Foundations in Art: Drawing and Painting

Ruba Salameh and Jumana Abboud

This course will introduce students to foundations in art by learning art history and technical art skills. Students will learn how to use various materials and techniques in drawing and painting; including charcoal, acrylic, oil and water-based paints. 

Ruba Salameh is an emerging Palestinian artist who works mainly in painting. Salameh completed her undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Bezalel Academy of Art & Design in Jerusalem, and has participated in numerous exhibitions.

Jumana Emil Abboud is an established Palestinian artist who works in various mediums, including drawing, video, performance, objects and text. Abboud studied Fine Art in Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Canada and later continued in Bezalel Academy of Art & Design in Jerusalem. Abboud has participated in numerous international and local group exhibitions, biennials and residency programs. She also teaches in the Fine Art Department in Bezalel Academy.