; the National Modern Art Fund, Paris and Morocco's Ministry of Culture.