Hilda Kelekian

National Committee: 
Former President

Born in Beirut, Lebanon, a Cypriot citizen, Hilda is a renowned visual artist painter well known for her own style in painting on treated parchment in sacred art as well as in abstract style. She is an interior architect and a textile designer . She is the owner of the Kokosport Uniform factory since 1985.

Holds a B.S. in Interior Design and Fine Arts from the Lebanese American University in Beirut and a D.S.T. in textile design & modeling.

Since 1992, has had 12 private exhibitions in Lebanon, USA ( New York, San Francesco, Boston), France (Paris, Les Issambres, Cote d'Azures) United Kingdom ( London), United Arab Emirates (Abou Dhabi & Sharjah), Greece ( Athens) & Spain (Madrid) also participated in 112 collective exhibitions, biennales, Salons in 34 countries.

Has received 9 gold medals as well as many awards honorary titles , awards & distinctions, for her artworks from Greece, Italy, Sweden, USA, France, Denmark, Mexico, Korea & Sharjah UAE like the'Createur d'Aujourd'hui'& 'La Toile d'Or' from France, the "Artiste de la Communaute Europeanne" from European Union.

Her artworks are in permanent display in 8 museums around the world: USA, Lebanon, Denmark, China, Brazil, Spain, Greece, Spain & Germany

She is the curator of the Festival de l'Art for 7 consecutive years, at Movement Culturel Antelias.

Private Collectors of her artworks are: HH Queen Sophia of Spain, Dr. Billy Graham of USA, Emirs from the Gulf countries, UN officials in NY headquarters and the UN House in Lebanon, Diplomats & Art Collectors

President and member of several cultural and artistic associations in Lebanon and abroad.

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