Rula Shukairy

Jordan 1957. Lives and works in Amman.

"From an early age I felt the passion for art growing within me. Nature is my true source of inspiration, it allows me to express my inner worlds. At the beginning, I started with shapes and forms that were initially closer to realism... I continued experimenting in this manner for years, until I joined the Royal Institute for Fahrelnissa Zeid in 1983. I learned so much from her and I am forever grateful to her. She was an inspiring teacher, and my experience with her enriched me on more than one level. Her generosity was unconditional, and her love for art and art lovers was without bounds."
- Excerpt from Rula Shukairy's testimony (translated from the Arabic)
 Jordanian Artists: Testimonials and Studies, Published by Darat al Funun - The Khalid Shoman Foundation, 2002.