About AIU


Faculty of Art


1997 PhD in Philosophy of Art from Helwan University 1995 Master's degree 1986 Graduated from the Faculty of Arts, Damascus University, Department of Photography, with a degree of excellence. 1981 Graduated from the Adham Ismail for Fine Arts Center, Damascus

Member Ship

Member of the Union of Arab Fine Artists Member of the Syndicate of Fine Arts in the Syrian Arab Republic

Dr. Bassem Dahdouh

Exhibition and Participation:

Participated in official state exhibitions inside and outside Syria since 1984
Solo Exhibition Held fourteen solo exhibitions in:
Damascus - Aleppo - Tunisia - Kuwait - Alexandria - Cairo - Beirut
Group Exhibition
2017 Man bull - bull man – Gallery, Art House
2014 A joint exhibition of a group of Syrian artists in Kuwait - Gallery Hills
2007 Represented the Syrian Arab Republic in its first participation in the Venice International Biennial - Session (52) - Italy
2007 Exhibition of a group of Syrian artists on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the opening of Ishtar Hall
2005 & 2006 International Contemporary Art Exhibition - Turkey - Istanbul
2006 Exhibition of Professors of the Department of Photography in Dar Kalemat Hall - Aleppo
2006 Exhibition of a group of artists - the occasion of Aleppo, the capital of Islamic culture - Dar Halim of Aleppo
2005 Iran International Biennial of Contemporary Art - Tehran
2005 Contemporary Syrian Art Exhibition, Urok Hall, Old Damascus
2005 Exhibition of Eight Syrian Artists Gallery, Damascus
2005 Exhibition ((22X22)), Hall of Fateh Mudres, Damascus
2004 Festival Festival, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
2004 Five Contemporary Artists from Syria - Latakia Museum
2002 Europ Art exhibition, Geneva, Switzerland in Expo
2002 Art Sud exhibition - Beirut, Paris - Bali de Conquerre
2001 Art Wil exhibition - Beirut
2001 Contemporary Art Exhibition in Syria - Arab World Institute, Paris
2001 Exhibition of Women and War, International Committee of the Red Cross, Damascus, Amman, Geneva
2001 White - Black Exhibition - Beit Jabbri Contemporary Art Gallery
2001 Exhibition of Attempts of Contemporary Syrian Art, Green Art Gallery, Dubai
2000 Exhibition of masterpieces, Aleppo, Quaf Hall
2000 Exhibition of Humanities, National Museum in Damascus
2000 Exhibition of Minnemat, Beit Jabri, Damascus
2000 & 2001 Chairs Chairs Exhibition (Damascus - Al Khanji Lounge - Aimar Hall)
2000 Exhibition of Greetings to the Resistance Men, Beirut
1999 Syrian Professional Exhibition on the occasion of Beirut, Capital of Culture, UNESCO Hall
1999 Beit Sibai Artists Exhibition, Ishtar Hall, Damascus
1999 Exhibition of The Large Painting, hall of the French Cultural Center
1997 Participated in the second love Biennale in Lattakia
1997 Participated in the exhibition of three artists, Atassi Lounge, Damascus
1997 Participated Sharjah International Biennale III, got a Certificate of Appreciation
1996 Participated in a joint exhibition with Egyptian artists at Europe Hotel, Cairo
1996 Participated in the exhibition (Women in the Eyes of Abstract Artists) Dunia Hall, Cairo
1996 Participated in the 6th Cairo International Biennale
1995 Participated Sharjah International Biennial II – Got a Jury Prize
1994 Participated in the exhibition Five Artists from Syria, Atelier Cairo
1994 &1995 Participated in the Youth Salon in Cairo and Alexandria
1992 Participated in the Syrian Fine Art Exhibition, Tripoli, Lebanon
1991 Participated in the exhibitions of eight artists, Wafa Art Gallery
1991 Participated in the exhibition of Ishra Gallery, Ishtar (2), Damascus
1989 Participated in the World Youth Exhibitions, Sofia, Bulgaria
1989-present Participating in the Exhibitions of Professors of Fine Arts Faculty
1979 Participated in the annual exhibitions of fine arts centers until graduation from the Adham Ismail Fine Arts Center in 1979
 Won the Oil Painting prize

Oil Painting Award