Mahfouze, Ilham

Ilham Mahfouze was born in 1956 in Damascus, Syria. and came to USA in 1972. Education:
- 1992 B.F.A. major in Painting and Ceramics, Minor in Art history at Eastern Michigan University.
- 1992 Spring Art History course in Spain with Eastern Michigan university.
- 1992 Artist Entrepreneur course at Eastern Michigan University
- 1989 Associate Degree in Fine Art at Oakland community College.
- 1979 Certificate in Interior Design from LaSalle university in Chicago.


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Artistic Awards”
- 1993 Manhattan Arts International Award of Merit, Talent Search. New York.
- 1991 First Prize Award at McKenny Union’s Art show at Eastern Michigan University ” Meditation in peace with God.” Water color.
- 1990 First Prize in the Art show at the Earth and Art Gallery in Milford, Michigan. ” Desire” Sculpture piece in ceramics.

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Scholastic Awards:
-1990 Golder Key National Honor society.
- 1989 1990 The National Dean’s List Certificate of Merit.
- 1990 Eastern Michigan University Certificate of Academic Merit.
- 1989 Oakland Community college, Cum Laud Certificate.

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Solo Art Shows:
- 1997 ( March 16- March 31) Alternative Artiest Space Gallery in Southfield, Michigan.
-1992 M.Y.N.A. Art Show in Franklin, Michigan.
-1991 M.Y.N.A. Art show in Franklin , Michigan.
- 1989 ( March & April ) Cultural Association in Franklin, Michigan.
- 1989 Islamic cultural Institute in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

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Selected Art shows:
- 1996 ( Sept. 28) Pontiac Artists Studio Tour in Pontiac, Michigan.
-1996 9 May3- June6 ) Arab/Latino Art Show at Bowen Branch Library. 3648 Verbirm /Detroit, Michigan.
-1995 ( June 16-18 ) Michigan Science & Research Development, Dearborn, Michigan, USA.
- 1994 ( Nov. 1-30 ) City of Oak Park Art and Cultural Commission Exhibition. Two Artist Show at Oak park , Michigan.


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