He is inclined to deal with colors and the painting. He had many different artistic experiences since 1995 after he graduated in Arts program in Young Men Christian Association – Gaza. He works hardly to develop his tools which made him able to deal with the modern painting. He shared many international events starting from "Arts House" in Amman – Jordan in which he achieved his personality in his painting. He also worked as a photographer because he can see the things in new look. He took many photos of his living environment. His last photographic innovation was "Children and Fantasy" which is inspired to the family atmosphere in which he lives.
As plastic artist I can see things in new look
Take many photos of the environment in Gaza Strip
One of the photographic innovations was "Children and Fantasy" which is inspired to the family and atmosphere.
Participating as photographer in local, national and international exhibitions.
2000 – 2001 – 2003 Participant at September Academy for fine art – Khaled Shoman association for arts with the supervision of professor Merwan kassab Bashi (High Art Academy – Berlin)
1999 Present Art teacher in Jabalya Rehabilitation Society Teaching art to deaf Children
1994 – 1995 Study fine art at the YMCA – Gaza
2002 Training course on TV filming and editing at the Islamic University / Gaza
Active member at the Palestinian Fine art league – Ram allah
Training and workshops - Other activities:
2006 Workshop with children in Gaza by Sabreen and UNESCO
2006 modern art workshop, funded by NPA and modern art association - Gaza
2006 Modern art trainer at Al Aqsa University in Gaza .
2006 Art Therapy for group of children in Kanaan Association in Gaza, this training was conducted in cooperation with Sabreen Society.
2005 workshop on photography "I'm Gaza, Gaza I'm"
2005 video art workshop (picture and picture) Gaza
2003 Facilitator and participant at “The Artists have Another Opinion”
fine Art Workshop” Organized by Culture Centers Union + UNDP
2002 participant at “12 X 2” fine art workshop at Craft and Fine Art
Village - Gaza
2006 Photos exhibition at Gaza Gallery EL Mena (publishing Prohibited)
2006 video art at Gaza Gallery EL Mena ( TV NO SIGNAL )
2006 video art at Gaza Gallery EL Mena ( PROHIBITED )
2005 video art at Gaza Gallery EL Mena ( BIRTH CERTIFICATE )
2004 video art at Gaza Gallery EL Mena ( PLAN )
2005 “A present TO Marwan” at Arts & Crafts, Village/ Gaza
2002 “A moment of Faith” at Khalil Al-Sakakini center – Rammallah
2007 Photos Exhibition ( The Visible and the Invisible ) at Le Centre culturel franco-allemand de Ramallah
2006 Benaly Tahran - Iran
2003 -2004 - 2006 Arab plastic artist exhibition – Cairo, Aswan, Alexandria
2000 -2001 -2003 -2004 “September Academy exhibition” at Daret Alfonon – Khaled Shoman association – Jordan
2005 Zeitgeit Gallery in Boston, December 6th
2005 Exhibition sponsored by Arab Students' Club at M.I.T. Boston December
2003 “Windows from Gaza” Alkattan Center- Ramallah + Al-Salam Center- Bet Lahem + Alwasiti Center- Jerusalem
2003 Exhibition and Auction at the ambassador Hotel- Jerusalem
2002 “Merwan Kasab Bashi students exhibition” at Daret Alfonon – Khaled Shoman association – Jordan
2002 “Art Across Borders” a touring exhibition in the USA
2001 “Jerusalem exhibition for the Intefada” fine artists league – Jordan
2001 “With You” Palestinian Red Crescent - Egypt
2001 Benaly Alshareka
2001 “We Will Be” Palestinian Red Crescent - Gaza
2000 “Jerusalem in the eyes of the artists” Dar El-Karama- Ramallah
2000 “2 X 12” Craft and Fine Art village- Gaza
1997 -1999 -2000 “Afaak” YMCA-Gaza
Name: Basel S. Al Maqousi
Address: Gaza – Palestine
Date of birth: 1971