Amira Behbehani

Amira Behbehani

Amira Behbehani a Kuwaiti self-taught artist, born in 1964-Kuwait. Having always been exposed to art through her uncle (Jawad Boushahri), who himself is an artist and gallery owner, she grew up attending galleries and museum openings, interacting with artists. Following her divorce in 1992, she began working fulltime with her uncle in his company Boushahri Group as part of the creative team at Alpha Boushahri an advertising agency. In 2001 she quit her job and decided to follow her passion which was art and began painting in 2001-2003 and participated in various international and local art exhibitions.
Most of her work deals with subject matter deeply rooted in her childhood spent between Kuwait and Iran. In 2011, got involved in an international peace organization called PEACE ONE DAY and marked Kuwait the first Arab country to celebrate peace on the 21 September 2012, and in 2013 was appointed as the peace ambassador for WPMP (Peace Project Marker Project) in Kuwait, in 2015 became a member in the organization Abolish 153. In April 2016 was awarded the Arab Women Award – Kuwait, in 2017 joined Loyac to establish an art department. 

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